December 2008

Monthly Archive

Happy New Year- but please be responsible

Posted by chief on 31 Dec 2008 | Tagged as: general



The Granby Police Department wishes you all a Happy New Year. Please celebrate responsibly. There is one sure way to avoid a Drunk Driving arrest: f you drink, don’t drive. Extra patrols have been added to strictly enforce drunk driving laws.  Please drive carefully.

Massachusetts passes “Move Over” Law

Posted by chief on 31 Dec 2008 | Tagged as: general


Massachusetts  became one of the last States in the Nation to enact a ” Move Over, Slow Down”  law  pertaining to emergency vehicles stopped on the side of the road.

The law requires that vehicles SLOW DOWN when approaching emergency vehicles ( Police cruisers, Ambulances, Fire Equipment, Hghway Department Vehicles, and Wreckers) which are stopped on the side of the road with their emergency lights on. On a roadway with two lanes going the same direction, vehicles are also required to MOVE OVER into the outside lane when approaching these vehicles, if traffic conditions allow.  A violation could result in a $100. fine. Remember, when approaching an emergency vehicle with it’s emergency light activated, MOVE OVER, SLOW DOWN.

Snow Removal Parking Ban

Posted by admin on 31 Dec 2008 | Tagged as: general


There is a snow removal parking ban in effect from 7 AM December 31 until further notice. NO ON STREET PARKING allowed. Vehicles may be towed.

Cops in Shops Program

Posted by admin on 27 Dec 2008 | Tagged as: general


The Granby Police Department will focus on combatting underage drinking through a program from the executive Office of Public Safety. See details at a story by Channel 22 news:

Merry Christmas

Posted by admin on 25 Dec 2008 | Tagged as: general


The members of the Granby Police Department would like to wish you a safe and Merry Christmas.

Want to spend the Holidays with us?

Posted by admin on 23 Dec 2008 | Tagged as: general



The Granby Police Department will have added patrols out over the Holidays specifically enforcing laws against Driving Under the Influence of alcohol and speeding. These patrols are part of the Statewide “Over the Limit, Under Arrest” campaign funded through a grant by the Executive Office of Public Safety.
Please enjoy the holiday season- but slow down and don”t drive after drinking alcohol.

School Cancelled

Posted by admin on 19 Dec 2008 | Tagged as: general


Due to the impending storm school has been cancelled on Friday december 19th.Enjoy the Snow Day and please- drive carefully


Posted by chief on 18 Dec 2008 | Tagged as: general



Effective 8 AM Friday December 19th until further notice, on street parking is not allowed in the Town of Granby. Violators will be ticketed and towed.

New Web Site

Posted by admin on 18 Dec 2008 | Tagged as: general

The Police Department’s web page has been re-designed. This blog will contain the current information while the page will contain information that is more “static”. When you have a chance check out the new design . The address will remain the same:
Since its inception, our page was designed and maintianed by recently retired Sgt. William Eskett. Bill did a great job with the page but has since moved to Florida. The new page was designed by the local firm Designs by Melissa .

Slippery Road Conditons- School delay

Posted by admin on 17 Dec 2008 | Tagged as: general


The roads are a bit slippery this Morning. To give the Highway Department a chance to plow and sand School has been delayed one hour. there is no morning kindergarten class. Please slow down and drive carefully

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