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We retired from Groton School in 2018 after 33 years of living (happily) in town. We show up now and then for a doc or dentist app't and always pick up the Groton Herald. The March 11 edition is on our coffee table and we are motivated to write and congratulate you on a terrific product. The...
My response to an article in the March 4, 2022 issue of the Nashoba Valley Voice is that I am in favor of keeping our Town's Seal as it is. It means more now than it ever did.      I am Val Prest from Highland Road in Groton. As a newspaper article by Anne O'Conner in the Nahoba Valley Voice...
Are you in favor of adding one million dollars to the cost of building the track affiliated with the new construction of the ele- mentary school? At Town Meeting, on April 30, there will be a Community Preservation Act (CPA) article proposing to add $1,000.000 to the bond to fund the reconstruction...
I grew up in a household that “didn’t see color.” Interestingly, at a gathering in that household, I recall once hearing from a guest, “What am I, black?” when this person realized that he/she would be getting the pot roast last.      I grew up in a predominantly white town, a bit like Groton....
We can argue all day as to which party is more racist than the other with little hope of persuading. However, most will agree that the fundamental civil rights issue of our day is giving disadvantaged children an education that will allow them to succeed and the understanding that they can...
Recently, there have been a number of fascist propaganda campaigns targeting Groton and Townsend (along with many other Massachusetts communities). These are being driven by "Patriot Front", a splinter group of Vanguard America which formed after the "Unite the Right" rally in Charlottesville, VA...
In the February 18 edition of the Groton Herald, there was an article about Affordable Housing at the Vicksburg Complex in Devens. In that article, there was a comment regarding the “Affordable Housing Summit.” The article stated that “While that summit failed to develop any realistic plan to...
Dear Groton Voters,   On occasion, I have received emails forwarded from Groton Select Board; however, I received several last weeks. This prompted me to share some information with those unfamiliar with how our regional school district and municipal governance function collaboratively but as...
The Groton Herald received the following letters about last week's front page story on the Flooid Power Company, which proposes an producing electricity with a free-standing rig that would be off-grid.   Skeptical But Curious   I am writing this letter in response to the front-page...
There's a wise saying in leadership: “Good policy is good politics”. In other words, leaders who improve the lives of their constituents are appreciated, sooner or later.Leaders who offe rno helpful policies but only manipulate their constituents to keep themselves in power, are unworthy of...

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