Category: News

Sport Week in Review for Nov. 9

By  KEVIN ROBERTS STAFF WRITER The Plainville boys and girls soccer teams will compete in the state tournament this week. The Lady Devils wrapped up their season with a 0-0 tie at Bristol Eastern on Oct. 31. For Plainville girls…

New principal tapped for Plainville High

By TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER Carl Johnson has been appointed as the newest principal of Plainville High School, so voted by the Plainville Board of Education in their meeting on Thursday, Oct. 25. Johnson’s official first day was Thursday, Nov.…

Collaborative effort behind new Linden St. School greenhouse

By TAYLOR MURCHISON- GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER Linden Street Elementary School debuted the newly constructed courtyard greenhouse with a ribbon cutting that took place on Tuesday, Oct. 30. This project was part of the Plainville Community Schools School, Business, Community Partnership…

Police blotter for Nov. 9

The Plainville Police Department announced the following arrests and citations from Friday, Oct. 26 to Friday, Nov. 2: Adam D. Antonelle, 35, of 348 Burritt St., New Britain, was arrested on Oct. 26 and charged with two counts of violating…

To life, ‘Fiddler on the Roof’ re-invigorated

by MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR The director of the national tour of “Fiddler on the Roof,” Bartlett Sher, clearly wants the classic musical to be a parable for modern times. The tale of a Russian Jew milkman and father of…

Access Healthcare CT questions can be answered

Access Health CT announced state residents who are looking to enroll, re-enroll or have questions about their healthcare coverage can talk to certified brokers, enrollment specialists and Access Health CT staff at several locations during weekdays and Saturdays. “We are…

Opportunity to apply for WIC funds at hospital

State residents who meet certain income and other requirements can obtain nutritious food and nutrition education through the Women, Infants, and Children Program of Bristol Hospital. More than 5,000 people in 20 area towns currently participate in this Bristol Hospital…

What to look for on Tuesday’s ballot

By SHERIDAN ROY STAFF WRITER School will be closed for students, but polls will be open for Election Day on Tuesday, Nov. 6. The polling place for district 1 is Linden Street School. District 2 is Our Lady of Mercy…

Police blotter for Nov. 2

The Plainville Police Department announced the following arrests and citations from Thursday, Oct. 4 to Wednesday, Oct. 10: Noella Garcia, 47, of 201 Main St., Farmington, was arrested on Oct. 18 and charged with sixth degree larceny. Keith D. Matthews,…

Accreditation group visits Plainville High

By TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER Plainville High School was the site of a collaborative conference on Thursday, Oct. 18, and Friday, Oct. 19, part of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges accreditation process. Superintendent of schools, Dr. Maureen…