Social Services — October 2023

The focus of the Social Services Department is to coordinate existing federal, state, regional and local services, to increase community awareness of these services and to develop new programs to meet the needs of Granby residents.

Tutorial on the DME loaner closet

The Granby Senior Center manages a Durable Medical Equipment (DME) loaner closet at Holcomb Farm. Citizens of Granby and surrounding towns can borrow, at no cost and for an indefinite period, equipment as needed for themselves and their families.

IWWC public hearing continued to Oct. 11

The Inland Wetlands and Watercourses Commission held its second public hearing on the Vessel RE Holdings’ application for a permit in connection with a proposed 48-unit apartment building at 37 Hartford Avenue on Sept. 13.

Public Works — October 2023

Transfer Station hours, Household Hazardous waste collection, Winter preparation, Signs, Textile recycling, Plastic bag recycling, and Yard waste

Public Works

Trash holiday: Monday, Sept. 4, is Labor Day and a holiday for Paine’s Inc. All trash/recycling pickups will be delayed by one day the week after the holiday.

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.

Town of Granby Proposed Charter Revisions – 2023

The state mandates that each town reviews and updates its charter every 10 years. Granby started the review process in 2022, and on July 10, 2023, the Board of Selectmen (BOS) held a Public Hearing regarding the Draft Report of the proposed revisions. The BOS acted on the report at the July 17 meeting and returned its recommendations to the Charter Revision Commission.

BOE welcomes new member

I hope that you and your family are enjoying those last few beach days but feel, as I do, a sense of excitement as we turn to the new school year ahead. Before we launch into what promises to be an exciting year, I wanted to update the community on a few changes on the Granby Board of Education.