Monrovia supports US veterans

Monrovia Nurseries in Granby has once again been very generous in its support of the Foundation for Veterans with PTSD ( with a donation of several plants for the Veterans’ Victory Garden.

Lost Acres Vineyard to host Arts and Craft Show

The Granby Artists Association will present a Pop-Up Arts and Crafts show at Lost Acres Vineyard on Sunday, June 4 (rain date June 11). It will be located on the lawn across the driveway from the Vineyard seating area. Show hours are the same as the Vineyard’s, 12 to 5 p.m.


The second Granby Celebrates Juneteenth festival will be held at Salmon Brook Park on Saturday, June 17. This free arts and education festival is hosted by Granby Racial Reconciliation (GRR) to commemorate Juneteenth and celebrate Black culture through music, dance, art and presentations.

In Town Focus

Blood Drive, Free Veteran Breakfasts, Camera Club, Women’s Breakfast, Men’s Breakfast, and SBHS News

Wooden model of Mighty Mo presented to American Legion Post 182

Vince Tokarz of North Granby presented a large and beautifully restored wooden model of the famed battleship USS Missouri to the Granby American Legion Post 182 on March 24. Tokarz salvaged the battered model that had lain in the basement of a church in Hartford for many years. He then carefully restored it to its original condition and donated it for display at Legion Hall on North Granby Road.

Deacon Arthur Miller, childhood friend of Emmett Till, to speak

Granby will celebrate the federal holiday of Juneteenth on Saturday, June 17, 3 to 9:30 p.m., (rain date is June 18) in Salmon Brook Park. The hope is that in addition to a great showing of Granby residents, families will come from far and wide to enjoy this event.

A tradition returns to Granby

Who makes the best Shoo Fly Pie in town? Find out at Lucy Holcombe Memorial Shoo Fly Pie Contest to be held at the Granby Grange Agricultural Fair on Sept. 9 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.