Spearing Broadleaf

Spearing Broadleaf

In a traditional Suffield late-summer activity, these farmhands are spearing a healthy crop of broadleaf and loading the lath on a tobacco rack to be hauled off to the curing sheds.

It Happens Here!

Not in my town! My friend would never! My child, no way! My spouse would not do that! Many people express these words when they are faced with the fact that someone they know or love is using drugs.

90 Feet is Further Than You Think

Valley Wheel Baseball is a 30-and-over baseball league based out of Springfield, Massachusetts. With games on Sunday afternoons, players can enjoy the luxury of a fulltime job with baseball on the side.

Observer Baby

To capture the essence of this complex town within the span of one newspaper is no simple task. This is because in order to accurately present the town in its truest form, you must have a thorough understanding of its people.

Food for Thought

Labor Day, National Read a Book Day, Grandparents Day, Autumn, and Back to School.

A Farming Town

I grew up in Suffield working on farms. I remember being in the 1970 Suffield tercentenary parade riding atop a horse drawn calliope.

Does This Make Sense?

It’s a sad state of affairs that in America, I need to be fingerprinted, have a background check, and forfeit my driver’s license and car keys in order to teach cartooning to fourth graders in schools…

Rummage Sale at WSCC

The West Suffield Congregational Church’s annual Fall Rummage Sale will be held on Saturday, September 24 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.