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The Orchestra of Indian Hill will kick off its 45th season with a performance featuring in- ternationally renowned concert violinist Rachel Barton Pine on Saturday, September 21stat the Littleton Performing Arts Center. The critically-acclaimed Orchestra of Indian Hill, under the direction of...

David MacAdam, second from right, directs a scene from Esther. Courtesy photo.

 

By Paul Cooke   Composer, playwright and director David MacAdam is a busy man. He wears two distinct hats: over the past three decades he has written and directed six original musical productions as the artistic director of New Life Fine Arts Musical Theater and he is one of the longest-...
by Bob Katzen, Beason Hill Roll Call   The Cannabis Control Commission (CCC) has been working on drafting new regulations for the marijuana industry in the Bay State. They presented them at two public hearings last week. The most controversial regulation was the one that would require...
by Nancy Cicco   “Rekindling the Light of Khmer Arts,” an event celebrating Cambodian culture and heritage, will unite the UMass Lowell community and the public for a celebration of dance, literature, filmmaking and folklore.      Featuring acclaimed writer and physicist Alan Lightman and...
The state’s annual Tomato Contest was held last week and the winners were: Slicing Category - MacArthur Farm, Holliston; Cherry Category - Freedom Food Farm, Raynham; Heirloom Category - Sienna Farms, Sudbury; and Heaviest Category - Kimball Fruit Farm, Pepperell.       “The annual Massachusetts...

Lindsay Koza and Ethan McNamara

[Note: see related story, on the Indian Roll, in this same Features section of this week's Groton Herald.]   by Connie Sartini   Two students from Groton-Dunstable Regional High School spent their summer vacation months cataloguing information on the precious historical records of the...

Sample page from Caleb Butlers hand transcription of Groton’s ‘Indian Roll’.

 

by Russell Harris   Groton’s earliest historical record, dating from 1662 to 1702, is called the "Indian Roll." The title words, "Indian" and "Roll" are misleading. This document is not about "Indians", nor was it a "roll" or scroll. Rather, it was a collection of pages from Groton’s first...

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Views of construction progress of Music Center at Indian Hill. Drone photography by John Ellenberger  

A moment of summer joy as this little girl runs across the green with a favorite doll at Friday’s Farmers Market at Williams barn. Photo by Steve Lieman

 

by Mary J Metzger   Homeowners can help stem the decline of wild bee populations by planting a diversity of native flowering plants in their yards and gardens. This was the message brought by Tom Sullivan when he spoke in Groton at a program sponsored by the Groton Garden Club and the Nashua...

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