The Scent of Suffield

When we were kids, one of the highlights of any trip downtown was the possibility of stopping at the gas station on Mountain Road. While the service guy sauntered out to fill up the family station wagon, the four of us would have our heads out the windows taking deep, gasoline infused breaths as, believe it or not, we loved that gasoline aroma.


The Observer is sad to report that Brooks, the abandoned terrier adopted by a caring Enfield couple, passed away in May due to health complications.

Twenty Farming Seasons

Two decades of farming has provided the local farmers with many challenges. Each year is different and constantly evolving. While some types of farmers thrive one year, and some struggle to break even, the diehards just keep putting one foot in front of the other.