Letters

To The Editor, When you covered that rock garden installation at Florence Roche, I was a bit disappointed that it was not mentioned that this was a collaborative art project at both elementary schools. I shared the idea that I was going to do this project with the whole Swallow Union School and...
Dear Editor: It’s rhododendron time at Groton Place. The public is invited to stroll the beautiful pathway that was planted by the Dumaine family many years ago. Rhododendron Maximum, a native species, is blooming along the full length of the Rhododendron Trail. Blooms range from ground level to...
To The Town of Groton, Steve Boczenowski and I hold a discussion group to discuss our relationship with people of color, social justice and all issues black and white and would like you to join us. Why would you want to join this discussion group? You would like to learn more about how African...
Dear Editor, I will begin this letter with a brief note about historical English usage: Contrary to Stuart Schulman’s statement that the word “men” in the Declaration of Independence is not capitalized, in the original (and faithful copies), it is. The English language of the Founding Fathers––...
Dear Editor: I’m writing in regards to your editorial titled  Let’s Do The Right Thing At Boynton Meadows published in the May 26, 2017 edition of the Groton Herald. More specifically, I’m writing to provide an accurate understanding of the Groton CPC, its processes, procedures, and most...
Open Letter Selectmen, Today, National Flag Day, is a little more than a week since your meeting regarding Town Meeting Article 17 All are Welcome, and I have taken this time to reflect on that meeting. During this past week I had the opportunity to read an editorial piece in the Groton Herald...
To the Editor, I don’t believe the words Thank You are enough for the fantastic work The Groton Garden Club did redesigning and planting the gardens around our 9-11 Memorial Monument located at Fire Headquarters on Farmers Row. Members of the Garden Club braved hot and humid weather conditions to...
To the Editor, In light of the fiscal challenges faced by the Town of Groton in the future, the Town’s Economic Development Committee (EDC) has been focused at working to stem the tide of an ever-rising tax burden on the residential housing sector. There has been some confusion about the role of...
To the Editor: The Williams Barn Committee would like to thank all the wonderful volunteers who took part in the annual Williams Barn and Chicopee Schoolhouse third grade field trip on June 5 and 7. Groton Woman’s Club, together with the Sawtell School Association and local craftsmen, presented a...
To The Editor, In response to Brooks Lyman’s letter of last week, I wish to touch on the issue of who was intended to be included in the Declaration of Independence’s phrase “All men are created equal…”. (Note that the word “men” is not capitalized in the Declaration, although Brooks capitalized...

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