The Amity Observer was founded in 1995.
The Observer is now part of Hersam Acorn Newspapers. A traditional and new media firm, which includes printing facilities and local papers, specialty publications and websites in more than 20 communities in southwestern Connecticut, Lewisboro, N.Y., and Vermont. This gives our readers easy access to regional news and events as well as exposure to advertisers from across the region.
The Amity Observer newsroom is at 1000 Bridgeport Avenue, Shelton, CT 06484. It can be reached at 203-926-2080.
Bettina Thiel, Editor
Bettina Thiel has worked for this company since 1999, when she was hired as a copy editor. She later was named editor of the Oxford Gazette and general assignment reporter. She has covered Bethany, Woodbridge and Orange news for the Amity Observer since 2010, first as the editor for the paper when it was in print and now for the online site. She lives in Woodbridge. Use the form below to contact Bettina.