Commemorating Memorial Day

James Hall, adjutant of American Legion Post 182, stands at attention as service members prepare to lay wreaths at the Vietnam memorial on the Green in memory of the Granby soldiers who died while serving in the Vietnam war.

BOS approves applications for Neighborhood Assistance Act tax credit program

As far as Director of Human Services Sandra Yost is aware, this is the first year Granby has participated in the program designed by The Connecticut Department of Revenue Services (DRS) to provide tax credits to businesses that make investments in qualifying community nonprofit programs by furnishing financial assistance, labor, materials or technical advice to aid in the physical improvement or rehabilitation of any part of the community. A minimum of $250 is required; the maximum donation is $250,000.

Storm damage?: Some advice from the town’s building department

Following this past month’s severe weather, the Building Department would like to offer the following advice to homeowners who may need to make repairs:

Document any storm damage carefully. When reporting damage or claims to your insurance company, make sure that you have a clear understanding of how to proceed.

P & Z minutes: May 22, 2018

Present: Paula Johnson (Chairman), Margaret Chapple, Jonathan Boardman, Charles Kraiza, Eric Lukingbeal, Eric Myers, James Sansone. Also present was Abby Kenyon, Director of Community Development.

Thank You, Granby!

I thank the residents of Granby for all of their support during my seven years as the Director of Recreation and Leisure Services for the Town of Granby. I will be leaving my position here at the end of June and I will take with me many wonderful memories of special events such the Flashlight Egg Hunts and Trunk or Treat at SBP and the popular Comedy Nights at the Holcomb Farm North Barn Pavilion.

Food Bank benefits

The Farmington Valley VNA Granby Food Bank staff and volunteers want to express their appreciation to Granby Public Works for its efforts in conducting the May 22–24 Fill-A-Truck event. The Food Bank received 75 bags and boxes of items, overflowing its collection area.