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Groton, MA 01450

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Please be aware this page is for historical purposes only. This committee is marked inactive in our system and is no longer meeting or assigned.

Emergency Management Agency


Formerly known as Groton Civil Defense, formed around 1955, the Agency is responsible for the Town's Comprehensive Emergency Management Plan. The Emergency Management Agency through its Director:

  • coordinates both local and regional services of Emergency Communications, Fire, Medical, Police, Rescue, Utilities, and serves of the general welfare in the event of a natural or man-made disaster
  • maintains records of services provided during emergencies
  • recommends officers for appointment by the Selectmen
  • represents the Select Board on a regional authority
  • supervises the Auxiliary Police, the Radio Amateur Communication Emergency Service, and Shelter Managers in compliance with the Selectmen's instructions and state and federal law
  • is responsible for the development, preparedness, and functioning of the Emergency Operations Center (EOC)
  • advises the Select Board on courses of action available for decision making

The Agency shares use of the Public Safety Building with the Police Department. The Director receives a small stipend; other officers are volunteers.

Contact Information

Email: fire@grotonma.gov
Phone: (978) 448-6333
Website: http://www.grotonfd.org
Members: 26
Selection: Appointed
Term In Years: 1
Remuneration: Hourly

Emergency Management Agency Documents

  1. PSA_Potential_Roof_Collapses.pdf
  2. News_Release_Extreme_Heat_7-20-2011.pdf
  3. 2010_MEMA_Hurricane_Info.pdf