Author: mchaiken

Feminine, flirty for spring 2014

by MIKE CHAIKEN   Editions Editor Noon by Noor unveiled a fun, feminine, and flirty collection for spring 2014 at Mercedes Benz Fashion Week at Lincoln Center on Sept. 6.

Church raises its roof with series of fund raisers

By LISA CAPOBIANCO STAFF WRITER On Feb. 1, 2011, a heavy snowstorm destroyed the roof of Kelsey Hall, a social gathering space of the United Congregational Church of Plainville. The storm also damaged the kitchen as well as the library,…

Blue Devils find 2013 improvement over 2012

By MICHAEL LETENDRE STAFF WRITER PLAINVILLE – To start the 2013 campaign, the Plainville volleyball team went 2-3 and it’s certainly an improvement over the first five games from last season. Those wins have come against Middletown and Naugatuck Valley…

Adrian Legg taking his best stuff on the road

By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR Britain’s Adrian Legg will bring his skills on the electric and acoustic guitars to Connecticut next week as he tours the States to promote his latest album, “The Very Best of Adrian Legg.” Legg comes…

Police blotter for Sept. 27

The Plainville Police Department has reported the following arrests: •Luis E Santos, 35, of 268 Congress Ave., unit 11, Waterbury, was charged on Sept. 13 with sixth degree larceny and possession of a shoplifting device. Bond was set at $2,500…

Listings for Sept. 27

Dining listings SATURDAY, SEPT. 28 OTHER THE ART OF WINE. Presented by the Arts for Learning Connecticut. 6 to 9 p.m. Laurel View Golf and Country Club, 310 W. Shepard Ave., Hamden. $45. (203) 230-8101.   FRIDAY, OCT. 4 BRISTOL…

The fine art of hair

by MIKE CHAIKEN   Editions Editor Salon Alexander of Newington and Beauty Entourage presented, ‘A Circus of Creativity Avant Garde Hair and Make Up Fashion Show’ at the New England Carousel Museum last Thursday. The event was organized by Ashley…

Reading volunteers sought

Do you love to read? If so, the Plainville Community Schools are looking for Reading Partnesr at Toffolon Elementary School or Linden Street School. The Reading Partners Program matches volunteers with students in grades kindergarten to fifth grade. The goal…

CCRPA receives federal funding

U.S. Rep. John B. Larson (D-CT) announced in a press release $44,758 in federal funding for the Central Connecticut Regional Planning Agency (CCRPA). The grant, awarded through the Economic Development Administration, aims to strengthen investment and job creation in Central…

Blue Devils play it up big in 28-12 victory over Weaver

PLAINVILLE – When the scholastic season opens up for football every fall, that first game is usually a messy affair. It happens to both the good and bad squads and when Plainville took on Weaver in a CCC Interdivisional affair…