Letters

     On Friday, September 8, 2017, the Town of Groton was rocked to its core by an act of inconceivable violence.  As you can imagine, an incident of this magnitude and subsequent investigation called for all hands on deck and around the clock extra coverage for days on end    An incident of this...
To the Editor,       As we enjoy a beautiful day here in Groton, one of our crews is near Fort Lauderdale preparing to board a barge for St Thomas. We are part of a caravan with 15 line trucks heading to the North and East side of St. Thomas.     That region still has no electric service and we...
Dear Editor,      The Union Congregational Church acknowledges and thanks the businesses and individuals who so graciously donated to this year’s Harvest Fair Silent Auction.  All proceeds from the Fair will be donated to services supporting the homeless community.        Alex & Kristin Ansted...
To the Editor:      Crickets. Crickets is what I heard in response to a letter I sent in June to the BoS regarding the controversial and town-dividing “All are Welcome” markers voted on at the spring Town Meeting.    My letter proposed a compromise.   Markers yes, because that is what Town Meeting...
Dear Editor:       I’d like to announce that I am running for State Representative in 2018 as an independent with no party affiliation.    My areas of interest are resolving and reacting responsibly to the opioid epidemic and using some structured open government mechanisms to achieve better...
To The Editor,    I would like to thank the many volunteers who helped open the Prescott School Community Center for programming September 18, 2017.  The summer was a flurry of activity as we worked in two short months to negotiate a lease, find instructors for fifteen diverse course offerings  ...
To the Editor,       The controversy surrounding the “All Are Welcome” markers has clearly exposed divisions in Groton. Much of the responsibility for this divisiveness has been attributed to those opposed to the Selectmen’s endorsement of and financial support for the wording on the markers.     ...
To the Editor:      It is exciting to see the Prescott School Community Center is open for business!   We have so much to be proud of in Groton, from our school sports teams to our beautiful landscape, and now we can add this wonderful new gathering space in the center of town to the list.    It is...
To the Editor:       Hat’s off to the Friends of Prescott. Their time, energy and effort finding us a way to keep one of our town’s best looking gems is truly appreciated.      The Friends have worked for years and have had many hurdles to overcome. It now seems they are on the way to developing a...
Dear Editor:      October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. This annual observance increases awareness of the disease, and helps raise funds for scientific research into its cause, prevention, diagnosis, treatment and cure.    According to the American Cancer Society, about one in eight...

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