“Tooth Talk” by Dr Ungerleider

Smile Makeover Q. Am I too old to improve my smile? A. Smile enhancements, like those seen on television, can and are done right here in Granby on a daily basis. They are not just for the stars, but can benefit everyone. With the advent of Invisalign, One Hour Power Whitening, Deep Bleaching, Porcelain Veneers and Bonding procedures, you can see dramatic improvements very quickly and painlessly. In fact, you may be able to receive a back massage and  view a movie or concert with stereo he […]

PT Office Welcomes New Therapist

PT office welcomes new therapist Connecticut Physical Therapy Specialists at 9 Mill Pond Road, is pleased to welcome Nicole Ellrod, PT, to its practice. Ellrod brings over 10 years of experience in orthopedic out-patient physical therapy to CTPTS. A graduate of the University of Hartford, Ellrod’s clinical interests are the cervical and lumbar spine and knee injuries. Most recently, she practiced with Physical Therapy Partners at the YMCA until that clinic closed in February. ” […]

Recreation Department News March

Director: Tom Tyburski Office Hours: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Open 24/7 at www.GranbyRec.com for program registration. Telephone: 860-653-8947 Fax: 860-653-0173 Website: www.GranbyRec.comWe accept MasterCard/Visa/Discover for payments. Program/Trip Registration: All programs/trips are based on a first come basis and space availability and require advance registration; payment must accompany registration. Please register early to avoid disappointment. Scholarships: Recreational and leisure oppo […]

Taking Care of a Tree for 54 years!

Granby resident takes care of a tree for 54 years By John R. Neib For 54 years, Granby resident Dale Usko has nurtured a grapefruit tree, and that’s longer than she’s known her husband, James. “I’ve known my husband for 44 years,” she said, “the tree’s part of the package that came with me that he had to accept.” When Usko was 12 years old, she planted a seed from the grapefruit she had for breakfast one morning, because she and fellow student […]

Volunteers Needed by PZC

Volunteers needed for PZC Granby Center Study Subcommittee The Planning and Zoning Commission is seeking interested persons to work on a subcommittee established to review the Granby Center Commons zone and Historic Overlay zone. At present four work sessions are anticipated where a variety of ideas can be explored. If you are interested in participating, please contact Fran Armentano at 860-844-5319 or framentano@granby-ct.gov. […]

Lunch For The Mind

Lunch for the Mind @ the Granby Senior CenterTime:12:30 – 2:00pmRegistration encouragedCall: 860-844-5352Fee: $5Beverages & desserts provided Wed, March 11, 2015 Leave ‘Em Laughing Andrew Weil Performance Poet/Humorist Answering the question: “Do you think obituaries have to be serious?” Poet :Andrew Weil Wed, April 8, 2015 First Aid for Mental Health AnnMarie Heller Cox Granby Youth Services Recognizing the symptoms of mental illness and identi […]

LAFD Explorer Post

LAFD establishes Explorer Post By Tim Riklis The Lost Acres Fire Department and the Connecticut Rivers Council, Learning for Life are pleased to announce the establishment of the Lost Acres Fire Department Explorer Post 1936. LAFD is accepting applications from Granby residents age 14–18 for participation in the Cadet Program. As members of the LAFD Explorer’s Post 1936, cadets train and serve alongside LAFD firefighters and will be trained to assist the firefighters with various […]

March Activities at Senior Center

Unless otherwise noted, all events take place at the Granby Senior Center located within the Municipal Complex at 15 North Granby Road. Please call 860-844-5352 for additional information. Special Opportunities Xtreme Music Bingo: Monday, March 23, 4:30 p.m. at the Simsbury Senior Center. Let’s have fun with our neighbors. This is a great game for music lovers as a professional DJ will run the program. Pizza will be served. $3. Please call 860-844-5352 for a reservation. Financial First […]

Social Services Column

Fuel Assistance: Applications for the CT Energy Assistance Program (CEAP) and the CT Heating Assistance Programs (CHAP) will be accepted until March 15. The CEAP/CHAP help households pay for primary heating bills. Applicants must provide: proof of income for all household members for the 4 weeks prior to the application date, proof of all assets, social security numbers for all family members, proof of rental or mortgage expenses and the current month’s utility bill. Please call the office […]

Helicopter Inspections

Eversource to conduct statewide infrared helicopter inspections To help ensure the reliability of the region’s transmission system, next week Eversource will begin aerial inspections of high-voltage electrical equipment in Connecticut using a helicopter with special imaging equipment. The company anticipates completing the inspections by late February. With more than 800 miles of transmission rights-of-way in Connecticut, flying infrared inspections allows the company to cover vast dista […]