Letters

Dear Editor,     A grateful veteran. That is how I felt when attending the Veterans’ Day ceremony held on Saturday, November 11 at the Groton Fire Station.    Although I have had the privilege of attending similar ceremonies in other communities, this one to me was one of the best. It was simple...
To The Editor,    The Middlesex Sheriff’s Office (MSO) is warning residents to beware ongoing telephone scams in which perpetrators are posing as Middlesex Sheriff’s Office employees.   This warning is being issued in response to recent incidents in which local residents reported calls from...
To the Editor,    If you are already missing the absence of the weekly Farmers’ Markets in Groton, and if you are wishing you could have fresh local produce for Thanksgiving, and even if you want to get a head start on your Christmas list, there is a solution at hand. You can get all these great...
Dear Editor: I want to clarify a sentence that appeared in an article in the Nov. 7 issue of The Groton Herald under the headline “School Cost-Cutting Measures Include Charging Some for Bus Service”. I want to correct the statement Groton Dunstable Superintendent Laura Chesson and Business Manager...
*/ [EDITOR: The following was posted to talkaboutgroton by Gary Green, Finance Committee Chairman on November 2, 2017.]            [Gary Green note: This post is not meant to speak to the debate for or against privatizing District services.]   The town and the school district operating expenses...
[Editor: The following is Marlena Gilbert’s response to Gary Green’s post above. [Marlena Gilbert is Chairman of the Groton-Dunstable Regional School Committee. Her response was posted to talkaboutgroton on November 2 at 6:46 pm.]   Gary,    You make a very good point. As everyone knows I cannot...
Dear Editor:    My 90+ year-old aunt and uncle live on Champney Street here in Groton. Her daughter and I came from Maine and New Hampshire to help pass out candy and greet trick-or-treaters last night.    As you know, because the street is closed off, there are hundreds and hundreds of children....
To the Senior Citizen Center Building Committee & All Citizens of Groton:    First of all, let me say that at 72 years of age, and retired for the past 5 years, I consider myself a card carrying Senior Citizen. Having only lived in town for only 35 years, I don’t think I yet qualify as old time...
Dear Editor,     I read with interest the front-page article covering the recent fall town meeting whose headline read in part “fervent, civil debate precedes vote.” The article written by Mrs. Sartini is, in the main, a very competent report on the meeting’s proceedings.    I write today to...
Dear Editor,    The proponents of Article 1 at the Fall town meeting had one objective. That was to keep our public signage politically neutral, and to do so with public discussion.     It was nice gesture that Mr. Petropolous acknowledged that he was naive for not thinking that his All Are Welcome...

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