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Cam Barlow collects the steal from Oakmont. Photo by Ellie Petros

 

Griffin Southwick lines up at the face-off dot, looking to win the defensive zone draw to brother Preston Southwick. Photo by Alisa Plotkin

Boys Basketball - Mid-Wach B 1. Shepherd Hill 7-1 (13-1) 2. Oakmont 6-1 (10-1) 3. Nashoba 6-1 (9-2) 4. Groton-Dunstable 3-5 (6-8)   Girls Basketball...
Gymnastics G-D 142.45, Shrewsbury 134.75   Boys Basketball G-D vs Shepherd Hill 54, GD 27   Girls Basketball Shepherd Hill 34, G-D 23 Anna Stenstream...
By Ellie Petros Georgia Brooks, Junior, head runner for Groton-Dunstable was named to the Worcester Telegram and Gazette's High School Cross Country...

Junior Captain Sara Collins (North Middlesex) dismounting from the beam (Score: 8.9) Photo by Ellie Petros

The Girls Varsity Gymnastics team improved to 11-0 last week, extending a 27-0 run stretching back to last season. In the process, the 2023 squad set...
by Connie Sartini    The Select Board and Town Clerk held a public hearing on Monday January 30, 2023 to consider opting out of Vote By Mail for the...
by Connie Sartini    The Capital Planning Advisory Committee conducted a Public Hearing/Forum on Monday night to discuss and take input on the future...
by Marlena Gilbert    As the budget process continues to play out for the Groton-Dunstable Regional School District, the administration showcases...
When downtown Groton’s Main Street was repaved last spring, we assumed that the white line-striping delineating parking lanes along Main Street would...

News

Thursday, February 2, 2023 - 3:36pm
by Connie Sartini    The Select Board and Town Clerk held a public hearing on Monday January 30,...
Thursday, February 2, 2023 - 3:34pm
by Connie Sartini    The Capital Planning Advisory Committee conducted a Public Hearing/Forum on...
Thursday, February 2, 2023 - 3:23pm
by Marlena Gilbert    The Groton-Dunstable Regional School Committee (GDRSC) evaluates the...

Obituaries

Thursday, February 2, 2023 - 2:42pm
   Mimi Giammarino of Groton passed away Monday, January 23, 2023, surrounded by her family and her...
Thursday, January 26, 2023 - 2:00pm
 Roselyn Virginia Morton, 73, a longtime resident of Townsend passed peacefully in her sleep on...
Thursday, January 26, 2023 - 1:56pm
   Stephen Paul Burne, a resident of Littleton, formerly of Groton, passed away at home on Sunday,...

Features

Thursday, February 2, 2023 - 3:16pm
by Barbara Scofidio    Anyone who thinks of Amy Degen as Josh’s wife does not know Amy Degen. She...
Thursday, October 6, 2022 - 2:26pm
  It is customary for a weekly newspaper like the Groton Herald to limit reporting to local...
Thursday, August 25, 2022 - 7:56pm
   Gov. Baker vetoed and sent back to the Legislature a section of the cannabis bill that he...

Public Notices

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Thursday, February 2, 2023 - 2:49pm
Town of Groton Conservation Commission Public Meeting    In accordance with the Massachusetts...
Thursday, February 2, 2023 - 2:48pm
Planning Board Public Hearing Notice Special Permit & Site Plan Review for Marijuana Retail...
Thursday, February 2, 2023 - 2:47pm
TOWN OF GROTON Conservation Commission Public Meeting    In accordance with the Massachusetts...

Sports

Thursday, February 2, 2023 - 4:04pm

Cam Barlow collects the steal from Oakmont. Photo by Ellie Petros

 
Thursday, February 2, 2023 - 4:02pm

Griffin Southwick lines up at the face-off dot, looking to win the defensive zone draw to brother Preston Southwick. Photo by Alisa Plotkin

Thursday, February 2, 2023 - 3:56pm
Boys Basketball - Mid-Wach B 1. Shepherd Hill 7-1 (13-1) 2. Oakmont 6-1 (10-1) 3. Nashoba 6-1 (9-2...

Special Announcements

Wednesday, May 18, 2022 - 9:01pm
  Any voters interested in serving on the Electronic Voting Study Committee should email Town...
Wednesday, May 18, 2022 - 8:41pm
Week of May 2    During the week of May 2, dispatch answered 1136 calls for service. The following...
Wednesday, May 11, 2022 - 1:34pm
Week of April 25    During the week of April 25, dispatch answered 1125 calls for service. The...

Happenings

Thursday, February 2, 2023 - 3:03pm
     The Museum of Russian Icons presents “Icons & Retablos: Devotion in Russia and Mexico,” ...
Thursday, February 2, 2023 - 3:01pm
  Coined the “Hanoi Hilton” by American prisoner-of-war Robert Shumaker, the Hỏa Lò Prison became...
Thursday, February 2, 2023 - 2:59pm
  Open Hours: Tue-Thurs, 10 a.m.-9 p.m., Friday 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m.-5 p.m Sunday 1-5 p...

People

Thursday, January 26, 2023 - 2:27pm
High Honor Roll JUNIORS Dunstable: Zachary Cover. SOPHOMORES Groton:  Madison Dawes,Dakota Garofalo...
Thursday, January 26, 2023 - 2:26pm
   Artists Brooke Lambert and Kurt Hanss have come together to present a new, high color duo...
Thursday, January 19, 2023 - 6:26pm

Members of the Groton Garden Cluh created and decorated beautiful boxwood trees at the Lost Lake Fire Department Community Room. Under the direction of Boxwood Tree Workshop Chairman Ann Griffin-White,  each participant crafted one tree to be distributed to area residents receiving Meals on Wheels. Trees are also given to the Police and Fire Departments, and the Library. Members also create a second tree for themselves. Pictured  L to R  are Garden Club members – Michael Sarcia, Sue Houde, Penny Hommeyer, Effie Stewart and Lynn Kavanagh.

 

Schools

Thursday, February 2, 2023 - 3:32pm
by Marlena Gilbert    As the budget process continues to play out for the Groton-Dunstable Regional...
Thursday, January 26, 2023 - 2:49pm
by Marlena Gilbert   As the school committee continues through its FY24 school budgetary process,...
Thursday, January 12, 2023 - 1:23pm
by Marlena Gilbert   The Groton-Dunstable Regional School District is looking down the barrel of a...

Letters

Thursday, February 2, 2023 - 3:26pm
The Capital Planning committee held a public hearing Monday, January 30 with the Friends of...
Thursday, February 2, 2023 - 3:24pm
I attended the Select Board meeting last night, where the Destination Groton Committee presented...
Thursday, January 26, 2023 - 2:43pm
The 2022 Inflation Reduction Act has earmarked $80 billion to be spent over the next 10 years to...

Out of Town

Thursday, April 21, 2022 - 2:47pm
The Dunstable Police Department would like to inform the public of upcoming road construction...
Thursday, April 21, 2022 - 2:47pm
Saturday April 30, 6-10 PM War Memorial Building, 8 Church Street, Shirley, MA Join the Fort...
Thursday, April 21, 2022 - 12:22pm
British guitarist Jeff Purchon grabs his friends and returns to the Parish Center for the Arts (...

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