Granby residents are needed to fill vacancies on the Agricultural Commission, Development Commission and Library Board. If you are interested in filling any of these positions, contact the Democratic Town Committee Chair Christine Chinni at, the Republican Town Committee Chair Mark Neumann at 860-653-9668, or the Town Manager at 860-844-5300.

Thoughts on the Kearns School proposal

The proposal by the Kearns School Committee, led by Elliot Altomare, is an altruistic objective; however, it must make dollars and cents for the Town of Granby, its citizens and its relative economic health. While a non-binding letter of intent is being drafted, there are several points to be considered.

Drumrolls – February 2019

2Lt Joshua Pollock, GMHS Class of 2011, will graduate this spring from the New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine. He will be stationed at the Madigan Army Medical Center, Tacoma Wash., for his internship in internal medicine.

Granby Cubs senior men’s baseball recap

The 2018 Granby Cubs Men’s Senior Baseball League (MSLB) finished its inaugural season in the 25-plus division at the end of July and are looking forward to the 2019 season. The team was very competitive, but it is moving to the 35-plus division.

New BOS student liaison active and involved

A second student liaison has joined the Board of Selectmen. Granby Memorial High School senior James Kuhnly has always been interested in world happenings, and closer to home, local government, having an uncle who served 40 years on Simsbury’s Planning and Zoning commission.

Planning & Zoning Minutes

On a motion by Jonathan Boardman, seconded by Eric Lukingbeal, the commission voted to approve the minutes of November 13, 2018 as amended. Public Hearing, Section (dealing with special permits for outdoor dining) should read: Light music may be permitted until 10 p.m. The decibel (dB) level for music may not exceed 50dB measured at the property line.