Irreplaceable Losses

During the last month those of us at The Suffield Observer have lost two of our most loving special men, Sam Fuller and Bob Warren.

Try Not to be Wasteful

I worry about the shape that the world is in and there isn’t much I can do about it, but there are some things I can do that may make a small difference, and maybe by writing this article a slightly bigger difference.

Where’s that Magnet?

It was Christmastime after all, but I was surprised when my friend Ruth slipped something square and hard into my hand, saying “Here’s a present”.

Letter to the Editor

I never thought I’d see the day when a dispute between the United States’ intelligence communities and a murderous foreign dictator in which an American leader sided with the dictator.

Heather and Luis Lee, the Observer’s 2017 Valentine couple, are pictured with Oliver, the newest member of their household.

Yours, Mine and Ours

Heather and Luis Lee have so many interests in common and yet so many interests and talents of their own that I will have trouble finding the space to get it all in.

Members of the Suffield Housing Authority are pictured January 10 in the Maple Court recreation room at the little dinner party they gave Vi Carney for her 92nd birthday. Surrounding Vi are, clockwise from upper left, Chairman Jon Carson, Secretary Kim Emmons. Executive Director Deborah Krut, Treasurer Kathy Remington, and maintenance superintendent Patrick O’Sullivan. Mrs. Carney, who has been a member of the Authority for 47 years, is its vice chair.

Happy Birthday, Vi

Members of the Suffield Housing Authority are pictured January 10 in the Maple Court recreation room at the little dinner party they gave Vi Carney for her 92nd birthday.

Suffield Road Bonds

During December, Suffield was able to go to the bond market to borrow $9.1m for the road repair and construction project approved by voters in a referendum in the fall of 2015.

Suffield Assessor Update

The Suffield Assessor reminds elderly and totally disabled homeowners that the filing period for the state and local Homeowners benefit programs has opened and will end on Monday, May 15, 2017.

Mother – Daughter Program Offered

“Mothers” (female caretakers) of all ages and daughters in sixth to ninth grades are invited to attend the Suffield Youth Services presentation of a Mother-Daughter Circle entitled Heart of the Matter.

Rev. Nathaniel Smith, the principal speaker at the Martin Luther King, Jr., Day service at the Third Baptist Church, tells of his collegiate education in Alabama in the years following the MLK assassination and the passage of the Civil Rights Act.

MLK Remembered

Suffield’s annual observance of Martin Luther King, Jr., Day, held each year by the Greater Suffield Interfaith Council at the Third Baptist Church, has been noted not only by good encouragements to follow King’s teachings and example, but also by the powerful, moving music.