Woodford could get makeover

By KAITLYN NAPLES STAFF WRITER In 1961, many of the state highways in Connecticut were returned to the municipalities they run through after the state did a study to rationalize its highway system. Of those transfers, the only one that…

J. Timothy’s wings take the prize

By LISA CAPOBIANCO STAFF WRITER Situated on New Britain Avenue in Plainville, J. Timothy’s Taverne has transformed into one of central Connecticut’s casual theme restaurants and gathering places. The building, dating back to 1789, is located on the same property…

Obituaries for Dec. 13

The following obituaries will be published in Friday’s Observer. For additional information, turn to our print edition or e-edition published on Friday. Augustine F. “Augie” Lepore, Jr., 88, of Bristol, died Nov. 30. Lise G. McNelly, 85, of Bristol, died…

Dec. 13 listings

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Snow creeping into region

AccuWeather.com is predicting that the Monday commute in New England could be messy with snow and ice a possibility. AccuWeather.com reports accumulating snow and an icy mix are pushing toward the Northeast to end the weekend. As Sunday progresses, slippery…

Blue Devils blasted by Indians

By MICHAEL LETENDRE STAFF WRITER PLAINVILLE – The Plainville football team ended its season with a 34-0 loss to Farmington on Thanksgiving Day to wrap up its 2013 scholastic campaign. But the 34-0 score that comes off as a romp…

Police blotter for Dec. 6

The Plainville Police Department has reported the following arrests. •Enrique V. Santos, 32, of 114 Moody St., Bristol, was charged on Nov. 25 with driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol, operating under suspension, failure to drive right, and…