Category: News

Former water supt. charged with felonies

By ED HARRIS STAFF WRITER An anonymous letter, sent a year ago, has led to the arrest of a former superintendent of the Water Pollution Control Department on multiple felony charges related to his conduct while employed by the town.…

Local filmmakers bring horror flick to fest

By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR Thomas Edward Seymour of Plainville created an underground buzz as part of the Connecticut underground cinematic collective Hale Manor, which gave the world “Land of the College Prophets” in 2005. He caused people to guffaw…

Police blotter for Oct. 5

The Plainville Police Department reported the following arrests. •Paul S. Paez, 32, of 168 Newington Ave., New Britain, was charged on Sept. 23 with second degree larceny. A $25,000 bond was set with a Sept. 24 court date. •Craig D.…

Household hazardous waste collection Oct. 6

The following press release was submitted to the Observer: On October 6, residents of member towns in the Tunxis Recycling Operating Committee (TROC) region will have the opportunity to bring Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) to the Tunxis Recycling Operating Committee…

Kaleidos to perform Oct. 5

Kaleidos is comprised by Taiwanese multi-percussionist Sayun Chang and Puerto Rican classical guitarist Yovianna García, will present a guitar/percussion/vocal repertoire that consists of a mix of diverse musical cultures and styles on Friday, Oct. 5 at 7:30 p.m. at the…

Project Graduation meeting set for Oct. 3

Project Graduation is an All-Night drug and alcohol-free graduation party held in partnership with the Plainville YMCA to provide a safe, fun-filled night for the Senior Class. The party is full of activities, prizes and tons of food held every…

Getting educated about bullying

By ROB GLIDDEN STAFF WRITER Students at the Middle School of Plainville started their school day with a comprehensive discussion about bullying during an assembly hosted by the Anti-Defamation League. “It encourages them to be ‘upstanders’ rather than bystanders,” said…