Letters

Dear Editor,  Everyone knows that summer is the height of tick season since we tend to find them crawling on our legs, or in our pets’ fur. However, recent studies have shown that ticks are striking more frequently in the winter than before. This is becoming a serious issue that needs to be...
To The Editor,        Some folks believe that Indian Hill Music got a deal on the permit fee and Indian Hill should now justify this decision.  What? Why? Indian Hill did not approve the permit fee. It is the Groton Board of Selectmen that approved the permit fee, but yet Indian Hill is made to...
To the Editor:          From the Massachusetts OML: The purpose of the Open Meeting Law is to ensure transparency in the deliberations on which public policy is based. Because the democratic process depends on the public having knowledge about the considerations underlying governmental action, the...
Dear Editor,     On November 18, 2017, Groton Community School hosted its 13th annual Groton Community Home Tour.  The event was, by all measures, a wonderful success, and we would like to take this opportunity to thank those who contributed to that success.     We are so grateful to the homeowners...
Dear Groton Board of Selectmen:      After hearing the most recent BoS meetings’ discussions regarding the use of executive session to determine the building permit fee for the IHM project, I would like to ask if our town is following the building permit fee regulations outlined by the state.    ...
To Barry Pease,      I want to express my appreciation for your motion last night to reverse the Groton BOS decision to send a letter to the AG. It takes courage and backbone to stand up to misinformation and misguided assumptions. I was glad to see you succeed in that effort.   Anna Eliot */
*/ [The following is a transcription of Alan Hoch’s comments addressing the Board of Selectmen at a public hearing concerning Mr. Hoch’s complaint alleging a violation of the Open Meeting Law. Mr. Hoch’s comments have been edited slightly for written publication.]   I filed my public open meeting...
Dear Editor,    Massachusetts House Bill H. 2091, Automatic Voter Registration, which is being promoted by Deborah Santoro and Margaret Scarsdale of Indivisible Nashoba, is not a good idea.  As the bill is written, it provides very little protection against voter registration fraud.  Indeed,...
Dear Editor: As Past Commander of the Laurence W. Gay Post of the American Legion, I would like to thank the participants and prize donors for their support of the American Legion’s 59th Annual Turkey Raffle.    This event was a great success and will help fund our community service projects such...
Dear Editor:     As Indian Hill Music’s Executive Director, Chief Operating Officer and member of the Audit Committee, we would like to address allegations that Carole and Art Prest benefit financially from Carole’s Board service.    As Chairman of the Board of Indian Hill Music, Carole Prest...

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