Granby student wins young poets competition

Nature’s Music, a poem by Noelle Tackett, daughter of David and Sarah Tackett, was selected by composer Ellen Gilson Voth to be set to music in a new piece commissioned by the Farmington Valley Chorale. To mark its 50th anniversary in 2020, the chorale looked to young poets for an original poem that explores a theme related to how music affects us or has an impact on our lives.

Kindergarten registration begins

There are new procedures for registering kindergarten students. Beginning Feb. 1, parents must pre-register their child for kindergarten on the Kelly Lane Primary School page of the Granby Schools website: Granby.k12.ct.us

Lukingbeal honored for environmental service

Connecticut Woodlands, the publication of the Connecticut Forest and Parks Association (CPTA), recently recognized Eric Lukingbeal for his service to the organization. Lukingbeal served as president for the past eight years and has been a member since 1997.

Organic Gardening

The Gardeners of Simsbury will host Trade Secrets: Plant Selection and Organic Lawn Care with Karla Dalley on Tuesday, Feb. 25, at the Simsbury Public Library in the large meeting room from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Free to the public.

Drumrolls – February 2020

Michael Chase, an attorney with Shipman and Goodwin LLP, was promoted to partner. He represents organizations and individuals in government investigations, internal investigations and both criminal and civil litigation.