Category: Features

New bistro arrives in downtown

By KAITLYN NAPLES STAFF WRITER A new “neighborhood bistro” is opening up in downtown Plainville, just as the beautification of the area is nearing completion, and will offer patrons a different kind of eatery meant to compliment the others in…

Movie filmed in area gets screening this weekend

By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR Bristol’s Ryan Casey is no newcomer to the world of film. Although “American Jubilee,” his latest, is his first full-length feature film, his 30-minute film, “Crushing Pennies,” debuted at the Kent Film Festival in 2009.…

Movie at library Sept. 13

Blockbuster Movie at Plainville Library “Hunger Games”, just released as a DVD, will be screened at the Plainville Public Library on Thursday, September 13 at 2:30 as one of the Friends of the Library movie matinee series. Every year in…

Nutmeg State styles showcased

Just in time for the inaugural Connecticut Fashion Week, which launched this past Saturday, some of the designers showcased their work alon side some of the designers of Raw: Natural Born Artists at an event dubbed ‘Ensemble’ last Thursday at…

Opportunity knocks for local artist

by MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR Staci Lenart has had a lifelong love for art. And she’s well on her way to being an art teacher. But it wasn’t until a chance opportunity a year ago that the Plainville resident realized…