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.

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.

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, […]

Granby residents celebrate diverse holidays in December

By John R. NiebFor centuries, people have celebrated either Christmas or Hanukkah, or both, during the month of December. Christmas, a Christian holiday, takes place on December 25 and celebrates the birth of Jesus Christ. Hanukkah, also spelled Chanukah, is a Jewish holiday that is celebrated for eight days and nights to commemorate the rededication of the Holy Temple in Jerusalem by the Maccabees after its desecration by the Syrians in 165 BC. When the Jews relit the Temple’s eternal fla […]

Eagle Scout installs new cemetery signs

By Shirley MurthaKurt Bryant needed a service project to fulfill a requirement for becoming an Eagle Scout in his troop Venture Crew 2015. The project needed to benefit the community and allow him to display leadership. He found the perfect job when he met with Department of Public Works Director Kirk Severance. Eagle Scout Kurt Bryant and Director of Public Works Kirk Severance stand beside one of the new cemetery signs installed by Bryant as part of his service project for Granby. photo b […]