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  Students Complete Intensive Research Projects At WPI, all undergraduates are required to complete a research-driven, professional-level project that applies science and technology to address an important societal need or issue. About two-thirds of students complete a project at one of the...
Fitchburg State University celebrated its 127th commencement exercises this month, awarding nearly 850 undergraduate and graduate degrees. At the undergraduate ceremony on Saturday, May 20, alumnus John Honeycutt from the Class of 1991 and an award-winning media technology pioneer, gave the...
  Joshua Vollmar of Groton graduated summa cum laude from UMass Lowell on May 13, 2023.  He graduated with a B.S. in Business Administration, a B.A. in History and a minor in Climate Change and Sustainability.  Joshua will be continuing at UML to obtain his MBA through the Bachelor's to Master's...

There was a very successful National Letter Carriers food drive on Saturday, with near record-breaking amounts of food and personal-care items. The picture above shows the volume of what each truckload looked like as they arrived and gives an idea of what was received on Saturday. Dan and Jamie Glennie from Fairway Drive in Groton, and long-time volunteers at Loaves & Fishes, generously offered their truck and time to take care of all the pickups from our Groton post office, taking each of four truckloads to Loaves & Fishes throughout Saturday afternoon. Photo courtesy of Nancy Ohringer.

  • Nashoba Tech medalists at the SkillsUSA State Competition include, front row, from left, Madison Piper (Pepperell), Makenna Farrell (Chelmsford) and Emily Callahan (Dunstable), and, back row, from left, Peter Zaferacopoulos (Littleton), Kaitlyn Landers (Westford), Alison McIntire (Pepperell), Susanna Floyd (Westford), Austin Geoffroy (Pepperell), Richard Collins (Chelmsford), Jake Tonaszuck (Chelmsford), Tyler Coleman (Chelmsford), Eric Caulfield (Acton), Nathaniel Dunn (Groton) and Alex Petraglia (Chelmsford).

   Nashoba Valley Technical High School will send one student to the SkillsUSA National Conference after the junior earned a gold medal at the SkillsUSA State Leadership & Skills Conference. Peter Zaferacopoulos of Littleton will attend the SkillsUSA National Skills & Leadership Conference...
Bridget Ryan of Groton was recently honored at Stonehill College's 2023 Student Life Awards. This ceremony celebrates students, faculty and staff who have made outstanding contributions to student life at Stonehill and to the communities surrounding the College. For more information about the 2023...

Antonio Passarelli, Paul Biagioni, Reyna Gontaruk, and Mary Raczko (L to R) removing an old hot tub from New England Forestry Foundation's "Wharton Plantation" conservation land, on April 22.


Springtime is here, and with that, an annual Groton tradition - Arbor Day. This year marks Friends of the Tree Warden's fortieth Arbor Day celebration. Everyone is invited to join in planting a Sugar Maple, the 2023 Arbor Day tree. Arbor Day festivities will be held at the Groton Cemetery, 242 Hollis Street, at 1 p.m., Saturday, May 6.  There will be music, a town proclamation and free River Birch or Yellow Buckeye seedlings for all who attend. 


The Groton Woman's Club welcomed new members Jenepher Spencer, Susan Carman and Stacey Schreiber, here with GWC membership committee chairs, Ellin Hanlon (L) and Wendy Jones Lane (R) at their recent April meeting.

Townsend Board of Selectmen presented the Townsend Town Administrator, R. Eric Slagle, a resident of Melrose, with very high marks during his publicly presented Performance Evaluation at a Board Meeting on April 18.  During his first year as a Town Administrator, Eric prevailed beyond meeting...


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