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The Observer seeks entry-level journalist to join our staff

There’s an excellent opportunity at the weekly StepSaver/Observer newspapers for an entry-level journalist. Report local news and features through interviews, observation and research. Must be thorough, well organized, with excellent time management skills. Bachelor’s degree in journalism or related field,…

William J. Pape II, former publisher, dies

By TRACEY O’SHAUGHNESSY STAFF WRITER WATERBURY — The newspaper industry and Connecticut lost a titan of the free press and devoted patron of the community Saturday with the death of William J. Pape II. The longtime editor, former publisher and…

Walking the halls of legislature with Plainville’s Rep. Boukus

By KAITLYN NAPLES STAFF WRITER HARTFORD– Even though it was only about three weeks before the first day of the legislative session, the Legislative Office Building (LOB) in Hartford was buzzing with forums, economic development sessions, and other discussions where…

Cinematic messages from the underground

By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR The world of underground cinema is coming back to Connecticut this weekend. The New England Underground Film Festival will have its second annual installment on Sunday, Oct. 7 at La Paloma Sabanera in Hartford. Phil…

Blue Devils Scoreboard on Sept. 21

By MICHAEL LETENDRE STAFF WRITER Blue Devils’ Scoreboard: Through Sept.  15 Football Date   Result Friday, Sept.  14   Bloomfield 15, Plainville 12                   Boys soccer Date    Result Tuesday, Sept. 11  Wethersfield 1, Plainville 0 Notes: Goalie Alex Bawol made 4 saves   on the day.…

Blue Devils poised for success in 2012

By MICHAEL LETENDRE STAFF WRITER The last time the Plainville volleyball team qualified for the state tournament in back to back years, it was during the 2001-2002 seasons. It was a big accomplishment for the Blue Devils back then and…