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Police blotter for May 3

The Plainville Police Department has reported the following arrests. •Madeline Argon, 36, of 34 Wilcox St., unit 3M, New Britain, was charged on April 21 with sixth degree larceny and conspiracy to commit sixth degree larceny. Bond was set at…

Step back in time to Art Deco

By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR After reaching back to the era of Elvis and Eisenhower for its 2012 season, the American Clock and Watch Museum is now putting the focus on another celebrated period of the decorative arts in America.…

Trio saluted by chamber

By KAITLYN NAPLES STAFF WRITER Last week, the Plainville Chamber of Commerce honored three individuals for their consistent impact on, and devotion to, their local community. Clive Lemasurier volunteers his time at the Plainville Community Food Pantry about four to…

Listings for May 3

  Dining listings SATURDAY, MAY 4 BRISTOL ‘A RENAISSANCE MASKED BALL.’ Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Festivities begin at 6 p.m. Be transported to the 16th century while you raise a glass in toast to His Majesty, his Queen, and…

Obituaries for May 3

The following obituaries will be published in the May 3 Plainville Observer. For more details, turn to the print edition or  look for the e-edition, which is available starting Friday morning. Anthony S. Wyrebek, Jr., 81, widower of Olga (Yatsenick)…

Time to get river cleaned up

By SARAH JOHNSON CORRESPONDENT Lawson Taylor has a friendly demeanor and a big laugh and he cares a lot about the land in his hometown. He’s gearing up for the Plainville Conservation Commis-sion’s annual river cleanup, scheduled to happen Saturday,…