Interested in bears? Here’s a reading list

Learning the facts about the wildlife that meanders through your backyards, tips over the garbage can or does damage to the chicken run, is the best way to adapt to the presence of those animals, because it’s a two-way process. Here are some books that may help you to understand the black bear … and make cohabitation easier.

Rededication of memorial to Scoutmaster Bierman

All former and current Scouts of Troop 125 in Granby, and all grateful residents are invited to the Mary Edwards Land Trust Property on Saturday, June 12, at 11 a.m., for a very special ceremony honoring John R. Bierman.

Eric Truntz added as CTO at Adams & Knight

Adams & Knight, one of the region’s leading digital marketing services providers, has added a Chief Technology Officer (CTO) to its senior leadership ranks. Eric Truntz, a proven technology leader with over 20 years of experience working with Fortune 500 companies and technology consultancies, has joined the agency as its new CTO.

Hang-A-Quilt Day is June 19

Farmington Valley Quilters is sponsoring its third annual Connecticut Hang-A-Quilt Day event on Saturday, June 19 with a rain date on June 20. This free outdoor quilt show will showcase the art and beauty of quilting.

Here comes the sun

These Salmon Brook Park geese would agree that it’s been a long, cold, lonely winter—they sure are enjoying early morning rays.

COVID-19 immunizations available at home

The Farmington Valley Health District, in conjunction with the Farmington Valley Visiting Nurse Association, will provide COVID-19 vaccinations to any individual 18 years old and up who is unable to attend public clinics.

Dog smitten with horses

The Hennessey’s golden retriever loves to sit on the front lawn and watch the horses trot up and down North Church Road throughout the morning as part of their race training.