Letters

*/ */ 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...
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....

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