October 6 and 7, after many months of idleness at the construction site, excavation work was under way at the incomplete Broad Brook Brewery on South Street. Proprietor Eric Mance was there to consult with another contractor as the back hoe from Diversified Services, an Enfield company, did its work.
The Town’s process toward providing decent quarters for its administrative departments has been long and uncertain. The existing Town Hall opened in 1962 as an improvement on the previous building, which was built during the Civil War.
Town officials carefully explained the four issues to be decided at the October 10 Town Meeting. With an attendance of only twenty, including the officials, each of the four resolutions was approved with no “Nays.”
Like so many other optimistic expectations in the PCB remediation program at the Kent Memorial Library, the abatement work plan submitted by contractor AAIS for review by the Environmental Protection Administration did not gain the agency’s approval as quickly as hoped.
One of the happy items on the agenda for the September 4 meeting of the Suffield Board of Education was the announcement of this year’s Teacher of the Year and Paraeducator of the Year, chosen from nominations submitted from all four of our schools.
Along with members of the Suffield Fire Commission, many friends and members of the Fire Department attended a swearing-in ceremony in the Ratley Road fire station prior to the commission’s September 11 meeting.