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TOWN OF GROTON OFFICES REOPENING WITH RESTRICTIONS

As of June 1, 2020 the Town Offices are reopening to the Public with the following restrictions:

  • Do not enter the building and call us or email us instead if you have any of the following:

*Have a fever, cough or shortness of breath

                       *Known exposure to someone diagnosed with COVID-19

         *Have traveled internationally in the last 14 days

  • Masks are recommended to enter the building

*Note: If you do not have your own mask, please call us and let one of the employees know before you enter the building so we can assist you with this. 

  • You must remain 6 feet apart from all others in the building

Thank you for your patience during this time. Stay safe and healthy!

SCULPTURED ROCKS ROAD- CLOSED

OPEN TO LOCAL TRAFFIC/RESIDENTS ONLY

Beginning Wednesday, August 26, 2020, Sculptured Rocks Road will be closed and will only be open for local traffic and residents that live on the road. The road will be closed Monday- Friday from 7:00am-5:00pm until the project is complete, which is tentatively scheduled to be completed in October 2020. The road will be open to the public on Saturdays and Sundays unless a situation arises which will cause work to be done on the weekend.

Thank you for your patience and understanding while they make the road smoother and safer for your travels.

 

SOCIAL SECURITY SCAM
Please be aware that there is a new social security scam where they are using the Town Clerk's name to get you to pick up the phone. Please do not give any information and if you are not sure if the call is legitimate, please hang up and call the Town Clerk back at 603-744-8849 to see if she did in fact call you for some reason. Be safe out there!

VOLUNTEERS ARE NEEDED FOR THE ELECTIONS

We are looking for volunteers who would be willing to work at the polls on November 3rd. Anyone interest please contact Tony Tavares by phone at 603-744-6427 or by email at grotoncabin@roadrunner.com. Thank you!

 

SUBMISSION OF APPLICATION and PUBLIC HEARING ON PROPOSAL

Town of Groton NH

LEGAL/PUBLIC NOTICE

Notice is hereby given in accordance with RSA 676:4 & 675:7 that an application for site plan review will be submitted to the Planning Board during a regular meeting on September 23 at 7:00 PM at the Groton Town House located at 754 N. Groton Rd Groton NH. The applicant, Erik Ljunggren, proposes to locate a mechanics garage at 434 N.Groton Road, Map 6, Lot 15.

Upon a finding by the Board, that the application meets the submission requirements of the Site Plan Review Regulations, the Board will vote to accept the application as complete, and a public hearing on the merits of the proposal will follow immediately. Should a decision not be reached at the public hearing, this application will stay on the Planning Board agenda until such time as it is either approved or disapproved. Anyone needing assistance to attend this meeting should contact the Selectmen’s Office one week prior to the scheduled date.

Per order of the Groton Planning Board


GROTON REPRESENTATIVE FOR THE NEWFOUND SCHOOL DISTRICT BUDGET COMMITTEE

The Groton resident that was written in as the Groton representative for the School Budget Committee was unable to commit. Therefore, there is a vacancy for this position. The vacancy is a one year term. If you are interested in filling this vacancy, please contact the Select Board office at 603-744-9190. Thank you

 

STATE OF NH- DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE ADMINISTRATION (DRA) VISITS

An appraiser from DRA will be visiting properties over the next few weeks. They have sent post cards to property owners and are doing exterior only visits due to COVID19. If the homeowners are home, they will stand at a safe distance and ask questions about the interior if the owner wants to. He will be driving a 2016 White Chevy Trax which will have the State emblem on both sides of the car that say "Dept. of Revenue Administration".

 

 

PLANNING BOARD MEETINGS EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY

Due to COVID-19, the Governors Emergency Order 23 relieves the Planning Board of meeting and accepting, hearing and acting on applications. Generally, the Planning Board will only cancel its regularly scheduled meeting if there is no public business. The determination to cancel will be made on a month-to-month basis. Should you have a question, concern or need please contact the Planning Board at planningboard@grotonnh.org.

Thank you!

 

2020 OLD HOME DAY

The Town of Groton has made the difficult decision to cancel the 2020 Groton Old Home Day. We know the residents look forward to this each year so it wasnt an easy decision. We look forward to seeing everyone at the 2021 Old Home Day.

Stay safe and healthy everyone!!

 

 

CONSERVATION COMMISSION ITEMS

  • GCC will be holding a Road Clean up on Saturday, September 19, 2020 from 10:00am-12:00pm. Please meet in the Town House parking lot at 10:00am where trash bags and safety vests will be provided.

  • The Bridge to the Pond behind the Town Highway Garage is closed for safety reasons.

  • We regretfully announce that the Annual Kids Fishing Derby for 2020 has been cancelled due to COVID19.

Stay safe and healthy!!!

