Holidayfest is Alive and Well!

We are happy to announce the Suffield Historical Society will hold its holiday exhibit at the King House Museum on December 4 and December 5 from 11 a.m.- 4 p.m.

Our theme this year is Vintage Sports Paraphernalia, and we will be showing equipment, photographs and memorabilia. Come and enjoy our exhibit and holiday decorations in Dr. King’s lovely 18th century home.

Tree Planting Plan Underway

The Suffield Tree Committee would like to thank the Suffield Community Fund and the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving for supporting the joint vision of the Garden Club and the committee through its generous donation to fund a Tree Planting Plan for Main Street and the town greens.

Preschool Celebrates Halloween

The Suffield Cooperative Preschool students and their families celebrated safely at the school’s annual Halloween Costume Party.

A Scout Biking Adventure

In October, Suffield Troop 260 and sister Troop 262 went biking through the Blue Hills Reservation, located minutes from the bustle of downtown Boston. The reservation stretches over 7,000 acres from Quincy to Dedham and Milton to Randolph, providing a green oasis in an urban environment.

What SCA is Spotlighting this Month

Are you in need of a little holiday cheer? Apply for the SCA’s Holiday Basket Program: The SCA is coordinating the Holiday Basket Programs for financially qualified Suffield residents.

SCA Boosted Big by FOS

As the Friends of Suffield wind down their activities toward their planned dissolution, they are carefully distributing their assets.

The Observer Honors Dedicated Volunteers

A Lifetime Achievement Award, a painting of the center of town featuring the library (by our own Observer volunteer, Peggy MacKinnon), was presented to Ruth Zimmerman, for the countless hours she spent setting up the office at the Observer. Another Lifetime Achievemnt Award, a 1962 painting of Suffield Center (also by Peggy MacKinnon), was presented to Lester Smith for the sleepless nights he spends working at the paper submitting articles, photos, writing captions, etc.

Sand and Salt Delivery for Seniors

The Rotary Club of Suffield will once again be delivering five-gallon buckets of sand/salt mixture to seniors and disabled individuals and families residing in Suffield and West Suffield on December 11.