Superman saves the day

Employees at the Granby Stop & Shop were treated—two at a time—to an ice cream social in the store’s break room recently.

Granby churches premiere Round in Common Time

Round in Common Time is a choral piece written this spring to express love, gratitude and support for the essential workers in the coronavirus pandemic. As a Granby musician and poet, I composed the piece as a song/prayer for those risking their lives to help the rest of us survive.

Favarh appreciates the Granby Community Fund

Favarh, which provides programs and services to individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities in and around Granby, is very grateful and appreciative of the funding that we received from the Granby Community Fund during this difficult COVID-19 pandemic.

Lovely results from contest

The Granby Senior Center recently held a coloring contest with several members participating. Dorothy Dumond’s drawing (above) won first place.

Ready for take off!

Photographer Merle Yoder captured this shot of an osprey at Christensen Pond.

COVID-19—Coping, caring and moving forward

What just happened? Is it even possible to describe the last two months and the impact the global pandemic has had on each of us, our communities, the state, the nation and the world?

No waste here!

Rosia Kennedy (l.) and Sandy Flagg with one of three car loads full of food donated by Granby Stop & Shop patrons. The food was given to the Waste Not, Want Not kitchen that feeds more than 200 people each Wednesday.

Final good bye to Wayne Smith

Wayne Smith, age 81, passed away peacefully at home on May 13 with Barbara, his loving wife of 53 years, at his side.

A tribute to children’s librarian Lila Innes

Lila K. (Knapp) Innes, age 92, of Granby, passed away on Jan. 28, 2020, at home surrounded by her loving family after a hard-fought battle with cancer. Born in Bridgeport on Dec. 9, 1927, and raised in Stratford, Lila was married to Charles Innes for 65 years, until his death in December 2015.