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Gloria Ackroyd of Groton (center) was presented with a special Appreciation Pin by the Girl Scouts of Eastern Massachusetts for her exemplary service and leadership for more than 25 years. Pictured with Gloria are (L-R) Patricia A. Parcellin, Chief Executive Officer of GSEMA; and Tricia Tilford,...

Garden Club and Fire Department members are joined by Town Manager Mark Haddad, center, at the Center Station on Farmer's Row.

The Groton Garden Club spent the hottest day so far this summer bringing to life the area surrounding the 9-11 Memorial at the new Center Fire Station. Gathering on the morning of June 12 in 90 degree heat, with spades, gloves, shovels, and water, the crew of sixteen members of the Garden Club...
Preparing for services at the Mound, Groton Cemetery, Memorial Day 2017. Photo by Russell Harris
The past decade has brought yoga into the mainstream in both Groton and the rest of the U.S. For those new to yoga, it is, in its simplest form, a series of physical postures geared to relax the body as it unites the mind and spirit. Yoga’s roots originated in the fifth and sixth centuries BCE but...
Drone view of the new Groton Inn construction. Photo by John Ellenberger
After the recent vote to strike down FCC internet privacy regulations many of our readers are left wondering how much of their information is at risk and what action(s) can you take to maintain privacy. This is a complex subject but we will attempt to provide a few answers while attempting to...
David Vallee spoke June 1 at Nashua River Watershed Association River Resource Center in Groton about the impact of regional weather trends on river flooding. Vallee, a hydrologist with the National Weather Service’s Northeast River Forecast Center, explained that since 1970 there has been a...
According to Samuel Green’s multi-volume history of Groton, there were thirty four enslaved people in Groton in 1713, and fourteen in 1755 - in that year there were seven men and seven women. With the adoption of the Massachusetts Constitution in 1780, slavery was effectively abolished in the...

Groton's Minutemen lead the memorial Day Parade. The cloud of smoke in the background is from muskets fired moments ago.

More Parade pix inside!! Groton Minutemen fire muskets on approach to Groton Cemetery before solemn ceremonies at the mound. Captain Brian Humphries, US Air Force delivered an address titled, ‘Remembering the Fallen’. Captain Humphries recalled the ambush death of his friend Matt in Afghanistan...
If you’re standing near Groton’s town hall, follow the faint aroma of pizza on Main Street to #195 where you’ll find WINK, a foot away in the same building. Cute as a button, this relaxing oasis of every sort of salon service makes you feel like you’re in good hands -- and you are. Owner Marcy...

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