Local News for Groton, Connecticut


Invitation to Bid – 2020 Freightliner Outfitted Boom Truck

ONE (1) 2020 Freightliner M2 106 Outfitted Boom Truck with Altec Package (or Equal)Bid Number:GU-20-Q3Category:Open Bids Status:OpenDescriptionGroton Utilities will receive sealed bids at the Office of the Manager of Operations(or fill-in), Electric Division, 1240 Poquonnock Road, Groton, Connecticut 06340, until 1:00 P .M. prevailing time on May 5th, 2020 at which time they will be READ MORE.
Cold kayakers03/24/2020

Cold kayakers

Kayakers paddle along the cold waters of the Mystic River, as seen from Mystic River Park, as it lightly snowed on Monday. Read the rest of the article on theday.com READ MORE.

Playgrounds Closed to the Public

Due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak the City of Groton is closing it’s playgrounds to the public. Shared playground equipment is a ripe opportunity for the virus to linger for days while multiple people get exposed. This closure affects the playgrounds at Washington Park and Eastern Point Beach. Read the article on cityofgroton.com READ MORE.

Mystic Aquarium offering free online resources

Mystic Aquarium recently announced that it will release free online resources for families, including conservation-based STEM education program, downloadable coloring sheets and activities.At 11 a.m. each day, Facebook Live broadcasts from Mystic Aquarium feature different animal care professionals and various species. During the broadcast, viewers are encouraged to ask questions in the comments section. Following READ MORE.