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by Connie Sartini  At the Select Board’s Nov. 20 meeting, Town Manager Mark Haddad advised the Select Board, “In another effort to find efficiencies and cost savings in the FY 2025 budget, I have been examining our membership with the Minuteman Nashoba Health Group (MNHG). As you know, the Town has...

Photo taken 0n Main street Groton in 1930 looking east with bandstand in foreground. Colorized by the Groton Herald

   The year 2023 has been a milestone year for the Groton Garden Club, as it celebrated its 100-year anniversary.    From its founding on April 2, 1923, the Club has made a significant impact on the aesthetics of the town of Groton. Over the past 100 years the club has endeavored to fulfill its...
  The Community Preservation Committee has received twelve applications for funding for a total of $1,271,434.00 for 2024. They include: 1.   Conservation Fund FY25 for $400,000. This request replenished funds used to purchase land of purchase Conservation Restrictions on land. 2.   Cow Pond...
 As 2023 draws to a close, employees nationwide have navigated a tumultuous landscape. The 'Hot Labor Summer' has been a reality for many, while some have reluctantly transitioned back to the office, facing new challenges that remote work didn't present, including 'Loud Laborers'—those more focused...

The classic portrait of Caleb  Butler was engraved from a painting done by T. B. Lawson of Lowell in 1846 when Butler was 69.  - Image colorized by the Groton Herald

by Joshua Vollmar   The year 2023 marks the 175th anniversary of the publication of a seminal work: Caleb Butler’s History of the Town of Groton, Including Pepperell and Shirley, from the First Grant of Groton Plantation in 1655, to give its full title (the nineteenth century loved long titles!)....
by Connie Sartini    Town Manager Mark Haddad, in seeking ways to lessen the impact of a serious $3.9M budget deficit in the next fiscal year and a major fiscal deficit over the next five years, brought forward a proposal to the Select Board at their Monday night meeting, following his review of...
   Author and former Groton resident, Jeffrey Boutwell, and his wife, Buthaina Shukri, stand next to the official portrait of family member George S. Boutwell, Secretary of the Treasury from 1869 to 1873 for President Ulysses S. Grant, during a tour of the Treasury Building in Washington, D.C.   ...
   Ben Woolfrey, the local Edward Jones financial advisor, is supporting the local Toys for Tots program by using his office as a drop-off location for this year's toy drive.   Local residents may help make a difference for children in the area by bringing in a new, unwrapped toy to the office, 491...
  It’s not “Take Your Dog to Work Day,” but Associate Professor of Marketing, Entrepreneurship and Innovation Mark Yi-Cheon Yim has an adorable pup on his desk at UMass Lowell’s Pulichino Tong Business Center.    As Yim pats the top of the dog’s head, its ears lift, its tail wags and it yelps in...
by Connie Sartini    In preparation for the development of the town’s budget for Fiscal Year 2025, Town Manager Mark Haddad advised the town’s departments, boards, committees and commissions, “The Fiscal Year 2025 Budget Process for the Town of Groton will be very different from previous years...

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