A Frosty Morning
Saturday, December 12th
(Rain date: Sunday, December 13th)
In early November, in conjunction with their journalism unit, the fifth grade teachers at McAlister Intermediate School invited the Observer staff to speak to the students about what is included in writing a story for the paper.
There is a cemetery in Suffield at 36 Mountain Road called the Old Center Cemetery. It has gravestones from the late 1600s and on.
Dogs are amazing buddies, can do so many things and are bred all over our world. A dog is a domesticated carnivore of the canidae family and a wolf-like species.
A Frosty Morning
2020 has certainly been a stressful year in all our lives, and the last few months particularly so. Dealing with the COVID-19 crisis, along with a hotly conducted and somewhat uncivilized presidential election, has added to the strain.
The telecommunications industry has plans to blanket the entire nation with small cell antennas. This means small cell antennas in our neighborhoods every 300 feet.
As election officials arrived at the polls shortly after 5 a.m. on Election Day, they found voters arriving and lining up outside the polling place. By 6 a.m., when the polls opened, there were long lines of people waiting.
In the Observer’s November issue update on the Town Hall renovation project, our reporter referred to the suggestion of a garden planter between the segments of the planned new handicapped accessibility ramp to be added, and described the planter as a proposal of the Suffield Garden Club. The club advises that the planter was not proposed by them.
Please check the Town of Suffield website for actual time and location (virtual, Zoom, etc.) of the following commission and committee meetings:
My recent Coronavirus Update stated: “Suffield is at a crossroads. We must double-down on our efforts and work in partnership with our neighbors to flatten the curve of this new, arguably more dire, wave of the pandemic.”
Even during these challenging times due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Suffield Economic Development is making progress and there are signs of promise with serious interest in some of the commercial properties on the market.
For a moment, it seemed possible that Suffieldians who showed up at Veterans Park for this year’s traditional Veterans Day observance might have been surprised and disappointed. There had been no publicity for the event.
“Seventy years ago today, a bright Sunday morning was darkened by the unprovoked attack on Pearl Harbor…We salute the veterans and survivors of Pearl Harbor who inspire us still. Despite overwhelming odds, they fought back heroically, inspiring our nation and putting us on the path to victory.” – President Barack Obama (2011)