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To the residents of Groton, Why do we need a new Central Fire Station? Improving response times is our number one goal in building a new station. Having all personnel & apparatus under one roof from one location will improve response times. With administrative offices, ambulances & rescue...
 Dear Editor, Plato, in his Republic refers to Philosopher Kings, wise, nearly omniscient rulers who guide his utopian nation.  The whole concept of Plato's "republic" is sufficiently absurd that some scholars think he wrote it as a satire.  Unfortunately, the idea of the Philosopher King seems to...
Dear Editor: On Monday Oct. 29, Groton Town Meeting will review two citizens' petitions protesting the Spring Town Meeting's vote to approve the building of a new fire station on the field belonging to Lawrence Homestead Trust on Farmers Row. In light of last Monday's reaction to the Lost Lake...
Dear Editor, By now many Groton residents are aware of plans that selectmen have been advancing since last April to build a new 18,785 sq. ft. fire station in the open field on Farmers Row directly across from the Lawrence Homestead. We oppose this plan and hope your readers will take a moment to...
Dear Editor, Our town government and residents should be ashamed of there behavior regarding the sewer project at town meeting. I could not believe what I was seeing and hearing.   Shame on Jack Petropoulos for not supporting the sewer project. It wasn't enough that he was the only selectman not to...
Dear Editor: Fall Town Meeting raised many more questions about process than it voted on articles. First question, does the lack of quorum require additional discussion about the merits of allowing Town Meeting to authorize large commitments of our tax resources without a following ballot vote?...
To the Editor: I was disappointed that the sewering of the Lost Lake area didn't pass at town meeting Monday night. While not a resident of that area, I do have town water and consider water THE one resource we must protect above all others. I can understand people's hesitation to pay for town...
Dear Editor, Union Congregational Church would like to thank the following local businesses and individuals for their generous donations and support in giving to this year's Harvest Fair. Special thanks goes out to: Dick's Market Garden of Lunenburg - butternut squash; Donelan's - cider; Filho's...
The following was composed by resident Alan Hoch during Monday night's Fall Town Meeting to sum up presentations in support of the Lost Lake Sewer: Groton Needs a New Car Groton needs a new car. So off we go to the dealer to check out the inventory. Groton: Hi, I need a new car. How much will it...
Dear Editor: Brooks Lyman, in his letter to the Editor Oct. 12, recommends that voters "Hit the reset button and vote Republican in November!" Wait a minute! If successful, voters may live to regret getting what they voted for. Consider, before voting for: Romney for President: Which Romney will...

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