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Plainville AARP supports grandparent caregivers

The Plainville Chapter of AARP presented a donation to the Grandparents/Relatives Raising Grandchildren program, which is run by the Plainville Senior Center. The money will be used to support the families who are part of the program. If you are…

Couple to host golf fundraiser in honor of Plainville student

TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER This is the 12th year that Pete and Karen Montana of Southington are holding a memorial golf outing to benefit St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Each year, they donate proceeds from the event on behalf of…

Plainville Democrats welcome members, name new officers

TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER The Plainville Democratic Town Committee hosted a caucus and meeting on Thursday, Jan. 9, in Plainville Council Chambers. During the caucus portion, Rebecca Martinez was unanimously supported to serve another term as the chairperson, and Rosemary…

Plainville’s bike shop

TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER For many Plainville residents the property at 151 East St. will always by synonymous with Parsons Buick, but as of Thursday, Jan. 16, the property will be known for its extensive inventory of used power sport…

And the check goes to…

Last Thursday, the Main Street Community Foundation held their annual event for the women and girls fund. The organization distributed over $53,000 in grants to 18 local organizations to improve the conditions and opportunities for women and girls in Bristol,…

Wrestling: Blue Devils are matching up well on the mat

KEN MORSE CORRESPONDENT There is an atmosphere of excitement along the Plainville sidelines this wrestling season as new head coach Todd Krolikowski has instilled a team first mentality among his grapplers. “Wrestling can be viewed as an individual sport but…

Plainville roundup: The Blue Devils’ week in review

KEN MORSE CORRESPONDENT This week’s Big Blue Award for outstanding performance goes to Joe Michalic. The junior swimmer had to two first place finishes and part of two first place relays teams in the Blue Devils first team win of…

Get ready to swing! Carousel museum offers dancing with live music

TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER Get ready to take a step back through time—the Stanley Street Big Band is returning to the New England Carousel Museum this weekend with special guest, Nate Evans of the Hartford Ballroom Dance Studio. “There’s a…

MSP robotics program earns grant to host VEX IQ state championship

The Middle School of Plainville and robotics coaches Camille Westfall and Laurel Schwartz, were announced as the recipient of a $5,000 grant from the Robotics Education and Competition Foundation (REC). Westfall and Schwartz have committed to hosting the VEX IQ…

Plainville to offer school-based behavioral health services

Plainville Community Schools, in partnership with Cornerstone Counseling Center of Southington, will offer school-based behavioral health services at both Linden Street School and the Middle School of Plainville. The program will be open to both students and families. “We welcome…