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Obituaries: Frances L. Cerasuolo

  Frances L. Cerasuolo, 70, of Plainville, and most recently, Indian Trail, NC, passed away Tuesday, October 9, 2018. Frances was born on July 21, 1948, the daughter of the late Rocco J. and Hazel (Swanson) Cerasuolo.  Fran graduated from…

Cosmetology school students provided inspiration at graduation ceremonies

By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR Inspiration was provided by words and by example on Sunday as students at The International Institute of Cosmetology graduated in a ceremony in Southington. IIC, with campuses in Plainville and Wethersfield, presented diplomas and awards…

Linden Street starts annual Literacy Night

By SHERIDAN CYR STAFF WRITER Linden Street School in Plainville kicked off a brand new annual tradition called the “CCSU Literacy Night at Linden” on Thursday evening. A packed cafeteria joined together students and their families along with Linden staff…

Police blotter for Oct. 19

The Plainville Police Department announced the following arrests and citations from Thursday, Oct. 4 to Wednesday, Oct. 10: Rafael A. Delgado, 51, of 91 Ten Acre Rd., New Britain, was arrested on Oct. 4 and charged with motor vehicle repairs…

Sport week in review for Oct. 19

By KEVIN ROBERTS STAFF WRITER Plainville girls volleyball picked up its second win of the season on Oct. 12 when it defeated Middletown 3-2 (27-25, 22-25, 25-16, 20-25, 19-17) on the road. The Lady Devils improved to 2-13 with the…

Blue Devils get battle-tested

By KEN MORSE CORRESPONDENT There is an old adage that states, if you want to be the best you need to beat the best. The Plainville boys soccer team lives by that motto and in the process have become a…

Busting out of Birmingham into the rock hall of fame

By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR When it comes to rock and roll Ground Zero in the U.K., London gets most of the attention, with Liverpool a close second. But Birmingham, U.K. was no slacker when it came to launching the…

Republicans plan 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…

Phosphorous removal project underway

By TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER A groundbreaking ceremony took place at the Water Pollution Control Facility, Cronk Road, on Tuesday, Oct. 9, to celebrate the official commencement of work for the Water Pollution Control Facility Phosphorus Removal Project. Superintendent of…

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…