Happy 90th Birthday, Roger!

Everyone at the Drummer congratulates Roger Hayes on his 90th birthday and thanks him for the many years he has contributed as treasurer of the Citizens for a Better Granby board and his service with many other important town organizations. If you see him around town, wish him a happy birthday!

Sunrise at the library

Paul McDonnell was in the right place—Granby Public Library— at the right time—sunrise—for this lovely photo.

Father Carlos invites one and all to Saint Therese

Saint Therese Roman Catholic Church is just beyond Route 20’s initial rise toward West Granby. The church has a long history and its new pastor, Father Carlos Castrillon Castro, is adding another chapter to that history.

McLean Golf Tournament raised $55,000

The Annual McLean Golf Tournament supports the vital McLean Home Care and Hospice program that serves residents at McLean and in the community. The tournament sponsors’ generous support, especially during these difficult times, exemplifies their faith in our mission to serve those in need. On Sept. 13, 104 golfers and 35 sponsors raised over $55,000.

Is there a link between alcohol and breast cancer?

Can as little as one alcoholic drink a day raise your breast cancer risk? Studies say yes. But does that mean you should steer clear of alcohol completely? And what about that glass of wine that’s supposed to be good for you?

Emerys receive Land Trust award

Granby Land Trust president Rick Orluk presented the 2021 Mary Edwards Friend of the Land Trust Award, the highest honor bestowed by the GLT, to North Granby residents Dave and Jenny Emery, who have been incredibly supportive of the GLT over many years.

CTVV highlights CREC arts academy

Susan Patricelli Regan, host of CT Valley Views TV show, interviewed Kim Stroud, Academy Director and Natasha Miles, Visual Arts Department Head, of CREC’s Greater Hartford Academy of the Arts at the Hartford Campus.

Chamber announces Granby Celebrates raffle winners

The Granby Celebrates raffle was a great event, and the Granby Chamber of Commerce thanks everyone who participated. More than half of this year’s winners have never won a raffle before—how exciting!