A Promise to Astrid

The New England Premiere of the movie A Promise to Astrid will take place on June 2, at 6 p.m. at the Assembly of God Church, 580 Main Street in Agawam. Admission is free and tickets are not required.

Internet Provides Opportunity for Local Startup

On Monday, March 4, a new way to generate some income from your property was introduced. Launching from Suffield, Events at HOME (your dream home for your dream day) offers homeowners the opportunity to rent out their private land, house or barn for weddings, events and corporate gatherings a few times per year.

Brewery Work Continues

With the wrangling on how to correct the project’s problems settled, construction work on the new Broad Brook Brewery on South Street resumed over a month ago after a delay of almost a year. The recent work has been inside, not apparent to passers-by.

Star Award goes to Craig Cooke

Craig Cooke, a Suffield resident, has been named the 2019 Outstanding School Superintendent by the University of Connecticut’s Neag School of Education Alumni Board. Cooke was recognized on March 16 at the Neag School’s 21st Annual Alumni Awards Celebration in Storrs, Conn.

SHS Grad Now Hartford Cop

Suffield’s Kate Butler taught in Manchester briefly after her studies at Eastern Connecticut State University (Class of 2017) focused on education and history, but she decided to follow in the family footsteps and is now a “fourth generation crime fighter.” That’s the inscription in the nice shadow box her father, Matt Butler, presented to her shortly after her graduation from the Hartford Police Academy as a new hire of the Hartford Police Department. The centerpiece of her father’s shadow box was his own badge as a Special Agent of the Naval Criminal Investigative Service, from which he had retired as Agent in Charge of the NCIS Training Academy in Georgia after a long career in responsible NCIS positions all over the world.