GRANBY DRUMMER DEC/JAN 2018

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Preserving our heritage: Historic barn restoration in West Granby

By Mark Williams<br>If you have driven down Simsbury Road in West Granby lately, you may have noticed a lot of new lumber leaning against an old tobacco …

Incorporated

Foxfield F.A.R.M. charity celebrates Veterans Day

Foxfield For A Recovery Mission charity was established in April 2016 to provide an Equine Groundwork Therapy program for Veterans with PTSD. Their …

Veterans Day

Lions Club conducts annual vision screening

This is the fifth year that the Granby Lions have checked the eyesight of young children in Granby. Of the 728 children the Lions checked in October, …

Wildlife

Senior choral group entertains at women’s breakfast

Intonations, a senior choral group, entertained 80 ladies with old time ballads at the Granby Senior Center as part of the November Women’s Breakfast …

Candidates elected in Granby

First Selectman – 2 yr term<p>B. Scott Kuhnly<br>Board of Selectman – 2 yr terms<br>James C Lofink, Sally S King, Edward E. Ohannessian and Mark Neumann<br>Board Of …

School Administration

GCF TJMaxx donation

Rose Terzian, T. J. Maxx store manager, presents a check to Jean Miller, Granby Community Fund President, for its Annual Community Campaign.

Charlie and Joan Katan honored by Land Trust

At its annual meeting on Oct. 22, the Granby Land Trust bestowed its highest honor—the Mary Edwards Friend of the Land Trust Award—on Charlie and …

Entertainment

Resident honored by Habitat for Humanity

West Granby resident Ralph Eustis (pictured on right) was honored with Hartford Habitat’s Outstanding Construction Volunteer award for his …

Habitat for Humanity

CABE award

From l.: Superintendent of Schools, Dr. Alan Addley; Commissioner of Education, Dr. Dianna Wentzell, and Board of Education member, Mark Fiorentino. …

School Administration

Field Hockey Runners-Up

The Granby Girls Field Hockey team were runners-up in the Class S State Finals with a 2-1 loss to North Branford in the finals at Wethersfield.

Field Hockey

Girls Soccer State Champs!

Granby Memorial High School defeated Berlin High School 3-0 on Saturday Nov. 18 to capture the CIAC Class M Girls Soccer Championship. Led by …

Soccer

Youth Referee of the year

The Granby Rovers Soccer Club proudly congratulates Owen Plourde as the Connecticut Youth Referee of the Year. Owen was recently honored by the …

Refereeing

Winter Hints

Winter storms and snow removal can be a challenge for all Granby residents. The DPW does its best to keep the roads passable and safe. Please note …

Weather

Humans of Granby

I work for United Technologies. UTC has plants all over the world that build airplane and helicopter parts. My group is set in place to ensure that …

South Dakota

Honoring veterans

Veterans, Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts and community members gathered at the Granby Public Library to honor all who served on Veterans Day.

Girl Scouts

Granby residents celebrate diverse holidays in December

By John R. Nieb<p>For centuries, people have celebrated either Christmas or Hanukkah, or both, during the month of December. Christmas, a Christian …

Christmas

Eagle Scout installs new cemetery signs

By Shirley Murtha<p>Kurt Bryant needed a service project to fulfill a requirement for becoming an Eagle Scout in his troop Venture Crew 2015. The …

Cemeteries

Dinella-goats & pumpkins

Even goats love pumpkins Treats at Sweet Pea Farm<p>At the Hayes Farm (Sweet Pea) on East Street, the goats are the real winners on Halloween. No trick …

Goats

Good Company presents It’s a Wonderful Life Dec. 16

By Jessica Pietrosanti<p>Herstory Theater, in partnership with Good Company Theater of Granby, presents the holiday classic It’s A Wonderful Life with a …

Christmas

Local girl to perform in the Albany Berkshire Ballet Nutcracker

Hundreds of student dancers will perform with the Albany Berkshire Ballet (ABB) this season on the 43rd annual tour of the holiday classic, The …

The Nutcracker