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Obituaries; Doreen Audrey Fiengo

Doreen Audrey (Douglas) Fiengo 84, of Myrtle Beach, SC, passed away Tuesday October 30, 2018 at Sheriden Woods Health Care Center in Bristol surrounded by her loving family. She was the loving wife of John A. Fiengo.   Doreen was…

What to look for on Tuesday’s ballot

By SHERIDAN ROY STAFF WRITER School will be closed for students, but polls will be open for Election Day on Tuesday, Nov. 6. The polling place for district 1 is Linden Street School. District 2 is Our Lady of Mercy…

Police blotter for Nov. 2

The Plainville Police Department announced the following arrests and citations from Thursday, Oct. 4 to Wednesday, Oct. 10: Noella Garcia, 47, of 201 Main St., Farmington, was arrested on Oct. 18 and charged with sixth degree larceny. Keith D. Matthews,…

Blue Devils trending upward

By KEN MORSE CORRESPONDENT What do they say about not judging a book by its cover? On paper, the Plainville volleyball team struggled through a 2-18 season. However, they don’t play volleyball games on paper. The battle takes place out…

Accreditation group visits Plainville High

By TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER Plainville High School was the site of a collaborative conference on Thursday, Oct. 18, and Friday, Oct. 19, part of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges accreditation process. Superintendent of schools, Dr. Maureen…

Spotlight on the horns this weekend

By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR Fans of the sounds of the horns mingling together as one within the context of a classical composition will take delight in the Hartford Symphony Orchestra’s upcoming concert, “Brass and Brahms” from Nov. 2 to…

Municipal closings for Veterans Day

The Municipal Center, Library and Senior Center will be closed Monday, Nov. 12 in observance of Veterans Day. All Municipal Offices will open again on Tuesday, Nov. 13. Refuse collection will take place as usual.

Meet the candidates Richard Ireland Jr.

The Observer asked the candidates three questions. They were given the option of answering one to three of them as long as their total word count did not exceed a number assigned by paper. The questions were: A: What should…

Meet the candidates: William A. Petit, Jr. MD

The Observer asked the candidates three questions. They were given the option of answering one to three of them as long as their total word count did not exceed a number assigned by paper. The questions were: A: What should…

Obituaries: Bryan S. Was

Bryan S. Was, 22, of Plainville, passed away unexpectedly on Friday, October 26, 2018 at the Hospital of Central CT in New Britain.   Bryan was born September 2, 1996 in Farmington, son to Michelle Lee Was. He grew up…