Recent Stories

Notes from Board of Ed April 18 Meeting

 Business Manager’s Report

Business Manager Anna Robbins, presented the March statement of accounts that reports a negative forecast of $251K, which is $97K worse than the prior month. Special education expenditures are projected to be unfavorable at $297K, which is $57K less favorable than last month.

Music on Windsor Green

Music can be heard wafting through the center of Windsor from the Broad Street Green on Thursday nights in the summer. Concerts on the Green are a prime example of the Windsor Chamber of Commerce, a non-profit business organization.

Be part of Connecticut Trails Weekend

As part of the 2018 Connecticut Trails Weekend, the Friends of American Legion, Peoples State Forest and the Barkhamsted Historical Society will host a three-mile educational walk on Saturday, June 2, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. State Representative Bill Simanski will participate and he urges residents to join him. The meeting place will be the Nature Museum off Greenwood Road in Peoples State Forest, about one mile north of Pleasant Valley on East River Road.

New England Air Museum

Open Cockpit Day

The New England Air Museum will hold an Open Cockpit Day on Father’s Day, Sunday, June 17, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Special activities include climb-aboard experiences in historic aircraft, flight simulators, hands-on Build and Fly Challenges, and much more. A variety of aircraft will be open for visitors including the WWII-era Republic P-47D, the Vietnam War-era Bell UH-1B “Huey” helicopter, as well as supersonic jet fighters including the North American F-100 Super Sabre jet fighter and the Lockheed F-104C Starfighter.

Camera Club

The Granby Camera Club will meet on Monday, June 4, at the Senior Center at 7 p.m. There will be a scavenger hunt first and then photo-taking around the town center. There should be time for ice cream at Grassroots Creamery before returning to the Senior Center by 8:30 to share our best shots.

Women’s Breakfast

On Wednesday, June 6, the Granby Women’s Breakfast Group will hear local wildlife conservationist, Jason Hawley, talk on Connecticut Canids: Wolves in Connecticut. Breakfast will start at 8:30 a.m. with the program at 9 a.m. The group meets at the Granby Senior Center.

MS Support

The Granby Multiple Sclerosis Support Group meets at the Senior Center at 1 p.m., on the second and fourth Monday of each month. For more information, please contact Meaghan at 860-428-2463.

SBHS Events

The Salmon Brook Historical Society is at 208 Salmon Brook Street. For more information on the following events, please visit www.salmonbrookhistoricalsociety.com

Antique Car Show

Saturday, June 2, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. on the society’s grounds.

Music on Windsor Green

Music can be heard wafting through the center of Windsor from the Broad Street Green on Thursday nights in the summer. Concerts on the Green are a prime example of the Windsor Chamber of Commerce, a non-profit business organization.

Be part of Connecticut Trails Weekend

As part of the 2018 Connecticut Trails Weekend, the Friends of American Legion, Peoples State Forest and the Barkhamsted Historical Society will host a three-mile educational walk on Saturday, June 2, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. State Representative Bill Simanski will participate and he urges residents to join him. The meeting place will be the Nature Museum off Greenwood Road in Peoples State Forest, about one mile north of Pleasant Valley on East River Road.

New England Air Museum

Open Cockpit Day

The New England Air Museum will hold an Open Cockpit Day on Father’s Day, Sunday, June 17, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Special activities include climb-aboard experiences in historic aircraft, flight simulators, hands-on Build and Fly Challenges, and much more. A variety of aircraft will be open for visitors including the WWII-era Republic P-47D, the Vietnam War-era Bell UH-1B “Huey” helicopter, as well as supersonic jet fighters including the North American F-100 Super Sabre jet fighter and the Lockheed F-104C Starfighter.

Camera Club

The Granby Camera Club will meet on Monday, June 4, at the Senior Center at 7 p.m. There will be a scavenger hunt first and then photo-taking around the town center. There should be time for ice cream at Grassroots Creamery before returning to the Senior Center by 8:30 to share our best shots.

Women’s Breakfast

On Wednesday, June 6, the Granby Women’s Breakfast Group will hear local wildlife conservationist, Jason Hawley, talk on Connecticut Canids: Wolves in Connecticut. Breakfast will start at 8:30 a.m. with the program at 9 a.m. The group meets at the Granby Senior Center.

MS Support

The Granby Multiple Sclerosis Support Group meets at the Senior Center at 1 p.m., on the second and fourth Monday of each month. For more information, please contact Meaghan at 860-428-2463.

SBHS Events

The Salmon Brook Historical Society is at 208 Salmon Brook Street. For more information on the following events, please visit www.salmonbrookhistoricalsociety.com

Antique Car Show

Saturday, June 2, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. on the society’s grounds.

GMMS Performs Just Like Us

The Granby Performing Arts at Granby Memorial Middle School presents Just Like Us, a play about accepting differences and seeing the best in everyone. There’s a land of Blues and Greens and they are having a hard time getting along until a stranger from the land of Purple arrives and helps them accept their neighbors for who they are.