Missing “Where in the World?”

With what looks like some normalcy for the summer, more people will be traveling to places other than the grocery store and the doctor’s office. It’s time to pack your Observer and take a picture highlighting the places you’ve been and share them with our readers.

Let’s Not Fight Civil War Again

In June, I witnessed an amazing dialogue. For two days, the Phelps-Hatheway House hosted two programs, both featuring Joe McGill, a national figure and founder of the Slave Dwelling Project.

Let’s Listen

What a great profile of an extraordinary woman with such rich stories to tell about a Suffield others would deny. Indeed, we all need to listen. As a new resident in town, it is a privilege to hear Betty’s story and to know she lives just down the road.

Let’s Slow Down

As a younger man in the 80’s, I never thought twice about speeding. It was the norm. Ten to fifteen miles or more above the limit was normal.

EMS Week Congrats!

May 16 kicked off EMS Week. This year’s theme was “This is EMS: Caring for Our Communities.”

Well-Deserved Thanks

Being a newspaper, every now and then we have the great pleasure of publicly thanking a person who has toiled in the background for many years, performing essential work and serving as a backbone of the organization. As chair I have that honor on behalf of so many who have worked with Mary Ann Muska as she tirelessly volunteered thousands of hours for The Suffield Observer.

Public Awareness for Justice and Equality Occurs in Suffield

Throughout Connecticut, across the country, and around the world, people from all walks of life are demonstrating their belief that political leadership must take decisive action to acknowledge mistakes, take corrective action, then move on. Accountability is required to end racism and sexism.