Girl Scout helping seniors learn technology

Ashley Puglise, a Girl Scout Cadette, spends a significant amount of time helping her grandparents navigate technology, especially when they run into problems. So when she began thinking about earning her Silver Award, helping other seniors with technology just seemed natural. “Helping Seniors with Technology” will launch on Thursdays, from 4-5 p.m., and Saturdays, from 11-noon, throughout March and into April at the Granby Public Library.

The Great Perch Tragedy

I suppose there are lots of times in life when you don’t need to know exact numbers. The length of my driveway in inches, the number of cookies I had for dessert and the amount I spent on THE PANHANDLER  (a double-edged, single-action, fish-filleting piece of genius that I have never used) all come to mind.

Stop & Shop loves its furry friends

Local rescue organizations were the recipients of a pet food drive at Granby’s Stop & Shop. On top, Angel Cruz, Stop & Shop store manager, shakes hands with Lisa Schmitt, owner of Mary’s Kitty Corner in Granby, one of the recipients.

New men’s baseball team in Granby

The Granby Cubs are a new wood bat baseball team for ages 25 and older starting play in the Connecticut Men’s Senior Baseball North League. The team will play double headers on Sundays at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. starting April 15.

March Lunch for the Mind features dream workshop

According to Wikipedia, “a dream is a succession of images, ideas, emotions and sensations that usually occur involuntarily in the mind during certain stages of sleep.” Do you have vivid dreams while you sleep or even vivid day dreams? Would you like to find out how to interpret these dreams?

Parks & Recreation

Office Hours: 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. Open 24/7 at for program registration. Telephone: 860-653-8947

FOGPL wants you

The Friends of Granby Public Library (FOGPL) membership year begins April 1.  We are already planning the fall used book sale, which promises to be bigger and better than last year’s record breaking event. This is the perfect time to join the Friends in making it all happen.

Messenger Memorial gets spiffed up in time for holidays

When he finished preparing all the Department of Public Works plows for the winter, Robbie Bahre noted that the V-plow in front of the DPW building needed some sprucing up. He asked Deputy Director Joel Faria for permission to do that. The answer was “yes,” and there just happened to be a set of decals in stock for the lettering needed.  From l., Robbie Bahre, Robert Stickles and Joel Faria stand by the newly refurbished V-plow at Public Works. Photo by Lisa Pyatt Rob […]

Stop & Shop, Granby Police team up for holiday toy drive

Rosia Kennedy would like to thank the Granby Police Department for teaming up with her to run a Christmas toy drive at Stop & Shop. It’s the second year she has asked them to join her and they were happy to oblige. Baskets of toys were set on registers and cashiers asked customers to help, and WOW they did! People also stopped by outside to drop off toys and gift cards. Pictured are Rosia Kennedy and Detective Tina Deltatto. Submitted photo Thanks to Detective Tina Deltatto, […]