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Suffolk ‘could host 60 care farms over next decade’ says care farmer Doeke Dobma - Suffolk could become home to 60 care farms over the next decade, a care farming conference will hear next month. - Sun, 20 Apr 2014

Suffolk To Get Coordinated Public Safety Communications System - Suffolk is following in the steps of New York City and Nassau County, which have both recently made improvements to their systems. - Thu, 17 Apr 2014

Suffolk Show: Looking ahead to the 2014 Suffolk Show - taking place on May 28 and 29 - Bill Baker, honorary show director of the Suffolk Show, previews an event beloved of East Anglians and visitors to the area. - Sat, 19 Apr 2014

Suffolk Coastal: Why did council’s expenses bill rise 41%? - A Suffolk council has defended a 41% year-on-year rise to its officers’ expenses bill as a consequence of wider cost-cutting measures. - Fri, 18 Apr 2014

Suffolk: Fire and police services merger on PCC’s agenda - A full-scale merger between Suffolk’s fire and police services could be the long-term future of emergency services in the county, according to Police and Crime Commissioner Tim Passmore. - Sat, 19 Apr 2014

Suffolk fire and police service merger on the agenda - A full-scale merger between Suffolk’s fire and police services could be the long-term future of emergency services in the county, according to Police and Crime Commissioner Tim Passmore. - Sat, 19 Apr 2014

Suffolk: Longer life expectancy for Suffolk-born than Norfolk or Essex - Those born in Suffolk can expect to live longer than people born in Norfolk, Essex and Hertfordshire, new figures show. - Thu, 17 Apr 2014

Suffolk: Muted response to police boss’s single blue-light control scheme - A concept by Suffolk’s Police and Crime Commissioner for a centralised ‘blue-light’ control room based in the county has been met with a muted response. - Tue, 15 Apr 2014

Suffolk: House fire caused by bird's nest in dryer - A family of four in Suffolk was displaced from their home after a Friday afternoon fire, officials said. A bird's nest in a dryer was said to have caused the blaze. - Fri, 18 Apr 2014

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19 immigrant-rights activists arrested at Suffolk jail - Boston Globe - Nineteen advocates for immigrants were arrested Thursday after blocking the entrance to the Suffolk County House of Correction in a dramatic call for a halt to deportations. Advocates have held vigils at the Boston jail for years, but on Thursday, men ...Immigrant Activists Arrested For Blocking Entrance To Suffolk County Jail - CBS Local - Fri, 18 Apr 2014

Editorial: Suffolk's timely -- and critical -- plea for sewer funds - Newsday - Suffolk is seeking hundreds of millions of state and federal dollars, much of it earmarked for post-Sandy rebuilding, by using a clever pitch that ties better waste disposal to storm resiliency. County officials are to be applauded for their initiative ... - Sat, 19 Apr 2014

Suffolk bill raising age to purchase tobacco to 21 becomes law - Newsday - Health advocates and Nassau County lawmakers who attended the signing Monday said they hoped Suffolk's bill would spur Nassau legislative leadership into entertaining similar legislation pending there. Nassau Legis. Judy Jacobs (D-Woodbury) said ...Suffolk County raises tobacco purchase age to 21 with support from many ... - New York's PIX11 / WPIX-TVSuffolk County raises tobacco, e-cig age limit to 21 - New York PostSuffolk County to raise minimum tobacco age to 21 - 7Online.comCBS Local -  -Port Times Record - - - Tue, 15 Apr 2014

Rain dampens recycling event - Suffolk News-Herald - An event at Bennett's Creek Park on Saturday celebrating Earth Day and The Great American Cleanup was impacted by drizzle and the cold. Several vendors that had signed on for the event decided to stay away, said Suzette Vida, Suffolk Parks and ... - Sun, 20 Apr 2014

Suffolk's Gardner named PIT MVP; Georgetown's Starks hits buzzer-beater for title - Daily Press - Then one of the tournament's area products, Marquette and Sales Systems player Davante Gardner of King's Fork High in Suffolk, was named the Most Valuable Player of the four-day, 12-game event. In the championship game, Gardner had 20 points and ...King's Fork grad earns MVP as PIT concludes - Fox 43 TV - Sun, 20 Apr 2014

$250 tuition hike in place at Suffolk County Community College this fall - News 12 Long Island - BRENTWOOD - Students at Suffolk County Community College will be facing a $250 tuition hike starting this fall. The hike will raise annual tuition to just under $4,400, according to Newsday. The increase is part of the new budget that college trustees ... - Sat, 19 Apr 2014

Harrell named First Citizen - Suffolk News-Herald - Robert W. “Bobby” Harrell accepted the Suffolk First Citizen award from the Suffolk and North Suffolk Rotary clubs in a reception Thursday evening at the Suffolk Center for Cultural Arts. Harrell is a businessman who has been a successful nonprofit ... - Fri, 18 Apr 2014

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