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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.


Fraud Alert

Some City of Groton residents have seen an increase in telephone and internet or computer based fraud especially against our senior citizens. If you are concerned about unsolicited email or a phone call claiming for example that you owe money to the IRS or some other entity, or warning you that your computer is at risk, please feel free to contact the City of Groton Police Department at 860-445-2451.

The Federal Trade Commission maintains an excellent web site with resources and information on many types of scams and identity theft. You may also register a complaint through their web site. Please take a moment to look at their site at the following link: http://www.consumer.ftc.gov/.


Jacqueline B. Nixon Community Service Award

Groton Utilities has announced that it is accepting nominations for the twelfth annual Jacqueline B. Nixon Community Service Award. 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.

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

Concerts in the Park 2015 Schedule Announced

Adobe PDF Document Concerts in the Park 2015 Schedule


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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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6/1/2015 7:00 PM (Annual Budget Agendas) Annual Budget Meeting Agenda
Budget June 1 2015.pdf
 
6/1/2015 7:20 PM
 
(WPCA) WPCA Regular Meeting
AGENDA 060115 WPCA.pdf
 
6/1/2015 7:30 PM
 
(Mayor & Council) Revised Mayor and Council Agenda
6-1-15 R.pdf
 
6/2/2015 7:30 PM
 
(Conservation Commission) Conservation Commission Cancellation Notice
6-2-15 Cancellation.pdf
 
6/3/2015 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
 
(Economic Development Commission) Regular Meeting
Regular Monthly EDC meeting
 
6/3/2015 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
 
(Economic Development Commission) Economic Development Commission Monthly Meeting
Regular Monthly EDC meeting05-6-2015.pdf6-3-2015 agenda.pdf
 
6/4/2015 7:00 PM
 
(Eastern Point Historic District Commission ) EPHDC Cancellation Notice
6-4-15 Cancellation.pdf
 
6/16/2015 7:30 PM
 
(Planning and Zoning Commission) Regular Monthly Meeting of P&Z
Regular meeting of the Commission
 
6/24/2015 10:00 AM
 
(Commission meeting) Groton Utilities Commission Meeting
Groton Utilities Commission AGENDA 052715.pdf
 
The City of Groton will be closed on Friday, July 3, 2015 for Independence Day.

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