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Dear Editor: Gone are the days when civilians and the military owned the same handmade guns that only shot one bullet before reloading. In fact, we didn't have a standing army when the Second Amendment was written. When a Uniform Militia was later formed, those who served, used their own guns....
Dear Editor:   Agriculture has been an important part of Groton since its founding. Groton Town Meeting adopted an article declaring the town of Groton as a "Right to Farm Community" and established the Agricultural Commission. The recent update to the Town's Master Plan encourages the growth of...
Dear Editors: Cooperative Elder Services, Inc., an adult day health and memory care program located at 8 West Main St., Groton, would like to thank Community Foundation of North Central Massachusetts and Greater Lowell Community Foundation for their generous contributions. The combined donation...
Dear Editor: I would like to answer telephone calls I received about town administration's plan to drop all regulations and zoning laws as they pertain to a farm. The question the calls raised seems to be, "Why would town administration do such a thing?" I can't speak for the administration, but I...
Dear Editor, Once again the school system is seeking funds not available under the levy limit and the discussion revolves around the impact on the tax rate, not what the increase will deliver to the students or what impact the new firehouse had on the tax rate. The amount of the one-year increase...
Dear Editor: Last week's headline in the Lowell Sun declared FinCom tries to clear up Country Club budget discrepancy and then quoted the Chairman of the FinCom who asserted "We're subsidizing people to get married..." I am writing to dispel the mistaken contention we are "subsidizing" weddings...
Dear Editor: Spring is here! Time to make your guess as to when the ice will be off Squannacook River Pond in West Groton harbor! Each guess will require a donation to Loaves and Fishes. We will have the Harbor Master make the official decision for the date the last iceberg leaves the pond....
Dear Editor: Regarding the Planning Board decision of March 14 to exempt all farms from zoning and special permits. State law 40A and Sec. 3 appears to exempt farms larger than five acres. Those below five acres are fully covered by all regulations. Unless the Planning Board changes the language...
Dear Editor, I would like to thank all the people who generously made fuel assistance donations to Friends of Groton Elders. These donations have been used to help senior residents that have run out their fuel assistance benefits through Community Teamwork, Inc.  As we all know, fuel costs are...
Dear Editor,   I am very happy to announce that Groton Senior Center has partnered with Loaves & Fishes Food Pantry in Devens and we are now a drop-off site for Loaves & Fishes donations. Loaves & Fishes is a wonderful organization that provides food and temporary support services to...

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