Learn Life’s Lesson While Young

After coaching softball for over 25 years at recreational, Little League, travel, and high school varsity levels, I have a few tips for parents and coaches. First, let me say that 99% of the girls’ parents (and the girls!) were a delight to deal with and some remain good friends long after their daughters have given up the game.

Farmer’s Market Begins

Suffield’s Farmers Market begins its 2018 summer season on Saturday, June 16. We have a number of familiar vendors that return each year to provide a wide assortment of locally grown fresh fruits, produce and hand crafted products.

Brewery Progress Snagged

The caption of a photo in last month’s Observer reported that completion of the new Broad Brook Brewery (BBB) being constructed on South Street had been delayed. It turns out that the delay was prompted by a stop work order issued on March 28 by Suffield Building Inspector Ted Flanders.

First Selectman’s Update

It has been said that “good things come to those who wait.” The patient people of Suffield have certainly waited long enough for the Town Hall renovation. Here I offer the fruits of over 13 years of the Town’s labor, expended in the form of discussions, studies, plans and proposals, and that the “good things” are finally near at hand.

Beauty and the Beast Auditions

The Opera House Players are seeking a cast of all ages for Beauty and the Beast. Auditions will be held at the Broad Brook Opera House, 107 Main Street, Broad Brook Conn.

Athletic Hall of Fame Seeking Board Members

The Suffield Athletic Hall Of Fame honors both individual and team athletic excellence, and since its inception in 2001, it has recognized the athletic achievements of 64 individuals and 9 teams from Suffield. The accomplishments and credentials of the honorees are exceptional, and their stories and accolades are impressively on display in the main hallway at Suffield High School.