Observer seeks full-time news reporter

The Bristol Observer, a weekly in the 60,000-plus city of Bristol, Conn. seeks a passionate, story-telling watchdog reporter to join our team. This reporter would cover Bristol—and Plainville—from our Southington, Conn. office. This is multi-platform reporting: audio, video, photo, social…

Blue Devils make it 3 straight

By KEN MORSE CORRESPONDENT The Plainville High School Blue Devils took to the road last Friday and came home victorious  pulling out a 20-16 white knuckle affair over the Tolland Eagles. Sophomore kicker Mason Sarra saved the day booting a…

Police blotter for Nov. 10

The Plainville Police Department announced the following arrests and citations from Monday, Oct. 30 to Sunday, Nov. 5: Christopher Agustin, 20, of 4 E. Main St., Unit 2C, Plainville, was arrested on Oct. 30 and charged with second degree breach…

Leaves scheduled for collection

Leaves raked to the curbside will be collected through Dec. 2, weather permitting. Residents must have their leaves raked to the curbline as soon as possible. Leaves should be raked in a long row about 4 feet high and placed…

Health listings, starting Nov. 10

TUESDAY, NOV. 14 SOUTHINGTON FREE BLOOD PRESSURE SCREENINGS. 11 a.m. to noon. ShopRite, 750 Queen St., Southington. Held by Hartford HealthCare Center for Healthy Aging. Hhcseniorservices.org ONGOING SOUTHINGTON FREE BALANCE SCREENING. By appointment. Provided by Hartford HealthCare Senior Services. Southington…

Miscellaneous listings, starting Nov. 10

NOV. 10, 11 PLAINVILLE 2017 HOLIDAY CRAFT FAIR. Friday, 5:30 to 8 p.m. Saturday, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Hot dogs, regular or German potato salad, chicken salad sandwiches, pecan pie cupcakes, other desserts. Handmade crafts and ornaments, white elephant…

Support group listings, starting Nov. 10

TUESDAY, NOV. 14 SOUTHINGTON CAREGIVERS SUPPORT GROUP. For those dealing with family members with Alzheimer’s disease or related memory disorder. 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Mulberry Gardens, 58 Mulberry St., Plantsville. Register. (860) 276-1020. PLAINVILLE GRANDPARENTS/ RELATIVES RAISING GRANDCHILDREN. 10:30 a.m.…