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Listings for Feb. 21

  Music listings FRIDAY, FEB. 21 OTHER CHUCK NEGRON. 8 p.m. Mohegan Sun Wolf Den, Uncasville. MoheganSun.com   KANYE WEST. 7:30 p.m. Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville. $99 and $79. MoheganSun.com\   SPIRIT SHAKER. Brickhouse Bar and Grill, 80 Market Square,…

Police blotter for Feb. 21

The Plainville Police Department has reported the following arrests. •Kamil D. Kobalczyk, 23, of 271 High St., third unit, New Britain, was charged on Feb. 9 with driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs, possession of less than half…

Blue Devils give Lancers a fright

By MICHAEL LETENDRE STAFF WRITER BRISTOL – For one half, the Plainville boys basketball team put a real scare into division leading Bristol Central on Saturday, Feb. 15. The Blue Devils’ offense was outshining the Rams’ typically outstanding defense and…

Blue Devils expect to give foes some heat

By MICHAEL LETENDRE STAFF WRITER PLAINVILLE – The Class S wrestling championships take place this Friday and Saturday from Windham High School in what could be a banner day for the squad from Plainville. It’s an event Plainville wrestling coach…

School budget hike rolled back

By KAITLYN NAPLES STAFF WRITER Due to Excess Cost reimbursement from the state, and savings on the district’s energy program, the Board of Education is proposing a 0.67 percent increase on its allotted budget for this fiscal year, totaling $33,616,799,…

Fun run gives mother, daughter chance to help PARC

By LISA CAPOBIANCO STAFF WRITER What started out as signing up for a 5K race in Disney World for fun turned into a way for Joyce and Alyssa Chmura of Plainville to give back to PARC, Family-Centered Services for People…

Kindergarten registration information offered

Children who will be 5 years old on or before Jan. 1, 2015 are eligible for kindergarten (full day program) in September, 2014. Please contact one of the following elementary schools to obtain materials for kindergarten registration: Linden Street School:…

Raw government data to be released via executive order of governor

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy today announced in a press release he has signed an executive order that will result in widespread amounts of raw government data to be collected, placed on the internet, and shared with the public in a…

‘Conquering Hypertension’ discussed next Thursday

A free open house and information event, “Conquering Hypertension,” at Wheeler’s Health & WellnessCenter, 10 North Main St., Bristol, will highlight Wheeler’s integrated health care services; the signs and symptoms of hypertension, and strategies to eliminate hypertension through a healthy…

Obituaries for Feb. 21

The following obituaries will be published in this week’s Observer. For further information, look to our print or e-editions on Friday. Roger Luc St. Pierre, 83, died on Saturday, Feb. 8 surrounded by his family. Dorothy Lange (Grey) Farmer died…