GRANBY DRUMMER NOVEMBER 2017

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8 East Granby Road

Hillyer was 24 years old when he bought the property. He needed a home for his coming marriage. In 1805, he married Betsey Pettibone, daughter of …

The History of Daylight Saving Time and how it began

<b>By John R. Nieb</b><p>Setting the clocks ahead one hour in spring begins Daylight Saving Time for the year. The change from standard time during the summer …

Local therapist pens guide for effective living

The celebration of the publication of Heather A. Lagace’s latest book, <i>I Am in My Life for Keeps: A Course in Thriving</i> will be held at F.H. Cossitt …

​GLT Art Talk: Learn about the artistic process

Join us on Thursday, Nov. 9, from 7-9 p.m., for a fun, casual and free event, where we will discuss a number of the works of art that are part of …

Camera Club

The Granby Camera Club will meet on Monday, <b>Nov. 6</b>, at the Granby Senior Center at 7 p.m. The meeting topic will be Painting with Light. The scavenger …

Our Town set for Nov. 3-5 at GMHS

<b>By Kate Hosack</b><p>Granby Memorial High School announces its fall play, <i>Our Town</i> by Thornton Wilder, Nov. 3-5, in the school’s auditorium. The play is …

Granby’s support of agriculture ranks high in state

<b>By Shirley Murtha</b><p>Representing Granby’s Agricultural Commission, chairman Michelle Niedermeyer distributed copies of the <i>Planning for Agriculture</i> …

Get outside and enjoy the fall festivities

<b>By Rachel Hennessy</b><p>Recently the days have been getting darker earlier, the nights are becoming colder, and the leaves are turning into brilliant …

Buy your Cookies by the Pound Dec. 9 at South Church

<b>By Carole Bernard</b><p>As the busy holiday season looms, a timesaver is as welcome as a foot massage after a day at the mall. The little elves at South …

Thoughts on cycling

<b>By Eric Lukingbeal</b><p>Just how hard would it be to make bicycle commuting practical for the ring of suburbs around our major cities? Drivers’ negative or …

Humans of Granby

Lauren Yarger<b><br>Theater critic, playwright<br>and producer</b><b><br>Member of Drama Desk<br>Outer Critic’s Circle, NY and CT</b><b><br>Age: 57</b><b><br>Tell about your job…</b><br>I cover Broadway …

Stony Hill Village board president retires

June 2 marked the end of an era at Stony Hill Village, one of Granby’s low-income housing facilities. Long-time Granby resident Ted Christensen, the …

November Lunch for the Mind: Poetry, a Reflection of Life

Poetry has a long history as early poems evolved from folk songs to the epics, <i>The Iliad</i> and <i>The Odyssey</i> and beyond. Whereas, modern poetry is often …

GMHS Football

Keon Lawrence #12 breaks through to gain some yards in the Bears 14-7 victory over Ellington Sept. 29.

Students pose questions during BOE candidate forum

<b>By Debora Timms</b><p>Students from Granby Memorial High School had the opportunity to question candidates seeking election to the Board of Education during …

GMHS Girl’s Soccer

2018 GMHS Grad Night help and support needed

<b>By Thérèse Mulvey</b><p>The GMHS Grad Night is held at the Granby YMCA every year on graduation night and offers a free, fun-filled, substance-free event in …

You are needed

Granby residents are needed to fill positions on boards and commissions. There is one vacancy on the Agricultural Commission; one on the Park and …

Swedish Pancake Breakfast and More

The Youth from Pilgrim Covenant Church are hosting a Swedish Pancake Breakfast and Scandinavian Bake Sale on Saturday, <b>Nov. 18</b>, 8–10 a.m. at Pilgrim …

​Artists’ 10th annual Holiday Gift Show at Holcomb Farm

<b>By Annukka Ritalahti</b><p>The Granby Artists Association will host its 10th annual Holiday Gift Show, Dec. 2-3, at the Holcomb Farm Learning Center. This …

Christmas

Stand Down Day 2017 and Foxfield F.A.R.M. Veterans’ Foundation

On Friday, September 22, Foxfield F.A.R.M. of Granby joined 100 other charity organizations at the Connecticut Department of Veterans Affairs in …