Foxfield equine program a winner with veterans

A former member of the Coast Guard and U.S. Army, and Vietnam prisoner of war survivor enjoyed a farrier session while participating in Foxfield F.A.R.M.’s curriculum. For more info on Granby’s destination for veterans suffering with PTSD, visit: where tax exempt donations can be made.

Foxfield F.A.R.M

Foxfield F.A.R.M recently received a donation of $5,000 from the Ceres Foundation of Charleston, S.C. whose mission is supporting programs that help to change individual lives. By expanding opportunities for disadvantaged youth and vulnerable families to develop and make full use of their potential, they will be able to pursue their highest ambitions, earn decent wages, enjoy healthy relationships, and fully participate in their communities.

Maple sugaring demonstration for kids

On Sunday, March 18, at 1 p.m., join Granby Land Trust Board Member Extraordinaire Dave Emery of Emery Farm for a hands-on demonstration of how maple sugar is made. Farmer Dave will follow an abbreviated process of sap collection, then transport through to boiling, filtering and bottling of the finished product. Each child should be accompanied by an adult and be prepared to taste some delicious Emery Farm maple syrup.

GMHS Athletes of the Month

Maddee McGee
Sports played: Basketball, Softball
Academic accomplishments: Honor Roll Student, Perfect Attendance 2015-16, Spanish Honor Society member, Young Educators Society member
Athletic Accomplishments:
All- Conference Honors NCCC Team 2016-17 -Girl’s Basketball (Sophomore)
All- Conference Honors NCCC Team 2016-17 -Softball (Sophomore)
All- Conference Honors NCCC Team 2017-18 -Girl’s Basketball (Junior)
Captain of Granby Varsity Girls Basketball 2017-18
AAU Basketball player (5 years)
How I prepare for a game/match/meet: Review game film, get to practice early to get shots up, stay after practice to get shots up, scout opponents, write out plays using my whiteboard, work out at the YMCA on weekends, check opponent records and stats, listen to music
Most memorable moment as a BEAR:
Basketball: Ellington Away Game Freshman Year; subbed in six minutes left in 4th qtr, down 28-36, scored 10 points to bring Granby back within one possession (missed buzzer beater)
Softball: Hitting two home runs in back-to-back at bats vs. Bolton (Spring 2017 Season)
Favorite athlete: Russell Westbrook, Oklahoma City Thunder; Diana Taurasi, Phoenix Mercury
Plans after high school: Attend a four-year university and play women’s college basketball/softball, while earning a degree in Education; play women’s basketball professionally, coach sports
Favorite quote: “Some people want it to happen, some wish it would happen, others make it happen.”– Michael Jordan

Kaleb Lillestolen
Sports played: Basketball, Track
Academic accomplishments:  Spanish Honor Society, Honor Roll
Athletic Accomplishments: Basketball Captain, four Varsity Letters
How I prepare for a game/match/meet:  pregame snack and relax
Most memorable moment as a BEAR:
Win over St.

MeadowBrook resident celebrates 100 years

MeadowBrook of Granby staff and residents celebrated the 100th birthday of one of their very own residents Florence “Elsie Rowe”. Mrs. Rowe, born January 18, 1918, was showered with balloons and gifts as she celebrated her 100th birthday surrounded by friends and family.

Browse & Borrow

Granby Public Library
Monday, Wednesday and Thursday: 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.

Tuesday:  10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Friday and Saturday: 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Cossitt Public Library
Tuesday and Thursday: 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. and 3 – 8 p.m.

Saturday: 12 – 5 p.m.

Find us online 

Town of Granby (; also use the links to join us on Facebook and Pinterest. Pre-registration is required for many programs. Call 860-844-5275 (GPL Main Desk); 860-844-5284 (GPL Children); 860-653-8958 (Cossitt); or email


Both libraries will be closed on Friday, March 30 and Saturday, March 31 for Easter weekend.