Granby football’s magical season comes to a close

By Curtis FieldOn Dec. 1 the Granby football team took part in their first ever playoff game, playing host to four-time state championship winners Seymour. On a cold and wet night in the Den, the Bears fell 56-28 to the Wildcats. Seymour jumped on a few early mistakes by the Bears’ offense and they never looked back. Granby was down by a large margin at halftime but they never quit. Throughout the whole second half the Bears tried to claw and scratch their way back into the game, however, it j […]

Wells Road School kicks off  “Bullying Hurts” program

By Anna Forlenza-Bailey, PhD​Through support from the Connecticut Association of Schools (CAS) grant, Wells Road School held an assembly on Monday, December 14, to kick off the Bullying Hurts: Teaching Kindness Through Read Alouds and Guided Conversations program developed by Lester Laminack and Reba Wadsworth. Earlier this year, Wells Road received the CAS Exemplary School Climate award and during December’s assembly, Dr. Bailey, Wells Road principal, shared with the students, “While winn […]

Board of Ed debates 

Plus-One budget planBy Kim BeckerDr. Alan Addley, Superintendent of Granby schools, presented the annual Plus One Budget to the Board of Education. This document provides a five-year outlook at the priorities the administration wants to implement, sustain or expand, as well as estimates of annual budget increases to support the schools, students and staff.Although all the board members agreed that the budget priorities align with the goals they set for the administration, strong disagreement sur […]

American Legion Seaton Award

70 years strongAmerican Legion Post 182 honored Leroy B. Seaton of Granby with the presentation of his 70-year membership certificate. Seaton joined the organization in 1945 at the end of WII.  From l.: Legion members Kyle Korab, Leroy B. Seaton, Joseph Hukill and Warren Markey. Photograph by Paul Willis […]