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I would like to thank the Select Board for their recent decision to deny the full liquor license application submitted for the former Clover Farm Store and former Janet Shea Yarn Store here in West Groton.      It is understood that this is not an easy decision to make. But the preservation of...
More than 50 state legislators have signed onto a letter authored by Groton State Senator Ed Kennedy requesting Secretary of Health and Human Services Marylou Sudders and the Baker-Polito Administration ensure there will be evening appointments available at COVID-19 vaccination sites.      “...
What are the possible results of self or family isolation, of social distancing, and of extremely minimal social engagement?                     Depending on the time span and one's innate personality, mindset and outlook, these stay-away periods can negatively impact us and create a sense of...
I would like to express my concern about a perceived lack of local action in regards to the Covid vaccination process. While I realize that currently there is a statewide bottleneck in acquiring and/or distributing the vaccine within MA. I am optimistic that this will be solved shortly and...
I grew up in an Evangelical Christian family. They were open, kind, caring people who strived and succeeded at living their Christian ideals. But for all their faith, they often had a fierce fear of the future.      My gentle, meek grandmother, who taught piano, questioned why I would bring a...
Republican political leaders are calling for national unity. I have a few suggestions as to what they could do to help bring it about.      First, they might acknowledge that the election that made Biden President was conducted fairly and honestly. Especially those legislators who voted to...
The Groton Herald’s page one article of January 15, 2021 reporting on the eviction of a 69-year-old, wheel-chair bound man, is a sad, sick, and disgusting reminder of Groton’s white privilege stereotype. What has happened to the small town atmosphere where we help our neighbors in need first? The...
An anonymous reflection on life In Groton.   Last evening, I took my seven-year-old granddaughter to Surrenden Farms an hour after sunset, with binoculars she got for Christmas and an old set that I have. We stood out in the field. It was freezing, but this sky, the southwestern sky, was –...
Local government should clarify the responsibilities of Ben Zimmer, just appointed as the Stormwater Utility person for the town. We have all paid the town's fee for this position which was mandated by the state. We deserve to know the details of what he will do for us.   Judy Adams Groton
We will never forget 9/11, the day the planes hit the World Trade Center New York City. Etched in our minds forever with the thought how could this happen in our country?      Sadly, once again on Wednesday, January 6, 2021 our television viewing was interrupted with “breaking news...

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