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. 29

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 March 22 at the Agganis Arena at Boston University. 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.

Community dinner Jan. 31

All are welcome to the next Groton Community Dinner on Friday, Jan. 31, at First Parish Church, at the intersection of routes 40 and 119. Dinner is served continuously from 5:45 to 7 p.m. There will also be live music. The menu includes salad, chili, cornbread, chips and salsa and cake. For more information, visit or call 978-448-3035.

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.