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Police blotter for the Dec. 6 edition

The Plainville Police Department announced the following arrests and citations from Wednesday, Nov. 20 to Sunday, Dec. 1: Jessica C. Lee, 38, of 822 Forbes St., East Hartford, was arrested on Wednesday, Nov. 20, and charged with sixth degree larceny.…

Police blotter for the Nov. 22 edition

The Plainville Police Department announced the following arrests and citations from Friday, Nov. 8 to Thursday, Nov. 14: Matthew S. Etre, 36, of 40 Talcott Ave., apartment 2, Rockville, was arrested on Friday, Nov. 8, and charged with operation of…

Review: ‘Hello, Dolly’ shows its classic musical colors

by MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR When it comes to classic stage shows, there is a tendency to reimagine the old chestnuts. From a commercial point of view, the idea is to appeal to modern audiences that might be bored by…

Veterans Day offers teaching opportunity in the schools

TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER All throughout Plainville, the community came together on Monday in observance of Veterans Day. The Plainville Community Schools—one of the few districts that met on Monday, Nov. 11—used the day to teach their students about the…

Police blotter for the Nov. 15 edition

The Plainville Police Department announced the following arrests and citations from Monday, Oct. 28 to Thursday, Nov. 7: Jonathan Guzman, 29, of 177 Marikoski Cir., New Britain, was arrested on Monday, Oct. 28, and charged with improper use of license…

Council hears proposals on brownfield remediation

By TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER Members of the Town Council and staff heard from representatives of Loureiro Engineering Associates, Inc. to review the environmental study conducted on the White Oak property. Situated on the edge of downtown, the property is…

Police blotter for the Nov. 8 edition

The Plainville Police Department announced the following arrests and citations from Friday, Oct. 25 to Wednesday, Oct. 30: Tatiana U. McCoy, 35, of 57 Basswood St., Plainville, was arrested on Friday, Oct. 25, and charged with improper use of license…

2019 Plainville election results (unofficial)

After a long day at the polls, with a total of 29% voter turnout, Plainville Republicans maintained majority control over the town council, while the Democrats maintained control of the Board of Education. These results are unofficial until certified by…

Review: Steely Dan’s complexity comes alive in concert

by MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR If you’re a fan of Steely Dan, you know how complex the group’s arrangements can be. Donald Fagen’s and Walter Becker’s affinity for jazz – and the many genres that feed that musical stream –were…