Apr 172015
Free Car Seat Checkpoint on Saturday

OK, it’s a kid’s car seat. How hard can it be to use it correctly? You could be surprised… but it’s better not to be. You can check things out this Saturday, April 18, when Officer Omar Connor of the Groton Police Department and Firefighter/EMS Paul McBrearty of the Groton Fire Department host a free more »

Apr 172015
Thesis: Groton-Dunstable Elementary Science Fair Is Lots of Fun

Ninety Groton-Dunstable elementary school students from Florence Roche and Swallow Union schools proved that “Science is Fun” at the second annual Groton-Dunstable Elementary Science Fair. Everyone from both schools, in grades K through 4, was invited to participate. The scientists created projects at home and prepared oral and visual presentations to be presented to judges during the more »

Apr 092015
Patricia Lawrence Lights Up the Stage in <em>Nine</em>

Groton’s Patricia Lawrence is a featured performer in the Arlington Friends of the Drama production of Nine this month. In this Tony Award-winning show, a famous film director is suffering from a creative block — and personal difficulties with his wife, mistress, the actress who serves as his muse, and his female producer. A musical more »

Apr 072015
Rabies Clinic Barks Up Right Tree

A steady stream of four-footed, furry visitors checked out Groton’s Central Fire Station Saturday as part of the Nashoba Associated Boards of Health’s annual rabies clinic. Groton Board of Health member and veterinarian Dr. Susan Horowitz delivered the $15 shots to a variety of critters, from Yorky puppies to big red tom cats and bigger more »

Apr 012015
NRWA Keeps an Eye on Water Quality

The Nashua River Watershed Association launches its 23rd season of water monitoring this year, collecting samples from about 43 sites on rivers and streams throughout the Nashua River watershed. Water samples taken in the field are delivered to labs in Pepperell or Devens for testing by NRWA staff and lab volunteers. NRWA will hold an more »

Apr 012015
A Swarm of Drumlins: Outdoors in Groton in April
This entry is part 10 of 10 in the series A Swarm of Drumlins

This entry is part 10 of 10 in the series A Swarm of DrumlinsThe Devens Regional Household Hazardous Products Collection Center is open to Groton residents Wednesday, April 1, and Saturday April 4, 9 a.m.- noon. Proof of residency is required, and there is a charge for disposal. For more information www.devenshhw.com Nashua River Watershed more »

Mar 312015
Annual Rabies Clinic For Dogs and Cats This Saturday

Another reliable sign of spring rolls around this weekend. The Groton session of the Nashoba Associated Boards of Health annual rabies clinic for dogs and cats is scheduled for this Saturday, April 4, from noon to 1 p.m. at the Groton Central Fire Station, 45 Farmer’s Row. Dr. Susan Horowitz, a Groton Board of Health more »

Mar 302015
An Essay On Fire Safety: Smoke and CO Alarms Save Lives

(Groton Fire Chief Steele McCurdy worked with and coordinated several Groton Fire Department staff to produce this article.) By now I am sure most of you have heard about the tragedy in Brooklyn, New York, where a swiftly growing fire killed seven siblings ranging in age from five to sixteen. Their mother and fifteen year old sister escaped more »