Author: mchaiken

Gov. issues warning of fog’s effect on p.m. commute

Governor Dannel P. Malloy today cautioned residents about dense fog having a major effect on the afternoon commute.   “Widespread dense fog is currently blanketing the state resulting in deteriorating visibility,” Governor Malloy said.  “As drivers head out for the…

Obituaries for Dec. 6

The following obituaries will be published in Friday’s Observer. For additional information, turn to our print edition or e-edition published on Friday. Kevin E. Lackey, 54, of Plainville, died on Thursday, Nov. 21.

Chow down with Santa this Sunday

The Parish Life committee of Our Lady of Mercy Church will host the Annual “All you can Eat, Breakfast with Santa” on Sunday, Dec. 8 from 8 to 10:30 a.m. at the Parish Center, 19 South Canal St., Plainville. The menu…

A different ‘body’ of work shown for artist’s exhibit

By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR On Saturday, Dec. 7, Bare Bones will take art fans to a different dimension of the creative universe when it presents “Bare,” the art of Marissa Janczewska. The evening will present Janczewska’s explorations in the…

Center off to good start giving future college students good start

By LISA CAPOBIANCO STAFF WRITER Plainville High School has kicked off its new College and Career Readiness Center with success, providing students with a more hands-on approach to searching for the right school and field of study. The center, which…

C’mon down to gov’s house for holidays

The following press release arrived from the governor. Governor Dannel P. Malloy and First Lady Cathy Malloy are inviting Connecticut residents to attend the annual open house and tour of the Governor’s Residence, located at 990 Prospect Avenue in Hartford,…

Police blotter for Nov. 29

The Plainville Police Department has reported the following arrests. •Christopher M. Tighe, 33, of 72 Loomis Ave., Plainville, was charged on Nov. 17 with third degree assault, interfering with an emergency call, disorderly conduct and carrying/sale of a dangerous weapon.…

Blue Devils experience marked improvement

By MICHAEL LETENDRE STAFF WRITER HARTFORD – Plainville volleyball coach Steve Compson saw some improvement during the 2013 scholastic season. And it was a big lift from the two-win 2012 campaign in which the only squad the Blue Devils could…