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…

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…

Gaffes halt Blue Devils momentum

By MICHAEL LETENDRE STAFF WRITER MIDDLETOWN – Even as the Plainville volleyball team was trailing 2-1 in its CCC South showdown with Middletown on Wednesday, Sept. 19, there was a feeling of confidence on the Blue Devils sidelines. It felt…

Blue Devils Scoreboard for Sept. 28

Through Sept. 22 Football Date   Result Friday, Sept. 21  Tolland 22, Plainville 20  Boys soccer Date   Result Wednesday, Sept. 19   Plainville 7, Maloney 2    Notes: Shane Pugliese had a hat trick; Alex Bawol tallied 5 saves. Thursday, Sept. 20   Plainville 3, Middletown 2…

Police blotter for Sept. 28

The Plainville Police Department reported the following arrests: •Andrea E. Terrell, 25, of 35 Evergreen Ave., Unit A3, Hartford, was charged on Sept. 15 with fifth degree larceny. A $5,000 bond was set with a Sept. 24 court date. •Darlton…

Block party this weekend

Plainville’s annual Downtown Block Party marks its 11th edition this weekend. Whiting Street between the intersections atMaple Streetand Route 372 will be closed to traffic as visitors to the downtown indulge in food, listen to music, and enjoy a variety…

Health district announces latest flu clinic schedule

The Plainville-Southington Regional Health District has announced its influenza clinic dates. This season’s influenza  vaccination will be offered to: any Plainville or Southington resident (6 months and older); any Plainville or Southington municipal employee; persons who live with or care…