What Groton is Thinking — The Opinion Page

 

The Groton Line’s collection of Letters to the Editor, personal essays, editorials, blogs, and other opinion articles.

Dear Editor: “The Editor of The Groton Herald once again advances his narrative of an omnipotent town manager”

Dear Editor: “The Editor of The Groton Herald once again advances his narrative of an ...

Dear Editor, In last week’s editorial, the Editor of The Groton Herald once again advances his narrative of an omnipotent town manager who runs amok with no guidance or oversight from the Board of Selectmen. He also displays his confusion by referencing a citation, “Section 3-2-3 of the Groton Charter” which in fact is not more »

Guest Editorial: Does Groton Need a ‘Strong Town Manager Model” Administration?

Guest Editorial: Does Groton Need a ‘Strong Town Manager Model” Administration?

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.

Dear Editor: New Facilities and Long-Term Costs and Trends

Dear Editor: New Facilities and Long-Term Costs and Trends

I am excited that we have finally moved into our new facilities. During the moving process, I have received many comments. Most of them have been positive, but some of them have indicated a concern that our new facilities are going to result in higher rates for our customers.

Dear Editor: RE: The Data Scientist: Does Lost Lake Pay 40 percent more in taxes?

Dear Editor: RE: The Data Scientist: Does Lost Lake Pay 40 percent more in taxes?

I haven’t a clue as to what possessed John Ellenberger to write the article in the June 26, 2015 edition of the Groton Herald titled “The Data Scientist: Does Lost Lake Pay 40 percent more in taxes?”. Not only is his database off base but his “scientific” approach has no basis in reality.

Dear Editor: The School Committee is looking for three residents …

Dear Editor: The School Committee is looking for three residents …

The Groton-Dunstable Regional School Committee is looking for three residents of Groton or Dunstable to serve on the recently created Public Communications and Community Engagement Advisory Committee, along with three members of the School Committee and one representative of the school administration.

Dear Editor: Thank Goodness That’s Over!

Dear Editor: Thank Goodness That’s Over!

Contested elections are never easy. The good news is that they are always resolved and, with any luck, everything turns out for the better. This year we re-elected a Selectman and two School Committee representatives, and brought on a new member to the School Committee, all in contested elections. As a community we learned a more »

Dear Editor: I offer my gratitude to the town of Groton for electing me to serve a second term as Selectman

Dear Editor: I offer my gratitude to the town of Groton for electing me to serve a second term as ...

I offer my gratitude to the town of Groton for electing me to serve a second term as Selectman. I owe a great deal of thanks to many many people for making this happen, but above all I would like to thank each and every voter that came out last Tuesday and participated with their more »

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