School board meetings change location

The Plainville Board of Education monthly meetings now will be held in the Mel Perry Auditorium at the Middle School of Plainville,150 Northwest Dr., beginning with the Sept. 9 and all subsequent Board of Education meetings. The board previously met…

Obituaries for Sept. 6

The following obituaries will be published in the Friday, Sept. 6 Observer. For further details, look to our e-edition or the print version on Friday Mary G. (Jensen) Witkovic, 59, of East Haven, widow of Richard A. Witkovic, died Thursday,…

Council honors quarter midget driver

At the age of just 5-years-old, Caterina Labella, of Plainville, was introduced to her first racing car. Last week, she was recognized by the Plainville Town Council for earning the title of Heavy World Formula National Champion at this year’s…

Listings for Aug. 30

Dining listings SATURDAY, SEPT. 7 SOUTHINGTON PIG ROAST AND CLAM BAKE. 12 to 6 p.m. Draft beer, soda, clam chowder, hot dogs, hamburgers, sausage patties, clams, and pig. The Southington Elks Lodge, No. 1669, 114 Main St., Southington. $25 for…

Phoenix nearly ready to rise

By KAITLYN NAPLES STAFF WRITER Phoenix Soil LLC, a soil recycling company in Waterbury, has its permits approved and is expected to begin its move to Plainville in the next two months, the company’s President David Green said last week.…

Police blotter for Aug. 30

The Plainville Police Department reported the following arrests: •Karhei M. Mincey, 35, of 50 Park Terrace Ave., Apt. No. 409, West Haven was arrested on Aug. 19 and charged with second degree reckless endangerment, criminal impersonation, second degree falsely reporting…