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by Joshua Vollmar   On April 12, 1775, a mere seven days before the first shots of the Revolutionary War were fired at Lexington and Concord, Groton voted to make public the identity of the town’s loyalists, who remained committed to the British government. Immediately thereafter, the names...

Our first Baltimore oriole of the year. Photo by Bob Anderson


This poor blue jay got soaked in the pouring rain that turned into 4 inches of late season snow on April 16. Photo by Tom Murray, taken in his backyard in West Groton.


Our peaceful valley. Photo by Steve Lieman


“I love to soar in the boundless sky. In the vast emptiness of the blue, my soul rejoices listening to the soundless music of the wind.” - Banani Ray.  Photo by Steve Lieman


by Lorena Novak   On Friday, we said goodbye to our beloved Roscoe. Many wouldn't know him by name but instead as the black and white dog that walked with his man in the mornings, afternoons and evenings. Many could judge if they were on time by seeing Matt and Roscoe walking on Rt 40. 7:00...

Patriots Day in West Groton. Photo by Connie Sartini


 View looking west from atop Surrenden Farm. Photo by John MacLeod

Blandings Turtle with smaller Painted Turtles. Photo courtesy Tom Murray.


by Mary J Metzger   It’s only been a little over a century since America officially tried to save any wild animal from extinction. In 1905, less than 300 bison, the paltry remnant of the millions that had once roamed the prairies, triggered an attempt to preserve this then still hunted...

"Forsythia is pure joy. There is not an ounce, not a glimmer of sadness or even knowledge in forsythia. Pure, undiluted, untouched joy." - Anne Morrow Lindbergh. Photo by Steve Lieman



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