Notes from the Chair

The staff of the Observer was generally happy with the October issue. We thought it had a variety of interesting articles and some beautiful pictures.

Suffield: A Town of Farms

If we were to list the many values of our beautiful town of Suffield, we could probably fill the pages of this newspaper. Our wonderful citizens, great schools, lovely buildings and churches, parks, local businesses and emergency services are all special.

Tax-Aide Needs You!

Are you looking for an incredible opportunity to help those in your own community? One that provides an opportunity to meet new people, learn new skills and help those in need?

Town Hall Planning Proceeds

The Town’s process toward providing decent quarters for its administrative departments has been long and uncertain. The existing Town Hall opened in 1962 as an improvement on the previous building, which was built during the Civil War.

Food For Thought

“It’s no wonder that truth is stranger than fiction. Fiction has to make sense.” – Mark Twain

20 Voters Approve Four Topics

Town officials carefully explained the four issues to be decided at the October 10 Town Meeting. With an attendance of only twenty, including the officials, each of the four resolutions was approved with no “Nays.”

November Election Information

The November 6 Election will be held in the Middle School Gymnasium, 350 Mountain Road, from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Absentee ballot voting is available for eligible voters. There is regular absentee balloting, supervised absentee balloting, emergency absentee balloting and permanently physically disabled absentee balloting.

Church to Celebrate 275 Years

The West Suffield Congregational Church is proudly celebrating its 275th Anniversary on November 10 and 11, and residents of the surrounding communities are invited to take part in this momentous occasion.

Rounding a Century and a Globe

Retired newspaper reporter, columnist, bomber pilot, and world traveler Dick Hammerich of Suffield by the River surely clocked hundreds of thousands of miles on his way to his hundredth birthday.