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Police blotter for May 24

The Plainville Police Department has reported the following arrests. ••Jonathan T. Foote, 23, of 118 Broad St., unit 40, Plainville, was charged on May 12 with second degree failure to appear and failure to respond to an infraction. Bond was…

Blue Devils best BE

PLAINVILLE – All the Plainville High School softball team wanted to do was hang a loss on one of the Bristol schools this year. And on Monday, May 15, that desire was fulfilled as the Blue Devils sunk Bristol Eastern…

Senior night doesn’t go as planned

By MICHAEL LETENDRE STAFF WRITER PLAINVILLE – Senior night for the Plainville baseball team didn’t exactly go as plan on Wednesday, May 15. But even as the team dropped a heartbreaking 6-5 loss to Platt from Alumni Field in Plainville,…

Wings and Wheels set for June 2

When Nels Nelson launched his rickety flying machine into the air, little did he visualize how aviation would develop. Nels was one of the first to fly in Connecticut and the very first to fly in Plainville from a farmer’s…

Holiday closings

The Municipal Center, Senior Center and Library will be closed Monday, May 27, in observance of Memorial Day. All municipal offices will re-open on Tuesday, May 28. Please note, there will be no trash or recycling collection on Monday, Memorial…

Market returns… and then some

By KAITLYN NAPLES STAFF WRITER For the second year in a row, the Plainville Farmers’ Market will be up and running this summer. And this time, it’s open for two extra weeks. Market Master Linda Garcia said there will be…

Police blotter for May 17

The Plainville Police Department has reported the following arrests. •Dale J. Draper, 43, of 21 Warren Ave., Middleboro MA, was charged on May 3 with criminal violation of a protective order and second degree harassment. Bond was set at $50,000…

Listings for May 17

Tick Tick BOOM, above, takes on Sea Tea Improv in the CT Improv Cage Match at Playhouse on Park in West Hartford Friday night.

Dining listings FRIDAY, MAY 17 SOUTHINGTON SOUTHINGTON ELKS LODGE NO. 1669 PASTA DINNER FUND RAISER.  6 to 11 p.m. In honor of Walter Grover. Chicken, pasta with meatballs, green beans, salad, bread, dessert, coffee, draft beer, and wine. Raffles and…