Editorials

    Many people in town have been waiting quietly for the School Committee and APEX to figure out how to work successfully within our form of government. A direct democratic form of government such as Groton’s has a different set of unwritten rules and suppositions than a representative model.    ...
INTRODUCTION The Groton-Dunstable Regional School Committee met on July 6 to discuss whether to accept or reject the ‘carry-over’ budget in the face of the defeat of the second override vote in Groton and its approval in Dunstable. The board has 30 days from the June 30 override vote to accept the...
For many, many years Groton’s police department lacked the confidence of the community. Earlier departments’ actions regularly left residents shaking their heads in dismay. But, under the leadership of Donald Palma, the Groton Police department has been thoroughly transformed. Traditionally,...
The mere fact of living in Groton for many years confers no special legal or moral rights on long-term residents. But, it is an inescapable fact that this Groton, with its open land, beautiful library, commercial establishments, vibrant cultural life and –yes – excellent school system, was created...
Editors note: In this space we occasionally publish pieces of interest to our readers including items from Talkaboutgroton and Charter Review Suggestions. This week we print comments made by Selectman Chairman Jack Petropoulos transcribed from a video recording of this week's Selectman's meeting....
Editors note: In this space we occasionally publish pieces of interest to our readers including items from Talkaboutgroton and Charter Review Suggestions. This week we print comments made by Selectman Chairman Jack Petropoulos transcribed from a video recording of this week's Selectman's meeting....
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Two men have been charged after allegedly shooting two Trumpeter swans at the Princeton Wildlife Area in Scott County. Levi Young, 25, of Davenport, and Kyle Munson, 25, of Eldridge, allegedly shot the two swans while waterfowl hunting, killing one and injuring the other. Attempts to capture the...
Editors Note: Two weeks ago we wrote an Editorial titled 'Clown-Car Politics', criticizing Selectman Jack Petropoulos for accusing Town Manager Mark Haddad of endangering the public safety by restricting overtime hours for the Fire Department. We recently sat down with Selectman Petropoulos to...

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