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At the Middlesex Bank 2019 Community Gift presentation Friends of the Groton Elders Chair Marie Melican [center] and Senior Center Building Committee Chair Peter Cunningham [right] accepted the $15,000 grant on behalf of the Friends of the Groton Elders, presented by Mike McAuliffe, president and CEO of Middlesex Savings Bank [left].  Friends of the Groton Elders Chair Marie Melican stated that the gift would be directed to the building fund, which has been established by the Elders to help fund the construction of the new Senior Center.

At the Middlesex Bank 2019 Community Gift presentation held at the bank’s operation center in Westborough, the Groton Public Library and Friends of the Groton Elders each received a $15,000 gift from Middlesex Savings Bank Charitable Foundation. The support will allow the Library Trustees to...
The Nashua River Watershed Association (NRWA) recently kicked off its 50th Anniversary year celebration with a free program on “Cold Water Fishing” in Mason, NH. While most may realize that clean water is vital to having a healthy fish population, what may come as a surprise is that wood in streams...

This incredible image of a lone coyote was captured in Groton in Scott Eggiman’s backyard on Martins Pond Road using a DSLR camera trap. Similar to trail cameras, this passive system allows Scott to capture hi-resolution images, in a studio setting with off-camera flashes, and state-of-the-art sensors. The technology is the same that National Geographic uses to capture images of Snow Leopards in the mountains of Central Asia. Photo by Scott Eggiman.

*/ by George Moore, Groton Animal Control Officer      The Eastern coyote, the coyote found in Groton, is a hybrid cross between Eastern Canadian wolves and the Western coyote. Our coyote is considerably larger than the Western coyote.  There were no coyotes in our area until around 1900. Since...
by Russell Harris    [Ed. Note: The Planning Board agenda for tonight (Thursday, February 7) includes discussion of the Olivia Way situation. No specific time for discussion is listed but the meeting begns at 7:00 PM.]       Dangerous flooding is an occasional fact of life for homes sited by ocean...

Some of the large numbers celebrating local art at the Groton Inn's opening reception on Sunday.

More than 200 guests were in attendance Sunday afternoon at the opening of the Artists' Reception held at the Groton Inn which worked in collaboration with Joni Parker-Roach, founder of NOA Gallery. Three paintings were sold during the event. The rotating collection of works by area artists can be...
As soon as the weather warms up, Groton residents are back out on the rail trail. Photo by Heather Reilly.  */
After some delay, the steel infrastructure for the new Senior Center is in place. Gail Chalmers (pictured), who was one of the prime supporters of keeping the Senior Center in West Groton, got a chance to write a message on one of those steel beams. She wrote, "Finally, Welcome Home, Groton Seniors...
Intermittent, uncontrolled flooding makes life difficult at Groton’s Olivia Way development. Full story in next week's Herald. */

"The Groton Inn—1920s.’" Pastel by Bedford, NH artist Betsy Craumer on dislay at the new Groton Inn. Betsy’s family owned the original Groton Inn from 1900-1938 and this painting was based on a family photo from the 1920s.

by Barbara Scofidio        When the new Groton Inn was just an idea, before the foundation was dug, before any concrete was poured and before a single steel beam was raised, the owners and managers of the new Inn said that they intended to support and participate actively in the life of the local...


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