Town to offer golf lessons starting Feb. 24

The Plainville Recreation Department is sponsoring an Adult Golf Clinic for participants ages 13 and up. Jack McConachie, a PGA professional at Pine Valley Golf Club will instruct the course. This program will begin Monday, Feb. 24 and run for…

Possibility exists for more snow Monday

AccuWeather says brace yourself for more snow next Monday. AccuWeather.com reports the next storm that has a chance of bringing accumulating snow to a large part of the Northeast will arrive on Monday, Jan. 27. The train of Alberta Clipper storms…

Obituaries for Jan. 24

The following obituaries will be published in Friday’s Observer. For further details, look to our print or e-edition on Friday. Thomas A. (Tommy) Viens, 50, of Plainville and most recently from New Britain, Conn. passed away unexpectedly after a short…

Lean Manufacturing course to be offered by Tunxis

TunxisCommunity College’s Workforce Development and Continuing Education Division will offer a Lean Manufacturing Principles and Tools Certification course starting in February. The introductory program is designed to instill Lean thinking for improved business performance through continuous improvement training. Participants will…

Infant massage class offered Jan. 29

The Parent and ChildCenter at BristolHospital is hosting a free focus group entitled “Infant Massage: Nurturing Touch.” This group will teach parents about the many wonderful benefits of infant massage – for both parent and baby. The workshop is hands-on,…

Gov. urges caution in storm

With a significant winter storm bearing down on the state, a state of Connecticut press release said Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is urging residents to take it slow and avoid travel during the height of the storm Tuesday night. Governor Malloy, the…

Storm brings foot of snow, airport cancellations

Some parts of the eastern seaboard will see up to a foot of snow, reports AccuWeather. The storm has cancelled many air flights, so check with your carrier.   AccuWeather Global Weather Center — 21 January 2014 — AccuWeather.com reports a snowstorm sweeping…

PARC holding chili, wings contest

Central Café, located at 24 Whiting St. in downtown Plainville, is hosting the Chili Challenge and King of the Wing Buffalo Wing eating contest on Sunday, Jan. 26. The events benefit PARC, Family-Centered Services for People with Developmental Disabilities. Last…