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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…

Art show fund raiser planned in April

The 1st Annual Amateur Art Exhibit will be at the Plainville Public Library, 56 East Main St., Plainville from April 4 to the 25. This event is being sponsored by the Plainville Amateur Art Group. Do you paint or draw?…

First the snow, then the aftermath

As if the snow wasn’t enough to worry about, wait for its follow-up, reports AccuWeather. AccuWeather.com report in addition to the warmup bringing a break from winter this week, rain and rising temperatures will also bring the potential for flooding and…

Fire Dept. reminds residents to keep hydrants clear

The Plainville Fire Department issued a reminder to Plainville residents and business owners to keep fire hydrants free from obstruction of snow during the winter season. As you shovel or push snow off your driveways and sidewalks, please take time…

The latest from AccuWeather on the snow storm

  AccuWeather reports latest storm moving quickly. AccuWeather.com report after blasting the Midwest and Great Lakes on Monday and Monday night, a complex, fast-moving storm will bring heavy snow to parts of the Northeast on Tuesday. Delays are likely during the…

Dare we say it… snow, again

It’s that four-letter word in the forecast again, according to AccuWeather. Snow. There will be no rest for the snow weary from the Midwest to East Coast as yet another quick-moving system threatens to lay down a swath of several…

Plainville teachers tapped to conduct music festival

By LISA CAPOBIANCO STAFF WRITER The Southern Regional Middle School Festival Jazz Band and Chorus will welcome two faculty members of the Plainville Community Schools’ Music Department this year. Todd Helming of the Middle School and Dominic Talotta of Plainville…