Zooming in on town activities

Town Hall, although not open as usual, is conducting business. It seems all departments have adjusted to the times, and permits are being issued, births and deaths recorded and the administrative duties fulfilled—just differently.

Four issues facing the town boards

The New Year started off with a big bang in Granby with at least four important issues working their way through Town Hall and various municipal Boards and Commissions. While meeting minutes are published in this issue, and detailed information is available on the town websites, here’s my Cliff Notes version of what’s up in Granby.

Granby, Simsbury and East Granby’s Tri-Town Democratic Campaign forum

Many thanks to all who participated in and enjoyed the Tri-Town Candidate Forum on Sunday, March 18, in the Holcomb Farm North Pavilion

Over 70 local residents personally met and spoke with ten invited Democrats seeking to serve as the next Governor or State Attorney General. Visiting with voters were five potential future governors including Hartford Mayor Luke Bronin, former Conn.

Democratic Town Committee Scholarship 2018

The Granby Democratic Town Committee (DTC) is accepting applications for $1,000 scholarship awards to recognize a Granby student, or students, who best exemplify its mission, Making Granby a Better Community, and who have demonstrated engagement in the political process. As a part of the scholarship application, students are asked to prepare an essay or multimedia presentation on the following topic:

“The second amendment of the Constitution of the United States was based on English common law and was adopted December 15, 1791.