Special Voter Registration Session  Tuesday, July 29 from 2 to 4 pm

The Registrar of Voters will be holding a special session of voterregistration Tuesday, July 29th from 2:00 to 4:00 pm, two weeks before the Republican primary. Registration will be held in the Registrar’s Office at Granby Town Hall15 North Granby Road, Granby. This is an  opportunity to register new voters, to make changes or just check your voter registration. The deadline for unaffiliated voters to join the Republicanparty to participate in the primary by mail is […]

NEAM Summertime Activities

NEAM’s Summertime Activities The New England Air Museum will hold family fun programs starting June 30. Soar into the adventure, stories, simulation and science of flight this summer. Visitors will have the chance to get up close and personal with the museum’s 80 display aircraft. A variety of activities will be offered each day such as build and fly challenge activities, flight science demonstrations and the chance to sit in the cockpit of an aircraft. The Flight Sim Spot, open e […]

North Barn Renovation at Holcomb Farm

Selectmen approve renovation plans for North Barn at Holcomb FarmBy Shirley MurthaIn opening the Board of Selectmen meeting on June 2, First Selectman Scott Kuhnly noted that the board listened to the numerous concerns expressed at the informational meeting on May 21 and made changes to the North Barn renovation plan. Modifications were made to both the facade and the windows, which were deemed too modern and not in keeping with the agricultural campus. Also, because of the Farm’s capital campai […]

Holcomb Farm Update

About 60 people met in the Farm’s loft for appetizers and drinks. Created by Julie Wern, the appetizers were as visually enticing as they were tasty arranged on tables decorated with amazing floral pieces designed by Tony Cappelli. Groups of 10 or 12 people proceeded to the homes of five hosts, the Bystrowskis, Emerys, Lareaus, Lofinks and Spevaceks. The group pictured here had convened on the back deck of the Spevacek home to enjoy the view and the setting sun. From l., Carol and Squire B […]

Granby Soccer Update

Rovers Girls U13 have an undefeated seasonCongratulations to the Rovers Girls U13 soccer team for their phenomenal undefeated season. They scored 36 goals and only allowed 3. Way to go girls! Special thanks to Coach Mark Williams and Assistant Coaches Scott Price and Laura Wassick. Pictured are, front row (l-r): Emily Wassick, Sara Jahrstorfer, Hunter Price, Hailey Price, Amina Wertz, Elizabeth Volg, Catie Bystrowski; back row (l-r): coach Mark Williams, Caitlin Strzegowski, Siena Sandridge […]

What’s Growing in Granby….?

Lost Acres Vineyard on Lost Acres Road Summer at Lost Acres Vineyards is a celebration of nature.  Bountiful is the perfect descriptor for this time of the year, making it an especially interesting time to visit the vines. In July, the focus in the vineyard is hedging the vines to keep the growth under control. In August, the grape clusters will begin showing signs of veraison, which is the beginning of the ripening of the fruit. Out in the vineyards we are pulling leaves off the vine. Thi […]


Three Granby softball and two Granby baseball players were named all conference. The ceremony was held in Windsor Locks May 30. Pictured from l–r: Jaimee Kidd, Marc Adams, Jen Szilagyi, Jake King and Samantha Groskritz. […]