Letters

Dear Editor,    Having read former Town Moderator Bob Gosselin’s letter and current Town Moderator Jason Kauppi’s reply, and having been present at Town Meeting when Article 17 (the “All Are Welcome” marker stones) was voted on, I would like to make a few comments.    At Town Meeting, proponent...
To The Editor:   As moderator, I appreciate the feedback of voters on the conduct of Town Meetings.  After all, Town Meeting belongs to the voters, who as legislators must act on the questions put before them. The role of moderator is to chair the meeting, call the votes and decide all questions of...
To the Editor:     I have known and respected Bob Gosselin for many years. I have always been impressed by his ability to remain even-handed as Town Moderator.    So I was both deeply saddened and disappointed with him when I read his recent letter in the Groton Herald.    Of the many...
To the Editor,     Two members of the GELD linecrew are in Homestead, Florida just outside Miami with a group of twenty others from Massachusetts.     Like Groton, Homestead, Florida also has a municipal light department. There are eight bucket trucks, one digger truck and two pickup trucks in the...
Dear Editors,     We wish to thank Groton Police Chief Don Palma and his officers for the tremendous job they all performed this past weekend. Their high-profile presence provided reassurance and comfort to our shocked and grieving neighborhood during a stressful period.   Sincerely, Steve &...
To the Editor,      We appreciate your kind words about the Groton Public Library as well as the thoughtful recommendations and discussions with the members of the Select Board and Finance Committee. We believe that our relationship with these two Town boards is particularly productive and it is...
To the Editor,       Groton is about to witness a new dimension in what it means to live in a great community. Beginning this month, the Prescott School Community Center is now open to the community!    The Prescott School is a unique municipal asset located in the heart of downtown Groton. Listed...
To The Editor,     The Town Meeting form of government is considered to be the purest form of democracy in the world. At its foundation rests one of our Four Freedoms – Freedom of Speech.    As the Town Moderator of Groton from 1973 – 2012 I have watched with concern the approval process for the “...
Dear Editor,      Earl Carter has the well-deserved reputation for collecting and presenting a wide array of Groton’s history, the go-to man with lots of answers. A visit to his museum probably requires more than a day to take in all that’s on display. And there’s more behind the scenes!     Last...
Dear Editor:       A big thank you to everyone who stopped by Christian Union Church in West Groton for Wiener Wednesday, August 30. The proceeds of the hot dog sales along with generous donations, over $500, will be sent to Houston Hurricane Harvey Relief. The church’s pastors and family were in...

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