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Peter Marteka covers the town of Glastonbury for The Hartford Courant. As a multimedia reporter, I try to communicate with my readers in a variety of ways including the print newspaper edition, the Glastonbury homepage on Courant.com, Twitter and Facebook. In addition to stories, be sure to check out my videos and photo galleries. He also writes the award-winning “Nature” column that runs each Sunday. Each week, he explores a preserve or state park – something off the beaten path – and brings that to readers in a column along with a photo gallery that runs online.

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Peter Marteka

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Holcomb Farm In Granby Offers Miles Of Trails For Hikers, Snowshoers, Skiers

Holcomb Farm In Granby Offers Miles Of Trails For Hikers, Snowshoers, Skiers

March 6, 2015

When the future of Granby's 299-acre Holcomb Dairy Farm was in doubt during the late 1980s, First Selectman David W. Russell summed up the feelings of residents about the possibility of development.