Letters

Dear Editor, We are writing to support Anna Eliot’s reelection to the Board of Selectmen. Anna has been an integral and engaged member of our town for many years. She grew up here, raised her children here and now has grand children here. Her commitment is evident in the numerous boards she has...
Dear Editor: ‘In God We Trust’ on US coins and newspaper money has long been a point of contention with certain segments of the American populace. It has been challenged in court a number of times as a violation of the Establishment clause of the US Constitution’s First Amendment and of the...
Dear Editor: Community Preservation Committee Proposal B: Baddacook Pond Restoration needs your vote at Spring Town Meeting, April 24. Baddacook Pond is infested with non-native, invasive weeds. These weeds degrade water quality, natural habitat and recreational use. Unfortunately, they are a...
Dear Editor: As the town’s legislators, Groton voters enjoy a civic opportunity not available to those living in cities or outside of New England. They alone possess the authority to appropriate spending and pass bylaws as Town Meeting which convenes April 28 at 7 p.m. at the Middle School. Voters...
Dear Editor, The Groton History Center’s wine tasting on March 11th was a huge success because of the way our community responded to the invitation to party. In addition to all the people who turned out for the festivities-the food, the tastings, the conversations, the wonderful music turned out by...
Dear Editor: The students and staff of Florence Roche Elementary School would like to thank the Groton Fire Department and the following first responders for their visits to our school last week: Susan Daly, James Crocker, Paul McBrearty, Chase Lundgren, Stephanie Hamelin, David Dubey, Betsey...
Dear Editor: Citizens of the town of Groton, I would like to begin my letter to you with a quote: “By the rude bridge that arched the flood, their flag to Aprils breezed unfurled. Here the embattled farmers stood, and fired the shot heard around the world…” Who were these brave men who...
To the Editor, Action taken by the Feasibility Study Committee regarding a new Senior Center in Groton was endorsed by the Board of Selectmen as they voted to warrant such action to the upcoming Town Meeting. This action, if ratified, will set aside further consideration of alternate sites quite...
Dear Editor: I would like more information on the history of our town seal. Do we have a professional town historian who could inform us as to whether our town seal design was meant to be a placeholder or that it represents purely Puritan ideology? I have always interpreted the date 1655 on...
Dear Editor, I write to expand on last week’s article: “Farmers Row Parcel Tops Senior Center List: Prescott Site Eliminated Due to Insufficient Time to Evaluate Parking Challenges.” The article may leave the impression with some that the decision to not recommend Prescott School for the...

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