Heart and Soul of the Garlic Farm

The May issue of the Drummer contained a very nice article about Granby’s Garlic Farm, but one important piece was missing! There was not a mention of the person who originated the now-famous spot for garlic and other wonderful produce: Gary Cirullo!

Kelly Lane students help to “save the earth”

The Granby Conservation Commission contacted assistant superintendent Jenn Parsons about starting a composting program in the school district to help Granby move closer to being a Connecticut Sustainable Town. When Kelly Lane literacy coach Elisabeth Diemer heard about the initiative, she was very interested.

Updated town website to be launched soon

The website revision project made great progress during the month of February and early March and will be launched soon. Town Manager Erica Robertson and her team have been working with CivicPlus, a website development business that specializes in building city and county e-government communication systems.

BOS Open House — a time for good communications

On February 13, the Board of Selectmen hosted a second Open House. The attendance wasn’t nearly as large as the first one, when residents were confused and a bit upset about what the state’s mandate to make a plan for affordable housing actually meant for Granby but, for those who participated, it was a chance for real communication.