Category: News

Breakfast at Chippanee: State of the town

By TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER The Central Connecticut Chambers of Commerce hosted the annual State of the City and Towns breakfast on Wednesday, June 12, at Chippanee Country Club in Bristol. Town council vice chair Deborah Tompkins sat on a…

Police blotter for the June 21 edition

The Plainville Police Department announced the following arrests and citations from Monday, June 10 to Saturday, June 15: Michaela S. Gross, 20, of 17 Geneva Ave., Plainville, was arrested on Monday, June 10, and charged with third degree assault, and…

Plainville students showcased at scholarship dinner

By SHERIDAN ROY STAFF WRITER The Main Street Community Foundation handed out over 120 scholarships at the 2019 annual scholarship reception to students in the towns they service: Bristol, Burlington, Plainville, Plymouth, Southington and Wolcott. MSCF administers scholarship funds on…

Police blotter for the June 14 edition

The Plainville Police Department announced the following arrests and citations from Monday, June 3 to Saturday, June 8: Sarah J. Lewis, 38, of 4 Shepaug Rd., Sandy Hook, was arrested on Monday, June 3, and charged with sixth degree larceny.…

Police Blotter for the May 7 edition

The Plainville Police Department announced the following arrests and citations from Friday, May 24 to Sunday, June 2: John A. Granger, 32, of 6 Austin Pl., Plainville, was arrested on Friday, May 24, and charged with possession of a controlled…

Police blotter for the May 31 edition

The Plainville Police Department announced the following arrests and citations from Friday, May 17 to Friday, May 24: Gregory R. Coley, 45, of 760 Hillside Ave., Hartford, was arrested on Friday, May 17, and charged with possession of a controlled…

Municipal offices closed for Memorial Day

The Municipal Center, Senior Center, and Library will be closed on Monday, May 27, in observance of Memorial Day. All Municipal offices will re-open on Tuesday, May 28. Town officials noted that no trash or recycling collection will occur on…

Lazer Lloyd’s journey brings him back to Connecticut

By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR Lazer Lloyd’s life has been a series of journeys. Lloyd, born Lloyd Paul Blumen, has been on a musical journey. Through the years, he has tackled 1950s rock and roll, blues, Americana, and a singer-songwriter…

Police participate in Click It or Ticket campaign through June 2

The Plainville Police Department announced it will once again participate in the national highway traffic safety administration (NHTSA) “Click It or Ticket” campaign between May 20 and June 2. The PPD will conduct enhanced patrols specifically seeking out motorists who…