Special Notices

Groton’s annual Memorial Day observance will be held on Monday, May 29 and will consist of a parade with ceremonies at the Main Street Common, Old Burying Ground, Groton Cemetery, and Sawyer Common. As always the parade honors veterans of ALL wars, but this year’s special themes will be the 75th...
At the opening of their Monday night meeting, Town Manager Mark Haddad advised the Board of Selectmen that there was an issue with the town real estate tax payments that affected 152 residents who incorrectly received notices that their payments had not been received. “This is the first time this...
Selectmen and Town Manager Mark Haddad are looking for volunteers to fill the following recently open positions: Finance Committee, one three-year term; Personnel Board, one three-year term; Historic Districts Commission: one three- year term; Sargisson Beach Committee: one three-year term; Housing...

June Johnson brought Harlan the Gnome out of winter hibernation at her house to be placed, once again, somewhere on one of Groton Conservation Trust’s properties. There is a prize for the explorer who first discovers Harlan’s location. Photo by Steve Lieman

Harlan the Gnome has come out of his winter hibernation and is back on one of the 37 Groton Conservation Trust properties.  A prize awaits whoever can spot the elusive gnome.  Harlan has found a nice resting spot about 50 feet off the trail at the base of a large white pine.  He is nestled in ferns...
Groton Conservation Commission Administrator Takashi Tada was voted unanimously by the Board of Selectmen to become Groton’s new Land Use Director/Town Planner, effective July 1. Selected from an initial field of 19 applicants, Tada’s appointment to the position was endorsed by the Planning Board....
Is your child’s car seat installed correctly? Has it had a recall? Come to Groton Fire Station at 45 Farmer’s Row Sunday, May 21 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. to have your child’s car seat checked for free by GFD Firefighter McBrearty and GPD Officer Connori.
Groton Council on Aging and Groton Police Department will provide self-defense training with the Senior RAD Training, at the senior center, June 8, 15, 22 and 29 at 1 p.m. Offering awareness and defense strategies for older adults, this course is taught in a relaxed environment that is conducive to...
Annual Town Election will be May 16. If in doubt, check with Town Hall to confirm what precinct you are in, where to vote, and times polls open and close. Michael Vega, candidate for reelection to the Planning Board [see ballot specimen below] has informed Town Clerk Michael Bouchard that personal...
What do blueberries, and chocolate chips have in common? They can all be found in the different varieties of pancakes that will be cooked up at the Annual Memorial Day Pancake Breakfast held at historic Groton Grange #7, 8- Champney St., Monday, May 29, from 7:30 - 10:30 a.m., before the Memorial...
Groton Garden Club is holding its annual Plant Sale Saturday, May 13 from 8:30 to noon, rain or shine at the side of Town Hall. Featured are many, well-established perennials from members’ gardens, locally grown culinary herb plants, and club-made gifts for Mother’s Day. Experienced gardeners will...

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