Making an impact on community’s health

By DONNA OSUCH UNITED WAY OF WEST CENTRAL CONNECTICUT The United Way of West Central Connecticut, which serves the communities of Bristol, Burlington, Plainville, Plymouth, and Terryville, is working to change the world by focusing on the building blocks of…

Police blotter for Nov. 1

The Plainville Police Department has reported the following arrests. •Camille R. Frate, 42, of 160 Stonecrest Dr., Bristol, was charged on Oct. 14 with second degree harassment. Bond was set at $5,000 with an Oct. 28 court date. •Luis E.…

Keeping costs of prescriptions down

By KAITLYN NAPLES STAFF WRITER Since the inception of the FamilyWize Prescription Discount Program in 2009, 3,675 individuals in the areas of Bristol, Plainville, Burlington, and Plymouth/Terryville have saved over $470,000 on prescriptions, a number that is constantly increasing. The…

No post-season play for Plainville

By MICHAEL LETENDRE STAFF WRITER PLAINVILLE – Needing to win outs its remaining volleyball matches this season, the Plainville squad had to beat some heavy hitters in order to qualify for state tournament play. Unfortunately, a 3-1 loss to Berlin…

Obituaries for Nov. 1

The following obituaries will be published in Friday’s Observer. For further details, look to our e-edition or print edition published Friday. William Robert Gnazzo, 72, of Bristol died Wednesday, Oct. 23 at John Dempsey Hospital University of Connecticut Health Center…