Category: Community news

Obituaries for March 22

The following obituaries were published for the week of March 22. For further details, turn to our e-edition published this Friday or see the print edition of the Plainville Observer this Friday. Dennis Dee Chapman, devoted time to Michaela’s Garden…

Easter egg hunt on March 23

Faith Bible Church will be having its annual Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, March 23 at 11 a.m.  This event is free for children ages 12 and under. There will be pictures with the Easter Bunny, crafts, games, prizes, candy…

Art league offers scholarship to grads

The Art League of Plainville is accepting scholarship applications. The scholarship is available to a graduating Plainville High School senior pursuing an education in the field of art. Scholarship applications are available at the Plainville High School Guidance Office. The…

PHS students undergo ‘Metamorphoses’

By SARAH JOHNSON CORRESPONDENT   This weekend, a play derived from “The Metamorphoses of Ovid” will grace the stage of Plainville High School. “Metamorphoses” will be performed by students at Plainville High School under the direction of teacher Jeffrey Blanchette.…

Choral Society performs March 15, 16

Plainville Choral Society will present Vivaldi’s Gloria, directed by Peter Peluso, on March 15 and 16 at 7:30 at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church. “The theme for PCS this year is ‘The Classics’,” according to Peter Peluso, “and this show will…

Town to salute retired fire chief

by SARAH JOHNSON, correspondent On Wednesday, March 13, a well-respected member of the Plainville community will be honored with a testimonial dinner at Nuchies in Forestville. Raymond Swanson retired from his position as fire chief in January of this year.…

Registration for kindergarten underway

Children who will be 5 years old on or before Jan. 1, 2014 are eligible for the kindergarten full day program in September 2013. Please contact one of the following elementary schools to obtain materials for kindergarten registration: •Linden Street…