I am writing with concern that the Town of Granby is considering selling the former Kearns School property. With all the recent town real estate approvals for residential housing and apartments, it seems that town officials haven’t given enough thought and foresight to consider the additional families who will be moving to Granby.
A significant portion of the agricultural-innovation funding announced at COP26, the United Nations Climate Change Conference, should be directed toward cultivated-meat development. For those who aren’t familiar with the term, cultivated meat is grown from cells, without slaughter.
Imagine, for a moment, your perfect community. What does it have? Public transportation, a good education system, parks, public works, restaurants, shops and businesses? These are all things that make our communities prosper and make us, their citizens, happy.
The Friends of the Granby Public Library held its 38th Used Book Sale in September after a two year wait due to COVID restrictions last year. It was another successful sale and a welcome return of our patrons who look forward to this annual event.
I was thrilled to learn the U.S. Department of Agriculture is giving $10 million over five years to Tufts University to establish a National Institute for Cellular Agriculture. The institute will conduct open-access research into cultivated meat.
We are writing in support of Val Eastwood, candidate for First Selectwoman. We have been friends with Val for some time. In fact, we had the opportunity to help her with the care of her mother while she was under hospice care at Val’s home earlier this year.
Senate President Pro Tem Martin M. Looney (D-New Haven) has proposed an expansion of the earned income tax credit (EITC). This is a refundable credit that provides cash to eligible taxpayers instead of reducing a tax burden.