Author: mchaiken

Town announces Labor Day closures

The Municipal Center, Library and Senior Center will be closed Monday, Sept. 2 in observance of Labor Day. All municipal offices will open again on Tuesday, Sept. 3. The weekly refuse collection be delayed one day for the entire week.

Police blotter for Aug. 23

The Plainville Police Department has reported the following arrests. •Jesica L. Stephens, 36, of 311 Main St., unit 3, Terryville, was charged on Aug. 9 with illegal sale of a narcotics substance and possession with intent to sell within 1,400…

33 years aloft in hot air balloon

By KAITLYN NAPLES STAFF WRITER This weekend, Plainville Hot Air Balloon Festival-goers will be able to wander through dozens of hot-air balloons at Norton Park, and chat with many balloonists from all over the state, including Plainville resident Robert Zirpolo.…

Listings for Aug. 23

Miscellaneous listings FRIDAY, AUG. 23 BRISTOL FALCON 5K RUN/ WALK. 6:30 p.m. Register from 5 to 6:15 p.m. Includes electronic chip timing, snacks, entertainment, awards. $20 for adults and $15 for students in grades 12 and under. Proceeds support the…

Where do you go Blue Devils?

By MICHAEL LETENDRE STAFF WRITER Last week, the Plainville Observer started to look at Plainville athletics with a single question in mind: Is the CCC, the Central Connecticut Conference, the right place for Blue Devils’ athletics. After taking a critical…