S&P’s AA+ rating gives Granby favorable financing on capital projects

This past July Granby’s town treasurer, John Adams, received word that Standard & Poor (S&P) Global Ratings reaffirmed its “AA+” credit rating and stable outlook for Granby’s $5 million series general obligation bonds that will fund the bridge and school projects approved by the town referendum back in late spring of 2019.

Browse & Borrow

With about 2,000 entries, the winners of our children, teen and adult prizes included: Abby L., Margot K., Natalie B., Wilson M., Alex U., and Kai S. (Prize 6: Frisbee Game), Sophia B., Owen B., Ty D., Chloe D., Nell G., Ryan S., Dawn B., Leala C., Coreen F., Mike G., Bill R., and Matt S. Congratulations to our winners!

Party nominations uncontested

The Republican and Democrat Town Committees met in July to nominate candidates to stand for office in the Nov. 2 municipal election, and both parties found unanimous support for their slates.

LAFD receives Loops Rescue System

The Lost Acres Fire Department acquired a new piece of rescue equipment this year, one that horse owners hope will never be put to use. The Loops Equine Rescue System, as described from the website, is “a simplified compact lifting or drag system for horse owners, veterinarians, first responders or others to help a horse that is down or trapped.

Town of Granby Meeting Calendar

Check Town of Granby website or call Town Manager’s office to verify date,  time, location, and get information on how to participate on Zoom, if needed.

Granby Food Bank

Donations can be dropped off at the VNA office on Salmon Brook Street

GRANBY BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING HIGHLIGHTS

• Kindergarten enrollment is continually being monitored. There are currently 122 students registered with seven Open Choice slots. If all seven Open Choice students register, the number will be 129 (125 projected). 

State mandated revaluation to begin in September

The Granby Assessor’s Office is preparing for the state mandated revaluation and has contracted with the appraisal firm Vision Appraisal Technology to assist the Assessors revaluation for Oct. 1, 2022. The company will work with the assessor’s office to make the 12-month process successful.