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The Finger Lakes Land Trust (FLLT) today announced it has permanently protected 93 acres in the town of Groton, Tompkins County with a conservation easement. Wholly located in the Owasco Lake watershed, the land was originally donated to the FLLT in 2019 from the estate of Katherine Sutphin …

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The Groton Public Library announced on April 15 that it was the recipient of three grants from The Bernard Carl and Shirley Rosen Library Fund of the Community Foundation of Tompkins County worth $15,770 in total.

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The Groton Central School District released a rough draft of a proposal for a return to full-day, in-person instruction on March 8 along with a survey on the plan for district families to answer by March 12, and at the Board of Education’s meeting this past Monday, it and school administrati…

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At its Feb. 8 meeting, the Groton Central School District Board of Education reviewed the program portion of the 2021–2021 budget this past Monday, which encompasses 72 percent of the entire budget. This part of the budget includes expenses for the following:

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The Groton Central School District will switch to remote learning for the final school day before winter break on Dec. 23 following the news of a positive case being reported at the elementary school on Monday Dec. 21.

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Halloween is a little more than a month away, and with the COVID-19 outbreak still causing restraints in social gatherings questions need to be asked and addressed as to how, if at all, will the holiday be celebrated in the Village of Groton.

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New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo’s announcement this past week that low-risk scholastic sports are allowed to compete beginning on Sept. 21 – and high-risk sports may only practice with no physical contact at the same time – has kickstarted the discussion among local school districts of …

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Families who are looking for ways to relieve their children from isolation and time spent watching a screen during the COVID-19 pandemic, a new “story walk” has been set up along the Groton Trail System behind the community pool at Sykes Park.

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After receiving complaints from residents regarding the smell being emitted from the village’s wastewater treatment plant, an inspection revealed that there is a large backpile of biosolids – or sewer sludge – located in the plant’s drain beds.

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Now that the 2019–2020 academic year is over, the focus for school districts county-wide is on what the structure of the 2020–2021 academic year will look like and how accommodate students, teachers and families with the COVID-19 outbreak.

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Former Groton Fire Chief Lee Shurtleff was elected as the President of the New York State Association of Fire Chiefs – an organization that represents more than 10,000 career and volunteer fire chiefs, officers and emergency services personnel in the state – on June 13.