Spring cleaning is in the air! On Saturday, April 30 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m., stop by Groton Police Station to dispose of any unwanted, unused, or expired prescriptions and over- the-counter pharmaceuticals. Let’s keep our water sources and landfills clean by properly disposing of the medication that are just hanging around in our medicine cabinets at home! Drive through and drop off at the Groton Police Department at 99 Pleasant Street. No Sharps Please
Week of April 4
During the week of April 4, dispatch answered 1122 calls for service. The following is a summary of just a few of those calls.
Police officers responded to 11 abandoned 9-1-1 calls; all ended up being accidental dials on cell phones. The police department investigated 4...
Week of March 28
During the week of March 28, dispatch answered 1157 calls for service. The following is a summary of just a few of those calls.
Police officers responded to 14 abandoned 9-1-1 calls; all ended up being accidental dials on cell phones. The police department investigated 3...
Town Manager Mark has reported that “All town employees met the deadline of the 31 to secure their booster shot. All but one received the booster and that employee was granted a two-week extension due to family issues.”
Town Manager Mark Haddad, following up on The Select Board's request regarding PFAS testing for the town’s recreational fields, advised the Board that the Park Department will have testing done at the two playing fields at Cow Pond, one at Cutler Field and one at Woitowicz Field. He added there...
The voter registration deadline for the April 30 Town Meeting and May 24, 2022 Town Election is Friday April 8 at 8:00 PM (midnight if registering online at the Secretary of State’s website). Please contact the Town Clerk at 978-448-1100 or firstname.lastname@example.org if you have questions about...
Week of March 21
During the week of March 21, dispatch answered 1155 calls for service. The following is a summary of just a few of those calls.
Police officers responded to 13 abandoned 9-1-1 calls; all ended up being accidental dials on cell phones.
The police department...
Groton Animal Control responded to 21 calls in March:
Dog bite: 1
Dog fights: 2
Loose dogs: 8
Barking dogs, 2
Aggressive dogs: 1
Geese trespassing: 1
Coyote attacks: 2
In Groton, we are allowed to have poultry and...
Town Manager Mark Haddad announced the proposed operating budget for 2023 and the subsequent impact it will have on taxes:
• Final Levy Used is $39,010,905 which is an increase of $2,712,821 over 2022 or a 7.47 percent increase.
• Final Tax Rate is $18.36 per thousand dollars of valuation...
Hghly Pathogenic Avian Flu has been detected in New England. This can be devastating to chickens, ducks and turkeys. It can be spread by migratory waterfowl to domestic and commercial birds.
USDA, MDAR and Mass. Farm Bureau all have informative websites on this disease and preventive...
Spring has sprung and when the snow melts away and people wander outside it exposes long forgotten piles of “stuff ” and abandoned/unregistered vehicles.
This is the time of year that the Building Dept and Board of Health receive the most complaints regarding untidy yards.