TOWN OF GRANBY
MEMORIAL DAY PARADE
(Shannon-Shattuck Post No. 182 American Legion)
The Town of Granby will begin observing Memorial Day with a parade on Monday, May 30, 2016 at 10 a.m. SHARP. The Route is from Geissler’s parking lot on Bank Street to Hartford Avenue and Salmon Brook Street (drop off a wreaths); Salmon Brook Street to North Granby Road (to drop off a wreath); Granby Cemetery for services; back out on North Granby Road to the Center Green.
The American Legion will place wreaths as appropriate for their oath demands that they never leave the memory of fallen comrades behind.
The Marquis of Granby Fife & Drum Corps and the Granby Memorial High School Symphonic Band will perform a band concert at the Center Green immediately following the parade.
Please join us.
Dedicated to all War Veterans
We thank you for your service to our wonderful country and for our freedom.
Granby’s Plan of Conservation and Development Subcommittee held a Public Session on the latest draft of the Plan on Thursday, April 21, 2016 at 7:00 pm in the Granby Town Hall Meeting Room. Click here Draft Plan of Conservation and Development
ANNOUNCEMENT - PUBLIC INFORMATIONAL MEETINGS
5 Corners Roundabout (Fomerly 5 Points)
The Connecticut Department of Transportation (Department) conducted a Public Informational Meeting concerning the proposed Intersection Improvements on Route 10/US 202 (Salmon Brook Street) at East Street and Notch Road.
The Connecticut Department of Transportation (Department) conducted a Public Informational Meeting concerning the proposed Major Intersection Improvements on Route 10/US 202 (Salmon Brook Street) at Route 20/189 (North Granby Road/East Granby Road) and at Route 189 (Hartford Avenue)
Click to review the slide presentation by the CT Department of Transportation on March 16, 2016 regarding the roadway improvement for the Town Center.
Click to review the slide presentation by the CT Department of Transportation on March 23, 2016 regarding the roadway improvement fomerly known as 5 Points (5 Corners Roundabout).
The Town of Granby was incorporated in 1786 from Simsbury and covers 40.7 square miles on Connecticut's north central border with Massachusetts. Primarily a rural residential community, Granby is home for many white collar and professional workers in Greater Hartford's financial and insurance corporate headquarters and industries. Located 13.6 miles north of Hartford, the town is bordered on the east by the towns of Suffield and East Granby, on the south by Simsbury and Canton, and to the west by the towns of Barkhamsted and Hartland. Granby's estimated population: 11,000.
The Town is served by State Routes 10, 20, 189, 202, and 219. Interstate 91 is a limited access six lane interstate highway 8.6 miles to the east which provides north-south commercial and passenger motor transportation. Bradley International Airport in Windsor Locks is six miles to the east on Route 20. While primarily residential in character with over 3,800 dwelling units, Granby also has more than 100 commercial and industrial buildings and almost 500 acres zoned for commercial and industrial use.
Form of Government
Granby is governed by a Charter, last revised in November of 2012, and operates under a Selectmen/Manager form of government established in 1960. A five member Board of Selectmen serves as the Town's legislative body and an appointed Town Manager serves as the Town's Chief Executive. Selectmen are elected biennially for two year terms. An elected Board of Finance serves as the Town's budget authority. A part-time Treasurer, the Town Manager, and the Finance Officer oversee the Town's finances.