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Check It Out: Library Survey, Summer Reading Programs, and More Hot Weather Fun

Check It Out: Library Survey, Summer Reading Programs, and More Hot Weather Fun

This entry is part 26 of 26 in the series Check It OutCheck It Out @ GPL Did you know that you can now have more free music through the library?  With Freegal, patrons can download up to 5 songs per week and now can have up to 3 hours of music streaming per day! Just a more »

A Swarm of Drumlins: Outdoors In July In Groton

A Swarm of Drumlins: Outdoors In July In Groton

Fireworks, Farmer's Market, walk, paddles, and more light up July in Groton.

Memorial Day Parade Draws A Crowd to Honor Fallen U.S. Veterans

Memorial Day Parade Draws A Crowd to Honor Fallen U.S. Veterans

Several hundred people cheered on Groton’s Memorial Day parade this morning, and many made it to the Groton Cemetery for the ceremony honoring U.S. military personnel who have died in the nation’s conflicts. Here is a gallery of the parade and ceremony.

Girl Scouts March Under a Special Flag In Memorial Day Parade

Girl Scouts March Under a Special Flag In Memorial Day Parade

Groton Girl Scout Troop 63179 marched under a very special U.S. flag in the Groton Memorial Day parade this morning

Memorial Day Parade Marches Monday

Memorial Day Parade Marches Monday

Groton’s Memorial Day is going to be much quieter than it has been for years; the annual parade is going to be missing a band this coming Monday, May 25. “The Groton Marching Band and Chowder Society no longer has enough members to field a band and the Groton-Dunstable Regional High School couldn’t line up more »

Kevin Kelly Re-Elected to MMWEC Board of Directors

Kevin Kelly Re-Elected to MMWEC Board of Directors

Groton Electric Light Department Manager Kevin P. Kelly was recently re-elected to another three-year term on the Massachusetts Municipal Wholesale Electric Company (MMWEC) board of directors at the group's annual conference.

Groton Garden Club Annual Plant Sale Set For Saturday

Groton Garden Club Annual Plant Sale Set For Saturday

This year the Groton Garden Club Annual Plant Sale will be held Saturday May 9, at the Groton Town Hall from 8:30 a.m. to noon. This is a perfect opportunity to select just the right plant for Mother’s Day, which falls on the following day. Again this year there will be a huge selection of more »

Robotomies Roll Up The FIRST Competition Year

Robotomies Roll Up The FIRST Competition Year

The Groton-Dunstable Regional High School Robotics team, the Robotomies, has completed the FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Robotics “Recycle Rush” competitions for 2015. The first competition was held at Nashua High School South on Feb. 27th and 28th; the second competition was held at Bryant University in Smithfield, Rhode Island on more »

Free Car Seat Checkpoint on Saturday

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 »

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

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 »

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