Letters To The Editor

 
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 »

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 »

Dear Editor: To the Citizens of Groton — I Thank You

Dear Editor: To the Citizens of Groton — I Thank You

I must thank all of the citizens of Groton who voted for me for Selectman. I know many of you, but I certainly don’t know all of you and I am humbled that so many of you read and listened to my message for more civility in Town Government. I started as a relative unknown more »

Dear Editor: We strongly support Jack Petropoulos for re-election

Dear Editor: We strongly support Jack Petropoulos for re-election

We strongly support Jack Petropoulos for re-election to the Board of Selectmen. Jack has been labeled a troublemaker by some, including some of his fellow Selectmen. Like the young boy who spoke the honest truth in the fable of the Emperor’s New Clothes, Jack’s truth-telling is exactly what we, the citizens of Groton, need on more »

Dear Editor: Getting along is important, but we were not elected to join a club.

Dear Editor: Getting along is important, but we were not elected to join a club.

In reply to a recent letter to the Editor claiming my actions to be the source of the discord at the Board of Selectmen, and offering a tale to his neighbors of my “going to Planning Board” as an example, I would like to provide a bit of perspective: As a member of the Planning more »

Dear Editor: A Graphic View of Acrimony in Action in Town Hall

Dear Editor: A Graphic View of Acrimony in Action in Town Hall

Much has been made about a need to bring unity to our town government and to end the discord and bring harmony. Many commentators and observers have laid the blame for these conditions on Selectman Jack Petropoulos. The implication being that if Selectman Petropoulos is not re-elected, there will be harmony in our government. I more »

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Cheers,
Art Campbell
Editor, The Groton Line