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OpEd: If you’re a Granby taxpayer… and a pragmatist

Kearns School has been the focus of various Granby Study Committees assigned by the BOS since receipt of the transference from the Education Department in 2016. A variety of recommendations were made by those respective group members but no subsequent action has occurred. 

An unsolicited purchase offer was made on the Evonsion Farm but withdrawn after a public hearing, yet no further marketing efforts were/are currently forthcoming to my knowledge.

Planning & Zoning Commission Notes

Director of Community Development Abby Kenyon explained Section 8-24 of the Connecticut General Statutes requires municipal improvements be referred to the Planning and Zoning Commission for a report before any local action is taken.

A way to honor teachers, administrators, volunteers and students

The end of the school year is one of the best times to honor retiring teachers, exemplary students, favorite educators, graduating seniors and appreciated community members who have made a difference in education in the town of Granby. A tax-deductible contribution to the Granby Education Foundation (GEF) is the perfect way to recognize that person. The GEF is excited to provide the community an opportunity to acknowledge these special individuals through tax-deductible donations to the GEF via the annual Tribute Program.

Reardon ranks #1 in home sales

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices New England, New York and Westchester Properties announced that Nancy Reardon from the Granby office has been named to Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices’ esteemed Chairman’s Circle–Diamond Level for 2018.

Suffield STEM Exhibition, Joining and Info Night

STEM Scouts is a division of the Boy Scouts of America with both boys and girls enrolled. The local Suffield STEM Scouts lab will be hosting its first end-of-year exhibition night on Tuesday, May 28 from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. at McAlister Intermediate School.

Board of Education Meeting Notes

Attended CABE Day on the Hill with our student representatives and Lynn Guelzow. Visited with two of our state legislators, Representative Simanski and Senator Kissel.

GLT to host CT Trails Day hike

Each year, come the first weekend in June, more than 230 volunteer event leaders and organizers in Connecticut lead the largest trails celebration in the nation, offering hiking, biking, paddling, letterboxing, trail work parties, equestrian rides and trail experiences of all kinds.

OpEd: If you’re a Granby taxpayer… and a pragmatist

Kearns School has been the focus of various Granby Study Committees assigned by the BOS since receipt of the transference from the Education Department in 2016. A variety of recommendations were made by those respective group members but no subsequent action has occurred. 

An unsolicited purchase offer was made on the Evonsion Farm but withdrawn after a public hearing, yet no further marketing efforts were/are currently forthcoming to my knowledge.

Planning & Zoning Commission Notes

Director of Community Development Abby Kenyon explained Section 8-24 of the Connecticut General Statutes requires municipal improvements be referred to the Planning and Zoning Commission for a report before any local action is taken.

A way to honor teachers, administrators, volunteers and students

The end of the school year is one of the best times to honor retiring teachers, exemplary students, favorite educators, graduating seniors and appreciated community members who have made a difference in education in the town of Granby. A tax-deductible contribution to the Granby Education Foundation (GEF) is the perfect way to recognize that person. The GEF is excited to provide the community an opportunity to acknowledge these special individuals through tax-deductible donations to the GEF via the annual Tribute Program.

Reardon ranks #1 in home sales

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices New England, New York and Westchester Properties announced that Nancy Reardon from the Granby office has been named to Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices’ esteemed Chairman’s Circle–Diamond Level for 2018.

Suffield STEM Exhibition, Joining and Info Night

STEM Scouts is a division of the Boy Scouts of America with both boys and girls enrolled. The local Suffield STEM Scouts lab will be hosting its first end-of-year exhibition night on Tuesday, May 28 from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. at McAlister Intermediate School.

Board of Education Meeting Notes

Attended CABE Day on the Hill with our student representatives and Lynn Guelzow. Visited with two of our state legislators, Representative Simanski and Senator Kissel.

GLT to host CT Trails Day hike

Each year, come the first weekend in June, more than 230 volunteer event leaders and organizers in Connecticut lead the largest trails celebration in the nation, offering hiking, biking, paddling, letterboxing, trail work parties, equestrian rides and trail experiences of all kinds.