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Wentworth Institute of Technology Graduation Nolan Garon of Dunstable graduated from Wentworth Institute of Technology in Boston during a special virtual salute to its summer graduates on August 16, 2020. Sidney Brogan of Dunstable graduated from Wentworth Institute of Technology in Boston...

Hanson Family Memorial Garden is located next to the Smith Social Pavilion on Playground Road near the playground where little Christine Hanson liked to play. The Garden is a memorial to Peter, Sue and 2 1/2-year-old Christine Hanson who lost their lives in the tragic events that occurred on September 11, 2001. The Garden was created and dedicated to the Hanson Family in October 2001. A Committee of the Groton Garden Club, shown in the garden, is committed to the care and upkeep of the Memorial Garden and to the separate memorial for Christine Hanson near the entrance to the playground for visitors and children to enjoy. Courtesy photo


Endicott College John Fortier of Groton is among those named to the Dean’s List at Endicott College for the spring 2020 semester. Fortier is major- ing in English and is the son of Barbara Zemlin.   Clark University  Kersten E. Danti of Groton has named to second honors on the Clark...

Kirsten Hirschler with an owl she rescued recently.  Courtesy photo


Kirsten Hirschler of Westford is a licensed rehabilitator for wild animals. Here (top photo) she's shown with an owl she rescued recently, and (second photo) with a fawn rescued earlier this year. Groton Animal Control Officer George Moore does not retrieve injured animals himself but sends...

Roadside sign in front of First Parish Church. Photo by Steve Lieman

Bruce Easom obtained a MA Recreational Trail Program grant to build a magnificent trail bridge over the wet area atop Gibbet Hill. The grant provides 80% of the necessary funding, but there must be 20% of "sweat equity" (volunteer) labor to match. As a result of previous volunteer efforts, all...
Roger Williams University Graduate Christopher Brown of Groton, graduated from Roger Williams University, Bristol, RI, with a B.S. degree in Architecture in May 2020 as part of the Class of 2020. Mackenzie Sweeney of Groton, graduated from Roger Williams University, Bristol, RI, with a B.S...
Miranda the Comfort Dog has had a full social calendar this summer. Among her summer social highlights are: • Visited the Comm- unications Center • Attended the Police Forum via Zoom • Visit with the GDRMS summer school program (pictured) • Visited with and was a “patient” for Mount...

Kirsten Sjoberg, Salutatorian of the Class of 2020, reviews the year. Photo by Steve Lieman




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