Stony Hill Village board president retires

June 2 marked the end of an era at Stony Hill Village, one of Granby’s low-income housing facilities. Long-time Granby resident Ted Christensen, the president of the board of directors at Stony Hill, tendered his resignation to the other board members. Ted and Sandy Christensen with 1st Selectman B. Scott Kuhnly. Ted’s 42-year career at Stony Hill very nearly spanned the existence of the village, which was founded in 1972. Ted became president of the board in 2000. Ted&rsq […]

November Lunch for the Mind: Poetry, a Reflection of Life

Poetry has a long history as early poems evolved from folk songs to the epics, The Iliad and The Odyssey and beyond. Whereas, modern poetry is often less structured and is used to inspire, heal and often portrays the poet’s feelings and state of mind. If you are interested in poetry or have written your own poems, the November Lunch for the Mind program will satisfy the poet in you. Granby’s own Laura Mazza-Dixon, poet, musician and teacher, will present Poetry, a Reflection of Life […]

GMHS Football

Keon Lawrence #12 breaks through to gain some yards in the Bears 14-7 victory over Ellington Sept. 29.  Photo by Jay Harder, Granby Camera Club […]

Students pose questions during BOE candidate forum

By Debora TimmsStudents from Granby Memorial High School had the opportunity to question candidates seeking election to the Board of Education during an hour-long candidates’ forum on Sept. 27. The event was held to honor National Voter Registration Day and was hosted at the Town Hall by Registrars Laura Wolfe and Paul R. Willis and moderated by John Adams.All of the candidates on the ballot for the Nov. 7 municipal election participated in the forum. They received a list of questions draf […]

GMHS Girl’s Soccer

Maria Nolan #11 scores a goal against Stafford. The Bears won 4-2 and currently are 12-1.  Photo by Jay Harder, Granby Camera Club […]

2018 GMHS Grad Night help and support needed

By Thérèse MulveyThe GMHS Grad Night is held at the Granby YMCA every year on graduation night and offers a free, fun-filled, substance-free event in June of next year. The 2018 event cannot happen without volunteers to help with food, room set-up, decorations and chaperoning. […]

You are needed

Granby residents are needed to fill positions on boards and commissions. There is one vacancy on the Agricultural Commission; one on the Park and Recreation Board, and five on the Herbicide and Pesticide Study Committee.  If you are interested in serving your town in any of these positions, call the Democratic Town committee Chairman Jim Lofink, 860-810-0274; republican Town Committee Chairman Mark Neumann, 860-653-9668; or the Town Manager, 860-844-5300. […]

Swedish Pancake Breakfast and More

The Youth from Pilgrim Covenant Church are hosting a Swedish Pancake Breakfast and Scandinavian Bake Sale on Saturday, Nov. 18, 8–10 a.m. at Pilgrim Covenant Church, 605 Salmon Brook Street.  This is a donation breakfast benefiting the youth groups. Swedish pancakes, bacon, sausage and breakfast beverages will be served by the youth, and delicious Scandinavian and other home-baked goods will be available for sale.The Senior High Youth Group (grades 9–12) meets Thursd […]

​Artists’ 10th annual Holiday Gift Show at Holcomb Farm

By Annukka RitalahtiThe Granby Artists Association will host its 10th annual Holiday Gift Show, Dec. 2-3, at the Holcomb Farm Learning Center. This is truly a “buy local” event! Eight of the association’s talented members will have an array of items including paintings, prints, note cards, lamps, bowls, jewelry, calligraphy, glass art vessels and ornaments.  Jean-Luc Godard will show new designs etched on medallions cut from storm-damaged limbs from the Gr […]

Stand Down Day 2017 and Foxfield F.A.R.M. Veterans’ Foundation

On Friday, September 22, Foxfield F.A.R.M. of Granby joined 100 other charity organizations at the Connecticut Department of Veterans Affairs in Rocky Hill, for its annual Stand Down Day, which has been held since 1992. Initially, this event addressed the issues of homeless veterans, but now it encompasses a broad range of support including medical, dental, legal, career, insurance and social services, among many others and it is enthusiastically attended by 1000 current and former military pers […]