COVID-19 Statement #2 - Declaration of Emergency


At their meeting on March 16, 2020, the Groveland Board of Selectmen voted a Declaration of Emergency in the Town of Groveland. As a result of this declaration, effective March 17, 2020 and until further notice:

  • All buildings operated by the Town of Groveland, with the exception of the police station lobby, will be closed to the public. Staff will still be available by phone and email during normal business hours.

Residents may conduct most town business online through our website or over the phone.  At you may pay excise, real estate tax, and water bills online.  You may order copies of birth, death, marriage certificates, and dog licenses.  And you may apply for, and review the status of, building permits.  For any correspondence to town hall offices, you may utilize email or the payment drop box at the entrance to town hall.  

Visit for a full listing of phone numbers, email addresses, and other pertinent information. Over the next few days, we will be updating our website to provide as much access to information, forms, and documents as possible.

  • All common recreational facilities are closed until further notice. This includes, but is not limited to: All aspects of the Pines Recreational Area, Shanahan Field, Washington Park, the fields and playground at the Bagnall School, and Strawberry Fields. Please be advised, the police will be monitoring these areas and will notify patrons of the closure.

The Town will continue to work with the public to provide as many services as possible during the current pandemic and State of Emergency. Please be assured that your local government is making every effort to keep you safe.

As of today, Groveland still has no known presumptive cases, but the Board of Health continues to monitor the situation.

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