It’s time to ban the intentional feeding of bears in Granby

I am writing in support of any ordinance that would allow the town to regulate the feeding of wildlife on private property. The town of Granby, as well as surrounding towns, continues to struggle with wildlife being habituated through the bear-feeding practices of private homeowners.

Thoughts from a young undecided voter

Independent political parties get a lot of bad press. Not enough turnout at the polls, underfunded campaigns, poorly planned policy agendas, and inconsistent platforms of “ideology.”

Connecticut, the land of steady habits

When it first appeared widely in print in the early 1800s, the term “The Land of Steady Habits” was associated with Connecticut’s ancient tradition of assuring political stability through repeatedly electing the same officials to high office.

Citizens’ ideas needed for improving town processes

Hey Granby! If there is a silver lining to 2020, maybe it’s the opportunity to question and reevaluate what works, what matters, and how prepared/ready we are as individuals and as a community to confront our challenges.

Spending time in our teachers’ shoes

We are confronting complicated and unsettled times. While the impact of COVID-19 is having a monumental impact worldwide and throughout the nation, our state and community, in particular, have shown significant improvement in terms of the number and severity of cases.

Should voters have a vote on how to vote?

The COVID-19 virus pandemic is now a primary intervenor in our 2020, and possibly 2022, elections rather than a foreign entity. In fact, if the virus blame can be squarely placed on China, rather than a collusion with Russia, then that changes the landscape for the U.S. Presidential election.