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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.


PHONE SCAM ALERT

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.


Summer in the City

Summer in the City 2015 promoted more than 125 events and activities in the City, mostly organized by civic and non-profit entities, and mostly free. For more information, please view our Power Point here.


City Cabaret Celebrates Its Eleventh Concert Season

GROTON - The schedule for City Cabaret 2016 has been finalized. The eleventh season kicks off in January.
Read the full press release here.


High Society Plays Next at City Cabaret 2016

GROTON - High Society, a unit of the Westerly Band, will be featured next at City Cabaret 2016 now in its eleventh season.
Read the full press release here.

SCORE To Host Free Workshop On "How Connecticut Can Help You Grow Your Business"

Old Saybrook, Conn. ~ The Southeastern Connecticut chapter of SCORE, a nonprofit association dedicated to the success of small businesses, will present a free Small Business Workshop on "How Connecticut Can Help You Grow Your Business." Learn about an abundance of programs and services for small businesses.
For more inforation, click here.


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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
2/1/2016 7:20 PM (WPCA) Regular Meeting
AGENDA 02012016 WPCA.pdf
 
2/1/2016 7:30 PM
 
(Mayor & Council) Mayopr & Council Agenda
2-1-16.pdf
 
2/3/2016 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
 
(Economic Development Commission) Economic Development Commission Monthly Meeting
Regular Monthly EDC meeting
 
2/4/2016 7:00 PM
 
(Eastern Point Historic District Commission ) EPHDC Cancellation Notice
2-4-16 Cancellation.pdf
 
2/8/2016 5:30 PM
 
Council Group I Committees Cancellation
2-8-16 Cancellation.pdf
 
2/8/2016 5:30 PM
 
Council Group II Committees Cancellation
2-8-16 Cancellation.pdf
 
2/10/2016 7:00 PM
 
(Beach and Parks Committee) Beach and Parks Committee Agenda
Feb 2016.pdf
 
2/11/2016 6:30 PM
 
(Harbor Management Commission) Harbor Management Commission

 
2/16/2016 7:15 PM
 
(Freemans meeting) Special Freeman's Meeting Agenda
Bond reauthorization 2-8-16.pdf
 
2/16/2016 7:30 PM
 
(Mayor & Council) Meeting Agenda
2-16-16.pdf
 
2/17/2016 7:30 PM
 
(Planning and Zoning Commission) Regular Monthly Meeting of P&Z
Regular meeting of the Commission02-17-16 agenda.pdf02-17-16 agenda.pdf
 
2/23/2016 7:30 PM
 
(Zoning Board of Appeals) ZBA Meeting

 
2/24/2016 10:00 AM
 
(Commission meeting) Groton Utilities Commission Meeting

 
The City of Groton will be closed on Monday, February 15, 2016 for President's Day.

For a list of all of the Holiday Closings, please click here.

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