Local News for Groton, Connecticut


Sidewalk Dining & Retail: Gov. Lamont Announces Approval of First Permit for a Restaurant to Use a State Highway Right-Of-Way for Outdoor

Report by Paula Antolini, May 23, 2020, EDT With State Approval, Mystic Pizza Will Add Outdoor Seating “To help businesses that do not have outdoor space available, Governor Lamont signed an executive order last week (Executive Order No. 7MM) that initiates the creation of an expedited process to allow restaurants, retailers, and other small businesses READ MORE.

Recycling – What you CAN and CANNOT Recycle

Recycling is as important now as it has ever been – if not more so. The earth cannot sustain sending trash to landfills endlessly. Incinerator plants can lead to air and water pollution. The earth is not ours to trash, and we need to treat it better. Plastics, while convenient, takes centuries to break down. READ MORE.

Bulky Waste and Leaf Collection Now Available

The City of Groton Public Works Department will be fully staffed as of Tuesday, May 26th. As a result we are reinstating Bulky Waste scheduled pick ups as well as the remainder of the Leaf Collection schedule. To schedule a Bulky Waste pick up date please call the Public Works Office at 860-446-4127. The last READ MORE.