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Music listings starting Nov. 9

SATURDAY, NOV. 10 OTHER MURDEROUS CHANTEUSE/ JENNIFER HILL. Rough Draft, Hamden.   SOUTHINGTON THE AMISH OUTLAWS. 9 p.m. Crystal Bees Entertainment Center, 240 Spring St., Southington.   CUP OF GRACE COFFEEHOUSE AND VETERANS DAY BEEF STEW DINNER. 7 p.m. Musical…

Sport Week in Review for Nov. 9

By  KEVIN ROBERTS STAFF WRITER The Plainville boys and girls soccer teams will compete in the state tournament this week. The Lady Devils wrapped up their season with a 0-0 tie at Bristol Eastern on Oct. 31. For Plainville girls…

New principal tapped for Plainville High

By TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER Carl Johnson has been appointed as the newest principal of Plainville High School, so voted by the Plainville Board of Education in their meeting on Thursday, Oct. 25. Johnson’s official first day was Thursday, Nov.…

Collaborative effort behind new Linden St. School greenhouse

By TAYLOR MURCHISON- GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER Linden Street Elementary School debuted the newly constructed courtyard greenhouse with a ribbon cutting that took place on Tuesday, Oct. 30. This project was part of the Plainville Community Schools School, Business, Community Partnership…

Police blotter for Nov. 9

The Plainville Police Department announced the following arrests and citations from Friday, Oct. 26 to Friday, Nov. 2: Adam D. Antonelle, 35, of 348 Burritt St., New Britain, was arrested on Oct. 26 and charged with two counts of violating…

Blue Devils taking care of business

By KEN MORSE CORRESPONDENT The 1974 number one hit song “Taking Care of Business” Bachman-Turner Overdrive may be a bit outdated for this young group of football players, but that is exactly what the Plainville football team has been doing…

Obituaries: Barbara York

Barbara ”Bobbie” York, 57, of Bristol, formerly of Plainville, passed away at her home on Monday, November 5, 2018. Born in Southington on June 26, 1961, she was one of five children to Vivian (Jewett) York of Chester, and the…

To life, ‘Fiddler on the Roof’ re-invigorated

by MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR The director of the national tour of “Fiddler on the Roof,” Bartlett Sher, clearly wants the classic musical to be a parable for modern times. The tale of a Russian Jew milkman and father of…

Access Healthcare CT questions can be answered

Access Health CT announced state residents who are looking to enroll, re-enroll or have questions about their healthcare coverage can talk to certified brokers, enrollment specialists and Access Health CT staff at several locations during weekdays and Saturdays. “We are…

Opportunity to apply for WIC funds at hospital

State residents who meet certain income and other requirements can obtain nutritious food and nutrition education through the Women, Infants, and Children Program of Bristol Hospital. More than 5,000 people in 20 area towns currently participate in this Bristol Hospital…