New title sponsor, new route for race

By LISA CAPOBIANCO STAFF WRITER The Petit Family Road Race will return next month with a new start location and title sponsor. On Sunday, Aug. 6, the 10th Annual Petit Family 5K Road Race will kick off at Plainville High…

Bristol Blues slowed by rain delays

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER Rain, rain, go away, come again another day. The Bristol Blues baseball team was singing to the tune of a nursery rhyme this past week after they were rained out for three-consecutive days. The Blues…

‘Plainville: The Crossroads of Connecticut’ now on display at Historic Center

“Plainville: The Crossroads of Connecticut” continues at the Plainville Historic Center

From Native American trails and the canal to covered bridges, trolleys, bicycles, railroads and highways, Plainville has been a hub for transportation. Visitors are invited to the Historic Center at 29 Pierce St. to see how the town was shaped by the ways in which people and goods have moved from one place to another. This summer display is open Saturdays from 1 to 3:30 p.m. and Wednesdays from noon through 2:30 p.m.

Family Fun Day coming next month

The Plainville Recreation Department will be hosting Fun Day on Friday, Aug. 11 at 1 p.m. at Norton Park. Fun Day is the grand finale to the summer programs. Activities include face painting, spin art, thumbprints, tattoos, a dunker, tissue…

Register for recreation programs

Registration for summer programs is being held at the Recreation Office at 50 Whiting St. The Recreation Office hours are:  Monday through Wednesday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Thursday, 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Fridays from 8  a.m. to…