Loaner Closet volunteers at work

Volunteers of Granby’s Durable Medical Equipment (DME) Loaner Closet program handle outgoing and returning equipment, receive donated items, perform basic repairs and clean equipment before loaning it out again.

Granby Parks and Recreation hires special events coordinator

Jamie Savva, special events coordinator, has joined the team at Granby Parks and Recreation to help plan, coordinate and execute special events for the town as well as private events and weddings at Holcomb Farm.

Women’s Breakfast Group set to celebrate 20 years in 2024

Brought together by a shared love for Granby, the Women’s Breakfast Group will celebrate 20 years in 2024. Every month from September to June the women gather to enjoy a breakfast cooked by volunteers, to share conversation and to enjoy a program of music or presentations. The program, which costs $5 to attend, welcomes women of all age groups.

Granby chapter of UNICO celebrates 20 years

The local chapter of UNICO is celebrating its 20th anniversary. The largest Italian-American service organization in the United States, UNICO is an acronym for Unity, Neighborliness, Integrity, Charity, Opportunity.

Street light repair along Rte 10/202 going well

As reported in the April issue, Granby is repairing street lights in the historic district. Town electrician Mike Antonucci gets a helping hand from Granby Public Works employees Keven Slyne, and Hunter Stone.

Granby author debuts children’s book

Granby resident Mary Munson recently released her debut children’s book, Love Will Turn You Around, published by Gnome Road Publishing, and illustrated by Australian native Kate Talbot. The book, which hit bookstores on April 4, is a heart-warming story that focuses on social-emotional mental health, early childhood reading and math skills, finding joy and showing love to others.

New Leadership at Seniors Job Bank

The Seniors Job Bank (SJB), the non-profit community resource that connects people over 50 wanting to work with businesses, households, government agencies and other employers chose officers and a director at its annual meeting.

Fired up on life—John and Pat Horr

In the fall of 1982, while John Horr was studying electrical engineering at the University of Hartford, he met Pat Zavisza in an emergency response technician (EMT) class. Forty-one years later, the couple has two grown children, a young granddaughter, a passion for off-road vehicles—and a profound but quiet impact on the Granby community.

Cool down your diet this spring

As the weather warms up, we begin to think of lighter foods. Eating light and choosing foods wisely carries the benefit of fighting inflammation in our bodies.

Lessons on leashing your pet

One of the most important lessons you can teach your dog is to walk politely on a leash. As I know all too well, it can be a frustrating lesson! But if you are successful, you will not only have more fun with your dog, but you will also greatly improve his health and quality of life.