ONLY place leaves in biodegradable paper bags, trashcans or cardboard boxes not larger than thirty-five (35) gallons.
Please do not sweep your leaves into the street or road. Leaves accumulate into the catch basins and clog them up creating drainage problems. Your help with this situation will be greatly appreciated.
Grass Clippings are no longer acceptable at the landfills – please compost or mulch grass clippings on your lawn. Do not blow grass clippings in the street – they accumulate into the catch basins and clog them up creating drainage problems. The City of Groton cannot take grass clippings with the leaf pickup or trash collection.
Place tree twigs or hedge trimmings in with regular trash.
Together we can all keep our City Beautiful!
The City of Groton is closed this Friday for the Good Friday holiday. For those who usually have their trash or recycling picked up on Friday, your pickup this week will be Thursday, April 1st.
Mayor Keith Hedrick has authorized the reopening of the City of Groton Municipal Building beginning on April 5, 2021. The building will be open Monday through Thursday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. The building will remain closed on Fridays.
In the meantime the building’s current hours are Monday, Tuesday and Thursday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
We have received concern regarding aggressive coyotes in the City, specifically near the golf course. Below is a summary of the CT Department of Energy and Environmental Protection web page on living with Coyotes.
Living with Coyotes: