Senior Center & Mini Bus News

The Caregiver Support Program is a valuable resource for caregivers who play an important role in the health and well-being of our veterans.

Be Bear Aware!

There are many more bears in the vicinity in part because habitats are shrinking, but also because people provide food without realizing it. Once the bears are used to the food sources, they come back and can often cause problems for the entire neighborhood, causing property damage and sometimes threatening human or pet safety.

Town Hall Project Begins

After general contractor Gilbane and architect/engineer QA&M had been selected for the Town Hall renovation and expansion project, Town officials and contractor representatives held an hour-long kick-off meeting on May 16. Key members of Gilbane Building and QA&M Architects met with the Permanent Building Commission and Facilities Manager Chris Matejek for a general acquaintanceship and an initial exploration of many aspects of the program.

Election Process Underway

Endorsement of candidates for municipal offices will be made by major political parties sometime between July 16 and 23. Notice of the dates will be published at least five days prior.

Suffield 350th Golf Fundraiser

They say “Third Time’s the Charm,” well Friday, October 11, will actually be the fourth time that the Suffield 350th Anniversary Committee has scheduled our golf fundraiser. Rainy weather and soggy course conditions have been our nemesis, but October can also be great time of year to play golf!

A Great Day for a Traditional Race

The Suffield Firemen have seldom selected a race day with more perfect weather than what prevailed on the morning of June 2, when firefighter Sam Ho blew a blast on his air horn and the Paul R. Simison Memorial Annual 5K Road Race began. (Chief Chuck Flynn would have been the starter, but he was a bit lame that day.) A bit more than 17 minutes later, Suffield Academy freshman track team member Jack Lynam, age 15, was the first to cross the finish line, timed electronically at 17:21, for a pace of 5.35 minutes per mile.