P & Z minutes May 8, 2018

Public Hearings
The continuation of the public hearing of a Special Permit for a rear lot subdivision with proposed excavation in excess of 5,000 cubic years of earth material for property located at 292 Granville Road. Tim Coon, PE with J.R. Russo and Associates, presented the application and provided a summary of the application to date.

Granby 4-H members win VEX competition

Six youth from the Granby 4-H Club won the State VEX Robotics competition and qualified to represent Connecticut at the VEX Robotics World Championship, April 29-May 1, in Louisville, Ky. At Worlds, the youth competed in teamwork, programming and driving competitions.

Middle school geography bee winner

Granby Memorial Middle School student Caelum Janski has been raising more than a few eyebrows among teachers and peers this year. Not only did the 8th grader win the school-wide geography bee, he qualified to compete against 100 of Connecticut’s best geographers in the state geography bee.

First Church strawberry supper is June 9

First Church of Granby is hosting its annual Strawberry Supper on Saturday, June 9, at 219 North Granby Road, in Cook Hall. There will be two sittings, at 5 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. Proceeds will go towards the mission of First Church in the community and in the world.

Valley Brook offers summer camps

Valley Brook Community Church is offering three camps this summer for children age 4 through 12. All camps are held at Valley Brook’s campus, 160 Granville Road (Route 189), North Granby.

Granby Girl Scouts earn Silver Award

Granby Girl Scouts Lauren Badorek and Amber Tomasino from Troop 66174 have been awarded the Silver Award, the highest award a Girl Scout Cadette can earn. The idea behind this award is to help the community and to make a long lasting impact.

How CREC Choice benefits the whole school

For most students at Granby Memorial High School, the school day begins at about six in the morning. This gives them enough time to eat breakfast, get dressed, and catch their bus, the earliest of which comes around 6:25 a.m. They go to school until 2:20 p.m. and then go right home.