Local News for Suffield, Connecticut



Effective Monday, March 23, 2020, the Governor required businesses to suspend in-person operations for all non-essential functions via Executive Order #7J. In a statewide call on Friday, the Governor clarified that the order does not apply to municipalities and municipal CEOs should decide who are essential and non-essential town employees. Read the rest of the READ MORE.

Help Needed – Donations of Handmade Surgical Masks Now Being Accepted at Suffield Ambulance

There is an increasing need for surgical masks including in Suffield to protect our first responders (Ambulance, Police & Fire). Suffield Volunteer Ambulance Association (SVAA) will accept handmade masks at this time. There are many resources available online detailing “How to Make a Surgical Mask” that are consistent with Centers for Disease Control protocols including READ MORE.

Town Hall Planning Continues

The manner of financing the planned renovations to the Suffield Town Hall has been under study by the Town administration. As reported in last month’s issue, part of the $5.13 million voted by the Town in 2015 has been spent in architectural studies and other pre-construction payments. Read the rest of the article on thesuffieldobserver.com READ MORE.

Sugaring Time

Rob Howe explains the operation of his big evaporator to neighbor Donna Barton and her cousin Jerry MacDonald. With sugaring partner Scott Miller, Rob boiled down over 100 gallons of sap into three delicious gallons of maple syrup that lovely Saturday morning in mid-March. Read the rest of the article on thesuffieldobserver.com READ MORE.