May 122015
 
Dear Editor: "I am writing to you, the people of Groton, to let you know that I am supporting Jack Petropoulos."

I am writing to you, the people of Groton, to let you know that I am supporting Jack Petropoulos for re-election to the Board of Selectmen. With that in mind, I have been researching the background regarding the Personnel Board controversy. The following is what I have learned: 1. HISTORY The selectmen, with the recommendation more »

May 122015
 
Three Man Race For Lone Selectman's Seat

Three people are running for a single open seat on the Groton Board of Selectmen in the May 19, 2015 town election. Incumbent Jack Petropoulos is seeking his second three-year term. He is challenged by long-time Planning Board member and current Chair George Barringer and Art Prest, who serves on several town committees but has more »

May 122015
 
Dear Editor: Three Selectmen, Residents Write: "Please join us in supporting Art Prest for Selectman in Groton."

We want to go on record as endorsing Art Prest for Selectman in Groton. Art’s background, education, and experience will prove a welcome addition to the Board of Selectmen in Groton. Art’s proven ability to analyze a situation and provide insight, ideas, and advice has benefitted all citizens of Groton. His ability to work collaboratively more »

Apr 272015
 
2015 Spring Town Meeting Live Coverage -- Updated

Here’s a mix of live coverage, background, and reader comments on the 2015 Groton, Massachusetts Spring Town Meeting. The first session convenes Monday, April 27 at 7 p.m., and continues weekly for a second and possibly a third Monday.

Article 4, the citizen’s petition that put a nonbinding referendum on renewal of Town Manager Mark Haddad’s contract up for discussion is likely to dominate the first session on April 27.

Apr 262015
 
Who's Who On The Enemies List, Part 2
This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series Enemies List

This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series Enemies ListThis series is based on public records obtained by The Groton Line as well as interviews with some of those mentioned in those records. The records document exchanges between embattled Board of Selectman members and Town Manager Mark Haddad, whose actions have affected members more »

Apr 252015
 
Who's Who On The Enemies List, Part 1
This entry is part 1 of 2 in the series Enemies List

This entry is part 1 of 2 in the series Enemies ListThis series is based on public records obtained by The Groton Line as well as interviews with some of those mentioned in those records. The records document exchanges between embattled Board of Selectman members and Town Manager Mark Haddad, whose actions have affected members more »

Apr 232015
 
Four Corners Sewer Proposal Is Treading Water

The proposal to spur economic development around the Four Corners intersection of Routes 119 and 225 by extending a sewer line from Ayer down Sandy Pond road to junction still lacks support from existing businesses in Groton, has mixed support on the Groton Board of Selectmen, and hasn’t come up for discussion in Ayer Town more »