The 2020 COVID precautions are being implemented again this year to ensure the safety of both poll workers and voters. If you plan to come to the polls please plan for a long wait, be patient, wear a mask, and dress warmly—it will take extra time to vote, especially with 10 races to cast votes in.

Planting with a view

Friends of Holcomb Farm volunteers Walter Ford, Jack Lareau and Nicole Cloutier participated in a tree planting day on the Holcomb Tree Trail in October.

Radium Girls opens at high school

Granby Performing Arts at Granby Memorial High School presents the play Radium Girls on Friday and Saturday, Nov. 5 and 6 at 7 p.m. and Sunday, Nov. 7 at 2 p.m. at GMHS Auditorium.


Long-Term Recovery Committee 

The committee’s goal was to identify the unmet needs of the community created by the COVID-19 crisis and to develop methods to assist the citizens and businesses recover.

News from Public Works

Trash Holiday: Thursday, Nov. 25, (Thanksgiving) is a holiday for Paine’s. All Thursday and Friday trash pickups will be delayed by one day that week. 

Thanks for Used Book Sale

The Friends of the Granby Public Library held its 38th Used Book Sale in September after a two year wait due to COVID restrictions last year. It was another successful sale and a welcome return of our patrons who look forward to this annual event.

Fund research for cultivated meat

I was thrilled to learn the U.S. Department of Agriculture is giving $10 million over five years to Tufts University to establish a National Institute for Cellular Agriculture. The institute will conduct open-access research into cultivated meat.

Support for Eastwood

We are writing in support of Val Eastwood, candidate for First Selectwoman. We have been friends with Val for some time. In fact, we had the opportunity to help her with the care of her mother while she was under hospice care at Val’s home earlier this year.