FEB. 8 AND 9

Festival of One-Act Plays: Join the Groton-Dunstable Drama Guild for the fourth annual Festival of One-Act Plays, in which one student from each grade directs a short play, starring actors from their own grade, to compete for a variety of awards. This year, the class of 2016 presents "Beowulf on a Budget" by Eddie McPherson; the class of 2015 presents "Murder Well" rehearsed by John R. Carroll; the class of 2014 presents "Elvis of Nazareth" by Jay Huling; and the class of 2013 presents "Just As I Wanted" by Rebecca Scholssberg. Performances will be at the Groton-Dunstable Regional High School Black Box Theater on Friday, Feb. 8, at 7 p.m. and Saturday, Feb. 9, at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. For information on the Festival of One-Act Plays or any other Groton-Dunstable Drama Guild events, visit


Cable Advisory Committee: 9:30 a.m., GDR High School studio.


GDRSC: 8:30 a.m., Prescott School.

Commission on Accessibility: 3 p.m., Town Hall.

Board of Assessors: 6:30 p.m., Town Hall.


Wetlands Bylaw Review Committee: 4 p.m., Town Hall.

Agricultural Commission: 6:30 p.m., Town hall.

Affordable Housing Trust Fund: 7:30 p.m., 19 Lowell Road.

Housing Partnership: 7:30 p.m., 19 Lowell Road.




Well adult clinic: Nashoba Associated Boards of Health, in conjunction with the Groton Board of Health, announces that announces that a Well Adult Clinic will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Senior Center, 163 West Main St., Groton. Drop in for blood pressure, pulse screening and diet teaching. No appointment is necessary. For information, please contact Nashoba Associated Boards of Health at 978-772-3335 or 1-800-427-9762 ext. 333.


Groton Woman's Club: Union Congregational Church, Main St., Groton. The luncheon, with hostess Chairmen Ann Walsh and Terry McPartlan, will begin at 11:30 a.m. Following the theme of the Club's 100th anniversary year, the program will be Women's Clothing from the Early 1900's. The speaker will be Tracy Wall, V.P. of Production for the Concord Players. For information about the program or the Groton Woman's Club, please contact President Susan Slade at or 978-448-9389 or visit the website


Roast LION supper: Christian Union Church second annual ROAST LION supper. That's right, LION not loin (roast beef and roast pork). The menu will include mashed potato, vegetables, bread/rolls and butter, dessert and beverage. Dessert will be strawberry shortcake in honor of Valentine's day. So come to Christian Union Church, West Main Street (Route 225) in West Groton, diagonally across from the fire station. You won't be sorry, but will be disappointed if you don't. All this for $10; children 6-12: $5 and under 6, free. For information, call 978 448-5480.


Nomination papers available

GROTON -- Nomination papers for Groton's elected offices are available as of Feb. 4.

If you've thought about serving in an elected capacity, now is the time. Almost all offices have expiring terms. A complete list of openings is available at

The nomination process is simple. Nomination papers can be obtained from the town clerk's office. Contact the town clerk at 978-448-1100 or if you have questions about running for election.

Looking for Groton-Dunstable alumni

The newly formed Groton-Dunstable Alumni Association is seeking enthusiastic alumni in the district and surrounding towns to help plan future events and bring graduates together for social gatherings.

If you are interested, please contact Berta Erickson at


St. Patrick's Day trip planned

"Women of Ireland," is a special St. Patrick's Day Show presented by the Friends of Groton Elders on Friday, March 15. Please join us in the spirit of Riverdance and Celtic Woman and comprising the best performers within the Irish musical tradition, as we travel to the Venus De Milo in Swansea, Ma to enjoy a wonderful blend of song, music and dance.

This world renowned performance showcases a wonderful blend of song, music and dancing that is the hallmark of the greatest Irish shows of our time. Our show features both male and female dancers and singers from the magnificent show Riverdance and embodies the spirit of the hit show Celtic Woman. Women of Ireland is a spectacle to be seen live on stage.

Meal choices of corned beef and cabbage or baked haddock and include Venus De Milo's Famous minestrone soup, vegetables, breads, dessert, coffee/tea.

Price of $81 includes transportation, luncheon, show and driver's gratuity.

Please sign up at the Groton Senior Center or call 978-448-1170 to have your name added to the list. Checks (please include meal choice) are due by Feb. 25 and made out to: Friends of Groton Elders and sent to: Nyola Vaillancourt, 1081 Lowell Road, Groton, MA 01450.