Daily Archives: February 28, 2014

High school planning event for college-bound juniors, parents

By LISA CAPOBIANCO STAFF WRITER The Plainville High School’s Counseling Department plans to kick off its College Planning Night for juniors and their parents in March, providing an overview of the college selection and application process as well as information on financial aid. “It’s very important that parents get involved,” said School Counselor Denise Jacobson.…

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Latest info on next week’s storm from AccuWeather; up to a foot of snow expected

Latest info on next week’s storm from AccuWeather; up to a foot of snow expected

AccuWeather.com reports on the latest update of the snow that may hit Connecticut on Monday.    March may not come in like a lion everywhere across the nation, but winter will roar during the first several days of the month and impact more than 100 million people. Snow will expand from the northern Rockies and…

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GE engineers stir imaginations at museum

GE engineers stir imaginations at museum

By KAITLYN NAPLES STAFF WRITER It happened to be just the right fit when General Electric of Plainville approached the Imagine Nation Museum of Bristol nine years ago to partner during National Engineers Week. It made especially even more sense since the Imagine Nation Museum focuses on expanding the imagination of children, and General Electric…

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Emblem3, MKTO give a hint of something big at MGM Grand

Emblem3, MKTO give a hint of something big at MGM Grand

By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR Perhaps, it was the dawning of something big. On Saturday, Emblem3, the former “X-Factor” contestants, and MKTO, featuring two former cast members of a Teen Nick show, Gigantic, stepped onto the MGM Grand at Foxwoods stage on the #Bandlife Tour. And as the mostly young female audience screamed “I Love…

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Police blotter for Feb. 28

The Plainville Police Department has reported the following arrests. •Steven Pietrowicz, 54, of 13 View St., Plainville, was charged on Feb. 16 with driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol. Bond was set at $1,000 with a Feb. 24 court date. •Karyn M. Baker, 44, of 24 Milford St., Plainville, was charged on Feb.…

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Listings for Feb. 28

Listings for Feb. 28

Kids listings MARCH 5 to 26 BRISTOL FAMILY ZUMBA SESSIONS. 5:15 to 6 p.m. on Wednesdays. For families with children. Bristol Hospital’s Hughes Auditorium, Level A, Brewster Road, Bristol. Pre-registration. (860) 585-3895, cgaray@bristolhospital.org.   SUNDAY, MARCH 23 SOUTHINGTON PRINCESS MEET AND GREET. Benefit for Southington Community Service and the Junior Miss Southington Organization Scholarship Fund.…

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Austin Butler amazing tool for Blue Devils

By MICHAEL LETENDRE STAFF WRITER BRISTOL – Maybe you can’t build a basketball team around one player. But if you’re the boys squad from Plainville and junior Austin Butler is on your sidelines, you’re already in amazing shape. He’s a huge building block to the future for the Blue Devils. And some of that future…

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