On a clear day

Rob Flanigan captured this unusual angle of the fall colors recently. Shot from the Mary Edwards property in North Granby looking north, the city of Springfield, Mass. is visible.

Great fall weather for church fundraiser

First Church of Granby held a fundraiser on Oct. 10 to benefit the Alzheimer’s Association, selling scarves and whoopie pies on a perfect autumn day. Sophie Riggott (l.) and Samantha Bordonaro, both of North Granby, were among the supporters.

Stop & Shop donates to Waste Not Want Not

Restore, Stop & Shop’s reduced emissions fuel program, has donated $10,000 grants to five hunger relief organizations. Granby’s Waste Not Want Not Food Pantry is one of the five organizations receiving the donation.

UNICO tournament was successful fundraiser

Thanks to its generous sponsors, volunteers and enthusiastic participants, the Granby UNICO Club, a service organization of Italian-Americans, raised more than $12,000 for this year’s scholarship fund and “Secret Santa” project to assist needy families in the Granby community.

Fall virtual programs for the autism community

Autism Families CONNECTicut, (AFC), is launching revamped virtual programs for those ages 3 to young adult on the autism spectrum. Like in-person programming, participants will be able to explore creativitythrough fun activities where they can interact with peers and express themselves freely via virtual platforms, such as Zoom and the Houseparty App.

Granby men open their dream pub

Four Dads Pub is Granby’s newest local business and the most recent addition to the growing culinary choices that the town has to offer. The pub is the brainchild of four Granby dads.