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I am writing to urge Groton voters to help reelect Kathleen (Kathy) Lynch for Republican State Committeewoman in her newly-drawn Worcester and Middlesex district, which includes my hometown of Groton.    State committee members are elected to establish the policies and platform of the Massachusetts...
As temperatures descend in late autumn, our amazing seven species of native turtles have adapted ways, in their 220 million year evolution,  to survive harsh winters. Turtles are cold blooded (ectotherms) and go through a process known as brumation to survive months of cold weather. As the ambient...
This is to express my appreciation and thanks for the prompt and professional responses by the Groton Police Department, Fire Department, and Dept of Public Works to my 911 call .on Jan 30. My truck caught on fire while I was doing touch-up plowing on my driveway.    The emergency personnel...
I read with interest your letter to the Editor in this week’s Groton Herald.  In it, you stated that Marlena Gilbert “goes on to talk about other Towns facing overrides because of school budget issues”, and you state that she doesn’t have her facts straight.  You stated that “she states that...
One of the critical roles of a State Committee is to recruit candidates capable of winning their election while promoting the party's objectives. During the election cycles of 2022 and 2020, the State Committee and its local town committees failed in their mission in epic fashion. In every...
The T.R.E.A.D. Committee (Tax Relief for the Elderly and Disabled) is pleased to announce an extension for applications to April 1.  This has been made possible by an influx of donations from the community after the previous deadline of January 31.   T.R.E.A.D. is committed to provide assistance to...
The Town of Groton will be holding a brief informational meeting on February 26, 2024 at 5 p.m. at the Groton Center, 163 West Main Street, Groton, MA.    This meeting is a question-and-answer session focused on the Department of Environmental Restorations for the feasible study for the removal of...
Many people at Town Meeting will vote no against the budget article that requires override money because there have been too many overrides recently.    To stop it, go to Town Meeting on March 26th and vote NO. Then vote NO on the ballot override question at the polls on April 2nd.    Look at the...
In a recent letter published on February 15th in the Groton Herald by Ginger Vollmar, titled "Just say No," several inaccuracies regarding our town's financial situation were presented, necessitating clarification and a truthful presentation of the facts surrounding the proposed budget override...
This letter is in response to Marlena Gilbert’s article in the Feb. 9, 2024, edition of this paper entitled “Groton Officials Scrutinize School Budget & Employee Benefits in Town Budget Review”.  Marlena points out an area where the school district’s budget is out of whack with their “market...

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