Granby 4-H sign-up night is Oct. 2

Granby 4-H sign-up night is planned for 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 2, at Holcomb Farm Workshop. The presentation will  introduce the youth officer team, leaders, and project groups available for the 2019-2020 program year.

Eagle Scouts soar in Granby

Becoming an Eagle Scout is a great accomplishment requiring years of dedication and hard work. The Eagle Award is the highest, most coveted rank in Boy Scouts and it is not easily earned.

Connecticut’s municipal service provider

Joe DeLong, the executive director and CEO of the Connecticut Conference of Municipalities (CCM), speaks with Susan Patricelli Regan, host of CT Valley Views, regarding the diverse services provided by the organization to the 169 towns and cities of the State.

In Praise of the Snout House

Our House became one of Crosby, Stills and Nash’s top 10 songs after its debut in 1970. No wonder: it tapped into our very human desire to have a safe and welcoming retreat to come home to. 

CTVV-Long term care, estate planning component

David Guttchen, director for the Connecticut Partnership for Long Term Care, has been a frequent guest on CT Valley Views with Host Susan Patricelli Regan due to the program’s relevance not only to the quality of life for Connecticut citizens but also germane to protection of an individual’s life savings and retirement planning.

Salmon Brook— officially Wild and Scenic

After 12 years of study, the Lower Farmington River and Salmon Brook have been designated by Congress as part of the Partnership National Wild and Scenic Rivers Program administered by the National Park Service. The National Wild and Scenic Rivers Act of 1968 was enacted by Congress in order to preserve and maintain designated rivers for the enjoyment of present and future generations.

Retired Granby teacher expands work for education in Nigeria

Retired Granby teacher, Elaine Chagnon, recently completed her tenth trip to Nigeria, working on behalf of Africa Education Partnership (AEP), a non-profit organization established in 2011. Its goal is to build and renovate schools and provide support and training to teachers so that a quality education is made available for all students, regardless of tribe or religion.

Granby Unico to hold charity golf tournament Sept. 13

Friday, Sept. 13 is the date for this year’s Granby UNICO Charity Golf Tournament, to be held at Tunxis Country Club in Farmington. Cost for players is $135, which includes golf, lunch, dinner, drink tickets, premium open bar reception, raffle and driving range. 

Stop & Shop patrons are generous!

Granby Stop & Shop Manager Angel Cruz knows his customers are a generous bunch. For National Watermelon Day, they donated nearly 100 watermelons to the Waste Not Want Not kitchen.