Archive for the ‘News’ Category

Request for Quote – Lawn and Grounds Maintenance — January 19, 2021

COVID Update – District Residents 75 and Older Can Register for Vaccine — January 15, 2021

Trash/Recycling Pickup for MLK Day — January 12, 2021

Trash and/or recycling normally picked up on Monday, January 18th, will be picked up instead the next day after the holiday, Tuesday, January 19, 2021.

GU Electric Rate Structure Public Hearing Video — January 8, 2021

Groton Utilities is happy to announce that we have approved a new electric rate plan that will reduce electric bills for most GU customers in the coming year. Groton Utilities will maintain having one of the lowest rates in the state.

On Wednesday December 16th the Groton Utilities’ Commission agreed to move forward with an updated three (3) year rate track for all Groton Utilities (GU) rate payers. A public hearing held on January 4, 2021 via Zoom explaining the new rate structure is available for viewing below.


Christmas Tree Pickup – Every Wednesday — January 6, 2021

New Year Pop-up Farmers’ Market This Saturday — 

Our New Year Pop-up Market is Here!
Have you missed the weekly Farmers’ Market? We have missed you! We are excited to bring our Pop-up Farmers’ Markets once a month to the City of Groton. This is a great time to stock up on your favorite items in the New Year.

Our New Year Pop-up Market is this Saturday, January 9 from 10am-1pm in the City Municipal Building located at 295 Meridian Street in Groton. This event will take place indoors in the large auditorium. Masks are required to enter.

At the Market, you will find fresh produce, plants, organic coffee beans, breads, cupcakes, cookies, pies, scones, cannoli, infused olive oils and balsamic vinegar, sauces, locally-caught seafood, honey, chicken, beef, lotion, soap, lip balms, and more.

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Market Scoop

Come out and enjoy local food while shopping in our large indoor auditorium at the City of Groton Municipal Building at 295 Meridian Street. The New Year Pop-up Market will take place on Saturday, January 9 from 10am to 1pm.

    • Absolute Bearing Coffee Company – organic, fair-trade, fresh roasted coffee
    • Burnett’s Country Gardens – fresh produce
    • Delavignes Gourmet Foods – infused olive oils and balsamic vinegar
    • Holy Cannoli – hand-crafted cannoli
    • Pastries by Joyce – fresh baked pies
    • J+R Scallops – fresh seafood
    • Smith Acres LLC – fresh produce
    • Standish Brook Farm – fresh baked goods, bread, eggs, chicken
    • Traveling Italian Chef – specialty sauces including marinara, traditional, and vodka
    • Treatzles Pet Treats – all natural pet treats
    • Whisktopia – artisan cupcakes + cookies
    • Wholly Goat Farm – lotions, soaps, lip balm, honey, chicken + beef


We look forward to seeing you on Saturday!


Save the Dates
The City of Groton Farmers’ Market is excited to be hosting Farmers’ Market Pop-up events during our off-season! Save the date for second Saturdays November through March. Pop-ups will each have their own theme and will be held at the City of Groton Municipal Building at 295 Meridian Street (indoors!) from 10am to 1pm.

  • 1/9/2021 (New Year Market)
  • 2/13/2021 (Valentine Market)
  • 3/13/2021 (St. Patrick’s Day Market)


Interested in joining our Farmers’ Market Pop-ups as a vendor? We would love to talk with you! Email our Farmers’ Market manager at for more information



Thank you for Supporting Our Community During Covid-19

There is no higher priority to us than the safety of our shoppers and vendors. We are keeping the wellness of everyone in mind while also continuing to bring our community access to the food it needs and support the survival of our local farmers and small businesses.

At the Market, we will be following guidelines set out by the State of CT Department of Agriculture and Ledge Light Health District to do our part in keeping our community open and healthy.

Masks are required.
Extra spacing between vendor booths.
Social distancing will be marked both indoors and out.
Hand sanitizer is available throughout the Market.
We will be adhering to capacity limits set by the State of CT.

Notice of Public Hearing – BLP Electric Rate Revision (1/20/21) — December 26, 2020

Notice of Public Hearing – GU Electric Rate Revision (1/4/21) — December 21, 2020

Trash/Recycling Pick up Dates for Holiday Season — 

Due to the Christmas and New Years holidays the below changes to the trash and recycling pick up schedule will be in effect:

  • Friday, December 25, 2020 (Christmas Day Holiday) – trash or recycling normally picked up on this day will be picked up the day before on Thursday, December 24, 2020
  • Friday, January 1, 2021 (New Year’s Day Holiday) – trash and recycling normally pick up on this day will be picked up on the day before on Thursday, December 31, 2020


Citizens At Risk Database System Announcement — 

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