Letters To The Editor

 
Dear Editor:  Say ‘No’ when asked to sign the recall petitions”

Dear Editor: Say ‘No’ when asked to sign the recall petitions”

To the Editor: I see reports that petitions are being circulated to recall 4 of our Selectmen. This is a mistake, a huge mistake, and I urge all voters to say “No!” when the petition is offered to them. This is not about any individual selectman; this is about us and our community. Of course more »

Dear Editor: Join Us For TADS Events This Spring

Dear Editor: Join Us For TADS Events This Spring

Dear Editor, On Tuesday, March 31, Teenage Anxiety and Depression Solutions (TADS) will host two exciting events featuring Claudia M Gold, MD. We’re also thrilled to be co-sponsoring the events with The Florence Roche-Boutwell PTA, The Groton Community School, The Children’s Center at Groton, and The Sunshine School. Dr. Gold is a pediatrician and author more »

Dear Editor, Stand Up; Speak Up; Stop Being a Silent Partner

Dear Editor, Stand Up; Speak Up; Stop Being a Silent Partner

Dear Editor, I would like to take this opportunity to explain my view of the recent discord on the Groton Board of Selectmen. Let me start by stating that this is my opinion as an individual and does not necessarily express those views of other members. The obvious reason to be a Selectman is to more »

Dear Editor: FinCom Is Still looking For A Charter Review Representative

Dear Editor: FinCom Is Still looking For A Charter Review Representative

Dear Editor, At our open meeting on March 3, the members of Groton’s Finance Committee voted to create a deadline of Tuesday, March 31, 2015 for anyone who is interested in becoming a member of the Charter Review Committee as our designee to come forward. This deadline will afford us an appropriate amount of time more »

Dear Editor: I Want To Set the Record Straight

Dear Editor: I Want To Set the Record Straight

Since announcing my candidacy for Groton Selectman I have been asked by many people what my background was. I have also heard from a few people incorrect perceptions about what I did while working in Washington, D.C. for sixteen years. The intent of this letter to the editor is to set the record straight as more »

Dear Editor: “My name is Marlena Gilbert and I am a candidate for the one year school committee seat”

Dear Editor: “My name is Marlena Gilbert and I am a candidate for the one year school ...

March 10, 2015 My name is Marlena Gilbert and I am a candidate for the one year school committee seat in the upcoming May election. I am also a tax payer & a parent of a child in the school district which makes me a highly invested candidate in both my son’s education as well more »

Dear Editor: “I respectfully request that Anna Eliot submit her resignation”

Dear Editor: “I respectfully request that Anna Eliot submit her resignation”

Dear Editor, While the snow banks don’t show it, Spring is only two and half weeks away. Spring is welcomed by almost all this year. It is time for green to reappear. It is a time for change from the cold and snowy depths of Winter. It is also time to remove one caustic underlying more »

Dear Editor: What Has Changed On Board Of Selectmen? Someone Stood Up and Said “No.”

Dear Editor: What Has Changed On Board Of Selectmen? Someone Stood Up and Said “No.”

Dear Editor, In a recent Letter to the Editor, the writer (Selectman Stuart Schulman — Ed.) observes that: “…our Board’s tendency toward disharmony began exactly, almost to the day, when … stepped down nearly 3 years ago.” and asks: “What’s changed?” To offer an appropriately concise response to an overly simplistic implication: What has changed more »

Dear Editor: Release The Emails

Dear Editor: Release The Emails

Dear Editor, The issue regarding the emails between (Selectman) Jack Petropoulos and Art Campbell (Editor of The Groton Line) has been kicking around for some time. I believe we need to get the matter behind us, and the best way to do that is to shine a light on it. It is my understanding that more »

Dear Editor: What’s Changed On The Board of Selectmen?

Dear Editor: What’s Changed On The Board of Selectmen?

The first Groton Board of Selectmen that I became aware of consisted of Bob Ricciardelli, Bob Hargraves, and Arthur Blackman. These men had disagreements, often emotional, but I don’t remember anyone opining that the Board was “dysfunctional”. The streets got plowed after a snowstorm, the bills got paid, the budget was balanced, and unexpected emergencies more »

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Cheers,
Art Campbell
Editor, The Groton Line