Author: mchaiken

Blue Devils shut out by Blue Knights

By MICHAEL LETENDRE STAFF WRITER PLAINVILLE – The Plainville baseball team could have taken the easy way out this season when choosing its non-conference games this year. But credit belongs to the program as it loaded its slate with tough…

Obituaries for April 19

The following obituaries will be published in the Plainville Observer on April 19. For further details, go to the print edition on April 19 or our e-edition. Carolyn (Rypysc) DeThomas, 72, of Bristol, wife of Anthony V. DeThomas, Ph.D., died…

School volunteers to be celebrated

April 21 to 27 is National Volunteer Week, and Plainville Community Schools is proud and grateful for the hundreds of volunteers who share their time and talent in a variety of ways with students and district staff. Volunteers in Plainville’s…

Avoid seeing double at the prom

At most high schools, girls will set up a Facebook page where they can share photos of their chosen prom dress… just so they’re not surprised by someone wearing their same exact dress. There is an easier solution. Hit up…

Phoenix Soil plan gets airing in town

By KAITLYN NAPLES STAFF WRITER Last year, the Plainville Planning and Zoning Commission gave its blessing to a soil recycling company when the company said it wanted to move to Plainville. Phoenix Soil LLC., currently resides in Waterbury but has…