How can we tell “fake news” and “click bait” from reality? If voters have direct access to elected leaders via social media, why do we need an open and trusted media to keep us informed? What is our role as consumers and disseminators of information? Are we the problem or the solution?
St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church in Ayer will hold Ash Wednesday services at noon and 7pm March 1. Holy Communion and imposition of ashes will be offered at both services. St. Andrew’s choir will sing in the evening. Everyone welcome.www.standrewsayer.org
In Dunstable and Townsend, March is Blood Sugar Month. Drop in for free blood sugar screening, blood pressure, pulse screening and diet teaching. No appointment necessary.
Nashoba Associated Boards of Health, in conjunction with Dunstable Board of Health announces that an adult clinic will be held free of charge for the general public Wednesday, March 22 from 11am- 12 noon at the Library, 588 Main St., Dunstable.
Two ways you can help the Virginia Thurston Healing Garden raise funds for support to cancer victims: eat, drink, and get your hair cut!
Groton-Dunstable ski-team members relax prior to a meet at Nashoba Valley Ski Area earlier in the season. Photo by Robert Mingolelli.
Gymnast Amanda Olson is now a member of the 2017 Massachusetts Senior National Team! Congratulations to Groton-Dunstable’s Amanda Olson for qualifying on Vault to New England Championships!
GROTON-DUNSTABLE HIGH SCHOOL
Groton Dunstable Regional High School's Athletes of the Month for December 2016 and January 2017, for indoor track and field, cheerleading, hockey, basketball, gymnastics and Alpine skiing.
Forgotten Farms, a documentary film, will be shown on Sunday, March 12, at 1 p.m. at Groton-Dunstable Middle School, 344 Main Street, (Rt. 119), Groton. Suggested Donation $15. Proceeds will benefit Middlesex County Farm Bureau. Panel discussion/Q&A will follow the film. Refreshments provided by Red Raven Restaurant (redravenacton.com). Sponsored by Middlesex County Farm Bureau. forgottonfarms.org.
Bonnie Marchesani, President of Arts Nashoba, is standing next to her poster display of the various programs offered by the non-profit organization. Bonnie was the speaker at the February 17th meeting of the Groton Woman’s Club. In addition to the 2 to 3 children’s musicals produced each year, Arts Nashoba sponsors other programs, including art workshops and autism friendly drama and art workshops. Their next musical production is “Anne of Green Gables” on March 30, March 31, and April 1.