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 »
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 »
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 »
May 17, 2015 Dear Groton Residents: This letter is my endorsement of Jack Petropoulos in his bid for re-election as one of the Town of Groton’s Board of Selectmen. About a year ago, the Board of Selectmen of the Town of Groton formed the Pipeline Working Group, an official Groton committee charged with gathering information more »
It is without hesitation that I recommend Groton resident Marlena Gilbert for the one year School Committee seat. When I met Marlena approximately 4 years ago, I became fast friends with a friendly, confident, approachable and determined woman that is dedicated to her family, profession and community. Personally, as a 17 year educational professional as more »
To Whom It May Concern: As the Cub Master of Pack 12, West Groton, I have had the opportunity to work with Marlena Gilbert for the past several years. Initially, I was the Den Leader of the Den both of our sons are in. In the second year of Cub Scouts, the need for an more »
Dear Editor: As we head to the voting booth on Tuesday, May 19th, we have important decisions to ...
As we head to the voting booth on Tuesday, May 19th, we have important decisions to make. As a parent of children in the school district, I look for candidates that are favorable to both our town and our School District. While Selectmen do not make decision for the school system, they do exercise influence more »
Dear Editor: Based on my 25+ years of town government service I believe George Barringer to be the best candidate for Selectman. I have observed him to listen, and to consider, various points of view, and I believe he reaches a decision on a matter after due deliberation. He is respectful of those voicing opposing more »
As someone who participates and pays attention to town politics, I am often asked by my friends and neighbors to give my opinion. Many of these friends are extremely busy with kids, sports, work, etc. This is a fact of life in a community such as ours and time to read listen and talk is more »
Dear Fellow Residents, As a nine-year Groton resident, I am writing to endorse Marlena Gilbert for the Groton School Committee. I have known Marlena for several years, as our children are involved in Cub Scouts together. I have always been impressed with Marlena’s ability to manage three successful business while remaining active in our community. more »
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