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Granby Police Department to Participate in Click-it or Ticket Campaign

Posted by Sgt O on 16 May 2017 | Tagged as: general

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The Granby Police Department announced today that officers will be out in full force over the next few weeks in a continued effort to increase seat belt use, in support of the spring 2017, Click It or Ticket Mobilization. The increased patrols have been funded by a grant from the Massachusetts Executive Office of Public Safety and Security’s. The focus of the increased patrols is to combine extra traffic enforcement, provide public information, and community outreach to reduce motor vehicle-related fatalities, injuries and economic loss. As the Summer Season approaches, the Granby Police Department would like to wish everyone a safe and happy summer and remind everyone to celebrate responsibly.

Town of Granby (MA) Full-time Dispatcher opening

Posted by Sgt O on 01 May 2017 | Tagged as: general

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The Granby Police Department is in the process of hiring a full time dispatcher.  Dispatchers are Union employees. Accordingly they pay dues and are subject to the terms of the collective bargaining agreement.  The starting pay for a fulltime dispatcher is approximately $35,700. Starting benefits currently include two weeks vacation, three personal days, paid sick leave, clothing allowance, education benefits and a professional development stipend.

Granby dispatch is an E911 PSAP that utilizes PowerPhone EMD protocols.  Prior dispatch training and employment is preferred but not mandatory.

Interested applicants need to fill out an application and provide a letter of interest to Chief of Police Alan Wishart no later than May 19th at 12:00PM.  Applicants are encouraged to supply a resume’ and letters of recommendation.  Applications are available online at www.granbypd.org or at the Granby Public Safety complex located at 259A East State Street, Granby, MA.

Questions regarding this position can be emailed to awishart@granbypd.org.

Police Department Announces D.A.R.E. Camp Dates

Posted by Sgt O on 31 Mar 2017 | Tagged as: general

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The Granby Police Department is now excepting applications for the 2017 DARE Basketball and Soccer Camps. The 2017 DARE Basketball Camp will run Monday July 10th - Friday July 14th (for grades 6-10) and Monday July 17th - Friday July 21st (Grades 3-6) Camp sessions run 9 am to 3 pm for session 1. NOTE:  Session 2 camp hours are reduced, Session 2 will run from 830 am to 1230 pm daily. 6th Graders may attend either session. Those 6th grade players who attend Session 1 can also attend Session 2 on a space available basis.

The 2017 DARE Soccer Camp will be held July 24th - July 28th and is available to student’s grades 3 -10 (grades as of 9/17). The camp will run from 8:30 to 12:30 daily and is available to all area youth.

For more information you can contact Officer James White by email jwhite@granbypd.org or at the police station 413-335-2021. Applications for the camp are available at the police station, or at the police department’s website  www.granbypd.org , under downloads, on the homepage of the website. Grades are as of September 2017. Camp fee is $50 (Discounts for multiple family members.) No child will be denied enrollment due to financial hardship.

Parking Ban in Effect Beginning Tomorrow Morning at 8am

Posted by Sgt O on 30 Mar 2017 | Tagged as: general

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The Town of Granby would like to announce that there will be a Parking Ban in effect from tomorrow, March 31st at 8am, until Saturday afternoon, April 1st at 4pm. This means that there is no on-street parking allowed.

South Hadley Resident Pleads Sentenced to 8 to 10 years for Rape

Posted by Sgt O on 27 Mar 2017 | Tagged as: general

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Gary Mackechnie, 60, of South Hadley, was sentenced to 8-10 years in state prison with 5 years of probation with numerous conditions after pleading guilty in Hampshire Superior Court, Thursday, March 23 to two counts of rape and abuse of a child and two counts of indecent assault and battery on a child under 14.

The charges stemmed from incidents that occurred in Granby between August 1990 to August 1992.

Granby Police Detective Barbara Fenn investigated.

Assistant District Attorney Caleb Weiner, who prosecuted the case, said, “The Northwestern District Attorney’s Office  would like to acknowledge the strength, courage and resolve of the victim in this case, and hopes that this sentence brings her some measure of justice and helps her continue to heal.”

Parking Ban in Effect Beginning Tomorrow Morning at 7am

Posted by Sgt O on 13 Mar 2017 | Tagged as: general

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The Town of Granby would like to announce that there will be a Parking Ban in effect from tomorrow, March 14th at 7am, until Thursday afternoon, March 16th at 12pm. This means that there is no on-street parking allowed.

Parking Ban in Effect Beginning Tomorrow Morning at 8am

Posted by Sgt O on 11 Feb 2017 | Tagged as: general

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The Town of Granby would like to announce that there will be a Parking Ban in effect from tomorrow, February 12th at 8am, until Monday afternoon, February 13th at 4pm. This means that there is no on-street parking allowed.

Parking Ban in Effect Tonight at Midnight

Posted by Sgt O on 08 Feb 2017 | Tagged as: general

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The Town of Granby would like to announce that there will be a Parking Ban in effect from tonight at midnight, February 9th, until Friday morning, February 10th at 8am. This means that there is no on-street parking allowed.

Parking Ban in Effect Beginning at 10am Today

Posted by Sgt O on 07 Feb 2017 | Tagged as: general

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The Town of Granby would like to announce that there will be a Parking Ban in effect from 10am today, February 7th, until tomorrow, February 8th at 8am. This means that there is no on-street parking allowed.

Parking Ban in Effect Beginning Today at Noon

Posted by Sgt O on 31 Jan 2017 | Tagged as: general

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The Town of Granby would like to announce that there will be a Parking Ban in effect from noon today, January 31st, until tomorrow, February 1st at 4pm. This means that there is no on-street parking allowed.

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