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Hazardous waste collection to held in May

On Saturday, May 3, a regional household hazardous waste collection day will be conducted from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Roadways Facility on Granger Lane. This is the 20th year this event is being conducted by TROC (Tunxis…

We have warm weather, says AccuWeather

After an endless winter and a spring that seemed as if it would never start, the weather is starting to turn around says AccuWeather.   Warmest Weather so Far This Season to Arrive in Midwest, East     AccuWeather Global…

Commemoration of Armenian genocide planned for April 26 in Hartford

Ruth Thomasian, a photo archivist and historian, will be the keynote speaker at the annual 99th Armenian Genocide Commemoration that will be held in the House Chambers at the State Capitol on Saturday, April 26 at 11 a.m. The announcement…

Middle school recognized in Gallup poll

The Middle School of Plainville has been recognized by the Gallup Education Practice, with a “Gallup Kids Approved” designation. “We at MSP are particularly proud of this recognition, as it came straight from the students. We continue to work hard…

TRIAD conference to promote healthy living, healthy aging April 23

The West Central Connecticut TRIAD cordially invites all interested residents to “Stay Strong – Live Long” by attending a free conference on Wednesday, April 23 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The conference will be held at the Bristol Public…

Challenger baseball registration underway

Challenger Little League baseball introduces the game of baseball to Special Needs Children in Bristol and bordering towns. In the Challenger Division various phases of the game are taught as the players advance in their hitting, throwing and catching. This…

Businesses hear how they can give youths in area opportunity

By KAITLYN NAPLES STAFF WRITER While 50 teens were provided employment last summer through the Capital Workforce Partners Summer Youth Employment Initiative, more than 50 percent of the applicants for the subsidized program were turned down. “Too many youths are…

Library, Rec. Dept. offer April vacation programs

The Plainville Public Library and The Plainville Recreation Department are offering the following April vacation programs. Monday April 14: Splash Party at the High School Pool (all ages), 11 a.m.to 1:30 p.m. Monday April 14: Rubber Band Bracelet Fun (ages…

Conservation Commission members sought

The Town of Plainville is looking for residents to serve on the Conservation Commission. If you are a registered voter and would like an application, contact the Town Manager’s office at (860)793-0221, ext. 205. Completed applications should be returned to…