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Public Notice - City of Groton Real Estate for Sale

Property location: 640 Long Hill Road, Groton, CT
Appraised value: $35,000 by an independent appraisal. A copy of the appraisal is available for review at www.cityofgroton.com or the Mayor's office.
Public viewing: June 30, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. at the property location.
Purchase proposals must include: proposed purchase price, the proposed site development of the property (including a sketch), the anticipated improvement costs and a schedule of the completion of the improvements, to the extent available.
Sealed proposals are to be delivered to the Office of the Purchasing Agent, 295 Meridian Street, Groton, CT 06340, until 11:00 A.M on July 20th 2016, at which time they will be publicly opened and read aloud. The City of Groton reserves the right to refuse any and all proposals received for the property.

Read the appraisal here.

Mass-Conn Fusion Next Up for Concerts in the Park 2016

GROTON - The sounds of the band Mass-Conn Fusion will be featured next at Concerts in the Park 2016 on Friday, June 24, 2016 at Washington Park in the City of Groton.

Read the full Press Release.

New Sanitation and Recycling Schedule as July 5th

The City of Groton will be switching over to once a week sanitation pickup beginning July 5, 2016. As almost all routes have been affected, including recycling, please refer to the links below to determine your newly scheduled day.

Click here to access the new Sanitiation Pickup map
Click here to access the new Recycling Pickup map

Zoning Regulations / Subdivision Regulations

The Planning and Zoning Commission has been working for the past year on updating the land use regulations. The drafts are available to the public for review and comment.

Click here to access the Draft Revised Zoning Regulations
Click here to access the Draft Revised Subdivision Regulations

City of Groton Online Parking Ticket System

The City of Groton now has the ability to accept parking ticket payments online through the following link: https://www.parkingticketpayment.com/groton.

There is a $3.50 convenience fee in addition to the fine to use this service.


Groton Utilities is repeating a warning to customers about a phone scam from callers claiming to represent Groton Utilities and/or the City of Groton. These callers are asking for payment on the phone in order for you to avoid utility service termination. The callers target local businesses and ask the business owner to make a payment directly with the caller.

If you receive such a call please ask for the caller's name and number and call them back to verify that the call is indeed from Groton Utilities. Please do not give financial information to anyone on the phone before assuring that the call is legitimate. If you are unsure at all simply call GU at 860-446-4000 to verify the legitimacy of a call.

Jacqueline B. Nixon Community Service Award Deadline on July 1st

GROTON - The application deadline for the Jacqueline B. Nixon Community Service Award is July 1st. The purpose of the award is to honor a member of the community who has contributed his or her time, energy and resources to make the community a better place in which to live and work.

Read the full Press Release
Jacqueline B. Nixon Community Service Award Nomination Form

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Located midway between New York City and Boston on the I-95 corridor, the City of Groton offers a rich mixture of shoreline living, New England history, and recreational activities. Bounded by the Thames River and Long Island Sound, this small community, is a great place to live, work, and play.

Residents and visitors enjoy a variety of recreational and historic activities. The City maintains Washington Park, which contains baseball and softball fields, tennis and basketball courts, a fitness trail, children's playground, picnic pavilions and ample room for outdoor concerts and family play. On its southern tip, Eastern Point Beach provides a beautiful location to enjoy the waters of Long Island Sound. Fort Griswold Battlefield State Park, Connecticut's only extant Revolutionary War battle site, offers visitors a rare visit to an earthwork fort. Throughout the year, Residents and visitors alike enjoy a calendar filled with recreational activities.

The City has a strong employment base. Its two major employers are Electric Boat, the designer and builder of our nation's submarines, and Pfizer, which maintains a premier research and development campus within the City. Small businesses find a healthy climate for development in the City, and the City welcomes the opportunity to work with entrepreneurs who choose to locate in our community.

