Drummer writers again honored by press club

Proudly exhibiting their award certificates from the Connecticut Press Association for pieces they wrote that appeared in 2022 issues of The Granby Drummer are, from left, Skip Mission, Shirley Murtha, Patricia Brandon, Jennifer Benson and Mark Fiorentino.

Drumrolls — December 2023

Elizabeth Volg, of North Granby, and Jacob Hanelius, of West Granby, were named to the dean’s list for the summer semester at Wentworth Institute of Technology.

1973 Field Hockey team receives its due

Two months ago, I wrote about the 1973 Granby field hockey team winning the first-ever field hockey tournament in Connecticut. After they won the title, all the players on the team were given dictionaries by the board of education. Today, if a Granby team wins a championship, they receive jackets for their accomplishment, as the field hockey team recentl

FVVNA earns SHPBest Superior Performer award

The Farmington Valley Visiting Nurse Association has been recognized by Strategic Healthcare Programs (SHP) as a Superior Performer for achieving an overall patient satisfaction score that ranked in the top 20 percent of all eligible SHP clients for the 2022 calendar year.

Lew McIntyre recognized for service

Granby resident Lew McIntyre was awarded a proclamation honoring his recent retirement after 25 years of service to the Stony Hill Village senior housing community.


Lori Blackburn has been appointed Membership Administrator for the Granby-Simsbury Chamber of Commerce.