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Memorial Day details

The Plainville community will once again honor and remember veterans on Monday, May 29, with the annual Memorial Day Parade beginning at 9 a.m. The parade starts at 9 a.m. on Broad Street and ends at Veterans Memorial Park on…

Plainville Memorial Day itinerary

The Plainville community will once again honor and remember veterans on Monday, May 29, with the annual Memorial Day Parade beginning at 9 a.m. The parade starts at 9 a.m. on Broad Street and ends on East Main Street. Immediately…

Bear with us

Kristin Logee shared this photograph of a bear with two cubs, taken around noon, May 26 on Unionville Avenue in Plainville.

Sport Week in Review for May 26

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER BASEBALL Plainville 12, Farmington (4-13) 4 Monday, May 15 At Plainville High School Farmington           101 020 0—04 08 1 Plainville                040 503 x—12 10 1 Wethersfield (13-4) 12, Plainville 9 Wednesday, May 17 At Plainville…

Manager recommends pausing on new mill rate

By LISA CAPOBIANCO STAFF WRITER As negotiation continues in the state budget process, Town Manager Robert Lee recommended that the Town Council wait before setting the mill rate. During a meeting last Monday, Lee recommended to the council that they…

Plainville to remember on Monday

By JEN CARDINES STAFF WRITER The downtown area will be a sea of red, white, and blue on Monday, May 29 as Plainville holds annual Memorial Day activities to honor those who sacrificed their lives for their country. While locals…

Police blotter for May 26

The Plainville Police Department announced the following arrests and citations from Sunday, May 14 to Sunday, May 21: William Vermette, 18, of 255 E. Main St., Bristol, was arrested on May 14 and charged with illegal possession of less than…

Slinging that outlaw instrument, Eric Johnson coming to town

By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR When Eric Johnson first picked up the electric guitar as a youth, the instrument was still a relatively new addition to the musical canon. There was something new and fresh about the instrument, said Johnson,…

Bees make it 4 straight

JOE BEIMEL PICKS UP 5TH SAVE IN SERIES CLINCHING WIN BOX SCORE In 140 Characters or Less: Bees win 4th straight game, taking down York in 10 innings, 6-4. Beimel picks up his 5th save of the season. #NewBritainVsEverybody The…

Memorial Day closings listed

The Municipal Center, Senior Center and Library will be closed Monday May 29 in observance of Memorial Day. All municipal offices will re-open on Tuesday, May 30. No trash or recycling collection will occur on Monday, Memorial Day. Collection days…