Fifth Graders Write Up a Storm!

In early November, in conjunction with their journalism unit, the fifth grade teachers at McAlister Intermediate School invited the Observer staff to speak to the students about what is included in writing a story for the paper.

The Old Center Cemetery

There is a cemetery in Suffield at 36 Mountain Road called the Old Center Cemetery. It has gravestones from the late 1600s and on.

Dogs – What’s the Meaning?

Dogs are amazing buddies, can do so many things and are bred all over our world. A dog is a domesticated carnivore of the canidae family and a wolf-like species.

A Light at the End of the Tunnel

2020 has certainly been a stressful year in all our lives, and the last few months particularly so. Dealing with the COVID-19 crisis, along with a hotly conducted and somewhat uncivilized presidential election, has added to the strain.

Wireless Telecommunications

The telecommunications industry has plans to blanket the entire nation with small cell antennas. This means small cell antennas in our neighborhoods every 300 feet.

Suffield Election Summary

As election officials arrived at the polls shortly after 5 a.m. on Election Day, they found voters arriving and lining up outside the polling place. By 6 a.m., when the polls opened, there were long lines of people waiting.


In the Observer’s November issue update on the Town Hall renovation project, our reporter referred to the suggestion of a garden planter between the segments of the planned new handicapped accessibility ramp to be added, and described the planter as a proposal of the Suffield Garden Club. The club advises that the planter was not proposed by them.