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The Groton Garden Club October program featured three of its members who shared their knowledge and expertise in Conservation, Pollinators Gardens and Garden Design. Jodi Valenta (l) presented the Surprising Story of Conservation in America, spotlighting several species and exploring how...
October 6 Edward A. Palleschi (second from left), Undersecretary for the MA Office of Consumer Affairs and Business Regulations presented Body Mind Spirit Salon and Day Spa co-owners, Beth Lindstrom (third from left) and Raymond Murphy (far left), with a Certificate of Appreciation for the Licensee...
SUNY Delhi Travis Belanger of Groton has enrolled at SUNY Delhi and is pursuing a degree in Automotive Technology. Delhi's hands-on approach to teaching and learning includes over 60 academic programs in specialized areas, including applied technologies, nursing, hospitality, veterinary...

Paul and Gloria Ackroyd of the Sargent Youth Foundation and Jason Valenta, Committee Chair Troop 3 Groton


The first Troop 3 Eagle plaque was donated 20 years ago by Harold Sargent Sr. who was Groton’s first Troop 3 Eagle Scout in 1939. Troop 3 Groton was established in 1916 and currently has 109 Eagle Scouts. Richard Sargent, Harold’s son, recently donated the second plaque. The plaques were stored...

Every fall at the Grotonfest celebration, the Groton Woman’s Club has been a strong presence, serving the BEST pies in Town for the community and visitors. This booth is often the first stop as these delicious pies sell quickly. Groton Woman's Club members l to r Julie Marston, Diane Amaral, Marie Melican, Gail Poulter, Beverly Johnson, Margaret Gorini, and Terry Thelin, and a vast back-up crew, served homemade pie at the club’s table to enthusiastic customers. (Courtesy photo)


No, Halsey Platt of Platt Builders and lead carpenter Billy Dawes are not suiting up to join Elon Musk for a trip to Mars. In this photo they have donned protective gear against bald-faced hornets, which can be super aggressive, as they prepare to closely examine the Union Congregational Church Steeple from the bucket of a massive crane. [See photo front page of last week’s Groton Herald.] Photo by Steve Lieman


Roger Temple was honored at a surprise party given by his "upper" Skyfields Drive neighbors on his 90th birthday, Friday, October 1. He really enjoyed the company and the evening. The sky even turned on a performance for him at sunset. Then the "lower" Skyfields Drive neighbors threw a small outdoor party on Saturday afternoon. Photo courtesy of Anne Larsen


At this year's GrotonFest, Groton residents Alexandra Kelly and Isabella Meehan launched their knitting business, "Teenage Grannies Knit Shop." They were thrilled to share their knitwear with the community and to donate a portion of their proceeds to the Malala Fund.



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