Granby Memorial High School defeated Plainfield High School 6-0 on Saturday Nov. 23 to capture the CIAC Class M Girls Soccer Championship for the seventh time.

Building the budget

While spring and the April budget vote may seem a long way off, the administrations on both the municipal and education sides have begun placing some focus on the upcoming fiscal year (FY21) that begins July 1, 2020. Over the coming months the administrations will review perceived needs in formulating their budget requests to be submitted to the Boards of Selectmen and Education.

Petitioning candidate wins a seat on the BOS

Unlike other offices, when running for First Selectman, state statute provides the losing candidates with the opportunity to join the pool of candidates running for Board of Selectmen.  Each voter is allowed to cast one vote for the First Selectman but can only cast two votes for Board of Selectmen, even though there are four openings.


I am writing to let you know that I’ll be retiring as your Building Official in January. As I’m writing this before Thanksgiving I’ve been counting my blessings and thinking about how lucky I’ve been to have landed here in Granby for the last 12 years.

Thank you, Mike Guarco

In his article, Keeping Granby fiscally strong, (Drummer, November 2019), Chairman Michael Guarco explains clearly the mission and strategies of the Board of Finance. He should know, having joined the board in 1982 and then serving as its chair since 1989.