Suzanne Goehringer, VP of Friends of the Tree Warden, expresses her joy in the tree planting ceremony at Surrenden Farm conservation land. Photo by Steve Lieman
Candidates For Select Board
Candidates are seeking election to two positions. The candidates receiving the two highest vote totals win election to those two seats. In the Select Board race, incumbents Josh Degen and John Riley are seeking reelection. They are being challenged by new...
Other Highlights – Spring Town Meeting 2022
• Town Meeting voters approved an article amending zoning for retail marijuana establishments to bring the town’s laws into compliance with state regulations relative to the distance between various establishments. This change will allow the location...
by Mary J Metzger
“Soils are a tremendous natural legacy and the living skin of our biosphere,” said soil scientist Dr. Ralph S. Baker, at his Zoom Webinar March 22 “Getting to Know the Soils of Massachusetts and Why It Matters,” the second in a climate series hosted by the Nashua River...
-Photo by Steve Lieman
-Photo by Steve Lieman
This photo of 195 Main Street was taken circa 1905. This building, formerly Hodgman & Sargent, is the current home of Bruno’s Pizza and Wink Beauty and Hair Salon. This photo shows Mr. Fred O. Porter (father of F. Foster Porter; grandfather of Frederick Porter) seated in the wagon. Photo courtesy of Fred Porter with special thanks to Gus Widmayer for photo restoration. [This black and white image was colorized by the Groton Herald]
If it's albino, its eyes will be red or pink. On the other hand, pale-feathered birds with normally colored eyes have a condition known as leucism. Unlike albino birds, which completely lack the natural pigment known as melanin, leucistic birds produce melanin but can't deposit it into their feathers. Some may even have partial leucism, resulting in a “pied” appearance.
-Andrea Alfano Mass Audubon
Groton's Company B in front of Minuteman Common. Many soldiers of the Sixth Regiment were direct descendants of those who had marched to the Revolution on April 19, 1775, and some were even descendants of men who fought at Lexington or Concord. This original black and white photo was colorized by the Groton Herald.
‘We went to bed one night old fashioned, conservative, compromise, Union Whigs & [woke] up stark mad Abolitionists’
by Joshua Vollmar
On the evening of April 13, 1861, there was a large gathering at Liberty Hall on the corner of Main and Court Streets in Groton center. The Hall...