GROTON -- The registration deadline for new voters to be eligible to vote in the Nov. 6 presidential election is Wednesday, Oct. 17, at 8 p.m. The Town Clerk's Office will be open that day until 8 p.m. for voter registration.

Anyone who turns 18 by Nov. 6 is eligible to vote in the presidential election.

Absentee ballot applications are available in the Town Clerk's office and at www.townofgroton.org (look for election and voter information). Ballots are expected in the near future and will be mailed when available.