Stromoski’s Skews

The editorial cartoon reflects the view of the creator and is not necessarily endorsed by The Suffield Observer.

First Selectman’s Update

In October, I joined town leaders from across the state and attended productive workshops at the annual Connecticut Conference of Municipalities (CCM) convention. Given the State’s financial woes, much of the focus centered on how towns can better position themselves for impending cuts to municipal aid.

Insert It in The Observer!

Did you notice the “Christmas in Suffield” insert that went out in the November issue of The Suffield Observer? An insert is a great way for an organization to reach out to the 6,900 households in Suffield and West Suffield that receive The Observer.

Free Service Creates Personal Calendar Feeds

The Town of Suffield announces the launch of a community events platform in partnership with Burbio.com. Burbio offers a free website iOS and Android app that organizes town happenings in one place.

Town Approves Temporary Safety Fix

On Tuesday, October 30, Galasso Materials began overlay paving/shimming and pothole repair of deteriorated areas on portions of Forest and Griffin Roads, two private roads in West Suffield. The undertaking followed safety concerns expressed relative to the condition of the roads and agreement by Town officials.

HMF FitKids

On Tuesday, October 30, more than 1,900 students from 35 schools across Connecticut participated in the HMF FitKids in School Final Mile event- the culmination of weeks of training supported by the Hartford Marathon Foundation. One hundred forty-seven students from McAlister Intermediate School participated in the event.

Suffield 350th Tees

Celebrate Suffield with a green or red long-sleeved tee shirt! The Suffield 350th Committee will be selling tees for $15 at the Winter Farmers Market at the SHS Large Animal Facility on Saturday, December 1 between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m.

Do You Have a Suffield Story To Tell?

One of the projects for Suffield’s 350th anniversary celebration will include a compilation of stories of our town. Suffield native Robert Alcorn wrote The Biography of a Town – Suffield, Connecticut 1670-1970, published in 1970.