Matt Thomas, varsity fixture

By MICHAEL LETENDRE STAFF WRITER PLAINVILLE – Doesn’t it seem like Plainville senior Matt Thomas been playing varsity sports in high school since, well, the beginning of time? Over the years, when the Plainville baseball team took the field, Thomas…

Obituaries for July 5

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.  Sophia M. (Farbotko) Kozyrski, 60, of Plainville, wife of Wieslaw “Vin” Kozyrski, diedon…

Plainville High seniors graduate

Plainville High School’s Class of 2013 graduated on Thursday night. This year’s graduates are:   Acey, Ryan Joseph Alagic, Edmir Anastasas, George D Andrukiewicz, Angelika Arena, Nicholas Salvatore Artis, Dallas Orlando Ashelman, Kathleen Victoria Aslan, Damla Ayoub, Sherihan George Benoit,…

Listings for June 28

  Miscellaneous listings JUNE 28-29 OTHER GRAVEYARD SHIFT GHOST TOURS. 6 p.m., 7 p.m., 8 p.m. Mark Twain House and Museum, 351 Farmington Ave., Hartford. $20 for adults 17 and up, $16 for members of the museum, $13 for children…

Police blotter for June 28

The Plainville Police Department has reported the following arrests. •Gordon F. Buehler, 53, of 1 Ellington Ave., unit 1C, Vernon-Rockville, was charged on June 16 with disorderly conduct, possession of less than an ounce of marijuana, third degree assault, possession…

Nominations sought for vets hall of fame

Lt. Governor Nancy Wyman and Dept. of Veterans Affairs Commissioner Linda Schwartz today announced that the state is seeking nominations for the 2013 Connecticut Veteran’s Hall of Fame, which recognizes distinguished veterans who have made significant contributions to their communities…

Art show closing reception Saturday

Paris in Plantsville Gallery & Studio will present a closing mini-reception, Saturday, June 29 from 2 to 4 p.m. for its current show “Sophisticated Absurdities,” the exhibition curated by participating artist Clinton Deckert, featuring artists – Jon Eastman, Barbara Hocker,…

Post 33 shows some guts

By MICHAEL LETENDRE STAFF WRITER PLAINVILLE – The Plainville American Legion baseball squad opened its 2013 campaign with a bang and won its first three games of the year. Post 33 showed some real intestinal fortitude in racking up a…