Camping out with NRBQ

By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR The legendary NRBQ was thinking about taking the summer off, explained the band’s leader Terry Adams. But Bridge Street Live in Collinsville came calling with an offer the legendary band couldn’t refuse. Did NRBQ want…

Legion rebounds with 7-5 victory

By MICHAEL LETENDRE STAFF WRITER PLAINVILLE – After dropping a six-run decision to Glastonbury in the first game of a doubleheader from Alumni Field in Plainville on Sunday, July 7, there weren’t very many happy faces in Plainville dugout. And…

Listings for July 19

  FRIDAY, JULY 19 OTHER THE ORIGINS OF PREPPY. 5:30 p.m. With author Jeffrey Banks, who wrote, “Preppy: Cultivating Ivy Style.” Mattatuck Museum, 144 West Main St., Waterbury. Free with museum admission. MattatuckMuseum.org, (20)3 753-0381.   SATURDAY, JULY 20 BRISTOL…

Police Blotter for July 19

The Plainville Police Department has reported the following arrests. Joseph N. Jackson, 61, of 37 Woodford Ave., Plainville, was charged on July 7 with driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol. Bond was set at $500 with a July…

Obituaries for July 19

The following obituaries will be published in the July 5 issue of the Observer. For further details, look to the print edition or e-edition published on Friday. Earl Francis “Frank” Ott, Sr., 84, of Plainville, husband of Nancy (Stodder) Ott,…