Thousands gather in Mystic to watch Santa arrive on a 60’ tug boat, the John Paul, and to listen to the wishes of children. The Downtown Mystic Holiday Stroll features caroling and Christmas shopping. Holiday events are beloved traditions in Mystic.
The Groton Holiday Kickoff Celebration was presented and facilitated by Town of Groton Parks and Recreation, Groton Senior Center, Groton Public Library, Groton Economic & Community Development, and Groton Utilities in coordination with the Greater Mystic Chamber of Commerce. It was held at the Groton Senior Center on December 7, 2019.
Record crowds turned out to enjoy perfect weather for this year's annual Groton Fall Festival held at Poquonnock Plains Park on Saturday, Oct. 5.
This video features a sunny day hike around Bluff Point State Park located in Groton, CT. With its natural beauty and gorgeous water views of Long Island Sound, Bluff Point is the last remaining significant piece of undeveloped land along the Connecticut coastline. The park encompasses over 800 acres and measures one and one half miles long by one mile wide.
Drone video montage of Spicer Park in Groton. Join the Groton Community Boating Club and get access to kayaks, standup paddleboards and rowing shells! The annual membership includes the use of Club boats and the boathouse, located on Beebe Cove in Spicer Park in Noank.
Drone footage of Esker Point Beach. Esker Point Beach offers a man-made beach that is about 600 feet long. Facilities include saltwater swimming, picnicking under a grove of shade trees, restrooms, and free parking. In the summertime you can enjoy beach volleyball and our Summer Soundwaves Concerts, free music concerts right on the beach.
Planned and executed by the Greater Mystic Chamber of Commerce, the Mystic Outdoor Art Festival is the oldest of its kind in the Northeast region, and draws more than 85,000 people from around New England and beyond during this two day event. A juried art show, the festival showcases over 230 artists from around the United States, with more than two miles of arts and crafts including oils, watercolors, photographs, pastels, sculpture, woodwork, comics, acrylics, and more.
Our own Marie Claire Peakman from Pfizer who was recognized as a We Work For Health Champion in 2018. As its described by We Work For Health, each of these champions have sacrificed their time and have gone above and beyond by advocating for public policies to support the life science industry, translating incredibly complex sciences, and even braving devastating conditions after Hurricane Maria.
Host, Cindy Olsen talks with Groton Economic and Community Development Manager, Paige Bronk on this edition of Welcome to Groton. Topics discussed include the status of the Town's latest public property redevelopment efforts.
This video is part of Thames River Innovation Place’s Community Concierge initiative aimed at welcoming newcomers to eastern Connecticut. This resource is available for any eastern Connecticut business to use to attract skilled workers. Learn more about this workforce recruiting initiative here.
A recently published Relocation Guide designed to complement the video provides a reference for people who have recently relocated to the area or are planning to do so in the future. Download our free Relocation Guide here.
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Paige Bronk and Jon Reiner talk about what's happening in Groton.
Hosted and Produced by Susette Tibus and Kristin Hartnett, Greater Mystic Chamber of Commerce.
Guests: Paige Bronk, Economic and Community Development Manager, Groton Office of Planning and Development and Jonathan Reiner, Director, Groton Office of Planning and Development. Recorded on May 29, 2018.
Video by SEC-TV Studios
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Groton, Connecticut is the best place in Southern New England to live, work, and play. Whether you’re an industry leader, an artisan or high-tech start-up or just someone with a great idea, Groton has the resources you need to succeed.
The Young Professionals of Eastern CT is a division of the Chamber of Commerce of Eastern CT, and provides a platform for young adults to build professional networks, social relationships, and give back to the community through volunteer service. Learn more at YPECT.com.