​The Friends of Cossitt Library

Gift Book TreesPatrons and townspeople are invited by the Friends to continue the tradition of sharing holiday cheer with gift books to children and seniors, distributed by Granby Social Services. Select a tag from the holiday tree in the Children’s Room, gender and age given, and/or from the Adult Room tree for a senior. Purchase and gift wrap one or more books and return to Cossitt no later than Thursday, Dec. 10. Tags will be available beginning Saturday, Nov. 21.Mini-Fund RaisersThe Fr […]

​Civic Club Christmas holiday meeting

The Granby Civic Club will meet Thursday, Dec. 17 at 1 p.m. in the main room of the Senior Center. Members and guests are looking forward to enjoying the music by the Granby High School Chamber Singers, an a cappella choir of 26 very talented students under the direction of Mindy Shilansky. Members and all women of Granby are welcome to come and enjoy the holiday entertainment and festivities.The club invites all women of Granby to join in their tradition of service and socializing and share in […]

​Breakfast with Santa

MeadowBrook of Granby is hosting Breakfast with Santa, Saturday, Dec. 12, from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. Come meet Santa, Mrs. Claus, and their elves. There will be a Touch a Truck Event and many more surprises. Reservations are required as space is limited, call 860-653-9888 by Dec. 4. Admission is one new, unwrapped toy per family to benefit Toys for Tots. MeadowBrook is located at 350 Salmon Brook St. […]

​The Girls of Granby

Edited by Carol Laun James Lee Loomis has been telling us about Granby boys. It is time to let the girls of Granby speak. Following is information and quotes from interviews I did in the 1970s and 80s. The girls are: Louise Cooley (1881-1983) Edna Spring (1887-1977) Annie Hayes (1888-1973) Lena Clark (1890-1984) Agnes Petersen (1891-1980) Helen Cotton (1892-1986) Helen Clark (1893-1986) and Emelia Dauner (1902-1995). ThanksgivingEdna Spring: “Thanksgiving we had a big dinner with all […]

Granby Public Library

Granby Public Library15 North Granby Road, Granby; 860-844-5275 (Main Desk); 860-844-5284 (Children’s)Monday, Wednesday, Thursday: 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.Tuesday: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.Friday, Saturday: 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.Sunday, November to March: 1 – 4 p.m.Cossitt Public Library388 North Granby Road, North Granby; 860-653-8958 (Main Desk)Tuesday, Thursday: 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. and 3 – 8 p.m.Saturday: 12 – 5 p.m.Holiday HoursBoth libraries will close early, at 4 p.m […]

Pretty in Pink

By Carole BernardTo some, October might mean blowing leaves from the yard, pulling out sweaters or buying candy for Halloween. But to Sandra Fischer, Jennifer Pizzanello and Diane Hernsdorf, October means something very different and personal. October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month.Fischer was ordained as a United Church of Christ minister in October 2012 and received her breast cancer diagnosis two months later. Given her public role in the community, Rev. Fischer chose to share her diagnosis […]

Granby Rec

​Office Hours: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Open 24/7 at www.GranbyRec.com.Telephone: 860-653-8947Website: www.GranbyRec.com. Accepting MasterCard/Visa/Discover. Register for programs at any time, find out if a program still has space available, see what activities your family members are signed up for and print out a year-end receipt for tax purposes.Program/Trip Registration: All programs/trips are based on a first come basis and space availability and require advance registration; payment must accom […]

Deadlines to Register for the Presidential Preference 2016 Primary are coming!

To be eligible to vote in the presidential primary on Tuesday, April 26, you must be a registered member of the party you wish to vote for. State law prohibits cross voting in another political party’s primary. You can check your party affiliation 24/7 online at: voterregistration.ct.gov/ The majority of Granby voters are currently unaffiliated. To gain party affiliation, unaffiliated voters can go online to fill out a voter registration card and check the box marked party enrollment chang […]

State champs again!

By Todd McMillanThe Granby Rovers U14 Girls Soccer Team recently won its second consecutive state championship. On Saturday, November 7, the girls beat a strong Burlington team 4–0 in the Connecticut Cup championship match. This season long, single elimination tournament is sponsored by the Connecticut Junior Soccer Association and involved 42 town travel teams. In reaching the final match, the Rovers beat competitive teams from Milford, Wallingford, Simsbury, Marlborough and Orange.  […]

December Activities

Unless otherwise noted, all events take place at the Granby Senior Center located within the Municipal Complex at 15 North Granby Road. Membership dues are just $5 annually for Granby residents and $10 annually for non-residents due on Sept. 1. Please call 860-844-5352 for additional information.Special OpportunitiesHoliday Concert: Tuesday, Dec. 8, 12 p.m. Join us for a little holiday music and cheer at the Café Lunch. The elementary school students will perform to get everyone in the ho […]