Suffield’s Proud History of Preservation

Riding through Suffield Connecticut on a sunny fall day, one cannot help but be impressed by the stunning natural beauty of our town, from the stately and elegant sycamore trees lining historic Main Street to the open rich agricultural fields, recently groomed after harvest, and the vast open spaces, home to a large variety of native plants and wild life.

Volunteers at the Observer

When people ask me what I am doing in my retirement, one of the first answers I give–proudly–is that I occasionally write for my town’s local newspaper, The Suffield Observer. I do it because I enjoy writing, and also because the very concept of a local volunteer newspaper pleases me.

A Little of This and That

Phones. So many people of a certain age – usually not elderly – have given up their landlines.

East Street Paved, Finally

By the end of September, the last visible task of the Connecticut DOT’s East Street paving project appeared to be complete. That was the task of rebuilding the little black-topped traffic island at the Enfield-Suffield bridge traffic light, separating northbound cars from left-turning traffic off the bridge.

Food For Thought

“True heroism is remarkably sober, very undramatic. It is not the urge to surpass all others at whatever cost, but the urge to serve others at whatever cost. – Arthur Ashe