Obituaries: Joseph Dell’Aquila

Joseph Dell’Aquila went home to be with Our Lord unexpectedly on September 14, 2018.  He was a loving husband, father of 2 daughters and “Papa” to 3 grandchildren. Joe was born in Tuoro di Caserta, Italy to Rosa and Salvatore…

Obituaries: Wade T. Wolak

Wade T. Wolak, 56, of Plainville died Thursday, September 20, 2018, after a brief illness.  He was born in Bristol and was the son of Modesta (Michalek) Wolak and the late Theodore Wolak. He was a graduate of Bristol Central…

50 years of housing town’s history saluted

By SHERIDAN CYR STAFF WRITER The Plainville Historical Society celebrated its 50 year anniversary at a reception and open house on Sept. 15 with a full house and several guest speakers to help commemorate the society’s longevity. Fifty years ago,…

Police blotter for Sept. 21

The Plainville Police Department announced the following arrests and citations from Saturday, Sept. 8 to Friday, Sept. 14: Kimberly L. Streater, 41, of 378 Ferry St., New Haven, was arrested on Sept. 8 and charged with third degree assault, second…

Resilient Blue Devils overcoming adversity

By KEN MORSE CORRESPONDENT The Plainville football team couldn’t have started the season in any worse shape than they have. In a span of two weeks, the Blue Devils lost both of their senior captains. Starting quarterback Frankie Griffin is…

Obituaries: Janice L. Simons

Janice L. (Adolfson) Simons, 77, of Plainville, passed away surrounded by her family on Sunday, September 16, 2018.  She is now reunited with her husband, Bruce, who predeceased her in 2015. Born in New Britain on January 8, 1941, she…

Obituaries: Jane Thomas

Jane (Rathbun) Thomas, “Honey”, 89 of Southington passed away Monday September 17, 2018 at her home holding the hands of her family.  Born in East Orange, New Jersey on June 13, 1929, she was the daughter of Alma (Lasher) and…