The City of Groton is a great place for families to grow. Our Parks and Recreation Department offers quality programs. Educational options include the Groton Public Schools, Sacred Heart School, the Marine Science Magnet High School, and the Avery Point campus of the University of Connecticut. The City offers diverse housing opportunities to accommodate a variety of tastes and budgets.

Municipal services make the City of Groton an excellent choice for residents and businesses. The City of Groton was recently named one of the ten safest communities in Connecticut by Movoto Real Estate. City-provided services include highway and roadside maintenance as well as sanitation and sewer services. Groton Utilities, a department of the City, provides quality electric and water services at competitive rates.

Whether you're visiting or staying for a lifetime the welcoming atmosphere and sense of community will make you feel right at home.

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Date/Time Event
6/1/2016 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM (Economic Development Commission) Economic Development Commission Monthly Meeting
Regular Monthly EDC meeting05-4-2016 draft minutes.pdf06-01-2016 EDC agenda.pdf
6/2/2016 7:00 PM
(Eastern Point Historic District Commission ) EPHDC Cancellation Notice
6-2-16 Cancellation.pdf
6/6/2016 7:00 PM
(Annual Budget Agendas) Annual Budget Meeting Agenda
Budget June 6 2016.pdf
6/6/2016 7:20 PM
(WPCA) Regular Meeting
AGENDA 06062016 WPCA.pdf
6/6/2016 7:30 PM
(Mayor & Council) Mayor and Council Agenda
6/7/2016 7:30 PM
(Conservation Commission) Conservation Commission Agenda
6/8/2016 7:00 PM
(Beach and Parks Committee) Beach and Parks Committee Agenda
June 2016.pdf
6/9/2016 6:30 PM
(Harbor Management Commission) Harbor Management Commission

6/9/2016 6:30 PM
(Harbor Management Commission) Harbor Management Commission Cancellation Notice
6-9-16 Cancellation.pdf
6/13/2016 7:30 PM
(Group I Economic Development committee) Council Group I EDC Cancellation Notice
6-13-16 ED Cancellation.pdf
6/13/2016 7:30 PM
(Group I Public Safety Committee) Council Group I PSC Cancellation Notice
6-13-16 PS Cancellation.pdf
6/13/2016 7:30 PM
(Group I Public Works Committee) Council Group I PWC Cancellation Notice
6-13-16 PW Cancellation.pdf
6/13/2016 7:30 PM
(Group II Community Development Committee) Council Group II CDC Cancellation Notice
6-13-16 CD Cancellation.pdf
6/13/2016 7:30 PM
(Group II Finance Committee) Council Group II FC Cancellation Notice
6-13-16 F Cancellation.pdf
6/13/2016 7:30 PM
(Group II Parks and Recreation Committee) Council Group II PRC Cancellation Notice
6-13-16 PR Cancelled.pdf
6/20/2016 7:00 PM
(Group I Economic Development committee) Council Group EDC Special Agenda
6-20-16 Sp ED.pdf
6/20/2016 7:30 PM
(Mayor & Council) Mayor & Council

6/20/2016 7:30 PM
(Mayor & Council) Mayor and Council Agenda
6/21/2016 7:30 PM
(Planning and Zoning Commission) Regular Monthly Meeting of P&Z
06-21-16 agenda.pdf
6/22/2016 9:00 AM
(Commission meeting) SPECIAL Bozrah Utilities Commission Meeting
Bozrah Utilities Commission SP AGENDA 062216.pdf
6/22/2016 10:00 AM
(Commission meeting) Groton Utilities Commission Meeting
Groton Utilities Commission AGENDA 062216.pdf
6/27/2016 7:30 PM
(Committee of the Whole agenda) Committee of the Whole Agenda
6/28/2016 7:30 PM
(Zoning Board of Appeals) ZBA Meeting

6/28/2016 7:30 PM
(Zoning Board of Appeals) ZBA Cancellation Notice
6-28-16 Cancellation.pdf
The City of Groton will be closed on Monday, July 4, 2016 for Independence Day.

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