Special Notices

Groton Police Chief Donald Palma reminds residents that Winter Parking Regulations are now in effect. Article IV, Section 5 of the Town Bylaws prohibit parking on any public way for more than one hour between 1 a.m. and 6 a.m. from Nov. 15 to April 15, Offenders will be issued parking tickets. The...
Groton Animal Control reminds pet owners to license dogs before March 1. Proof of valid inoculation against rabies and distemper is required. If Animal Control picks up a dog with a current Groton registration, they will return the dog home one time only instead of taking the dog to the Town...
Groton Charter Review Committee will hold two public hearings on Wednesday, January 18 at Groton Town Hall, 173 Main Street, to solicit comments from town officials and town employees, as well as the public, on proposed changes to the Town Charter. One session is scheduled from10 a.m. to noon and...
State Fire Marshal Peter J. Ostroskey says, “Start the new year off right by promptly disposing of your Christmas tree. A dried out Christmas tree will ignite quickly and spread a fire very fast.” In Groton, Christmas trees may be disposed of at the Transfer Station for a fee starting at $5...
The Board of Selectmen ratified the appointment of Noah Paul as the Cable Production Assistant. They also ratified the appointment of Dan Patenaude to the Trails Committee.
The Groton Herald does not publish during the week between Christmas & New Years. We resume publishing with the Jan. 6, 2017 edition. We wish all our readers peace and prosperity in the New Year and offer our sincere thanks for your support.
With legalization of recreational and commercial marijuana now in effect in Massachusetts, Chief Donald Palma Jr. and the Groton Police Department would like to provide community members with guidelines as to what has changed and what is the same under the new law. Law enforcement agencies...
Groton is among 17 Massachusetts municipal utilities adding electric power from a new windfarm in Maine, increasing the amount of wind power owned or under contract by the Massachusetts Municipal Wholesale Electric Company (MMWEC) and its member utilities to 63.5 megawatts, enough to power more...
Following two meetings, many suggestions and lots of discussion, the Board of Selectmen adopted the following 14 goals for Fiscal Year 2017. The Board reduced the list from its original 24 proposed goals. •Develop Strategic Plan for the Town of Groton •Continue to improve communication with the...
Animal Control/Inspector George Moore said twelve raccoons have been put down for symptoms of distemper in Groton this year. Officer Moore added, “While rabies is still a major concern in the State, distemper is a bigger problem in Groton.” He added that distemper in an unvaccinated pet is nearly...

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