Author: jgoralski

Police blotter for the Sept. 13 edition

The Plainville Police Department announced the following arrests and citations from Friday, Aug. 24 to Saturday, Sept. 7: Jodylynn Creehan, 51, of 183 Linden St., New Britain, was arrested on Friday, Aug. 24, and charged with evading responsibility of injury…

Republicans to hold primary on Sept. 10

By TAYLOR MURCHISON- GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER On the trail to the 2019 municipal elections, Plainville’s Republican party will be holding a primary on Tuesday, Sept. 10, for the offices of Town Council and the Board of Education. The GOP held…

Obituary: Esther Hedwig (Schubert) Lyons, 98

Esther Hedwig (Schubert) Lyons, 98, of Plainville, passed away peacefully at her home, surrounded by her family and caretakers, on Friday, August 30, 2019.  The last surviving of the greatest generation in her family, she is now reunited with her…

Calling all community heroes: Superintendent celebrates new school year

By TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER Plainville Community Schools students commenced the 2019-20 school year on Tuesday, Sept. 3, but the administrative team channeled their school spirit during convocation on Wednesday, Aug. 28, with a few superhuman guests. “Calling All Heroes”…

Kids’ listings for the Sept. 6 edition

FRIDAYS, SEPT. 6, 20 BRISTOL FAIRYTALE FRIENDS. 10 a.m. Fairy tale stories and crafts. Bristol Public Library, 5 High St., Bristol. Free. (860) 584-7787 ext. 6. BristolLib.com.   SATURDAY, SEPT. 7 BRISTOL DONUTS WITH GROWNUPS. 9:30-10:30 a.m. Celebrate Grandparent’s Day.…

Health listings for the Sept. 6 edition

TUESDAY, SEPT. 10 SOUTHINGTON PINOT AND PREVENTION: A NIGHT OUT IN SOUTHINGTON. 6 to 8:30 p.m. Event to raise awareness about heart disease in women. Topics include heart disease in women, heart disease prevention and the latest treatment options. Guest…

Support groups listings for the Sept. 6 edition

ONGOING BRISTOL DEBTORS ANONYMOUS. Tuesdays, 7:30 p.m. 12-step fellowship. First Congregational Church of Bristol, 31 Maple St., Bristol. Parish House, Library Room. info@ctabundance.org. ctabundance.org.   WEEKLY OPIOID EDUCATION AND FAMILY SUPPORT GROUPS. Wednesdays 6 p.m. Wheeler’s Family Health and Wellness…

Miscellaneous listings for the Sept. 6 edition

FRIDAY, SEPT. 6 BRISTOL CROCODILE CLUB. 138th reunion dinner. Speakers, many of whom are public officials, put aside political difference to celebrate the club. Noon, social hour with beer and wine cash bar. Ride carousel noon to 1 p.m. Dinner…

Football preview: Devils get ready to raise the bar

By KEN MORSE CORRESPONDENT The Plainville football team has raised the bar in each of the last two seasons under head coach Tim Shea. The Blue Devils went from 0-10 in 2016 to 5-5 to 6-4 last season. That has…