The Observer’s newest feature appears here. In an earlier edition I had written that a friend suggested that our community would enjoy reading about the many people, either from or still residing in Suffield, who are making their mark in the world and have experienced success in their chosen field.
Pedaling on Clay Creek Drive a week ago, along the field, I caught a flash of yellow in the corner of my eye and turned to see a bobolink perched on a stalk in full-throated glory. He’s jet black with white shoulders and back, and a brilliant yellow cap.
The threatened rain postponed itself and the temperature was comfortably cool, so conditions during Suffield’s Memorial Day observance on May 28 were fine for the customary short parade up Mountain Road and traditional ceremony on Veteran’s Park.
We would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to everyone that has made the Annual CPL Stephen R. Bixler Picnic another huge success this year. Although we were plagued with rain and cold winds all day, that didn’t stop anyone from coming to honor and remember Stephen.
Great weather and the tradition of the event brought out an impressive bunch of athletes and exercisers to what is now the Suffield Firemen’s Association Paul Simison Memorial Run, honoring the memorable and admirable man who started this race, now in its twentieth year.
The town of Suffield will celebrate its 350th Anniversary on Monday, October 12, 2020, and people have lots of ideas for making it an amazing anniversary year! The challenge is that at this point they are ideas, and not actual plans.
First Church of Christ Congregational, 81 High Street, Suffield, has placed a “Community Prayer Requests” box on the front of their church for those in the Suffield and surrounding communities who need the prayerful support of others.
On Monday, August 27 the Friends of KML will be moving approximately 30,000 books from Windsor Marketing warehouse to Sacred Heart Church’s Father Ted Hall. We need help, both teens and adults, who can load and unload books on both the warehouse and church ends.