Construction Begins at Creamery

The location of the old Suffield Creamery, featured in the Observer’s March issue in Joanne Nielson’s historical reminiscence, then in an April photo with the news of its incipient replacement, is now a busy work site.

Drive-by Parades Hit the Spot!

While adults in our community have alternated recently between worry over the health of our loved ones and ourselves, our job security, homeschooling our children, the food security of our friends and neighbors, and the need to support our local businesses, we’ve also understandably grieved some of the things we planned and looked forward to prior to a pandemic: vacations, holidays, weddings, milestones for our high school seniors, such as a definite graduation celebration.

Walkers Passing

With so many folks avoiding their usual work spaces and other populous places, the sidewalks and country roads of Suffield have become happily crowded with walkers.

Westward Ho!

Those lucky enough to be well and staying at home have turned to various things to stay engaged.  My husband and I are watching Westerns.  I couldn’t be more surprised!  The solitary, tough, taciturn tall man-in-the-saddle image is an anathema to the kind of guy I like to see in the movies. But, for the moment, I am hooked.

Need a Bike?

Young Liam McCormick of Boston Neck Road is 10 and in the fourth grade at Newington’s Aerospace and Engineering Academy, but he handed me his business card as the proprietor of Liam’s Re-cycles.

Ponies in the Front Yard

Two interesting creations recently appeared in a front yard just a short distance off North Main Street. They were designed and constructed by Mary Calcasola, who has lived in Suffield for many years and moved to Russell Avenue not long ago.

Cooking Will Prepare Your Child For Life

While children are home during this period, it might be a good opportunity to extend learning beyond school classes to some basic life lessons. Sewing on a button, sorting and folding laundry, sweeping a floor and basic yardwork are all examples of small tasks that can occupy time and prepare a child for life.

One More Interview

Following his presentation at Suffield High School on March 5, Greg Butler and his new Oscar cooperate happily for another interview. From the left: Greg, Claire Halasi-Kun, and Lauren Knowles.