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.

Hang-A-Quilt Day is June 20

Farmington Valley Quilters is sponsoring the second Connecticut Hang-A-Quilt Day on Saturday, June 20, with a rain date of Sunday, June 21. This free outdoor quilt exhibit will showcase the art and beauty of quilting.

Sticking to a budget can boost your emergency fund

During the coronavirus pandemic our health concerns, for ourselves and our loved ones, have been at the top of our minds. But financial worries have been there, too, both for people whose employment has been affected and for investors anxious about the volatile financial markets.

Eric Clapprood named new YMCA Board chair

Eric Clapprood, long-time Granby resident and principal at Deloitte Consulting, LLP, is the new board chair for the YMCA Greater Hartford. The YMCA is excited to have Clapprood in this new role and look forward to the dynamic and innovative leadership he will bring to the organization.

Danger! Don’t put your pet at risk.

Even with the windows down a bit, your car’s temperature can climb to dangerous levels in just a few minutes, causing your pet to suffer heat stroke.