YSB Turns 20!

The Youth Service Bureau Board invites all former Youth Service Advisory Board members to join them for breakfast on Thursday, May 14 at 8 a.m. at the Senior/Youth Services Building for a look back on 20 years of serving the youth and families of Granby. The bureau’s rich history of providing counseling and support services, positive youth development programs like GO! and WOW, drug and alcohol prevention, suicide prevention training, support groups and much more to the youth and families […]

In Memory of Ginny Wells

Virginia S. Wells, 93, passed away on March 27, at Seabury Retirement Community in Bloomfield. Before moving to Seabury in 2004 she had lived in Granby, CT, for 53 years. She was wife of the late Edward L. Wells who predeceased her in 2007. She graduated from Vassar College. During World War II she served in the WAVES. She was elected to the Granby Board of Education and served 10 years. She was elected to the Connecticut State Legislature in a special election, but, as the legislature didn’t m […]

In Memory Of…

In Memory Of … Anderson, Carolyn (Dewey), 89, December 11 Smith, Ruth (Roche), 88, March 6 Robinson, Evelyn (Wallach), 97, wife of the late Dale Robinson and Sidney Sprague, March 12 Silkey, Ernest Richard, 68, March 20 Lee, Ronald Massey, husband of Alta (Anthony) Lee, March 26 Havens, Catherine Marie, 67, wife of Charles McColgan, March 27 Campbell, Dennis W., companion of Melanie Stewart, March 28 Raggio, Edwin C., 65, husband of Maryellen (Quinn) Raggio, March 28 Lapent, Fran […]

VNA Events

Blood Pressure Screenings The Farmington Valley VNA’s free blood pressure screenings are available without appointment Monday, May 4, 10:30–11:30 a.m. at East Hartland Town Hall, and 11 a.m.–12:30 p.m. at East Granby Community Center; Tuesday, May 5, 9–10:30 a.m. at the Farmington Valley YMCA; Monday, May 18 at East Hartland First Church Parish House, and Thursdays, May 7, 14, 21 and 28, 11 a.m.–12:30 p.m. at Granby Senior Center. Food […]

Pasta dinner fundraiser set for May 15

The Granby U.N.I.C.O. Club will host its annual pasta dinner on Friday, May 15 at Manitook Camp, 70 Lakeside Drive in Granby, with continuous open seating from 5-8 p.m. The public is invited to enjoy a great home-cooked Italian meal featuring penne pasta with sauce, meatballs, sausage, salad, fresh bread, beverages and “make your own” ice cream sundae. The cost is only $10 per person ($7 for children and seniors) and all proceeds will benefit the UNICO scholarship fund and needy fami […]

Senior Club Social

Great music, an ice cream sundae and mingling with friends—what could be more fun on a Sunday afternoon? The Granby Senior Club hosts its annual Ice Cream Social on Sunday, May 31, 1:30 – 3:30 p.m. at the Senior Center. Welcome the long-awaited summery weather by making your own ice cream sundae with a choice of toppings and enjoy the music of the Solid Oak Band. At only $5 per person, this event is a wonderful way to spend a Sunday afternoon. Bring your family and friends and enjoy […]

SBHS Flea Market

The Salmon Brook Historical Society will hold its annual Spring Flea Market on Saturday, May 16, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. with 40 – 50 vendors showing and selling their wares, and a concession selling coffee, soda, water, hot dogs, chips and Mrs. Murphy’s donuts.  Free admission. Any vendor interested in a 20 x 20 foot space ($30 until May 9, then $40) can contact Dave Laun (860-653-3965) or Todd Vibert (860-653-9506.) Items to be donated to the society to sell in the Preservation Barn […]

MS Support

A support group for those with Multiple Sclerosis meets the second and fourth Monday of each month, from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Granby Senior Center. For more information call 860-653-1986 or 860-428-2463. […]

SBHS Events

Civil War Book Event The Salmon Brook Historical Society presents Dr. Lesley Gordon, author of A Broken Regiment: The 16th Connecticut’s Civil War, at 7 p.m., Wednesday, May 20, at the Senior Center, 15 N. Granby Road Tickets available at the door: members $3, non-members $5, students $2. Light refreshments included.  Gordon, a graduate of East Granby High School, will talk about her recently published book on the 16th Connecticut Regiment, which fought at Antietam. The soldiers in t […]

Drumrolls May 2015

Julia Benson, a French major, and Benjamin Fetzner, a neuroscience major, were named to the fall 2014 dean’s list at Colgate University. William Lawson was named to the fall semester dean’s list at Rochester Institute of Technology. He graduated in December with a BFA in Medical Illustration. Charles Pfeifer, a junior majoring in neuroscience and applied music at the University of Rochester, has been named to the fall 2014 dean’s list. A GMHS graduate, Pfeifer is the son of Richard […]