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William S. Brown has been studying the Timber Rattlesnake population in the Adirondacks for nearly 40 years. Nashua River Watershed Association invites the public to a presentation by Brown on the “Natural History of Timber Rattlesnakes in the Adirondacks (and the Northeast)” Wednesday, May 3, 7 to...
On April 23, at 2 PM, the Groton History Center will present, “Fire Fighting Then and Now." Come and learn about the Great Fire of 1941. Roy Johnson, a long time resident of Groton and the go-to guy for 20th century Groton history will be a featured speaker, along with Groton Fire Chief Steele...

Officer Nick Beltz and Officer Lola

“I’ve never found anything more interesting in my 90 years than my work in conservation.” These words in 1970 from William P. Wharton, who would live another six years, speak of the passion that left an important national and international environmental legacy. Much of that work was done in Groton...
Thursday evening after a Planning Board meeting, former State Representative Bob Hargraves was chatting with John Amaral, Omni Properties principal and developer of the Groton Inn. After discussing dramatic progress on the Inn’s construction, Rep. Hargraves asked whether the steel used to construct...
With foundation work completed, walls are beginning to rise at the site of the new Groton Inn. Photo taken by Nancy Ohringer on April 3
This photo seems to evoke humans' eternal conundrum: Is dog man’s best friend or vise versa? This photo was discovered in a wall cavity during renovation of a Lost Lake home on Wiley Road. Newspapers and other items found in the wall date the photo to the early 1940s. If any Lost-Laker can identify...
Nashoba Valley Technical High School Carpentry Program students are building sheds at the Baseball Fields on Cow Pond Brook Road in Groton. Photo by John Ellenberger.
Nashoba Valley Technical High School Students display their ice sculpture at the Taste of Nashoba Valley held at Lawrence Academy on March 21. Photo by Connie Sartini.
[Ed, Note. Barry A. Pease, member of the Groton Board of Selectmen, prepared the following report on “An Act to Modernize Municipal and Government” aka Mass Municipal Modernization Act (MMA) and presented this to Selectmen at their Monday night meeting. Bold face has been added by the Editor]...


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