This small Massachusetts town has the Merrimack River serving as its northwestern boundary. Similar to most of its neighbors, groveland's form of government is the town meeting. The registered voters of the town assemble annually and, under a moderator's direction, utilize a hands-on type of approach with decisions concerning how tax dollars will be spent. Any ballot question can be spoken for or against, and voice votes are normally sufficient. A vote count can be requested. A town meeting is held in conjuction with town elections and, at this assembly, town officials are elected and warrant articles are decided.