60 years of transformation

By LISA CAPOBIANCO STAFF WRITER What began as a group of parents of children with disabilities 60 years ago has transformed into a family-centered organization that offers program activities, respite care, a supported employment program—and more. For Plainville resident Peggy…

Time to think kindergarten

By JEN CARDINES STAFF WRITER Children who will be 5 years old on or before Jan. 1, 2018 are eligible to begin kindergarten – a full day program – in September 2017. Plainville Superinten-dent of Schools Maureen Brummett said that…

Police blotter for March 24

The Plainville Police Department announced the following arrests and citations from Wednesday, March 15 to Sunday, March 19: Thomas D. Browdy, 168 Nilan St., Hartford, was arrested on March 15 and charged with second degree forgery, third degree identity theft,…

Music listings, starting March 24

SUNDAY, MARCH 26 BRISTOL NUTMEG SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA WITH THE BRISTOL EASTERN HIGH SCHOOL CONCERT CHOIR AND MADRIGAL SINGERS. 3 p.m. Orchestra will perform “Symphony for Strings” by C.P.E. Bach, “Holberg Suite” by Edward Grieg, “Concerto for Flute, Oboe and Strings”…

Miscellaneous listing, starting March 24

QFRIDAY, MARCH 24 BRISTOL A SPECIAL EVENING WITH MEDIUM JENNIFER SHACKFORD. Presented by Miss Forestville-Bristol Scholarship Organization. 6:30 p.m. Everyone in attendance gets a special reading. Faith in Angel, 1101 Farmington Ave., Berlin. $50. Make checks payable to Miss Forestville…