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.

Where in the World is the Observer?

Boy Scout Troop 66 Spring Vacation Trip
Troop 66 sent four photos from the spring vacation trip taken by eight adventurous Boy Scouts to Philadelphia and vicinity. Clockwise from upper left: the Scouts took the Observer along as they visited Rocky at the Museum of Art, saw some ships at the Navy Yard, toured the exhibits at Independence Square and learned some Revolutionary War history at Valley Forge.

I Love Facebook

It was my younger brother who pulled me into becoming a Facebook member. He’d been following the activities of his three kids on it and thought I should be tuned in to the activities of the younger generation as well.

Memorial Day

Memorial Day holds a place of great honor in Suffield, in the nation. Many people cherish long memories of the Day: sunny morning parades, marching officials, scouts, leaders, police, fire and rescue departments marching with the high school band, veterans in the honor guard and members of the American Legion waving from open convertibles and timely, respectful attention.

First Selectman’s Update

I had the pleasure of a tour of Kent Memorial Library recently and I left feeling so excited about the changes taking place that I wanted to share some of the highlights. Clearly every resident is anxious for the long-awaited reopening given the ongoing environmental saga the town’s endured.