Author: mchaiken

Art show closing reception Saturday

Paris in Plantsville Gallery & Studio will present a closing mini-reception, Saturday, June 29 from 2 to 4 p.m. for its current show “Sophisticated Absurdities,” the exhibition curated by participating artist Clinton Deckert, featuring artists – Jon Eastman, Barbara Hocker,…

Post 33 shows some guts

By MICHAEL LETENDRE STAFF WRITER PLAINVILLE – The Plainville American Legion baseball squad opened its 2013 campaign with a bang and won its first three games of the year. Post 33 showed some real intestinal fortitude in racking up a…

Meet the top 2 Blue Devils

By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR The Plainville High School class of 2013 was slated to graduate on June 27. Sitting at the top of class were valedictorian Meghan Daniels, and salutatorian Domenick D’Onofrio. Both students are headed off to the…

Obituaries for June 28

The following obituaries will be published in Friday’s Observer. For further details, look to our print and e-editions on Friday. William Theodore Christopher, 80, of Bristol, formerly of Plainville, died on Wednesday, June 19.

General Electric Road Race set

On Sunday, July 14 at 9 a.m., Plainville hosts the General Electric 5K Road Race. General Electric is the signature corporate sponsor supporting this event along with several other corporations, small businesses, civic organizations, and individuals. All proceeds will benefit…

Locals make some noise at Miss CT

The local contestants from Southington, Bristol, and Plainville, made some noise in the second night of preliminary competitions at Miss Connecticut on Friday night in New London. Tonight, the top 10 contestants in the Miss and Teen categories will be…