Building relationships toward better municipal cooperation

Connecticut has 169 towns that all provide municipal services like assessment, tax collection, land records recording, building inspection services, public works services like trash collection, road maintenance and snow plowing, first responder services like police and fire protection, and, of course, education for the town’s children and young adults.

Planning for autumn

As September begins and summer ends, it’s time to look ahead to fall. School buildings are preparing to open doors and welcome back students and families, and fall sports are gearing up for the new season.

March came in like a lion

The winter months have been mostly mild this year, but we seemed to make up for the lack of snowfall in March. A few big storms late in the season reminded us of what winter in New England is like.

Granby Police Dept. achieves gold standard in public safety services

One of the benefits of writing an article for our local paper every month is that I get to share some insight with residents about what is going on behind the scenes at Town Hall and the work being done in our departments to keep things running smoothly. This month I wanted to highlight the good work being done at the Granby Police Department (GPD).

Granby Center Project Update

As we see continued progress on the Granby Center intersection project, I thought it would be helpful to provide information about the project and what you can expect for the upcoming construction season.

Community Matters

While writing this article, I found myself reflecting on the recent tragedy in Bristol. Bristol lost two young police officers in a heinous ambush. The nightmare that the Bristol Police Department, the families of the fallen officers, and all those who love a man or woman in blue find themselves in is heartbreaking.

Slow Down, You Move Too Fast

Life is a Highway claims the once top hit by Rascal Flatts. But Granby roads are not highways. Whether you live on a “cut through” street or a cul-de-sac, speeding probably affects you.