Focusing on the Positive

In New England towns the seasons are usually clearly defined, almost delineated, even when one seems to flow easily into another. This year has been an anomaly; summer seemed to go on forever.

Tis the Season

My son texted me the other day and shared with me the two charities he chose to provide meals to those in need this Thanksgiving.

Slow Down and Pay Attention!

Suffield recently completed a traffic survey to “effectively mitigate safety issues, infrastructure deficiencies, and identify educational opportunities to promote a safety culture for all travel modes.”

Following the Science?

Over the course of the past two years, the Board of Education has stated that their decision making has been based on guidance from the CDC. However, when it comes to the CDC recommendation that students are given twenty-five minutes of time strictly for eating lunch in school, the Board does not comply.

Book Challenges

Does a book earn a mark of distinction if it is challenged or banned?

An Educator’s View

In 2018, I wrote an editorial for the Observer related to gun violence.

Always Growing

Spring, a season of growth. Buds are blooming, plants are sprouting and the air blows with promise.

Pedestrians Watch Out!

According to the Connecticut Transportation Safety Research Center, 2022 “could become one of the more deadly years for pedestrians in the state, continuing a troubling trend.”

We Can Do Better

There’s no question that the last two years have been rough on everyone.