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Balloons ready to rise over town

By KAITLYN NAPLES STAFF WRITER It’s that time of the year again when summer is beginning to wind down. But summer won’t come to an end before hot air balloons take over Norton Park for the 29th year. Next weekend,…

Police blotter for Aug. 16

The Plainville Police Department reported the following arrests. •Zachary S. Noll, 29, of 27 Hough St., second floor, Plainville, was charged on Aug. 2 with two counts of impairing the morals of a child, third degree assault, criminal trespass, and…

Obituaries for Aug. 16

The following obituaries will be published Aug. 16. For further details, look to the print or e-editions of the Observer published Friday. Verna (Daigle) Gregory, 73, of Southington, died unexpectedly on Wednesday, July 31 at the Hospital of Central Connecticut,…

Paint drop off this weekend

 Get rid of your leftover paint at a paint only drop off event to be held Saturday, Aug. 17 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the New Britain Recycling Center, 642 Christian Lane, Berlin. The drop off is open…

Listings for Aug. 9

  Music listings FRIDAY, AUG. 9 OTHER EVERCLEAR. 8 p.m. Mohegan Sun Wolf Den, Uncasville. MoheganSun.com   SOUTHINGTON THE HAPPENING. “Summer Bash.” 9 p.m. Wicked Stick at PineValley Golf Course, 300 Welch Rd., Southington. (860) 628-9110.   SATURDAY, AUG. 10…

Police blotter for Aug. 9

The Plainville Police Department reported the following arrests. •Patrick J. Laprise, 40, of 76 Bingham St., Bristol, was charged on July 26 with driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol. Bond was set at $10,000 with an August 5…