July 28, 2014

Archive | SWK/Hilltowns

Town supports Southwick Days

SOUTHWICK – Southwick Days organizer Joseph Deedy said the three-day carnival was a success, with the Parks and Recreation’s fireworks display drawing crowds Friday night. “It was packed for the fireworks,” Deedy said. “I wish we could have fireworks every night to draw crowds.” Deedy, a Rotarian, business owner and selectman, got the carnival rolling […]

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Gateway Superintendent’s Corner

Since the renewal of the Gateway Towns Advisory Committee, spearheaded by the Town of Russell, I’ve been attending meetings along with others from throughout the district. I certainly give these town officials much credit for giving up some of their Saturday mornings for the purpose of encouraging town cooperation, looking at regionalizing local services, and […]

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Suffield mining operation a concern for residents

SOUTHWICK – Residents of both Southwick and Suffield are worried a gravel and sand excavation business in Suffield, Conn., could affect their water. Department of Public Works Director Randy Brown said 30-40 residents of the two towns attended a Southwick Water Commission meeting last week to discuss the situation. “This is in Suffield, but it’s […]

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North Pond preservation supported

SOUTHWICK – Lake Management Director Richard Grannells is supporting the preservation of 140 acres of land along Congamond Lakes’ North Pond. The Open Space Planning Committee (OSPC) met last week to discuss the land, which is privately owned. The Committee is partnering with the Commonwealth’s Department of Fish and Wildlife, which own 250 acres next […]

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