Food For Thought

“All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence.”
– Martin Luther King, Jr.

Greg Hall to Perform at Gateway Arts in Holyoke

Greg Hall will be releasing a new album with a concert at Gateway Arts in Holyoke. He is a folk songwriter and his music resonates with people who enjoy both classic country and the modern singer songwriter.

Hazardous Waste Removed

Clean Harbors was again invited to town to collect household hazardous waste materials brought to the pick-up location on Ffyler Place. That company, a large, multinational corporation, is paid to dispose of the material in various government-approved ways.

Upcoming Application Deadlines for Tax Exemptions


Veterans of any declared war period and current active duty military having not previously filed for an exemption must provide an original or certified copy of their Honorable Discharge or current orders or affidavit to the Suffield Town Clerk by September 30 to be eligible for a minimum exemption of $3,000 deducted from the assessed value of real estate or a motor vehicle. Each current member of the United States armed forces (including reserves and National Guard) is also eligible for the exemption from taxes of one motor vehicle upon application.

Parks & Rec Employee on Paid Leave

On August 2, a town employee reported an incident of suspected child abuse or neglect to the Director of Parks & Rec of the Town of Suffield. The incident did not take place at a town-related activity or program but was reported to the town employee on July 2.

Police Investigation Regarding Child Abuse

On May 22, The Office of the Chief of Police was notified by staff of the Connecticut Department of Children and Families (DCF) that an allegation had been reported to DCF which involved members of the Suffield Public School District.

Black Bear Population Increases

There has been a lot of talk in town with the warmer weather coming in, having more frequent interactions with our resident Black Bear population. There were nearing thirty calls for service between May and June of this year that had dealt specifically with problem bears.