Author: mchaiken

Petit, Martin to meet with constituents Oct. 16

State Rep. William A. Petit, Jr. (R-Plainville) has announced an upcoming opportunity to join he and Sen. Henri Martin (R-Plainville) for coffee and conversation on Tuesday, Oct.16 at Bolo Bakery, 33 Whiting St., Plainville from 8 to 9 a.m. Residents…

Republicans plan candidate meet and greet Oct. 26

The Plainville Republicans  will hold a meet and greet” for the 2018 state and federal candidates  on Friday, Oct. 26 from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. at The Fairfield Inn-Waxy O’Connor’s in Plainville at 400 New Britain Ave. Mingle with the…

It’s a Mr. Piffles’ world in Piff’s magic kingdom

By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR It’s Mr. Piffles’ world. Piff the Magic Dragon just gets to share it. Fortunately, he does get to keep the cash. Piff the Magic Dragon, complete with his crayon-colored dragon costume plus his deadpan magic…

Police blotter for Oct. 12

The Plainville Police Department announced the following arrests and citations from Friday, Sept. 28 to Wednesday, Oct. 3: Jonathan B. Gargano, 30, of 76 Oak St., Bristol, was arrested on Sept. 28 and charged with sixth degree larceny, criminal impersonation,…

Plainville gets ready to turn into a ‘Pumpkin’

By SHERIDAN CYR STAFF WRITER The town of Plainville’s annual PumpkinFest is right around the corner. On Saturday, Oct. 20, from 4 to 8 p.m., several family-fun activities are planned to take place at the outdoor community festival in front…

Local dancers get chance to shine with country star

By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR When Warner Music Nashville recording artist Tegan Marie came to Hartford on Sept. 30, she took a left turn from what most visiting singers do. Rather than bringing an opening band out on the road…

Local dancers get chance to shine with country star

By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR When Warner Music Nashville recording artist Tegan Marie came to Hartford on Sept. 30, she took a left turn from what most visiting singers do. Rather than bringing an opening band out on the road…

Blue Devils break unfortunate streak

By KEN MORSE CORRESPONDENT When the final point hit the floor, the Plainville girls leaped for joy as the streak was finally over. The Lady Blue Devils volleyball team had endured the agony of defeat and had not experienced the…

Sport Week in Review for Oct. 12

By KEVIN ROBERTS STAFF WRITER Plainville football built a 24-0 halftime lead on Oct. 6 on the road at RHAM, then watched the host Sachems score 32 unanswered points in a tough 32-24 loss. RHAM stayed undefeated (5-0) with the…

Dining listings, starting Oct. 12

SUNDAY, OCT. 14 BRISTOL AMERICAN LEGION MONTHLY BREAKFAST. 8 to 11 a.m. American Legion Post 2, 22 Hooker Ct., Bristol. $7 per person.