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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/.

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.

Holiday Festival

Date: Thursday, December 3, 2015
Time: 6:00 PM
Location: City of Groton Municipal Building
View the Holiday Flyer 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
11/2/2015 7:20 PM (WPCA) WPCA Regular Meeting
AGENDA 110215 WPCA.pdf
11/2/2015 7:30 PM
(Mayor & Council) Meeting Agenda
11/3/2015 7:00 PM
(Conservation Commission) Conservation Commission Cancellation Notice
11-3-15 Cancellation.pdf
11/4/2015 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
(Economic Development Commission) Economic Development Commission Monthly Meeting
Regular Monthly EDC meeting11-4-2015 agenda.pdf10-7-2015.pdf
11/5/2015 7:00 PM
(Eastern Point Historic District Commission ) EPHDC Cancellation Notice
11-5-15 Cancellation.pdf
11/9/2015 5:15 PM
(Group I Public Works Committee) Council Group I PW Committee Agenda
11-9-15 Sp PW.pdf
11/9/2015 5:15 PM
(Group I Public Safety Committee) Council Group I PS Committee Agenda
11-9-15 PS.pdf
11/9/2015 5:15 PM
(Group I economic Development Committee) Council Group I ED Committee Cancellation
11-9-15 ED Cancellation.pdf
11/9/2015 7:30 PM
(Group II Community Development Committee) Council Group II CD Committee Cancellation
11-9-15 CD Cancellation.pdf
11/9/2015 7:30 PM
(Group II Finance Committee) Council Group II Fin Committee Cancellation
11-9-15 F cancellation.pdf
11/9/2015 7:30 PM
(Group II Parks and Recreation Committee) Council Group II PR Committee Cancellation
11-9-15 PR Cancellation.pdf
11/11/2015 7:00 PM
(Beach and Parks Committee) Beach and Parks Committee Meeting Cancelled - Nov
Nov 2015.pdf
11/16/2015 11:30 AM
(Commission meeting) Bozrah Utilities Commission SPECIAL Meeting
Bozrah Utilities Commission SP AGENDA 111615.pdf
11/16/2015 7:30 PM
(Mayor & Council) Mayor & Council Agenda
11/17/2015 7:30 PM
(Planning and Zoning Commission) Regular Monthly Meeting of P&Z
Regular meeting of the Commission
11/17/2015 7:30 PM
(Planning and Zoning Commission) Planning & Zoning Commission Meeting Cancelled

11/18/2015 10:00 AM
(Commission meeting) Groton Utilities Commission Meeting
Groton Utilities Commission AGENDA 111815.pdf
11/23/2015 7:30 PM
(Committee of the Whole agenda) COW Agenda
11/24/2015 7:30 PM
(Zoning Board of Appeals) ZBA Cancellation Notice
11-24-15 Cancellation.pdf
The City of Groton will be closed on Thursday, November 26 and Friday, November 27, 2015 for the Thanksgiving Holiday.

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

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