Girls Softball Registration

PreK through ninth-grade

Spring softball season is almost here. Girls in pre-kindergarten through ninth-grade are invited to register now for the Groton Dunstable Youth Softball League. The cost is $65 for PreK to grade two and $75 for grades three through nine.

Register by Jan. 31 to avoid a late fee of $25. Previous experience is not required.

For info, visit WWW.GDYSL.COM more info.


Woman's Club meets today

The first Groton Woman's Club meeting in 2014 will be held on Friday, Jan. 17, at Union Congregational Church, 220 Main St., Groton. Hostess chairmen for the luncheon beginning at 11:30 a.m. will be Marie Melican and Fran Goldbach.

The program following the luncheon and business meeting will be on the topic of land use in Groton, given by Town Planner and Land Use Director Michelle Collette.

For information about this program or Groton Woman's Club, please contact President Nancy Olson at or visit the website,

An Evening of Storytelling for Grown-ups Jan. 18

Saturday, Jan. 18, at 7 p.m. at First Parish Church of Groton Unitarian Universalist located at 1 Powderhouse Road, Groton.

Food and beverages available. Suggested donation of $10.

All proceeds will go to First Parish Church.


Patterned after the radio show "The Moth" and set in a coffeehouse atmosphere with refreshments, the storytellers will tell engaging true stories without a script. You will hear stories that make you laugh, cry or both. Some may contain mature subject matter not suitable for children.

Board of Trade meets Jan. 22

The next Groton Board of Trade meeting will be held Wednesday, Jan. 22, at 6 p.m. at the Groton Pool and Golf Center.

Fundraising dinner Jan. 25

Congresswoman Nike Tsongas will be the keynote at the Groton Democratic Town Committee fundraising dinner on Sat. Jan. 25 at the Bull Run in Shirley. This will also be an opportunity to hear from the 2014 democratic candidates for statewide and district offices. For questions contact Sally Hensley at 978-272-1212 or Carolyn Perkins @978.448.9948. To reserve tickets ($60) with meal choice go to or

The Friends of Groton Elders Talk with Tom Jan. 27

Discussion Group led by Tom Hartnett, 10:30 a.m.,, Groton Senior Center.

Tom's Guest this month is "Jack" Risdon on Senior Tax Level Assessment.

Please join us for coffee and bring your questions and concerns. The group is open to everyone.

Hope to see you there.

Groton Republicans meet Jan. 30

The meeting of the Groton Republican Town Committee, originally scheduled for Wednesday, Jan 15, has been changed to Wednesday, Jan. 29, with a snow date of Jan. 30.

At this meeting 10 delegates will be elected to attend the Republican State Convention, to be held in March. You do not need to be a member of the GRTC, but you do need to be a registered Republican in Groton, to be elected a delegate.

The meeting will be held at the Senior Center at 7:30 p.m.

If you are interested in being elected a delegate but cannot attend the meeting, please contact Chairman Deirdre Slavin-Mitchell by email or phone 978-448-0488. Your name would be submitted for election.

Apologies for any inconvenience this change of date may have caused.

Well adult clinic Feb. 13

Nashoba Associated Boards of Health, in conjunction with the Groton Board of Health, announces that a Well Adult Clinic will be held on Thursday, Feb. 13, 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.