Senators Richard Blumenthal and Chris Murphy should support public funding for cultured-meat research, with the goal of making the cell-grown, slaughter-free protein competitive with factory-farmed meat. Israeli startup Future Meat Technologies recently announced its ability to produce a quarter pound of cultured chicken for $7.50.
Kathy Norris, president of Citizens for a Better Granby (CBG), announced the election of Jen Bell to its board. CBG is the nonprofit volunteer organization that publishes the community newspaper, The Granby Drummer, now in its 51st year of operation.
Granby Land Trust Board Member and photographer Dave Emery, Dismal Brook Wildlife Preserve Property Steward Bob Saunders and property neighbor John Miller installed two additional wood duck nest boxes at the GLT’s Dismal Brook Wildlife Preserve in North Granby during a snowstorm on Feb. 22.
As a child, my family only went to the doctor when we were really ill. For financial reasons, most common problems were treated at home — for a sore throat, gargling with salt and water; for sprains, soaking in warm water and Epsom salt; for colds and coughs, Vicks VapoRub, honey, and cough syrup from the drug store (sometimes prescribed by the doctor); for cuts and scrapes, peroxide.
Citizens for a Better Granby, publishers of the Granby Drummer will award a $1,500 college scholarship to a graduating high school senior. To qualify, a student must be a Granby resident and be pursuing a career in communications or journalism.