Recent Stories

Remembering Bob Simmons

Robert Simmons, 98, of North Granby passed away peacefully on May 3. He leaves behind a legacy of community volunteerism and service in the U.S. Navy during WWII and the Korean War.

Town of Granby Meeting Calendar

Check Town of Granby website or call Town Manager’s office to verify date,  time, location, and get information on how to participate on Zoom, if needed.

Comments on March 6 BOE meeting

In the official minutes of the March 6 BOE meeting under Public Comment, Mike Kramarenko read a letter on behalf of a parent who could not attend the meeting. The highlights of that meeting in the May issue of the Drummer included the same reference. However, the official minutes failed to explain the underlying incident referenced in the letter, so unless you view the video of the meeting online, you have no knowledge of its content or reference.

Gran-Bee Creates Buzz, Raises Funds

Wells Road School’s Jim Whitten emceed the well-attended Gran-Bee trivia competition on April 19 at Granby Memorial High School. The event raised money for the Granby Education Foundation’s community grants program.

High praise for GRR series on race, religion and politics

The participants at the first workshop for Granby Racial Reconciliation’s free four-part series on “Race, Religion, and Politics” gave the highest accolades for presenter and facilitator Dr. Matthew Hughey, PhD, ALM, MEd.

Social Services — June 2024

The focus of the Social Services Department is to coordinate existing federal, state, regional and local services, to increase community awareness of these services and to develop new programs to meet the needs of Granby residents.

Town of Granby Meeting Calendar

Check Town of Granby website or call Town Manager’s office to verify date,  time, location, and get information on how to participate on Zoom, if needed.

Comments on March 6 BOE meeting

In the official minutes of the March 6 BOE meeting under Public Comment, Mike Kramarenko read a letter on behalf of a parent who could not attend the meeting. The highlights of that meeting in the May issue of the Drummer included the same reference. However, the official minutes failed to explain the underlying incident referenced in the letter, so unless you view the video of the meeting online, you have no knowledge of its content or reference.

Gran-Bee Creates Buzz, Raises Funds

Wells Road School’s Jim Whitten emceed the well-attended Gran-Bee trivia competition on April 19 at Granby Memorial High School. The event raised money for the Granby Education Foundation’s community grants program.

High praise for GRR series on race, religion and politics

The participants at the first workshop for Granby Racial Reconciliation’s free four-part series on “Race, Religion, and Politics” gave the highest accolades for presenter and facilitator Dr. Matthew Hughey, PhD, ALM, MEd.

Social Services — June 2024

The focus of the Social Services Department is to coordinate existing federal, state, regional and local services, to increase community awareness of these services and to develop new programs to meet the needs of Granby residents.

Public Works — June 2024

Hazardous Waste: a household hazardous waste collection will be held Saturday, June 8, 2024 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Simsbury Department of Public Works facility, 66 Town Forest Road, Simsbury.