Local News for Suffield, Connecticut

06/01/2021

VROOM!! 350th Power Equipment Raffle

The Suffield 350th anniversary committee is joining forces with D&F Power Equipment to offer three outstanding yard care prizes! 1st prize is a zero-turn ride mower from SCAG, 2nd prize a powerful Honda snowblower, and 3rd prize a Honda portable generator. Read the rest of the article on thesuffieldobserver.com READ MORE.
06/01/2021

First Selectman’s Update

I write this month’s column directly following the Town Hall ribbon-cutting ceremony which also marks our public reopening following the COVID-19 shutdown. First, I want to say how wonderful it was to see so many residents and board/commission members in person! Read the rest of the article on thesuffieldobserver.com READ MORE.
06/01/2021

Slave Dwelling Project

Joseph McGill, founder of the nationally renowned Slave Dwelling Project, will visit and provide two programs at the Phelps-Hatheway House on Saturday, June 12 at 6:30 p.m.-8 p.m., and Sunday June 13 at 1.p.m.-2:30 p.m. Read the rest of the article on thesuffieldobserver.com READ MORE.
06/01/2021

Dog License Renewals

The 2021-2022 Dog license renewal will be available for purchase as of June 1, 2021. Residents are encouraged to renew licenses online or by mail to support social distance requirements. Read the rest of the article on thesuffieldobserver.com READ MORE.
06/01/2021

The Joy of Suffield Farm Stands

As you drive around Suffield, not only will you see the trees budding and flowers blooming but you will see many local farm stands opening their “doors” or setting up their stands at the end of their driveways to sell their local treasures. Read the rest of the article on thesuffieldobserver.com READ MORE.
06/01/2021

The Fast and the Furious

The Fast and the Furious You don’t have to live in Suffield for long before you get a feel for its roads. Your hands seem to anticipate the twists and turns. Imagine my surprise when I recently drove down South Stone Street and didn’t feel the impact of a pair of speed bumps. The warning READ MORE.
06/01/2021

Bracing for Re-entry

This editorial is a direct result of me having said YES when I was asked to be editor of the month. This was one of the first YESs I had given in over a year. COVID cleared my evenings, my weekends and lessened many commitments. Read the rest of the article on thesuffieldobserver.com READ MORE.
06/01/2021

C’mon in! Town Hall’s Open

It’s been a long haul, if you count all the early discussions of new office layouts or new building designs, but the continuing need for improved quarters for the Town Hall staff persisted, and the happy end of the struggle has arrived. Read the rest of the article on thesuffieldobserver.com READ MORE.