Parks & Recreation

Office Hours: 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. Open 24/7 at for program registration.Telephone: 860-653-8947Website: Accepting MasterCard/Visa/Discover. Register for programs at any time of the day or night, find out right away if a program still has space available, check your account to 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 […]

Poll workers’ discussion held

The Registrars of Voters hosts monthly poll workers meeting to discuss upcoming legislative initiatives that might impact future elections. In attendance at a recent meeting were: front row (from l.):Paul Willis, Marcia Massey, Laura Wolfe and Joanne Mayornick; back: Patty Sansone, Diane Hernsdorf, Arnie Kittlesen, Jill Ford, Dave Amidon, Bob King, Michael Mayornick and Kay Woodford. Submitted photo Registrars Laura Wolfe and Paul Willis highlight possible legislation that might come […]

Dates set for budget hearing and referendum

Public Hearing is April 10; Referendum is April 24The annual Budget Public Hearing will be held on Monday, April 10 at 7 p.m. in the GMHS auditorium. Granby residents will vote on the Town Budget at the Budget Referendum on Monday, April 24, from noon to 8 p.m. at the Town Hall Meeting Room. Residents must bring a valid form of identification (photo ID preferred) to vote. If you are not registered to vote, but own property in Granby and are otherwise eligible to vote, you may receive a ball […]

Safe Grad Night: a well-loved Granby tradition 

Thérèse MulveyThe 2017 Safe Grad Night celebration is only three months away. It’s time to get FLOCKING and help raise money for the 2017 Safe Grad Night! Granby volunteers have been making this well-loved GMHS tradition happen for over 30 years but it takes donations to make it work.There are options for how you can help and one is the ability to surprise your friends by sending Pink Flamingos to roost on their lawns. Who wouldn’t want to wake up to that? T […]

Sip-N-Spa at the Vineyard

Celebrate Spring at Sip-N-Spa, April 8, from 12 to 5 p.m. at Lost Acres Vineyard. Start the day at 10:30 a.m. with yoga with Kristal Fiorentino for just $10 then enjoy some wine while Anew Massage and Wellness provides massage therapists, make up, nails, skin care professionals, psychics and more mini sessions for a small fee (about $1 per minute). There is no charge for Sip-N-Spa other than your wine and mini sessions. Come on by and have some fun. […]

We’re Staying Group Meeting

The We’re Staying Group is meeting on Thursday, April 13, from 5 to 8 p.m. in the Holcomb Farm Workshop. The workshop is the small building on the main campus of Holcomb Farm, 113 Simsbury Road. The group will learn a bit about monarch butterflies, share potluck offerings for dinner, and socialize. Eric Rahn, a master wildlife conservationist, will share information based on his 15 years experience raising monarch butterflies. Group members are men and women, both singles and couples, […]

Wellness Day promotes healthy bodies, minds

By John R. NiebFourth graders learned about having healthy bodies and minds during the third annual Wellness Day, which was held at Wells Road Intermediate School from 1-3 p.m. on February 17.Wellness Day is a collaborative effort between the Granby Public School District’s wellness committee and Sodexo, the district’s food service contractor, to celebrate and promote healthy bodies and minds for the district’s students.“It is an important part of developing student knowl […]