Budget Referendum Passes

The town of Granby’s 2015-16 budget was approved by voters. Of the 1,343 people who voted at the referendum April 27, 754 were in favor and 589 were opposed to the budget as presented at the April 13 public hearing.  […]

44th Annual Granby Road Race attracts lead sponsor

By Amy WoodmanThe historic Granby Road Race has attracted Command Corporation as a lead corporate sponsor this year. One of the state’s longest-running races, the Granby Road Race raises money to support the Farmington Valley YMCA’s Annual Campaign. The 44th annual running of the 5K and 10K race will kick off at 8:30 a.m. on Saturday, May 2nd at Granby Memorial High School, Route 10/202 in Granby, CT. Pre-registration will begin at 7:30 a.m. “The 10K is one of the most beautiful a […]

Activities At Senior Center

April ActivitiesUnless 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 OpportunitiesA Matter of Balance: Beginning April 6, Mondays and Wednesdays at 10 a.m. Have you turned down a chance to go out with friends or family because you were concerned about falling? Learn how to overcome obstacles, strengthen your muscles and make your home safer so you ma […]

Valley Brook Projects cont.

Artwork-floor plan Valley Brook building project continues Valley Brook Community Church plans to be in its new building by this summer. In 2013 the congregation was given the Woodhaven Equestrian Center and adjoining estate through the generosity of Rod and Janice Reynolds. After receiving the gift Valley Brook leadership began to plan and pray for the best way to convert the equestrian center into a church building. The priority was to provide ample space for worship services and classrooms […]

VBCC Scout Awards

Valley Brook Presents Scout Awards On Sunday, March 1, Valley Brook Community Church presented awards to several local scouts. Jim Works, a member at Valley Brook and a scout leader, presented religious awards to two local scouts: Ben Yoder and Joseph Gron. Both Ben and Joseph received the “God and Life” award that represents a completion of both a course of study and activities. Joseph was also recognized as a scout who had completed all four components of the Boy Scout religious a […]

Honored by Red Cross 

Granby’s Ginny Brezza honored by Red Cross for exemplary service By Paul Shipman Granby resident Virginia Brezza was presented with the American Red Cross Presidential Award for Excellence in Humanitarian Services on February 18 at American Red Cross headquarters in Washington, D.C. Brezza was among a select group of Red Cross volunteers and paid staff from across the nation honored for their outstanding service. Brezza was the only honoree from New England. “We are so proud of Gi […]

LAFD Lists February Responses

LAFD lists February responses From Feb. 10 through March 9, the Lost Acres Volunteer Fire Department responded to the following 13 calls: six cooking fires; two carbon monoxide calls; two smoke detector activations; one alarm activation; one victim extrication call; one water/other incident. LAFD needs your help. One of the primary means of success when responding to a call is the ability to find a house quickly and easily. This means having a clearly marked mailbox or marker plate in front of […]

Chi Center in Granby

The Chi Center arrives in Granby center Marcey and Brian Hickey have opened a new “center” in the center of town. The Chi Center is a place to rejuvenate with Sound Energy Healing, Qi Gong, Reiki, Laughter Yoga, Reflexology, Meditation or Thermotherapy. “This is wonderful place where people can come, relax and transform their energy for this stressful modern life,” Marcey said recently. Marcey connected with The Chi Center in Santa Cruz, Calif., and the world-renowned […]

EGPL Events

East Granby Public Library Open Events Demonstration, everyone welcome March 31: Thread Sketching and Pillows, 7 p.m. Thread “painting” and thread “sketching” are techniques to create realistic effects on art quilts or portrait quilts. By studying color values and dimension, you can “paint” an object with thread or use thread as the “paint” with fabric to enhance the play of light and shadow. Sandy Salazar will present the step-by-step process sh […]