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Michael Bouchard - Town Clerk
Town Hall, 173 Main Street
Groton, MA 01450

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The Town of Groton strives to provide our residents, businesses and visitors with quality municipal services delivered in an effective, professional manner. Quality of life is enhanced through collaborative planning, personal dedication and community involvement.


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About Groton
Groton, founded in 1655, has a population of 10,873 (2012 Town Census) and is located in the Nashoba Valley area in northwestern Middlesex County. The town is governed by Town Meeting. With an area of 32.54 square miles, Groton is the largest town in Middlesex County. There are 106 miles of plowed or maintained roads within the town. Town Hall is 320 feet above sea level and the highest elevation is at Chestnut Hills at 516 feet above sea level.


Town Hall Thanksgiving Hours - Posted 11/21/2017
Due to the Thanksgiving holiday Town Hall will close at 1:00 P.M. on Wednesday, November 22nd and will be closed on both Thursday and Friday following. Town Hall will resume regular hours on Monday November 27th.

Groton Woman’s Club’s Annual Greens Sale - Posted 11/14/17
Planning for the Groton Woman’s Club’s Annual Greens Sale on December 2nd is well underway as members having worked throughout the summer to prepare beautiful clusters and ribbons to decorate the wonderful variety of wreaths that are always a sellout. Held at the Williams Barn on Saturday, December 2nd from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., the sale will also feature boxwood trees, swags, centerpieces, kissing balls, ornaments, holiday cookies, and a raffle for a decorated antique sled along with very special handmade Quilt Raffle.

This is an extremely popular event and the variety of decorations is amazing…. Be sure to come early for the best selection. 

Proceeds from the Greens Sale go toward scholarship for students at Groton-Dunstable Regional High School and Groton students from Nashoba Technical High School and the Parker Charter School plus other women’s charitable organizations.

Summary of Votes for 2017 Fall Town Meeting First Adjourned Session- Posted 10/31/2017
The summary of votes has been released for the 2017 Fall Town Meeting First Adjurned Session. Click here to view them.

Summary of Votes for 2017 Fall Town Meeting Initial Session- Posted 10/26/2017
The summary of votes has been released for the 2017 Fall Town Meeting First Session. Click here to view them.

Volunteers Needed for the Master Plan Implementation Committee - Posted 9/12/2017
The Groton Planning Board is looking for volunteers to serve on a Master Plan Implementation Committee.  The Committee will assess our progress in achieving the objectives of the 2011 Master Plan.  Please click here for more information, or contact the Planning Board at (978) 448-1105.

Draft Municipal Operational Assessment Report - posted 9/8/17
The draft results from the Operational Assessment of Town Departments has been released and is available to view HERE. The draft report summarizes Town Departments and compares them to others towns used by the audit firm. The results are being review by the Municipal Audit Review Committee.

*Edited 9/10/17 to clarify that this report has not been accepted yet and is being reviewed by the Audit Committee still as a draft.

Medical Marijuana Site Suitability Maps - Posted 6/6/2017
As discussed at the June 5, 2017 Board of Selectmen's meeting, below are the Marijuana Site Suitablility Maps:

Site Suitability Map

Zoning Map Showing Industrial & General Business Districts

FY 2018 Town Manager's Budget
The Fiscal Year 2018 Town Manager's Operating Budget and 2018 Town Manager's Capital Budget have been released. These will be heavily referenced at upcoming Selectmen meetings and Finance Committee meetings as preparations are made for the Spring Town Meeting budget that residents will vote on.

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Visiting Town Hall

Certain departments in Town Hall have different hours, but in general, Town Hall is open Mondays, from 8am - 7pm; Tuesday through Thursday, from 8am - 4pm; and Friday from 8am - 1pm. Click here for a specific department's hours.

Groton Town Hall
173 Main Street
Groton, Massachusetts 01450