Author: mchaiken

Blizzard impacts local businesses

By KAITLYN NAPLES STAFF WRITER The entire state was impacted by the blizzard last weekend, including businesses around the area. President and CEO of the Central Connecticut Chambers of Commerce Michael Nicastro said he was hearing from his members that…

Lessons about life, courtesy of the ancient Greeks

Using a combination of poetry, masks, mime, and student participation, ‘Chariot of the Sun’ brought several Greek plays to life in their performances of ‘Phaethon and Helios,’ ‘Pandora,’ and ‘The Cyclops.’ This presentation at the Middle School of Plainville complemented…

Blue Devils pester Redcoats

By MICHAEL LETENDRE STAFF WRITER PLAINVILLE – The Berlin girls basketball team hasn’t had to sweat out too many wins this season. But on Plainville’s senior night – the Blue Devils’ final game of the regular season – the Redcoats…

Scholarships available for PHS students

Application deadlines are quickly approaching for more than $150,000 in scholarships available through funds managed by the Community Foundation of Greater New Britain (CFGNB). Scholarships are available to 2013 high school senior class students in New Britain, Berlin, Plainville and…