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Do you have an expectation of privacy when you exchange email with a selectman?

  • Yes, I do. (25%, 10 Votes)
  • Don't know / need more info. (13%, 5 Votes)
  • No, I don't. Emails are public. (62%, 25 Votes)

Total Voters: 40

Start Date: December 19, 2014 @ 8:54 am
End Date: December 26, 2014 @ 8:54 am

The Selectmen are forming a Charter Review Committee to consider changes to the charter. Town Manager Mark Haddad, a nonresident town employee, has asked to be appointed as a member. Good idea?

  • No, bad idea. A conflict of interest and the Town Charter should be crafted by residents. (85%, 115 Votes)
  • Not sure / need more information. (6%, 8 Votes)
  • Yes. It's a good idea. (9%, 13 Votes)

Total Voters: 136

Start Date: November 4, 2014 @ 10:11 am
End Date: November 11, 2014 @ 11:59 pm

What should the town do with the Prescott School building?

  • Accept Gregg Yanchenko's pending plan and sell the building for business use, with some public cooperative use. (26%, 14 Votes)
  • Allow the Groton-Dunstable Regional School District to continue its lease for administrative offices and storage. (9%, 5 Votes)
  • Develop a community center, possibly with an arts emphasis. (11%, 6 Votes)
  • Use it as the base for a new Senior Center, possibly with other uses. (9%, 5 Votes)
  • Develop it as mixed use or residential housing. (2%, 1 Votes)
  • School offices AND community / arts center (39%, 21 Votes)
  • None of the above... (4%, 2 Votes)

Total Voters: 54

Start Date: October 10, 2014 @ 11:52 pm
End Date: October 18, 2014 @ 5:49 pm

Last year, Town Meeting approved ~$70K as the first of three year's payments for mosquito spraying. This spring, the allocation was reversed. Now, a surplus could restore it. Should it be?

  • Yes -- mosquito control should be reinstated (57%, 34 Votes)
  • Don't know -- need more information (7%, 4 Votes)
  • No (36%, 22 Votes)

Total Voters: 60

Start Date: September 19, 2014 @ 3:26 pm
End Date: September 26, 2014 @ 11:59 pm

Are Groton's streets and roads safe for pedestrians and bicyclists?

  • Yes, they're fine. (2%, 2 Votes)
  • Most are OK. (6%, 6 Votes)
  • Maybe -- not sure. (1%, 1 Votes)
  • We're a small town in a rural area. Safety isn't great, but adequate. (7%, 7 Votes)
  • Not very. If you're not in a car, you need to be vigilant. (46%, 44 Votes)
  • No, they're not. (38%, 33 Votes)

Total Voters: 95

Start Date: July 21, 2014 @ 1:26 pm
End Date: July 28, 2014 @ 12:26 am

Do you think you have enough information to make an informed decision about the Northeast Energy Direct pipeline project?

  • Yes, I think I know the issues well. (34%, 15 Votes)
  • Almost -- I'm still learning things. (20%, 9 Votes)
  • Not sure -- there's a lot of conflicting information out there. (11%, 5 Votes)
  • Not yet. The current preliminary proposal is too preliminary. (27%, 12 Votes)
  • No, I'm still gathering information. (8%, 3 Votes)

Total Voters: 44

Start Date: June 24, 2014 @ 6:13 pm
End Date: July 1, 2014 @ 12:13 am

Do you think The Groton Line should publish editorials -- opinion and comment on local issues?

  • Yes -- we need another editorial voice in Groton (73%, 38 Votes)
  • Not sure / I don't care (6%, 3 Votes)
  • No (21%, 11 Votes)

Total Voters: 52

Start Date: May 23, 2014 @ 3:47 pm
End Date: May 30, 2014 @ 12:00 am

 

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