Author: mchaiken

Blue Devils nearly overtake Warhawks

By KEN MORSE CORRESPONDENT There wasn’t whole lot of celebration going on last season for the Plainville football team but that all changed last Friday in the season opener against Bloomfield. The Warhawks came in sporting a winning streak of…

Nancy Wilson putting her ‘Heart’ into her latest band

By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR Guitarist Nancy Wilson made her rock and roll name with the band Heart, which she founded with her sister Ann. But Wilson is now heading off on her own in a new venture called Roadcase…

Miss Connecticut was living her dream at Miss America

By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — One day into the competition to see who would be the next Miss America, Eliza Kanner—the current Miss Connecticut—was upbeat and positive what was to come at Boardwalk Hall, Atlantic City,…

College financial aid night set for Sept. 27

Plainville High School will be hosting a College Financial Aid Night for seniors and/or parents/guardians on Wednesday, Sept. 27 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. in the Plainville High School auditorium, Robert Holcomb Way, Plainville. Sandra Vitale, the director of financial…

Obituaries: Florence I. Wolf

  Florence I. (Surdam) Wolf, 79, of Plainville, passed away peacefully on Sunday, Sept. 10, 2017 at HOCC at Bradley.  She is now reunited with her beloved husbands, Jan Pisiakowski and Harold Wolf, both who predeceased her.   Born in…

Skelton nears walk record

BIERFELDT HOMERS, SKELTON INCHES CLOSER TO WALK RECORD AS BEES FALL TO PATS BOX SCORE In 140 Characters or Less: Bierfeldt hits 21st home run of season, Skelton inches closer to Atlantic League walk record in 7-5 loss to Patriots…

PARC making plans for 60th anniversary walk-a-thon

By SHERIDAN CYR STAFF WRITER Plainville Adult Resource Center, PARC, is celebrating 60 years of providing support services for people suffering from intellectual disabilities. In honor of one of the founding members of PARC, the group is gearing up for…

Municipal leaf collection scheduled for October

Leaf collection in the Town of Plainville will begin on Monday, Oct. 23 and will continue to Dec. 1 weather permitting. Listed below is the schedule of areas to be covered on the first collection (schedule of areas are subject…

Pilot OK after plane strikes tree, lands on parking lot

PLAINVILLE, Conn. (AP) _ A pilot in Connecticut is OK after his plane crashed into a tree, which cushioned the aircraft’s descent into a parking lot. Authorities say the crash occurred just before 11:30 a.m. Monday as the Cessna 172P…