Community Voices

During the first several months of a new year, the Senior Center staff creates a report that collects data from the prior year, and generally compares it to previous years’ statistics. That report is then presented to various municipal bodies and made available to the public. It provides a q…

For a long time, I’ve been fascinated with the concept of time. How many times have we said, boy has time flown by, or it’s hard to believe that 3 or 4 years have gone by already since a vacation. Remember when we did this or that, and we can’t believe it’s been that long already.

On May 31, 2021 Gary Disch, the Assistant Public Works Director will retire from Public Works for the Village of Oregon. I wish there were adequate words to use in helping me describe what contributions Gary has given to the Village of Oregon.

Letters to the Editor

While a garbage can may seem like the correct location when needing to throw something away, there is one topic that is especially important for correct disposal—Medications. Both for the safety our ourselves, our neighbors, and our environment, correct medication disposal is key.

Oregon Observer provides all the proof that Oregon-area residents should need to financially support our excellent local newspaper. Among many other things it is jam-packed with vitally important information about upcoming elections, changes in Village staff, and tributes to community member…