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To The Editor,    At the Select Board Meeting on Monday, March 18, 2019, I stated that the Groton Fire Department generally has received about 20 Fire/EMS calls per year between midnight and 6 a.m. I was referring to an informational chart distributed by the Fire Department Task Force at their...
To Town Manager Haddad & The Select Board,    First of all, I would like to thank you and The Board for the support they showed the department and the Chief last evening.  It has been a long road to get here, but I am glad we have come full circle on this issue.  Even though the process has...
Dear Editor,    As a scholar of Groton history, I would like to spread the word that the most historic property in town, the Lawrence Homestead at 44 Farmers Row, has been just placed on the market for the first time ever. This property has been owned by the Lawrence family since the 1780s, with...
To the Editor,    As medical costs continue to increase alarmingly, it is evident that our current health care system in Massachusetts needs to be changed. There is legislation currently in committee in the state legislature that addresses the problem, notably House Bill 1194 and Senate Bill 683...
Dear Editor:    Thanks to Robert Stewart at the Groton Herald for writing the article about West Groton Center (WGC). (See story page 3, August 17, 2018)     The article was thoughtful and reminded me how much my wife and I appreciated WGC when we lived “on the square” for about 11 years from mid-...
To The Editor,    I am coordinator for the Municipal Light Plant evaluation group for Massachusetts Climate Action Network. I am writing this letter to ask local ratepayers to encourage your local utility, Groton Electric Light Department, to become a clean energy leader.       Massachusetts ranks...
Dear Select Board Members, Over the summer, the Town embarked on a study of the Fire Department to determine the appropriate staffing levels based on the request of our Chief. At first the membership of the Department felt positive about this process and looked forward to an assessment sometime in...

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To The Editor,   The following is something I posted in the Facebook  social media site known as ‘Rotten In Groton.’    I thought it might be of interest to the readers of the Groton Herald because:  1. It is occurring in Groton. 2. It pertains to the protected class of disabled citizens.  3. It...
To the Editor,   Eight months ago, I was appointed to the Planning Board to fill a position vacated by John Giger who moved up to the Select Board.  His term that I filled expires this spring and thus requires me to now seek election by the voters.    This past Saturday, I stood outside the Groton...
To The Editor,    I've long believed that the Prescott is the unpolished jewel on Main Street. From the first I understood that its presence is more than historic, more than memories shared; it is the embodiment of this unique and important town that is on its way to becoming a small center of...

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