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Municipal Records
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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.


Nashua River Wild and Scenic River Study Committee Vacancy - Posted 1/23/2017
Vacancy on the Nashua River Wild and Scenic River Study Committee.  This is an alternate position that recently became vacated. Any interested individual may obtain a Committee Interest Form on the Town's website at HERE .  Deadline is February 9th. 

Public Information Forums on Regulation of Marijuana Establishments – Posted 1/23/2018
The Board of Selectmen and Planning Board invite you to attend two public information forums on the regulation of recreational marijuana establishments. 

The first forum was recorded and can be viewed HERE. The second forum will occur on Tuesday, January 23, 2018, at 7:00 PM. in the Middle School Performing Arts Center (PAC), 342 Main Street.

Please plan to attend one of these sessions if you are interested in learning more about the regulation of marijuana establishments at the local and state levels. For more information, please contact the Board of Selectmen at (978) 448-1111, or the Planning Board at (978) 448-1105.

Nomination Papers are Available January 29th - Posted 1/22/2018

Nomination papers for Groton’s elected offices are available as of January 29, 2018. If you’ve thought about applying your skills or pursuing an interest serving in an elected capacity, now is the time!  Almost all offices have expiring terms. Look for Election and Voter Information in the list on the left-hand side of this page for a complete list of openings.

Running for office is a straight-forward activity. There is a simple process to be followed, consisting of collecting signatures for your nomination. The more interesting part is garnering votes based upon what you want to accomplish in serving as an elected official.

Nomination papers can be obtained from the Town Clerk’s office. The process closes March 30. Please contact the Town Clerk at 978-448-1100 or if you have questions about running for an elected office.

FY2019 Proposed Budgets - Posted 12/26/2017
The proposed Capital and Operating budgets have been released and can be found here: CAPITAL and OPERATING.

New Dump Sticker Policy - Posted 12/20/2017

Effective immediately, anyone who needs to purchase a replacement sticker or additional sticker will need to show proof of purchase of the full sticker.  We will also ask that you provide us a reason for the replacement sticker (i.e. new car purchase, lost).

If you cannot show proof of purchase, we will not be able to issue a replacement sticker or an additional sticker. A full sticker will have to be purchased.


Robert T. Delaney Jr.

DPW Director

Final Municipal Operations Assessment Report - Posted 12/12/2017
The final results from the Operational Assessment of Town Departments has been released and is available to view HERE. The final report summarizes Town Departments and compares them to others towns used by the audit firm.

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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