Friends of the Windsor Locks Canal

Volunteer members of the Windsor Locks Canal State Park Trail met monthly with local and state officials throughout the winter months, making plans for moving forward in our quest to preserve and enhance the park and trail for your enjoyment. Our volunteers have been cleaning up the winter debris and servicing and repairing equipment in anticipation of many visitors.

Commemorating Colonial Slavery

The Suffield Historical Society will meet on Tuesday, April 14, 2020 at 7PM in the auditorium of the Kent Memorial Library. Bill Sullivan’s American Studies students from Suffield Academy will present their discoveries about public history, which they conducted this winter to support the town’s 350th anniversary.

Troop 66 Events

Troop 66 from West Suffield has had a great fall and winter. We had a canoe campout where we paddled down the Delaware River, a video game lock-in where we stayed up late and played videogames, and a Thanksgiving campout where we cooked a Thanksgiving feast for our families.

Polish Heritage Meeting Canceled

On March 12, First Selectman Mack announced that meeting rooms in emergency services facilities would be suspended until further notice. Therefore, the April 1 meeting of the Polish Heritage Society scheduled to be held in the Suffield Ambulance Center has been canceled.

Autism and Employment

Dr. James Loomis, Director of Adult Services at The Center for Children with Special Needs addressed employment challenges for young adults with Aspergers/Autism Spectrum Disorder at Kent Memorial Library in Suffield on February 25.

Get Your College Money Here!

The Suffield Observer sponsors two scholarships to Suffield residents who will be entering an accredited two-or four-year college in Septem­ber. The scholarships honor Samuel S. Fuller, founder of the paper, and Robert O. Y. Warren, a former Chairman of the Board.