The Suffield Observer
Our Mission: To build a sense of community throughout the town of Suffield and to provide a forum where all sides of issues may be addressed.
Our Organization: The Observer is written by, for and about the people of Suffield. We are an independent, non-profit, non-partisan organization seeking to provide information and news about the town of Suffield.
Donations: There is no charge for the Observer, but we welcome donations to help pay for our rent, printing and mailing costs.
Advertisers: To advertise in The Suffield Observer, contact our advertising manager, at Ads@TheSuffieldObserver.com, and we will be glad to help. We thank our advertisers for their support. We feel strongly that one way to build a sense of community is to support our local businesses.
Help: If you would like to be a part of publishing The Suffield Observer, you would be most welcome. No previous experience necessary. Call Ray Darymple at 860-668-7711.
Letters to the Editor/OpEds: The Suffield Observer does not accept letters to the editor/OpEds that could be considered: libelous, slanderous, which attack the personal character of an individual or which are lacking in civility. We do accept letters/OpEds that are factual and contribute to discussions of interest to the community. We also want to print a balance of all sides of an issue. Letters should not exceed 250 words, OpEds should not exceed 500 words, with only one letter /OpEd per writer being published in a three-month period. We do not accept political Letters to the Editor.
Business Articles: The Suffield Observer does not accept articles written by owners of a business that could be considered self-serving. Advertising space is available for such purposes. We do welcome articles of general interest to the community.
Political Ads: In the interest of maintaining a level playing field, we accept no political ads but do print at election time a Suffield Voters Guide with input from the local candidates.
Stories: We look forward to stories on community issues or topics which would contribute to the benefit of residents of the community. Please contact an editor at 860-668-7442 to become a writer. Contributions include poetry, community interest articles, short stories, personal profiles, etc.
Suggestions: We are a volunteer organization and we truly welcome suggestions that would improve the newspaper.