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Groton Garden Club members recently held their annual Boxwood Tree workshop, a welcomed community service project for the benefit the Council on Aging Meals on Wheels Program. Five decorated trees were delivered to the Center for distribution. Decorated trees were also delivered to the Groton Fire Station, the Groton Police Station and the Library. Pictured are members Ellen Smith (l) and Michael Sarcia, designing and creating their boxwood trees. For more information regarding the Club and their many community projects, go to the website at


Time to bundle up.

This photo of Dawn Dunbar, Executive Assistant for the Town of Groton, was taken at the commemoration of the payoff of the Surrenden Farm debt at the General Field last week. Dawn began her career in Groton in 2010 and has worked for Town Manager Mark Haddad since 2013. Mr. Haddad has high praise for her saying, “She is an amazing employee. She is irreplaceable and makes me a better Town Manager. We are lucky to have her in our employ.” Photo by Steve Lieman


From Left to Right: Martin F. Connors, Jr., President & CEO of Rollstone Bank & Trust; Tricia Pistone, Senior Director, External Affairs, UMass Memorial HealthAlliance-Clinton Hospital; Steve Roach, President, UMass Memorial HealthAlliance-Clinton Hospital and UMass Memorial Marlboro Hospital.. Rollstone Bank & Trust. Courtesy photo


The donation’s purpose is to expand local complementary care resources to cancer patients while increasing access to those most vulnerable populations that historically do not access life-saving preventative measures or subsequent cancer care. The grant will be paid over a period of five years as...
Colgate University: Kelsey Beausoleil, a member of the Colgate University Class of 2023, has earned the spring 2021 Dean's Award with Distinction. Beausoleil is a Biology major from Groton, and is a graduate of Groton-Dunstable Regional HS.      Students who receive a term grade point average...

Jennifer Mieth with State Fire Marshall Peter Ostrosky, left, and Governor Charlie Baker, right.

Jennifer Mieth, a Groton resident, was awarded the prestigious 2021 Stephen D. Coan Fire Marshal’s Award at the annual Firefighter of the Year award ceremony last month. The award was given to Mieth for her decades of service to public and classroom education about fire, firefighters, and safety...

Members of the Groton Garden Club add festive decor to the Hollis Street Triangle. (L to R) Tom Warner, Alan Donald, and Michael Sarcia also prepare the garden for winter. Perennials were cut down and removed and holiday lights and wreaths were added. The Club’s year round maintenance schedule keeps the town’s municipal gardens looking beautiful throughout every season. For more information, visit:


This Babs Dasilva painting, "Morris Pond Brook", is acrylic in the group show at the Grace Chapel, Lexington.


Barbara DaSilva--"Babs" -- holds a B.A. in Communications and Graphic Design from Simmons College. As a former book designer at Houghton Mifflin, and art director for 30 years, she has also designed book covers, middle school textbooks, and historical publications for The Newport Preservation...

Sue and Bob Lotz were honorees this year to light the community tree. Photo by Steve Lieman



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