Author: jgoralski

Thanksgiving football game has been rescheduled for Wednesday night

Officials announced that the Thanksgiving Day football contest between Plainville High School and Farmington High School has been rescheduled to Wednesday night due to the impending record cold that’s been forecast for Thursday morning. Kick-off is scheduled for 6 p.m.…

Goodwill welcomed to New Britain Avenue

By SHERIDAN ROY STAFF WRITER A ribbon-cutting ceremony welcomed locals to the new Goodwill in Plainville, located on the former “Chung property,” which had been purchased and remediated after the previous owner abandoned several properties on the site, leaving them…

Plainville’s sports week

Plainville boys soccer secured a spot in Wednesday’s Class M semifinals with a dramatic upset of second-seeded Granby Memorial on Nov. 10. The Blue Devils, seeded 23rd, faced third-seeded Stonington on Wednesday in the semifinal game at Middletown High School’s…

Rain doesn’t dampen Blue Devils 37-0 win

By KEN MORSE CORRESPONDENT The Blue Devils were not about to let Avon rain on their parade last Friday as Plainville celebrated senior night at Tinty Stadium. Sometimes when it rains it pours and that’s exactly what it did as…

Town voters share thoughts on election

By TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER Plainville residents made their ways to one of four polling locations to cast their votes in the 2018 midterm election, and took time to share their thoughts. Poll worker at Linden School, Cathi McQueeney, said…

Police blotter for the Nov. 16 edition

The Plainville Police Department announced the following arrests and citations from Friday, Nov. 2 to Thursday, Nov. 8: Jolene P. Rodriguez, 43, of no certain address, was arrested on Nov. 2 and charged with possession of drug paraphernalia and two…

How did Plainville, Connecticut vote on Election Day?

By TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER The unofficial results of the 2018 midterm election have come in, according to the website of the Secretary of the State. The new governor and lieutenant governor of the state of Connecticut are Democrats Ned…

Stefanowski concedes Connecticut’s gubernatorial race

By TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER Just after 9 a.m. this morning, Bob Stefanowski and Joe Markley conceded the gubernatorial and lieutenant governor races to Ned Lamont and Susan Bysiewicz, respectively. “I called Ned Lamont to concede the race for governor…

Obituary: Karen M. Martin, 58

Karen M. Martin, 58, of Plainville, passed away on Friday, October 19th at John Dempsey Hospital in Farmington after a long illness. She was a fighter and remained optimistic through her final day. Karen was born April 9, 1960 in…

Bravehearts end Blues’ season

By KEVIN ROBERTS STAFF WRITER The Bristol Blues saw their season come to an end on Aug. 8 with an 11-5 loss to the Worcester Bravehearts in Game 2 of a Futures Collegiate Baseball League semifinal series at Muzzy Field.…