Town Manager Mark Haddad describes Groton’s government as operating on a ‘Strong Town Manager Model.” This may or may not be technically true, but it seems an unfortunate description.
This editorial ran in The Groton Herald this week. It is reprinted here with Editor Russ Harris’s permission and encouragement and with the strong endorsement of The Groton Line editorial committee. — Ed. Other than voting for individual selectmen at the ballot box, voters have no voice in who the Board of Selectmen hires as more »
This editorial, by Russ Harris, co-editor of The Groton Herald, ran in that paper this week. It is reprinted here with his permission and encouragement and with the strong endorsement of The Groton Line editorial committee. — Ed. Even though every member of the Board of Selectmen deserves our thanks and respect for their service more »
Imagine our surprise when we opened The Groton Herald this week to see that it had devoted nearly a full page of its slim edition to an unsigned, misinformed attack editorial. Under the guise of what the piece called â€œcommunity journalism,â€ The Groton Herald managed to both attack the publication and staff of The Groton Line, yet never mention us or our online news site by name.
Letâ€™s set the record straight on a number of the editorialâ€™s points. First, we understand the impetus was their staffâ€™s fairly recent discovery that the paperâ€™s management had failed to follow basic business and technology standards.