A Light at the End of the Tunnel

2020 has certainly been a stressful year in all our lives, and the last few months particularly so. Dealing with the COVID-19 crisis, along with a hotly conducted and somewhat uncivilized presidential election, has added to the strain.

Wireless Telecommunications

The telecommunications industry has plans to blanket the entire nation with small cell antennas. This means small cell antennas in our neighborhoods every 300 feet.

Suffield Election Summary

As election officials arrived at the polls shortly after 5 a.m. on Election Day, they found voters arriving and lining up outside the polling place. By 6 a.m., when the polls opened, there were long lines of people waiting.


In the Observer’s November issue update on the Town Hall renovation project, our reporter referred to the suggestion of a garden planter between the segments of the planned new handicapped accessibility ramp to be added, and described the planter as a proposal of the Suffield Garden Club. The club advises that the planter was not proposed by them.

Economic Development Progress

Even during these challenging times due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Suffield Economic Development is making progress and there are signs of promise with serious interest in some of the commercial properties on the market.

Veterans Weren’t Forgotten

For a moment, it seemed possible that Suffieldians who showed up at Veterans Park for this year’s traditional Veterans Day observance might have been surprised and disappointed. There had been no publicity for the event.

Food For Thought

“Seventy years ago today, a bright Sunday morning was darkened by the unprovoked attack on Pearl Harbor…We salute the veterans and survivors of Pearl Harbor who inspire us still. Despite overwhelming odds, they fought back heroically, inspiring our nation and putting us on the path to victory.” – President Barack Obama (2011)