Contribute to the Community Fund

The Granby Community Fund, a 501(c)3 non-profit organization since 1960, coordinates a town-wide fundraiser to support multiple community organizations providing valuable programs, supports and services to the residents of Granby.

A blossoming partnership grows beautifully

On a cool November morning in 2016, a tractor-trailer emblazoned with the Monrovia logo arrived promptly at 9 a.m. at the Hartford Area Habitat for Humanity home in West Granby. It was loaded with fresh, locally grown stock from its Granby nursery ready for planting at the new home.

Vaccines for Adults

It’s the time of year to get a flu shot to prevent us from getting sick this winter. This is true but there are several other vaccines that adults should get as well.

Seniors Job Bank helps Granby residents find work and workers

Folks of a certain age may recall television commercials in the 1970s in which the satisfied user of a product exclaimed, “I was so impressed; I bought the company.” The ads were for an electric shaver, and spokesman Victor Kiam did in fact purchase Remington Products in 1979. Del Shilkret, of Windcrest Drive, can tell a similar story.

Farmer’s Kitchen latest in Chen’s restaurants

Granby’s expanding restaurant options are a welcome addition to both the business and residential communities in town. The latest addition is another fine offering by James and Sandy Chen.  Farmers Kitchen emphasizes breakfast, lunch and dinner takeout.

GMHS alum takes on the world’s most challenging row

From December 2018 to February 2019, Tim Ryan, a Granby Memorial High School alumni from class of 1984, will be one of five rowers who will row 3,000 miles from the Canary Islands to Antigua. The Row4ALS team will be the first team to compete in the Talisker Whiskey Atlantic Challenge with an ALS-diagnosed rower.

Foxfield F.A.R.M. News

In July Foxfield F.A.R.M. Foundation was the fortunate recipient of a handsome retired Argentine thoroughbred gelding, “Leo,” to add to its equine groundwork therapy program  for veterans and first responders with PTSD and related mental issues.