Affordable Housing Plan needs to pause

Granby’s recently appointed Town Manager, Erica Robertson, wrote in the March edition of the Drummer: “My staff and I will have a road map for getting Granby to where we want to be in the future.” I understand that there has been some controversy on social media as to what was meant by Robertson’s statement.

Affordable Housing

Appearing on the first page of the March 2022 edition of the Drummer was an article entitled: Granby answers state call for Affordable Housing Plans. The name(s) of the author(s) are missing.

Federal funding for cultivated meat research

With China including cultivated meat in its latest five-year agricultural plan, the United States should make sure it isn’t left behind by not investing heavily into cellular-agriculture development.

Affordable housing plan needs a closer look

Connecticut’s Section 8 statute has been equitable in providing low-income families with rent and affordable housing. We do not need section 8 30-J or G, Public Act 21-29 (aka House Bill 6107).

Thank you for the memories

Thanks to a friend I received the article in your February edition about cutting ice years ago. It referred to an article by Carol Laun where she interviewed Leon L. Gilbert about that.

A warm thank you

We’ve hunkered down while Winter Storm Bobby breezed through, and we’ve gone from icy to muddy—but it seems like spring is not far off. It’s a perfect time for the Granby Community Fund to acknowledge with gratitude the wonderful generosity of our townspeople.

Granby man urges funding for cultivated meat

Jon Hochschartner of Granby demonstrated outside of Congressman John Larson’s Hartford office on Dec. 3, urging the representative to support increased federal funding for cultivated-meat research.

Support for GRR

My name is Megan Allshouse, and I am one of the first student members of Granby Racial Reconciliation (GRR) from Granby Memorial High School.

Support cultivated-meat research

Senators Chris Murphy and Richard Blumenthal can help create a slaughter-free America, with all the good that entails, by increasing federal funding for cultivated-meat research.