The mid 70s brought change to the Center

Granby’s 1970s growing pains— controversial budgets, development proposals, plans for creating a commercial center in the wedge between Route 189 and Route 20, a school system with growing pains, a failed sewer system and cars lined up for blocks waiting to pump rationed gasoline all shared space on the Drummer’s front page.

Learning to Stop the Bleed

Granby Public Library and Granby Ambulance Association teamed up in February to offer the nationally recognized program, “Stop the Bleed” at Granby Public Library.

Puppy being raised as guide dog

Tony Cappelli and his two daughters are raising a new puppy—Kiki, his fourth—for Guiding Eyes for the Blind. Lizzie, who is herself visually impaired and may someday require the assistance of a guide dog, is now applying to colleges, runs cross country and swims on her school

Poll workers are urgently needed

Many poll workers will be needed for the April 27 Budget Referendum and April 28 Presidential Preference Primary, as well as the August 11 Federal Primary and for the Presidential Election on Nov. 3.

Oppose fur industry

The fur industry is cruel and unnecessary. Readers should contact their state legislators and urge them to support a ban on fur manufacturing and sales in Connecticut—similar to the one recently passed in California.