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Groton Conservation Trust hike to the Matisse Forest Bells led by Ursula Flury.  Photo by Steve Lieman



Groton's "Forest Bells," installation, also known as "the Matisse Bells", consists of six aluminum bells, in the shape of organ chimes, hanging from the limbs of oak trees in a forest in Groton. They ring quietly when someone pulls an attached rope, and ringing several  together or in quick...

For an edition of the newspaper that reviews the important role of the Conservation Commission in town, it seemed perfect to have this beautiful image of a Red-bellied Woodpecker [Melanerpes carolinus] taken December 7, 2019 in Groton by Tom Murray.


Mute Swans [Cygnus olor] - Photo taken January 31, 2021 at the Marion Stoddard Conservation Area in Pepperell by West Groton resident Tom Murray. "Swans in the winter air/A white perfection have." – W.H.Auden.


Photo by Steve Lieman


Photo by Steve Lieman


This young snowboarder takes a break after an afternoon of snowboarding at Nashoba Ski Valley. Photo by Robert Mingolelli


The old Bywater place        Photo by Steve Lieman


The Groton Police Department along with the Fire Department had the opportunity to watch a mock Med Flight training run for a new female pilot who executed a flawless landing at the Groton Fire station. The Groton PD is grateful for the Groton FD invitation to witness this training exercise.


Colorized image of the "Ascension House" also called the "House of the Long Roof" where Groton Millerites gathered to await the predicted end of the world heralded by the second coming of Christ. This house, situated near the corner of Farmers Row and Shirley Road, was torn down in 1952 after termite infestation. Many houses of the Millerites were removed in the years following the establishment of Groton School in 1884 near where The Community had been centered.


by Joshua Vollmar   In the 1830s, Groton was a hotbed of reform. Several movements, including temperance and abolition, had swept the town. But the one which would have the greatest impact on Groton had yet to arrive in force: Millerism. Named after William Miller, who began the movement, the...

Icy blue winter. Photo by Steve Lieman



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