 

COVID-19 INFORMATION

COVID-19 is a concern for everyone and the Town of Groton is here for our residents. Please click here or go the Emergency information page for more information regarding how to protect yourself and others, helpful sites and tips, who to contact if you are sick or need assistance, information on current scams regarding the COVID-19, and more.

 

INFORMATION FROM THE HEBRON LIBRARY

Hebron Library is happy to announce that we will be offering zero personal contact porchside pickup each Wednesday!

Pickups will be every Wednesday afternoon. Requests can be made at any time during the week. Requests received by Wednesday at noon will be ready for pickup in the afternoon. We will call you when your materials are ready for pickup. Requests made after noon will be available for pickup the following Wednesday. Available titles can be found on our website catalog, hebronlibrary.org, or patrons can give general directions for us to choose for them. Requests may be submitted either by email or by leaving a message on the library phone.

By email: hebronlibrary@metrocast.net
-Please leave your first and last name and phone number so we can call you for pickup.
-Include the call number, title, and author for each selection.
-DVDs are available by title.

By phone: 603-744-7998
-Please leave your first and last name and phone number so we can call you for pickup.
-Include the call number, title, and author for each selection.
-DVDs are available by title.

Patrons are encouraged to return materials promptly. When materials are returned, they will be wiped down with disinfectant and held in quarantine for one week before being checked in and made available for checkout. If you currently have library materials checked out, you may return them. Any person in the library will wear a mask and wear gloves or use hand sanitizer between each patron’s order whenever handling books or DVDs. If you do not have a library card and you live in Hebron or Groton please call or email us your name and number and someone will get back to you and get you enrolled. We will check your ID when you pick up your selections. Please be patient as we are not in the library everyday.

Let’s get reading!!! Check out the library website! Tracey put the info about porch side pickup on. Please help spread the word by sending this attachment(I made some changes) to the Friends’ mailing list. We’re going to need some disinfectant wipes and hand sanitizer if you know of any extra available. I’m very excited we can do this and I hope people will use it. Thanks!!!

 

 

TRANSFER STATION PERMITS

Effective June 1, 2020 Transfer Station Permits will be required in order to use the Groton Transfer Station. These permits can be obtained through the Town Clerk and will be $1.00 per permit. These permit stickers will need to be placed in the upper left corner of your windshield. Please be sure to see the Town Clerk prior to June 1, 2020 to obtain your Transfer Station Permit. Thank you!

Please click here to view the Transfer Station Permit Policy.

 

FREE BOOKS, DVD'S, ETC

There are books, tapes, DVD's and more that are free for the taking. These items are located in the old Groton Library at the Town House. Please read the signs and take what you want. Enjoy!!


 

TAX INFORMATION NOW AVAILABLE ONLINE

Your tax information is now available online. Please visit the New Hampshire Tax Kiosk. See the button below. When you are done with your session you may log off to visit other Towns around the State to compare our tax rate. Please contact the Tax Collector if you have any questions about this process.

Tax kiosk button

 

MEALS ON WHEELS

If anyone in Groton is interested in receiving Home delivered meals (Meals on Wheels) 2-3 times a week, please contact Lisa Minickiello at 603-536-1204.

 

SCAM ALERT FROM NEW HAMPSHIRE ELECTRIC COOPERATIVE (NHEC)

 

ROAD DAMAGE POSTING

 

 PROPERTY FRAUD ALERT FROM GRAFTON COUNTY REGISTRY OF DEEDS

 

 

Address                                           
754 North Groton Road
Groton, NH 03241                                                                 

Email
Select Board's Office:
selectmen@grotonnh.org

Town Clerk/Tax Collector:
townclerk@grotonnh.org

Property Taxes
Vehicle Registrations
Registration Estimates
Dog Licenses
Vital Records Request

Select Board's Office
(603)744-9190
(603)744-3382 (fax)

Monday-Thursday: 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Friday-Sunday: Closed


Select Board meetings: The Select Board meetings are at 7:00pm on the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of every month.

Town Clerk/Tax Collector
(603)744-8849
(603)744-8803 (fax)

**Town Clerk/Tax Collector Office Hours effective January 1, 2020**:
Monday, Wednesday & Thursday 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Tuesday 12:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Closed Friday, Saturday & Sunday
 For other times, call for an appointment


Telephone Numbers/ Websites

Highway Department (603) 744-3758

Police (Non Emergency) (603) 744-3703 (Dispatch) (603) 536-3566 (Fax) (603) 744-7894  police@grotonnh.org                                                                                                                           

Library: http://hebronnh.org/town-library.html


Links

Grafton County Senior Citizens Council

Newfound Area Nursing Association

Newfound School District

Pemi-Baker Community Health

Tapply Thompson Community Center