Latest Story

Meet the new Miss Connecticut

June 28, 2015
By

by MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR A Wolcott woman will be spending the next year as Miss Connecticut. Colleen Ward of Wolcott, competing as Miss Windham County, was crowned as the new Miss Connecticut at the Mohegan Sun Cabaret Theatre on Saturday night. The other top five contestants were: first runner-up Jonet Nichelle; second runner-up Miss…

Read more »

Newest Outstanding Teen selected

June 28, 2015
By

By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR Sapna Raghavan made history on Saturday as she became the first ever Miss Connecticut’s Outstanding Teen of Indian descent. The Ellington resident competing as Miss Greater Rockville’s Outstanding Teen won the statewide competition at the Mohegan Sun Cabaret Theater on…

Read more »

Everybody’s talking about ‘Kinky Boots’

June 27, 2015
By

by MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR There was a buzz even before the musical “Kinky Boots” arrived at The Bushnell in Hartford June 23. A week or so before it opened, The Bushnell powers-that-be informed members of the press that they had run out of press…

Read more »

Fashions: The Miss Connecticut contestants show their elegance in evening gown

June 27, 2015
By

by MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR The evening gowns chosen by the contestants for Miss Connecticut is often a closely guarded secret until the night of preliminaries. So the preliminary event is the first chance anyone outside of the contestants closest confidantes have seen the gowns.…

Read more »

Fashion: The contestants for Miss Connecticut’s Outstanding Teen step out in their gowns

June 27, 2015
By

by MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR Part of the excitement for audiences at the annual Miss Connecticut’s Outstanding Teen Competition is to see what evening gowns the contestants have chosen as they vie for the crown. The preliminary competition for the Outstanding Teen contestants was held…

Read more »

PHS cheerleader joins Crimson Tide

June 26, 2015
By
Isabella Donahue

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER After two days of grueling competition for a spot on the team, she waited with the rest of the girls and went up to see if her name was there. She checked the list on the right first, but her…

Read more »

Council OKs grants for Robertson

June 26, 2015
By
Robertson Airport hosted the recent Wings and Wheels event.

By LISA CAPOBIANCO STAFF WRITER The Town Council unanimously voted last week to approve participation in grants for improvements at Robertson Airport. Currently, two projects are in the works at the airport, including an Environmental Assessment and Obstruction Analysis. During a Town Council meeting held…

Read more »

Dedication ceremony for Paderewski Park Pavilion on July 7

June 26, 2015
By
Dedication ceremony for Paderewski Park Pavilion on July 7

The Town of Plainville announced there will be a dedication ceremony for the Paderewski Park Pavilion on Tuesday, July 7 at 6 p.m. The Pavilion is a popular destination amongst residents for picnics. Its refurbishing will allow for continued enjoyment of the facility. State Representative Elizabeth…

Read more »

Senior listings for June 26

June 26, 2015
By
Senior listings for June 26

SATURDAY, JUNE 27 SOUTHINGTON MULBERRY GARDENS OF SOUTHINGTON. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Assisted living, adult day, and memory community. Mulberry Gardens of Southington, 58 Mulberry St., Plantsville. RSVP. (860) 276-1020. MulberryGardens.org MONDAY, JUNE 29 PLAINVILLE QUESTIONS FOR A SOCIAL WORKER. 12:30 to 1:30 p.m.…

Read more »