June 2010

Monthly Archive

License to Carry/FID Card information

Posted by chief on 27 Jun 2010 | Tagged as: general


Due to the impending re-location to our new facility, License to Carry and FID Cards will not be issed between July 6 and July 22.  Permits are valid for 90 days after the expiration date. Thank you for your patience.

SALT cookout

Posted by chief on 18 Jun 2010 | Tagged as: general


On Tuesday June 22, the Police Department and SALT Council will be holding the 16th annual Police Senior cookout at Dufresne Park. All seniors are invited to attend. Cost is a minimal $1.00!. We will once again serve chicken, hamburgs and hot dogs. Guests are welcome any time and the meal will be served promptly at Noon. The SALT ( Seniors And Law enforcement Together) program is designed to bring senior citizens, protective services and law enforcment together to work to ensuring the safety of senior citizens. It is sponsored byt the Granby PD and Hampshire County Sheriff Garvey and District Attorney Scheibel.

Informational Meeting on School Construction

Posted by chief on 14 Jun 2010 | Tagged as: general


The Granby School Building Committee will be holding a series of informational meetings concerning the consturction of a new school. Whether you are in favor of, opposed to, or undecided, BE INFORMED.



Presented by the Granby School Building Committee


On May 26, 2010 the Massachusetts School Building Authority (MSBA) approved Granby’s chosen option for construction of a new school, grades 6-12.  The School Building Committee is hosting a series of informational sessions throughout the Schematic Design Phase.  These meetings will provide updates.  The committee encourages your questions and seeks your input.




Wednesday, June 23                           7:00 PM

Saturday, July 24                                9:30 AM

Wednesday, August 25                        7:00 PM

Wednesday, September 15                   7:00 PM

Wednesday, October 6                         7:00 PM

Thursday, October 14                           7:00 PM


All meetings will take place in the East Meadow Cafeteria and are two hours in length.

all meetings open to public and re-broadcast on Channel 15


For Additional Information         Granby Cable TV channel 15

www.granbyschoolsma.org and click on BUILDING COMMITTEE                               

Annual Police/Fire Charter Day softball game

Posted by chief on 13 Jun 2010 | Tagged as: general


On Sunday the Granby Police and Fire Departments held their annual Softball Game to benefit the Council on Aging Food Pantry.  Although the score was,predictably, in favor of the  Police, the real winners were those who benefit from the Council on Aging’s program.See photos HERE

Fiery crash results in Drunk Driving arrest

Posted by chief on 04 Jun 2010 | Tagged as: general



On Friday June 4, 2010 at approximately 01:56 Granby Police Department and Granby Fire Department personnel were dispatched to the area of 169 Chicopee St. for a report of people talking outside and a vehicle on fire at the bottom of the driveway. Upon arrival officers found the vehicle fully engulfed in flames, up against a tree. The operator of the vehicle was outside and approached officers as they exited their cars. The operator informed officers he was the sole occupant of the vehicle. The operator, Mr. Richard W. Guenette Jr., age 48, of Ludlow, was placed under arrest for operating under the influence of alcohol, and a marked lanes violation. He was also transported to Holyoke Hospital for minor injuries.

Granby DARE Soccer Camp

Posted by chief on 02 Jun 2010 | Tagged as: general


This summer the Granby DARE Program will be offerring a Soccer Camp in addition to the annual Basketball and Cheer Camps.  All three camps are open to ALL area youth. There is LIMITED ENROLLMENT in the Soccer camp and it will be filled on a first come/first serve basis. Application should be filed ASAP. Fee for the camp is $40. Dates/age groups  as follows:                                                                                                                                                                                                            


Granby HS 9 am to 3p m  (note grades are  as of 9/10)                                                                                                                           Grades 6 + up  July 12- July 16.  Grades 3-6 July 19-23

CHEER CAMP ($40 each)
July 28,29,30 9am to 12 noon Grades 3 + up

SOCCER CAMP ($40 each 8:30 Am to 12:30 pm

July 26- July 30 ( grades 6+up) August 2–6 Grades 3-6

applications on line at http://www.granbypd.org