Hundreds Stomp for Alex

Alex Scott is gone, a victim of childhood cancer. But her lemonade stands live on, raising funds to fight that vicious adversary, and a group of dedicated local women called Driving for a Cure held an event in Suffield on May 18 to support the cause.

Athletic Hall of Fame Scholarships and Golf Tournament

The Suffield Athletic Hall of Fame (SAHOF) is pleased to announce that the recipients of their 2019 scholarships are Sophie Lupone and Evan Mankouski. Each year since 2009, SAHOF has awarded scholarships to local student-athletes who are graduating seniors attending Suffield High School, or are residents of Suffield attending Suffield Academy.

Girl Scouts Earn Bronze Awards

On June 1, 5th grade Girl Scout Troop 10975 built and installed benches at the Pollinator Garden at Stony Brooke Park. The troop consists of 12 girls who earned their Bronze Award through this project.

Two New Eagle Scouts Honored

With their traditional candle-lighting ceremony on May 21 at Second Baptist’s Fellowship Hall, Troop 280 awarded the Eagle Scout rank to Jonah Berrien and John Killam, both of whom had crossed over from the Cub Scout program in March 2011. Both had earned various awards along the way, both were members of the Order of the Arrow and both had earned the required 21 Merit Badges and completed their Eagle Scout Public Service Projects.

Suffield Teen is CEO-Ready

Emily Brydges, 14, recently completed the winter session of an after-school entrepreneurship academy called Girls With Impact. She plans now to go into business with the program she developed.

Volunteers Sought for Old House Photo Index

Delphina Clark’s photo albums are a great resource for studying old homes in Suffield, but they aren’t easy to use.  The Suffield Historical Society is seeking volunteers to help correct that difficulty. Delphina (1892-1984) was a graduate of the Yale School of Architecture and became a long-time resident of Suffield, moving here about 1933.

Suffield Woman’s Club Observes 125th Anniversary

On Tuesday, June 11, the Suffield Woman’s Club gathered with special guests at the West Suffield Academy Hall to celebrate its 125th Anniversary. The Suffield Woman’s Club has a long history of taking a lead in community service, with giving back to the Town of Suffield always at the forefront.