Author: jgoralski

Plans could link rail-trail to CTfastrak

By SHERIDAN ROY STAFF WRITER The Capitol Region Council of Governments (CRCOG) and VHB Engineering hosted a public informational meeting at the New Britain City Hall on Jan. 29 to hear from residents about recent updates on the gap closure…

There’s a mouse in the house

Jacob Fadziewicz and his mom, Julie, get a chance to meet the star of the children’s book “If you give a mouse a cookie” during a special event at the Plainville Public Library last Saturday. Children in attendance were surprised…

For Goodness Sake Serves 1,000th Client

TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER For Goodness Sake, a non profit organization that provides furniture and other household items to the formerly homeless, served their 1,000th client on Saturday, Jan. 26 at their new facility at 123 Whiting St., Unit A,…

Historical society celebrates Black History Month

In recognition of both Black History Month and Plainville’s 150th anniversary as a town, the historical society is doing a February program on local African-American history. The presenter is Gail Johnson Williams, the Society’s expert on the community’s rich heritage…

Girls basketball gets back on track

By KEN MORSE CORRESPONDENT The Plainville girls basketball team is back on track after hitting a bump in the road. They returned to the win column last week picking up a pair of victories, improving to 10-7 on the season.…

Music listings for the Feb. 8 edition

FRIDAY, FEB. 8 PLAINVILLE SPIRIT SHAKER. Central Café, 54 West Main St., Plainville.   SATURDAY, FEB. 9 BRISTOL CUP OF GRACE COFFEEHOUSE AND PASTA SUPPER. 6:30 p.m. Carl D & Company, contemporary praise and worship music. Free. Donations welcome. Cup…

Meetings listings for the Feb. 8 edition

TUESDAY, FEB. 12 SOUTHINGTON AMERICAN LEGION KILTONIC POST 72 ANNUAL MEETING. 7 p.m. at the American Legion post, 64 Main St., Southington. All Post 72 Legion members are invited to hear annual report and to elect three new directors to…

Health listings for the Feb. 8 edition

FEB. 13, MARCH 13, APRIL 10 PLAINVILLE FREE MONTHLY BLOOD PRESSURE SCREENINGS. 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Sponsored by Mulberry Gardens of Southington. No appointments necessary. Drop-in. Plainville Senior Center, 200 East St., Plainville.   SUNDAY, FEB. 24 SOUTHINGTON HEALTHY FAMILY…

Seniors’ listings for the Feb. 8 edition

SATURDAY, FEB. 19 PLAINVILLE UCONN LADY HUSKIES. Bus trip offered by the Plainville Senior Center. Leave center, 200 East St., Plainville at 10:30 a.m. Game starts at 1 p.m. at Gampel Pavilion. Against Temple University. $28 due at signup. (860)…