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We are happy to announce that Loaves & Fishes Pantry will reopen on Friday, April 24. As you know, the Pantry has been temporarily closed for the past few weeks in order to regroup. Our staff team has been working very hard to recruit new volunteers, establish a fleet of trucks and drivers...
There Used To Be Phone Booths   We used to signal by sticking our hand outside the driver’s side window. I used to wear a girdle. They used to collect for the Jimmy Fund in the movie theater, before the film began. Mum used to make vegetable stew with the vegetables from our Victory...
Monday's spring storm caused substantial tree issues throughout Massachusetts. When trees fall and get caught in the electric lines, there are multiple issues for all our first responders. One of the challenges is that fires start when trees and our electric lines come into contact with each...
Today the Massachusetts Senior Care Association sent an emergency letter to Governor Baker, House Speaker DeLeo and Senate President Spilka suggesting the state needs to prioritize nursing home facilities immediately for rapid testing, PPE, and staffing or many more residents and staff will die...
[Ed note: One of our online subscribers is from Australia, he being a keen observer of American politics and culture. He sent the following report on Australia’s actions to prevent the spread of the Coronavirus and support the economy. He affectionately calls his country ‘Oz.]   Our right-of-...
The Massachusetts Senior Care Association and our members are grateful to the The COVID-19 Response Command Center [A new cross-agency structure focusing on responding to disease, established by Gov. Baker administration] for being the first state in the country to act by lowering the threshold...
I am writing to express my concern about the Groton Trail System. There are dozens and dozens of beautiful and accessible properties all over Groton. Most people only seem to know a very few and those are getting overused and crowded. A whisper has arisen that Groton may close these trails if the...
Spring has arrived with all its glory to boost our spirits during this difficult time. Spring birds, peepers and wood frogs serenade us with their songs of hope. Trees are budding, plants are emerging from their Winter sleep, and daffodils are blooming. With our restricted lives, there is more...
Dear Editor,   There is some speculation about closing walking trails in Groton if people continue to park too close to other cars at the parking lots or walk too closely to strangers. This is a reminder to walkers and car parkers that we all need to pay attention for our health and the...
I am writing to let you know The Natural Market in the center of town is a true gem. The staff are so knowledgeable and can help us. They are there for the community and offer more than just products but also valuable advice.      The Natural Market should be recognized for being there for us...

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