Time To Go Green, Suffield: Recycling and Waste Reduction

The Board of Selectmen created an Environmental and Sustainability Task Force which held its first meeting July 29 and will be meeting every month to advance such initiatives as beautification, education, environmental protection, recycling and waste reduction.

FECS Co-founders Honored

Jill Caron holds the General Assembly citation she and Sue Davis, co-founders of the Foundation for Exceptional Children of Suffield, received from State Representative Tami Zawistowski for their effort in promoting new legislation requiring training for first responders dealing with people who have cognitive disabilities.

Local Reps Tour Hood Plant

State Representatives Tami Zawistowski (R-61) and Christopher Davis (R-57) toured the HP Hood Ice Cream Division in Suffield with Plant Manager Peter Fabbri on Monday, August 26th.

Election Process Underway

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

Town Hall Planning Proceeds

At the Permanent Building Commission meeting on September 5, Angela Cahill, from QA&M Architects, reported that planning had neared the end of schematic design. The Gilbane representatives reported the present stage of cost estimating, which suggested a cost marginally within the $4.9 million available in the Town’s planning.

Parks & Rec News

 Often times, I get the question “What do you do for work?”. By saying that I am the Director of Parks and Recreation in Suffield, Connecticut, most people respond, “that’s nice”, thinking of youth sports, summer camps, arts & crafts and maybe some staff dressed in matching shirts and khaki shorts working with kids.