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Republicans offer state budget proposal with no new taxes

HARTFORD- State Representative William A. Petit, Jr. (R-22) and State Senator Henri Martin (R-31) stood arm-in-arm with their House and Senate Republican colleagues and put forward a balanced, no tax increase budget which sets the Connecticut on a new fiscal…

Legislators meet with seniors

State Rep. William A. Petit, Jr. (R-22) and State Sen. Henri Martin (R-31) recently paid a visited the Plainville Senior Center and met with area seniors. The lawmakers gave a legislative update on the latest happenings at the State Capitol,…

Chamber hands out honors at dinner

By LISA CAPOBIANCO STAFF WRITER The spirit of volunteerism lingered throughout Nuchie’s Restaurant last week, as the Plainville Chamber of Commerce honored several community members and a local business. Last Tuesday, the Chamber hosted its 109th Annual Awards Dinner to…

Planning resumes to close trail gap

By LISA CAPOBIANCO STAFF WRITER After being put on hold temporarily, public outreach for the Farmington Canal Heritage Trail Gap Closure study is returning in full swing this spring. Last year, the Capitol Region Council of Governments (CRCOG) began a…

Police blotter for April 28

The Plainville Police Department announced the following arrests and citations from Monday, April 17 to Saturday, April 22: Tracy L. McCrory, 46, of 17 Plum Tree Rd., Plainville, was arrested on April 17 and charged with second degree reckless endangerment,…

Sen. Martin speaks out against taxing nonprofits

State Senator Henri Martin (R-31) called a proposal by municipalities to tax nonprofits a dangerous proposition that would have devastating effects on charitable organizations and the clients they serve, according to a press release issued by his office. “I understand…

Tourism coalition speaks to local legislators

State Representatives Whit Betts (R-78) and William A. Petit, Jr. (R-22) and State Senator Henri Martin (R-31) joined fellow members of the General Assembly’s Tourism Caucus in a meeting at the State Capitol earlier this week. The legislators heard from…

‘Parenting in the Digital Age’ presented at Linden Street May 3

The Plainville Coalition for Positive Youth Development will host a workshop entitled “Parenting in the Digital Age” on Wednesday, May 3 from 6:15 to 8 p.m. at Linden Street School. The program will be presented by Rich McKeon / Sophisticated…

Bees take on Lancaster in split doubleheader

LANCASTER BARNSTORMERS (1-4) VS. NEW BRITAIN BEES (2-2) ========== In 140 Characters or Less: Bees kick off a doubleheader with game one’s first pitch scheduled for 10:35 AM! #ItsBetterWithTheBees Series: The Bees and Barnstormers will face off for the second…

Bees drop game 1 vs. Lancaster

BEES ALLOW 4 EARLY RUNS IN 5-1 LOSS BOX SCORE In 140 Characters or Less: 4 early runs by the Barnstormers enough to hand New Britain the series opener loss. Games 2 and 3 played tomorrow in a split doubleheader!…