Author: mchaiken

Market returns… and then some

By KAITLYN NAPLES STAFF WRITER For the second year in a row, the Plainville Farmers’ Market will be up and running this summer. And this time, it’s open for two extra weeks. Market Master Linda Garcia said there will be…

Police blotter for May 17

The Plainville Police Department has reported the following arrests. •Dale J. Draper, 43, of 21 Warren Ave., Middleboro MA, was charged on May 3 with criminal violation of a protective order and second degree harassment. Bond was set at $50,000…

Listings for May 17

Tick Tick BOOM, above, takes on Sea Tea Improv in the CT Improv Cage Match at Playhouse on Park in West Hartford Friday night.

Dining listings FRIDAY, MAY 17 SOUTHINGTON SOUTHINGTON ELKS LODGE NO. 1669 PASTA DINNER FUND RAISER.  6 to 11 p.m. In honor of Walter Grover. Chicken, pasta with meatballs, green beans, salad, bread, dessert, coffee, draft beer, and wine. Raffles and…

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…