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Apply Now for Parks and Recreation Summer Jobs — February 7, 2019

OBrien String Trio Up Next at City Cabaret 2019 — February 4, 2019

 

City Cabaret 2019 will feature the OBrien String Trio at its next concert on Sunday, February 10 at 3 p.m..

The OBrien String Trio is a classical string trio, which plays everything from “Bach to Broadway.” The trio consists of Kate O’Brien on the violin, Lydia Leizman on the viola, and Corinne Cunha on the cello. The group will play a variety of music, including classical, and Kate O’Brien’s original arrangements of popular, ethnic and fiddling styles.

The OBrien String Trio concerts are designed for all ages, especially excellent for families, and feature a combination of many styles of music.

All City Cabaret concerts are held in the City of Groton Auditorium at 295 Meridian Street in the City of Groton on Sundays at 3:00 p.m., once each month January through March. The City Cabaret concert series is co-sponsored and co-produced by Groton Utilities and the City of Groton Parks and Recreation Department.

Whisky, Wine and Coke will close out the season with a performance on March 10, 2019.

Dessert, coffee and bottle water will be available for purchase from the Fitch High School Alcohol and Drug Free Party Committee. The concerts are free. No alcohol is allowed. The concert info line is (860) 446-4129.

Stormwater Management Plan – Notice of Review — January 31, 2019

Notice of Review of the Annual Report for
The City of Groton Stormwater Management Plan

The Stormwater Management Plan (SWMP) for the City of Groton was developed to meet the requirements of the Connecticut Department of Energy & Environmental Protection (DEEP) General Permit for the Discharge of Stormwater from Small Municipal Separate Storm Sewer Systems (MS4s), issued January 20, 2016 and effective July 1, 2017.

An Annual Report summarizing the progress made implementing the SWMP during 2018 will be available for the 30-day public review period beginning February 15, 2019. At that time, we will be soliciting questions and comments from the public. The public review and comment period will end March 16, 2019.

You will be able to view a copy of the Annual Report and the SWMP at:

http://cityofgroton.com/government-services/departments/public-works/engineering/phase-ii-stormwater-permitting-plan/

or the City Clerk’s Office during regular business hours at 295 Meridian Street in Groton during regular hours, Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Questions and comments can be directed to:
City of Groton Public Works Department
295 Meridian Street, Groton, CT 03640
Monday through Friday, 7:00 AM to 3:00 PM
860.446.4127
umryszt@cityofgroton-ct.gov

MLK Holiday Trash Pick-up Schedule — January 14, 2019

Due to the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday all trash and recycling normally picked up on Monday, January 21st will instead be picked up on Tuesday, January 22nd.

Wastewater Cost of Service Presentation — December 18, 2018

Christmas Tree Pickup Schedule — December 17, 2018

Christmas Tree Pickup will be picked up on:

  • Wednesday, December 26, 2018
  • Wednesday, January 2, 2019
  • Wednesday, January 9, 2019
  • Wednesday, January 16, 2019
  • Wednesday, January 23, 2019

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The rest of the collection schedule can be found on the Public Works Collection Schedule page.

Holiday Trash and Recycling Pick-Up Schedule — 

Christmas Day Holiday trash and recycling collections will be picked up on Wednesday, December 26, 2018

New Year’s Day Holiday trash and recycling collections will be picked up on Wednesday, January 2, 2019.

For all City of Groton pick-up schedules go to the Collection Schedules page.

Resident Parking Application — December 11, 2018

CITY OF GROTON RESIDENT PARKING APPLICATIONS FOR 2018

City of Groton Ordinance #215 approved July 5, 2016

Residents of certain streets within the City of Groton are allowed to park in posted areas by displaying a residential parking sticker on the vehicle. Parking stickers are valid during the calendar year and are renewable by January 1st each year by providing the Police Department with an updated Application for Resident Parking form.

 

The Application for Resident Parking form is available at the link below:

Application for Resident Parking

It may also be picked up at the Police Department Dispatcher Desk

The application must be returned to the Police Department for approval by December 29, 2018.

 

Once approved, the parking sticker will be placed on the vehicle by a representative of the Police Department. The one-time cost is $20 for new applicants and no charge for renewals.

Residental Parking Permit Types and Locations:

RESIDENTIAL PARKING PERMITS: ALLEN ST, BAKER AVE, CHAPMAN ST, CUTLER ST, DENISON AVE, ELDERKIN/WEST ELDERKIN AVE, FOREST ST, GEORGE AVE, HAMILTON AVE, HIGH ST, HYNES AVE, LATHAM ST, LEDYARD AVE, MORSE AVE, PLEASANT ST, SLOCUMB TERR

RESIDENT ONLY PERMITS and Visitor Passes: (Only residents of these streets are permitted to park on the following streets and are allowed a designated number of visitor passes.) CENTRAL AVE, MEECH AVE, NICHOLAS AVE, SHORE AVE (FROM TYLER AVE TO #212 SHORE AVE), TRITON PL, TYLER AVE

Please address questions to the City of Groton Police Department Records Division at 860-446-4180.

City Cabaret Announces 2019 Schedule — November 2, 2018

Come hear the music play!  The schedule for City Cabaret 2019 has been finalized.  The fourteenth season kicks off in January.

All City Cabaret concerts are held in the City of Groton Auditorium at 295 Meridian Street in the City of Groton on Sundays at 3:00 p.m., January through March.

The City Cabaret concert series is co-sponsored and co-produced by Groton Utilities and the City of Groton Parks and Recreation Department.

The Mass-Conn-Fusion Duo will kick off the City Cabaret 2019 season on Sunday, January 13.  The Duo pairs the up-right bass, played by Jim Healy, with saxophone, played by Liz Roberts. This unique combination separates them from the crowd. “All styles of music are fair game from Take 5 to Maroon 5,” the Duo says.  “We enjoy bringing a sense of humor and a touch of class to all we do.”

The OBrien String Trio will be featured February 10. The classical string trio plays everything from “Bach to Broadway.” The trio consists of Kate O’Brien on the violin, Lydia Leizman on the viola, and Corinne Cunha on the cello. The group will play a variety of music, including classical, and Kate O’Brien’s original arrangements of popular, ethnic and fiddling styles.

Whisky, Wine and Coke will perform on March 10. The band is a musical trio with two lead singers, Renee Morehouse and Dave Warner, along with guitarist Dean Cardinale.  In addition to the Coyote River Band set list, the trio does cover songs by The Beatles, Carly Simon, James Taylor, The Eagles, Etta James and much more.

Dessert, coffee and bottle water will be available for purchase from the Fitch High School Alcohol and Drug Free Party Committee.

The concerts are free. No alcohol is allowed. The concert info line is (860) 446-4129.

Municipal Electric Consumer Advocate – Public Forum — September 12, 2018

As you may be aware, Connecticut Public Act 17-73 requires that the Municipal Electric Consumer Advocate convene an annual public forum on the second Wednesday in October, “for the purpose of describing the recent activities of the Municipal Electric Consumer Advocate and receiving feedback from consumers.”   That forum will  be held on October 10, 2018, at 7:30 pm, at the headquarters of the Connecticut Municipal Electric Energy Cooperative, 30 Stott Ave, Norwich, CT.

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