Category: News

Republicans plan meet and greet Oct. 26

The Plainville Republicans  will hold a meet and greet” for the 2018 state and federal candidates  on Friday, Oct. 26 from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. at The Fairfield Inn-Waxy O’Connor’s in Plainville at 400 New Britain Ave. Mingle with the…

Phosphorous removal project underway

By TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER A groundbreaking ceremony took place at the Water Pollution Control Facility, Cronk Road, on Tuesday, Oct. 9, to celebrate the official commencement of work for the Water Pollution Control Facility Phosphorus Removal Project. Superintendent of…

Petit, Martin to meet with constituents Oct. 16

State Rep. William A. Petit, Jr. (R-Plainville) has announced an upcoming opportunity to join he and Sen. Henri Martin (R-Plainville) for coffee and conversation on Tuesday, Oct.16 at Bolo Bakery, 33 Whiting St., Plainville from 8 to 9 a.m. Residents…

Republicans plan candidate meet and greet Oct. 26

The Plainville Republicans  will hold a meet and greet” for the 2018 state and federal candidates  on Friday, Oct. 26 from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. at The Fairfield Inn-Waxy O’Connor’s in Plainville at 400 New Britain Ave. Mingle with the…

Police blotter for Oct. 12

The Plainville Police Department announced the following arrests and citations from Friday, Sept. 28 to Wednesday, Oct. 3: Jonathan B. Gargano, 30, of 76 Oak St., Bristol, was arrested on Sept. 28 and charged with sixth degree larceny, criminal impersonation,…

Plainville gets ready to turn into a ‘Pumpkin’

By SHERIDAN CYR STAFF WRITER The town of Plainville’s annual PumpkinFest is right around the corner. On Saturday, Oct. 20, from 4 to 8 p.m., several family-fun activities are planned to take place at the outdoor community festival in front…

Local dancers get chance to shine with country star

By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR When Warner Music Nashville recording artist Tegan Marie came to Hartford on Sept. 30, she took a left turn from what most visiting singers do. Rather than bringing an opening band out on the road…

Sport Week in Review for Oct. 12

By KEVIN ROBERTS STAFF WRITER Plainville football built a 24-0 halftime lead on Oct. 6 on the road at RHAM, then watched the host Sachems score 32 unanswered points in a tough 32-24 loss. RHAM stayed undefeated (5-0) with the…

Christina Aguilera ignites the Mohegan Sun Arena

by MIKE CHAIKEN UNCASVILLE– There were pyrotechnics on stage at the Christina Aguilera show at the Mohegan Sun Arena on Oct. 6. But those fireworks weren’t generated by stage effects—although there were moments where jets on the stage floor shot…

Volunteers needed for Reading Partners program in schools

Volunteers are needed for the Plainville Community Schools Reading Partners Program. The Reading Partners Program helps to foster the love of reading. Volunteers are paired with an elementary school aged student at one of the three Plainville elementary schools, and…