Recent Stories

Town of Granby Meeting Calendar

Check Town of Granby website or call Town Manager’s office to verify date,  time, location, and get information on how to participate on Zoom, if needed.

Granby Food Bank

Donations can be dropped off at the VNA office on Salmon Brook Street

Towards a slaughter-free America

I remember my first chicken harvest, as it was euphemistically called. It was 1999 and I was 12. In a video of the event, you can see me in my denim work jacket, gripping my neck in vicarious horror.

Granby Congregational churches share vision for future

First and South Congregational churches have a long history in Granby and are now collaborating to potentially write a new chapter. What is known as First Church was established in 1736 as the Salmon Brook Society, and originally met in the home of Daniel Hayes.

Katan-Ensor Preserve opens

On a picture-perfect summer day (July 31), the Granby Land Trust officially opened its Katan-Ensor and Old Messenger Road Preserves in West Granby. About 30 GLT members gathered for a seminal hike through the Katan-Ensor, Schlicht, and Garmany Preserves.

GRANBY BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING HIGHLIGHTS

• Kindergarten enrollment is continually being monitored. There are currently 122 students registered with seven Open Choice slots. If all seven Open Choice students register, the number will be 129 (125 projected). 

Lights! Camera! Action! Introducing the new GMHS TV Studio

With visionary thinking from the Granby Public Schools and strong financial backing from the Granby Education Foundation (GEF) and Al Wilke, a state-of-the-art TV studio will be built at the Granby Memorial High School beginning this fall.

State mandated revaluation to begin in September

The Granby Assessor’s Office is preparing for the state mandated revaluation and has contracted with the appraisal firm Vision Appraisal Technology to assist the Assessors revaluation for Oct. 1, 2022. The company will work with the assessor’s office to make the 12-month process successful.

Insight into the creative process

Name: Avis Akers Cherichetti

Medium: Pottery

Address: 31 Barndoor Hills Road, Granby

Phone: 860-841-8675

Instagram: @avischerichetti

Website: honeyhillpottery.us

Email: hhpots@sbcglobal.net

Member of Granby Artists since: 2002 (charter member)

Avis Cherichetti grew up in a family that made things. Her mother quilted and her father was a woodworker so she grew up knowing it was acceptable to be an artist.

Granby Food Bank

Donations can be dropped off at the VNA office on Salmon Brook Street

Towards a slaughter-free America

I remember my first chicken harvest, as it was euphemistically called. It was 1999 and I was 12. In a video of the event, you can see me in my denim work jacket, gripping my neck in vicarious horror.

Granby Congregational churches share vision for future

First and South Congregational churches have a long history in Granby and are now collaborating to potentially write a new chapter. What is known as First Church was established in 1736 as the Salmon Brook Society, and originally met in the home of Daniel Hayes.

Katan-Ensor Preserve opens

On a picture-perfect summer day (July 31), the Granby Land Trust officially opened its Katan-Ensor and Old Messenger Road Preserves in West Granby. About 30 GLT members gathered for a seminal hike through the Katan-Ensor, Schlicht, and Garmany Preserves.

GRANBY BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING HIGHLIGHTS

• Kindergarten enrollment is continually being monitored. There are currently 122 students registered with seven Open Choice slots. If all seven Open Choice students register, the number will be 129 (125 projected). 

Lights! Camera! Action! Introducing the new GMHS TV Studio

With visionary thinking from the Granby Public Schools and strong financial backing from the Granby Education Foundation (GEF) and Al Wilke, a state-of-the-art TV studio will be built at the Granby Memorial High School beginning this fall.

State mandated revaluation to begin in September

The Granby Assessor’s Office is preparing for the state mandated revaluation and has contracted with the appraisal firm Vision Appraisal Technology to assist the Assessors revaluation for Oct. 1, 2022. The company will work with the assessor’s office to make the 12-month process successful.

Insight into the creative process

Name: Avis Akers Cherichetti

Medium: Pottery

Address: 31 Barndoor Hills Road, Granby

Phone: 860-841-8675

Instagram: @avischerichetti

Website: honeyhillpottery.us

Email: hhpots@sbcglobal.net

Member of Granby Artists since: 2002 (charter member)

Avis Cherichetti grew up in a family that made things. Her mother quilted and her father was a woodworker so she grew up knowing it was acceptable to be an artist.