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Library secures grant for art class

By ROB GLIDDEN STAFF WRITER The Plainville library received a $2,000 grant from the Community Foundation of Greater New Britain that will allow the graphic designer Joe Molnar to teach a series of classes on the art of illustration. As…

Police blotter for May 10

The Plainville Police Department has reported the following arrests. •Roger C. Weber, 40, of 205 Camp St., Plainville, was charged on April 25 with criminal lockout. Bond was set at $5,000 with a May 6 court date. •Michael R. Thomas,…

Blue Devils ride to 21-0 victory

By MICHAEL LETENDRE STAFF WRITER PLAINVILLE – After a brutal slate of CCC South contests to deal with, the Plainville softball team got a chance to catch its breath a bit on Thursday, May 2. And in a CCC Interdivisional…

Listings for May 10

Dining listings SATURDAY, MAY 11 BRISTOL PASTA DINNER FUND RAISER FOR LARRY MARTIN. Martin has stage IV brain cancer, Glioblastoma Multiforme and undergoing radiation and chemo. 5 to 9 p.m. Besides dinner, there will be carousel rides, raffles, 50/50 and…

Town OKs budget at 1st pass

By KAITLYN NAPLES STAFF WRITER This year was the first where the residents could on the Board of Education and the town government budgets separately thanks to changes to the charter approved last year. The town government budget of $21.2…

PHS can’t stop BC invaders

By MICHAEL LETENDRE STAFF WRITER PLAINVILLE – Winning three out of its last four games and with a little momentum on its side, the Plainville baseball team had its hands full with the state’s best squad on Monday, April 29.…

Obituaries for May 10

The following obituaries will be published in the May 10 Plainville Observer. For further information, turn to our print edition or our e-edition, which is available Friday morning. Doris P. Bachand, 75, wife of Leonard J Bachand for 57 years…