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To The Editor,    On Friday, March 16, Groton unexpectedly lost a courageous, passionate, and dedicated supporter; a warm and generous individual, Mike Roberts.  I had the pleasure, privilege, and honor of being able to work beside, and with Mike for 14years, since 2004.  Anyone who met and knew...
The Groton Herald welcomes and encourages Letters to the Editor on all subjects. In effect, a Letter to the Editor is a personal ‘editorial’ a place to make your opinion public.  We believe publicly expressing & standing up for your opinion is a Laudable Mark of Civic Courage. Letters may be...
[Ed. Note: We heard from several adults that news of a “swat” team action at the high school on Monday, Feb. 26 was a shock to some students particularly so soon after the Parkland, FL shooting incident. Moreover, the action seemed to some parents to be an overreaction. We asked our high school...
[Ed. Note: The following letter was sent to the Board of Selectmen and to The Groton Herald for publication in this week’s issue.]   Dear Selectmen,     I am writing to express my strong support for the Prescott School Community Center. Today I was thrilled to see the very large attendance at the ...
Dear Editor,    Mike Metzger of Ayer, in his letter in the March 2 edition of the Groton Herald, raises some interesting questions.  I would like to make a few points in reply.    First, let me point out that the National Rifle Association (NRA) is not controlled by gun manufacturers.  The NRA...
  I spent the first 20 years of my life in Groton, much of it in the home of my grandparents, Donald and Evelyn Priest at 170 Old Ayer Road, also known then as Hillbrook Orchards. Their house, often referred to as the Prescott House, was built between 1791 and 1793 for Oliver Prescott, and was my...
Dear Herald Staff & Mr. Stewart,    I was delighted to see the article this week regarding Groton’s agricultural history. As an owner and operator of one of the few remaining “heritage farms” in Groton, I am very proud to be part of a community that cherishes its agricultural history — and I...
To The Editor,    Right now, the people in Groton have more confidence in our Police Chief than they do in the elected officials who are engulfed in their own chaos.     At Monday’s meeting of Feb 26, a suggestion was made for succession planning for the police department.  One of the major...
Dear Editor,      Indian Hill Music offered the J.D. Poor murals (located in the Oliver Prescott house) to the Groton History Center to ensure their future. Our organization is applying for funding to stabilize, remove, and install our murals at the Groton Inn where they will be on display and...
Dear Editor,    Once upon a time, when people were apparently better educated and more sensible, we all understood that “man” and “men,” when used in such contexts an “mankind,” “The Family of Man,” “All men are created equal,” “Board of Selectmen” and so forth was using “man” and “men” in a...

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