Kindergarten Meetup

A kindergarten get-acquainted event will be held from 5 – 7 p.m., Tuesday, August 26, in Salmon Brook Park following the Meet and Greet at Kearns School. Join other kindergarten students and their families for a special time at the park near the playground and pavilion 4. Come and enjoy a free hot dog, fruit and drink, bounce houses, organized games and make a craft to wear home. The event is sponsored by the Granby Early Childhood Council (GECC). For more information about this event […]

Granby Camera Club

Granby Camera Club The Granby Camera Club does not hold meetings during the summer months. The next meeting will be on Monday, Sept. 8, 7 p.m. at the Senior Center. To learn more about the club  visit: […]

Cossitt Friends Programs

Cossitt Friends Programs Summer Reading Clubs The hazy lazy days of summer are here. What better way to relax than to treat your family to the good reads found at Cossitt Library while enjoying ice tea or lemonade, courtesy of the Friends. They offer Summer of the Readasaurus Club for elementary students and old friend Curious George’s Read-To-Me Club for younger patrons. There are no meetings. Children may join any time and bring a friend. The clubs conclude with Georg […]

Tennis club accepting new members

Granby Tennis Club accepting membership applications Granby Tennis Club is currently accepting applications for new members. Please come and see the two red clay courts and one Har-Tru court in a beautiful country setting surrounded by trees and a babbling brook. The courts are impeccably maintained and the large clubhouse and covered deck is perfect for parties or to just to come up and use the grills for some outdoor cooking. On hot days nothing feels better than a swim in the natura […]

File of Life

“File of Life” available to Granby and Simsbury residents By Andrea Boyle When a medical condition requires emergency care, every minute counts. Will your family, caregivers, or first responders know where to locate details about your medications, pre-existing conditions, and physician contact information? The Farmington Valley VNA is pleased to introduce a “File of Life” program to Granby and Simsbury residents. Supported by generous donations from the Gran […]

My Kingdom for a Horse!

CTVV: “My Kingdom for a Horse!” By Susan Regan CTVV explores the questions and concerns raised during a highly recommended pre-purchase vet check before investing in your first noble equine for pleasure riding or the show circuit. Even the most experienced buyers, particularly when obtaining a horse for resale, depend on their medical professional to ascertain any major concerns, dependent upon the use and the rider to make intelligent decisions in the purchase process. CTVV inter […]

Creating Learning Mother’s Day Tea Party

Creative Learning Preschool held their annual Mother’s Day Tea Party at the Senior Center. The preschool children enjoyed singing songs to their mothers and giving them homemade cards and gifts. School-age friends entertained their mothers by reciting a poem to them at Creative Learning Preschool’s annual Mother’s Day Tea Party. Photos by Jodi Angers Photo by Jodi Angers […]

Cobb School enjoys rain forest

Students at Cobb School enjoy presentation on rain forest By Maureen Carson Scudder On the morning of May 19, elementary students at The Cobb School, Montessori in Simsbury were the lucky listeners to a riveting presentation by Krista Karlson, a college student from Granby. After graduating from Granby Memorial High School in 2013, Krista told her audience, she needed a break from traditional education. She was eager to get out of the classroom and get into nature. “I was looking for […]

NYC Marathon

Granby Resident Running NYC Marathon for Cancer Research On March 17, 2011, Granby resident, David Budlong, received the phone call he had been dreading. A physician called him to tell him that a lump in his neck was squamous cell carcinoma. On April 4, 2011 he had a modified radical neck dissection, a four-hour surgical procedure, to remove the seven-centimeter tumor that had grown in his neck under his right jawbone. During the first week of May 2011, after recovering from surgery, he began […]

Berkshire Hathaway Benefit

Berkshire Hathaway sponsors Sunshine Kids benefit By Susan Falkner BHHS New England Properties’ Simsbury/Granby office held a one-woman play, Shirley Valentine May 17, at Eno Memorial Hall, Simsbury. All of the proceeds of this fundraiser benefit the Sunshine Kids Foundation, an organization dedicated to helping kids with cancer. “I’d like to thank all of the Realtors from Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Simsbury and Granby offices for their hard work and support, and to all who […]