Day: 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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…