Author: mchaiken

A song of hope for Newtown

By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR When a reporter interviews an artist—musical, visual, theatrical, literature—invariably the question will arise… What inspired you? When the artist replies, just as invariably, he/she has to reach back in time several months, even years, to…

Caregivers Connections to meet

The next Caregivign Connections meeting will be at the Plainville Senior Center, 200 East St., Tuesday, Jan. 15 at 10 a.m. The group will discuss any concerns and sccesses that may have come up. Caregivers of all ages and all…

Here comes the Plant Man

The Plant Man, Jeffrey Eleveld, CHT, will hold a program at the Plainville Senior Center, 200 East St., Tuesday, Jan. 15 at 10 a.m. He will talk about forcing spring bulbs in teh winter. The cost is $2, payable in…

Health district releases flu info

 Each year in the United States, on average 5-20 percent of the population gets the flu, and more than 200,000 people are hospitalized from seasonal flu-related complications. As flu activity begins in Connecticut, the Plainville-Southington Regional Health District would like…

Nzinga’s Daughters to perform Jan. 19

On Saturday, Jan. 19 at 2 p.m., a program by Nzinga’s Daughters called “Breaking the Chains” will be presented at the Plainville Historic Center on Pierce Street Through song story and prose, they will take the audience from Africa to…

Spice up your reading this winter

Win prizes and chase away the winter blues with the Plainville Public Library’s adult winter reading club. Escape the winter cold with a good book. On Jan. 22, Plainville Library will launch its Hot & Spicy Adult Winter Reading Club.…

Christmas tree pick-up set

Residents will be allowed to drop-off Christmas trees only to the Town’s Transfer Station located at Granger Lane, thru January, free of charge.  If you transport the tree in a plastic bag to contain pine needles, please remove the tree…