White House Intern Witnesses History Close-Up

Kyle Englander, a 2019 graduate of Suffield High School, knows how to turn the proverbial lemons into lemonade. A three-season runner at SHS during all four of his years with a 2018 cross country Class M title under his belt, he was also part of a record-setting 4 x 800 relay team which won the 2019 Class M State Open and New England indoor crowns as well as the 2019 Class M outdoor title.

Prominent Suffield Contributors

Long-time Suffield residents, Warren Packard and Blair Childs, are two of many who volunteered their time and experience to the betterment of the town. They have so much in common: devotion to family, determination to help this town in any way possible, lots of energy, intelligence and integrity.

Local Business Adds Solar Array

A substantial solar array, pictured last fall, was completed last year by Designs for Health behind their distribution warehouse on South Street, across from the new brew-pub.

Talented Art Teacher on TV

Lynda Montefusco and her school, A Touch of Color, were featured with a short video on February 16 in the Small Business Spotlight segment of WFSB’s afternoon newscast. Roving reporter Caitlin Francis and her videographer had visited for an hour during Lynda’s three-hour morning class on February 4.

One Good Thing…

As we are all aware, COVID-19 has been devastating for people in the United States and around the world. The pain, loss, and suffering accompanying this pandemic have been immeasurable.

Florence Egan: A Spectator to History

In May 1937, Florence Egan and her Bridge Street School classmates marveled at the Hindenburg dirigible when it flew over Suffield on its fateful voyage to Lakehurst, New Jersey, where it burst into flames. “It was so close, we felt we could touch it.”

Irish Brown Bread

No matter what time of day you pay a visit to the McGrath house in Ballyragget, County Kilkenny, Ireland, you will be greeted with a cup of tea and a slice of warm Irish Brown Bread. At breakfast one morning Kathleen, as she is locally called, explained that the bread was easily made, and proceeded to make a fresh loaf before I had finished my coffee.