Local News for Groton, Connecticut


MADD recognizes Groton Police Department, officers

The Groton Police Police Department and two of its officers were recognized by Mothers Against Drunk Driving — Connecticut at its Law Enforcement Recognition Ceremony held Sept. 14 at Mohegan Sun Casino.Officers Anthony Lucero and Marvel Bennett were recognized for their enforcement efforts in the area of driving while intoxicated, and the department as a READ MORE.

Public Meeting Notice – DOT Route 349 Project

The Department of Transportation (Department) will conduct a Virtual Public Information Meeting concerning the proposed Road Diet Project (Roadway Reconfiguration) on Route 349 (Eastern Point Road) from Chester Street to Benham Road in Groton on Monday, October 5 at 6:00 p.m. The meeting will be live streamed via Microsoft Teams Live Event and YouTube Live. READ MORE.

Bill Memorial Library presenting StoryWalk

The Bill Memorial Library, 240 Monument St., Groton, is presenting its outdoor StoryWalk featuring two stories spanning the length of the trail.The StoryWalk starts by the library shed and rose bushes, continues around the back of the property under the trees and finishes by the front of the building. Participants can answer questions about what READ MORE.

Read Aloud for Kindergarten Families

Due to technical difficulties at the district level, kindergarten students may not be able to access SeeSaw tomorrow for distance learning. If your child is a distance learner tomorrow and cannot access SeeSaw, the kindergarten team has asked families to do the following work: Please click here to access a read aloud for kindergarten students. READ MORE.

Mystic Aquarium expands high school internship program

The Mystic Aquarium recently announced the expansion of its internship program to include a newly reimagined comprehensive program for high school students.The internship program will leverage the unique assets of the Aquarium to introduce students to a variety of careers and pathways to success. Students will work and study alongside aquarium professionals in this eight-week READ MORE.

Mystic Aquarium research permit approved

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration recently announced the approval of Mystic Aquarium’s permit Application to Import 5 Beluga Whales for Scientific Research.The permit enables Mystic Aquarium to safely transport five beluga whales born in human care from Marineland Canada in Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada, for conservation research.The research will include investigations into neuro-immunological response READ MORE.

Westerly Library to feature author MJ Soni

Westerly Library and Wilcox Park will feature author M.J. Soni at 5:30 p.m. Sept. 14 on Zoom for a talk titled “Lessons from Apartheid.”Originally from South Africa, she now lives in Mystic and will give a brief overview of her experiences growing up in South Africa under the system of racial separation called apartheid, drawing READ MORE.