New Observer Feature

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.

Save the Date!

The Suffield Fireman’s Association will hold it’s Family Day in conjunction with the Police Department’s National Night Out on Saturday, August 4th at Spaulding school from 4 to 9:30 p.m.

The Coming of the Reaper

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.

Solar Farm Unveiled

Located at Kevin Sullivan’s farm at 1005 North Street, the project was developed, built, financed and is currently owned by Lodestar Energy.

Food For Thought

National Ice Cream Month – July

“Age does not diminish the extreme disappointment of having a scoop of ice cream fall from the cone.”

– Jim Fiebig

“I go running when I have to. When the ice cream truck is doing sixty.”

– Wendy Liebman

“I think the serving size of ice cream is when you hear the spoon hit the bottom of the container.”

– Brian Regan

National Picnic Month – July

“We hope that when insects take over the world, they will remember with gratitude how we took them along on all our picnics.”

– Bill Vaughan

“Among the delights of summer were picnics to the woods.”

– Georg Brandes

“A couple went for a picnic.

July/August Commission Meetings

350th Anniversary Committee

Mon., July 23, & August 27

7 p.m., Town Hall

Conservation Commission

Tue., July 24 & August 28

7 p.m.,  Town Hall

Education, Board of

Mon., August 6

6 p.m.,

Middle School

Dept. of Emergency Management and Homeland Security

Wed., July 18

8 a.m. at the Emergency Operations Center, SVAA 205 Bridge Street

Fire Commission

Tues., July 10 & August 14

7 p.m.

Ratley Road Station

Housing Authority

Tue., July 10

6:30 p.m.

Maple Court Rec Room

Parks & Rec

Wed., July 11 & August 8

7 p.m., Town Hall LL

Permanent Building Commission

Thurs., July 5 & 19,

August 2 & 16

7 p.m.

230C Mountain Rd.