GRANBY DRUMMER JULY/AUG 2017

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Celebrate Granby scheduled for Sept. 21–23

The Granby Chamber of Commerce and its sponsors will host the annual Celebrate Granby event Sept. 21-23 at Salmon Brook Park in Granby.<br>The event has …

Municipal Complex roads named for retiring town manager

The culmination of Bill Smith’s retirement party was the announcement that the two drives into Granby’s Municipal Complex, the development of which …

New town manager selected

John D. Ward of Vernon has been appointed as Granby’s new town manager, effective July 13. Ward will replace William F. Smith, Jr. who retired after …

Granby student awarded Avon Arts scholarship

<b>By Rita Bond</b><p>Granby Memorial High School senior Soul Leavitt was among four Farmington Valley graduating students who were awarded scholarships by the …

Congratulations to the GMHS Class of 2017!

A visitor from Mystic Aquarium visited Kelly Lane to say “thank you”

<b>By Amy Lupoli</b><p>During the month of March the students, families and staff of Kelly Lane Primary School participated in the Pennies for Penguins …

2017 Drummer scholarship awarded

Kathy Norris, president of Citizens for a Better Granby (CBG) presented the 2017 Drummer scholarship to Granby Memorial High School student Emily …

College 101: a program for 2017 grads

College 101 is one last down-and-dirty review of the real life decisions you will be making as freshmen, and what you need to remember to stay safe …

The annoying plague of ticks

<b>By John Violette, DVM</b><br>Summer is finally upon us. Seems like it would never get here. The cold wet spring brought us the plague of ticks. None of us …

It was a go for 2017 Memorial Day parade

Despite threats of rain for the second year running, the 2017 Memorial Day parade went forward. Last year, the parade was cancelled. Photos by Peter …

Wells Road enrichment clusters – the icing on the (cup)cake

In the true spirit of the enrichment cluster model at Wells Road Intermediate School, six students have taken their Cluster experience to the next …

CSA for wine? You bet!

<b>By Shirley Murtha</b><p>Granby is definitely a Community Supported Agriculture town, with many of its farms offering the convenience of weekly shares of …

Sunday morning visitor

On May 28, about 7:15 in the morning, John Dewey was photographing a turkey that had come into his yard. In a split second he ran and then flew away. …

265 Salmon Brook Street

<b>By Carol Laun, Archivist, Salmon Brook Historical Society</b> <br>This rather ordinary looking white house was once the imposing Federal-style mansion house …