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[Ed Note: The following was mostly excerpted from Changes In The Land: an ecological history of New England, by Yale and University of Wisconsin historian William Cronon pubished in 1983. Groton references added.]            During the 1620s and 1630s all the southern New England Indian...
by Katharine Webster   Prof. Susanna Remold, new chair of the Department of Biological Sciences at Umass Lowell, is an expert on the evolution and ecology of disease-causing microbes that can move from animal to human hosts.      From 2017 to 2018, Remold represented the National Science...

As they do annually, scouts from Troop 3 set flags on Main Street in honor of Patriots Day. This year, scouts had to incorporate social distancing into their efforts. Pictured is Troop 3's Flagmaster, Bryce June. Photo courtesy Steve Onishi


Paul Matisse geese flee west on spire of old Baptist church building. Photo by Steve Lieman.


How do you rebel against the social-distancing blues? Pull the Adirondack chairs out of the barn too early. Defiantly place them in a circle around the firepit. Remember the good times together, staring into the flames together, talking and letting your mind drift. Photo by Steve Lieman


When you can’t get together to celebrate a friend’s birthday, you gotta get creative. Why not a drive-by birthday celebration? Photo by Steve Lieman


by Joyce L. Faiola   Compared to big supermarkets, the Natural Market being a small store suddenly has clear advantages, especially in this period of self-quarantine. Even with social distancing in place, people need to interface with other people and six feet of separation doesn't dampen the...


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