Observer Todayhttp://www.observertoday.com/page/category.detail/nav/5109/Newsmaker of the monthen-usTue, 30 Aug 2016 16:47:19 EDTTue, 30 Aug 2016 16:47:19 EDThttp://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rssIs park fence a closed case?http://www.observertoday.com/page/content.detail/id/651613.htmlToday marks the finale of the 48th annual Farm Festival event in Fredonia. But who knows what will happen next year? As part of a grant request, the village is seeking funding for improvements around Barker Common.Sun, 28 Aug 2016 00:00:00 EDTCap slows a runaway trainhttp://www.observertoday.com/page/content.detail/id/640555.htmlAlmost everyone you know tells you the taxes they pay are far too high. Their complaints, however, fail to reach the voting booth. Every year, residents approve tax increases for their schools by overwhelmingly voting yes on the budgets every Ma.Sun, 31 Jul 2016 00:00:00 EDTWithout change, forums a charadehttp://www.observertoday.com/page/content.detail/id/639309.htmlOur municipalities and county leaders have had it backward for years. Government does not drive success in a region, business does.Sun, 26 Jun 2016 00:00:00 EDTResidents give, schools take awayhttp://www.observertoday.com/page/content.detail/id/638286.htmlIt is a fine line. Without the voting public, area schools - certainly the very small ones - would not be able to expand their empires while student enrollment numbers continue to plummet.Sun, 29 May 2016 00:00:00 EDTAnother burden on businesshttp://www.observertoday.com/page/content.detail/id/636826.htmlIf elected leaders were to listen to business leaders across the state, including those who represent small business, they would know of the many problems employers face when the hourly minimum wage increases.Sun, 24 Apr 2016 00:00:00 EDT