Author: mchaiken

Police blotter for June 28

The Plainville Police Department has reported the following arrests. •Gordon F. Buehler, 53, of 1 Ellington Ave., unit 1C, Vernon-Rockville, was charged on June 16 with disorderly conduct, possession of less than an ounce of marijuana, third degree assault, possession…

Nominations sought for vets hall of fame

Lt. Governor Nancy Wyman and Dept. of Veterans Affairs Commissioner Linda Schwartz today announced that the state is seeking nominations for the 2013 Connecticut Veteran’s Hall of Fame, which recognizes distinguished veterans who have made significant contributions to their communities…

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.