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No, Halsey Platt of Platt Builders and lead carpenter Billy Dawes are not suiting up to join Elon Musk for a trip to Mars. In this photo they have donned protective gear against bald-faced hornets, which can be super aggressive, as they prepare to closely examine the Union Congregational Church Steeple from the bucket of a massive crane. [See photo front page of last week’s Groton Herald.] Photo by Steve Lieman

 

Roger Temple was honored at a surprise party given by his "upper" Skyfields Drive neighbors on his 90th birthday, Friday, October 1. He really enjoyed the company and the evening. The sky even turned on a performance for him at sunset. Then the "lower" Skyfields Drive neighbors threw a small outdoor party on Saturday afternoon. Photo courtesy of Anne Larsen

 

At this year's GrotonFest, Groton residents Alexandra Kelly and Isabella Meehan launched their knitting business, "Teenage Grannies Knit Shop." They were thrilled to share their knitwear with the community and to donate a portion of their proceeds to the Malala Fund.

 

The Groton Explorer Post #4879 participated in the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention’s Out of the Darkness walk in Nashua last Saturday. The members completed the 2.2 mile walk in full EMS turnout gear including air packs. The Post was recognized by the organizers for signing up only eight days before the event, but still raising over $4,000 for the cause.

 

GrotonFest Word of the Day: Pies!

Ryan McGuane and Lindsay Jarvis are the new owners of Top Secret Orchard on Whitman Rd. Photo courtesy of Nancy Ohringer.

 

Ryan McGuane and Lindsay Jarvis are the new owners of "Top Secret Orchard" on Whitman Rd., previously owned for many years by the O'Neil family. Ryan says, "The orchard was presented to me in February 2020 and something about it just felt right. I drove around the perimeter the day before my...

Best friends forever at the Farmer’s Market. Photo By Steve Lieman

 

Simmons University Dean’s List Olivia Ray of Groton has been named to the spring 2021 Dean’s List at Simmons University, an honor that requires a grade point average of at least 3.5, based on the completion of 12 or more credits of letter-graded academic work in the semester.   University...
At their Monday, August 23 meeting, the Select Board voted to ratify Town Manager Mark Haddad’s appointment of Groton resident and Air Force veteran Maureen Heard to the position of Veteran’s Service Officer.      A nine-year Groton resident, Heard said that she has thought about assisting...

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