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Missed opportunity for PHS

By MICHAEL LETENDRE STAFF WRITER PLAINVILLE – The Plainville softball team had an opportunity to secure a state tournament berth on Thursday, May 9 against a scrappy squad from Middletown. But missed opportunities by the Blue Devils foiled the evening…

Obituaries for May 17

The following obituaries will be published in Friday’s Observer. For further details, turn to our May 17 print edition or e-edition on Friday. Marjorie “Marge” J. (Pipke) Ferro, 74, of Bristol, widow of James Ferro Sr., died Thursday, May 2…

Library secures grant for art class

By ROB GLIDDEN STAFF WRITER The Plainville library received a $2,000 grant from the Community Foundation of Greater New Britain that will allow the graphic designer Joe Molnar to teach a series of classes on the art of illustration. As…