Lake Road Improving, Slowly

In our February issue, the Observer published a description of the pavement problems on the newly-relocated Lake Road, and First Selectman Melissa Mack provided a comprehensive description of a remediation program in her Observer column in March. The program had been worked out with input from residents along with planning sessions with Town Engineer Gerry Turbet, Highway Foreman Mark Cervione, and representatives of Crestview Construction, the Southwick company that now owns the major portion of the new road.

A DIY Project?

On a sunny day in early February with a bit of remaining snow, three carpenters on a double-manlift scaffold assemble the interesting roof structure of this impressive house on Hill Street, just north of St. Joseph Cemetery.

Handicapable…with Limits

I really thought I had the hang of maneuvering the electric cart as I zipped around Highland Park just prior to Christmas one late afternoon on a Friday.

Local Couple Receives Award

The Jimmy Fund Council of Western Massachusetts (JFCWM) recently presented the prestigious Sadowsky Visionary Award to Chris and Denise Nikolis, co-coordinators and organizers of the Suffield Pan-Mass (PMC) Kids Ride.