GRANBY DRUMMER JUNE 2017

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2017 Memorial Day activities

The Granby Memorial Day parade will be held Monday, May 29. The honorary parade marshall will be Gilbert F. Justo who served with the U.S. Army 101 …

Holcomb Farm, Granby Land Trust co-host tick talk

Dr. Kirby C. Stafford III, Chief Scientist and State Entomologist at the Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station, will give a “tick talk” on …

Virginia rail highlights GLT bird walks

<b>By Trish Percival</b><p>The Granby Land Trust hosted its annual bird walks in May and, once again, the birds did not disappoint. Led by John Weeks and …

YOU ARE NEEDED

A Granby resident is needed to fill a vacancy on the Agricultural Commission. If you are interested in this position, call the Democratic Town …

Let’s Golf!

It’s time for the 2017 Joseph B. Nilsen Memorial Golf Tournament. Join the Granby and Bradley Regional Chambers of Commerce for another fun-filled …

BOE looks to the future

<b>By Kim Becker</b><p>Pressure is mounting on the schools and Town in light of the revenue shortfall facing the State. Governor Malloy’s revised budget …

Granby Memorial Middle School Honor Roll 3rd Quarter 2016-2017

<b>GRADE 8 HIGH HONORS</b><br>Dina Alfarone, Olivia Ashe, Spencer Bennett, Nicholas Boyd, Zachary Brewer, Caroline Burnett, William Caley, Aniela Cashman, …

GMHS track named for longtime coach

<b>by Shirley Murtha</b><p>A very large crowd of Granby residents, high school athletes and members of Granby’s government boards gathered at the high school …

Gran-Bee: Fun and successful after all these years

<b>By Kim Becker</b><p>The 14th annual Gran-Bee trivia challenge was once again a rousing success. In addition to raising money for local education projects, …

Granby Libraries need your input!

Help identify the Granby Libraries' needs now and in the future by filling out the survey online at <b>https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/3N3GTJD from June 5</b> …

Four Paws up to Stop & Shop customers!

Stop & Shop would like to thank the generous donors who made their pet food drive a success. Eight full carriages of pet food were then donated to …

Humans of Granby

Rachel Abrahamson<br>GMHS Senior, caregiver at Small World Daycare, member of women’s a cappella singing group, chorus member at the high school and …

Addley receives outstanding superintendent award

Alan Addley is the 2017 recipient of the Outstanding Superintendent Award given by the University of Connecticut’s Neag School of Education Alumni …

SBHS May flea market

Troop 175 is the First Boy Scout troop in America to Visit Cuba since 1959

<b>By John R. Nieb</b><p>Troop 175, boy scouts from Farmington Valley towns, became the first American troop to visit Cuba since 1959.<br>On April 8 they left …

Planting a pollinator garden

There’s a new pollinator garden on the grounds of Cossitt Library thanks to local volunteers, Bosco’s Garden Center, and the Granby Department of …

Exciting things happening at Wilhelm Farm

<b>By Shirley Murtha</b><p>For those who still miss having the Wilhelm farm stand open and stocked with fresh vegetables and fruits in the summer, take heart. …

Grad Night art competition winners

Granby Parents for a Safe Graduation announced the winners of the 2017 art competition. The first place entry will be used to design the invitation …