Category: Community news

Get tickets for Harley raffle

The New England Carousel Museum is now selling tickets for their 19th annual Harley raffle. Stop in at the New England Carousel Museum, a non-profit organization, and buy a ticket for the Annual Harley Davidson raffle. The raffle will help…

Gishrei Shalom Jewish Congregation plans summer picnic Aug. 21

Gishrei Shalom Jewish Congregation will host its annual community-wide summer picnic on Sunday, Aug. 21 at Recreation Park in Plantsville from noon until 3 p.m.. This social event is an opportunity for individuals and families interested in learning more about…

Make plans for Plainville’s Fun Day, Aug. 12

The Plainville Recreation Department will be hosting a Fun Day on Friday, Aug. 12 at 1 p.m. at Norton Park. Fun Day is the grand finale to the summer programs. Activities include face painting, spin art, thumbprints, tattoos, dunker, tissue…

Job Fair for Northwest Village School set for July 28

Wheeler Clinic’s Northwest Village School will host a Job Fair on Thursday, July 28 from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. at 91 Northwest Dr., Plainville. The event is designed to recruit special education teachers; a high school science teacher; a high…

Plainville High class of 1967 planning reunion

The Plainville High School Class of 1967 has begun planning their 50th Class Reunion in the Fall of 2017. If you are a member of the class (or know someone who is), please make sure that you or they are…

Online business courses offered by Tunxis

Tunxis Community College’s Business Administration program will offer seven-week online courses starting in August as part of its offerings for those students who want the added flexibility of taking courses off-campus in a quicker time frame. “Principles of Managerial Accounting”…

Imagine Nation offers a summer of discovery

by LISA CAPOBIANCO STAFF WRITER Summer programs have just kicked off at Imagine Nation, A Museum Early Learning Center. This month, the museum is showcasing the wonders of light through its light and reflection studio. Last weekend, the museum unveiled…

What’s New at the Plainville Public Library Children’s Department

By Ericka Bajrami, Head of Children’s Services Our summer readers are flooding into the library and we’re ready for them. As kids sign up for our summer reading program they’ll be looking for some reading recommendations. Please don’t hesitate to…

Author will share recipes, story of overcoming hardship

New Britain native and Bristol resident Dale Reney has journeyed from cooking in the kitchens of three- and four-star restaurants to being homeless and addicted to drugs and alcohol. Most recently his life’s journey took a different – and happy…