Letters

To the Editor,     With all the recent mudslinging, we seem to have lost sight of the gift that the Music Center at Indian Hill will be. An enhanced music education experience for our students. A recital and concert hall with world-class acoustics. An amazing resource for our community!    The new...
Dear Editor,    The Commissioners of Trust Funds would like to recognize an important anniversary in the coming months. This December, The Community Children’s Fund, formerly known as Town Hall Santa, will be celebrating its  Town Hall Santa started as a way to help local families in need with...
*/ Dear Editor,    Democracies are built -- and thrive -- based on civic participation. Increased participation in the electoral process strengthens our democracy and makes it more resilient. Automatic Voter Registration (AVR) legislation could bring 700,000 eligible citizens into the electoral...
To The Editor,    At an open, but unpublicized, untelevised and sparsely attended meeting, the Board of Selectmen awarded Indian Hill a building permit discounted by hundreds of thousands of dollars. Not surprisingly, Indian Hill closed the deal by paying for the permit before the town even heard...
Dear Editor,    Let’s see if I got this right.   Our Selectmen voted in a private meeting in the Middle School cafeteria to reduce the building permit fee for the Indian Hill Music Center by over $350,000. Building permit fees are based on the cost of construction, which the Center wouldn’t...
*/ */ To the Editor:     The secret discussions held by the Groton Board of Selectmen to reduce Indian Hill’s building permit fees is an absolute, complete, and entirely unacceptable outrage.    The Board went into Executive (i.e., secret) Session at the suggestion of our Town Manager, Mark...
Dear Editors,     Once again we hear sour grapes, after the fact, from Selectman Petropoulos and his “kitchen cabinet,” at Monday Nov. 13 Selectmen’s meeting regarding the Selectmen’s negotiations with Indian Hills over their building permit.     I say sour grapes, because if the Selectmen wanted...
To The Editor,    Legal voting should be simple and easy.  Among the ways to ensure that it would be is to pass a law enabling Automatic Voter Registration (AVR) in Massachusetts.  At present, there are bills proposed in both the MA State Senate (S.373) and House (H. 2091) to bring this about...
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...

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