Daybreak at the Drummer

One of the benefits of an early morning walk is being able to witness a spectacular sunrise like this.

Granby’s Town Manager passes

Town Manager John D. Ward passed away at his home on Wednesday, March 17, 2021, surrounded by his devoted family.


John Adams, 3 Westview Drive, addressed the board stating he was a member of the former Town-Owned Land Study Committee. In light of the recent discussions considering the sale of the development rights for 107 East Street, Adams wanted to remind people of some of the study findings.

Granby to participate in Neighborhood Assistance Act Program

Connecticut Department of Revenue Services (DRS) has announced the 2021 Connecticut Neighborhood Assistance Act Program Proposal. This program provides tax credits to businesses that make cash investments in qualifying community nonprofit programs.

Countdown to 50 for Granby Road Race

With the 50th anniversary of the Granby Road Race quickly approaching, we wanted to take a trip down memory lane and revisit some fond memories of races from previous years.

Debating “Depraved Indifference”

The intentions behind a recent Drummer letter on public education were seemingly benign and certainly ambiguous. The author assured us that “it was not meant to reflect on Granby’s status” and that she “looks forward to any reaction on the current situation of public education in America.”

Cellular-agricultural research

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.


Thanks to Judy Guay Narkon, George Guay’s daughter, now 83 and living on Cape Cod, we have the following corrections for December’s article, The store that George Guay built.