Mar 252015
Obituary: Aldo F. Luca

Former Groton Treasurer and Tax Collector Aldo Luca, 94, passed on March 23, 2015 with his loving children, Linda and Tim, and his son-in-law, Jerry Tarpey, by his side. Born in New York City on June 25, 1920, Aldo was the son of Italian immigrants Domenico Luca and Maria Monetucci. Raised in Brooklyn, he graduated more »

Mar 232015
Hoax Phone Calls Shut Down Groton Center

Groton center was shut down for about two hours this afternoon, when Groton Police received a terse phone call at 1:46 p.m. reporting a possible stabbing. At least one other phone call followed, in which the caller alleged that an individual with a pipe bomb might be in the town center. Officers quickly closed state more »

Mar 182015
March Springs Like A Lion

A week of balmy temperatures started to shrink the area’s record snowpiles last week, swelling streams and rivers with meltwater capped off with a day of rain this week. Then, Tuesday, a cold front blew into town from the north, riding 40+ mile an hour winds and sending temperatures back below freezing. The wind toppled more »

Mar 162015
Check It Out: Climbing Mountains With Tom Ryan and Atticus and Groton's Craig John
This entry is part 25 of 25 in the series Check It Out

This entry is part 25 of 25 in the series Check It OutThis year’s Groton READS book is Following Atticus: Forty-Eight Peaks, One Little Dog, and an Extraordinary Friendship by Tom Ryan, a 2011 memoir. All are invited to read the book (copies are available for check out) and take part in the many Groton more »