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Have some dessert, help the children at Dairy Queen July 27

Thursday, July 27 is Miracle Treat Day at Dairy Queen on East Street. Miracle Treat Day is put on by all Dairy Queens to help the Children’s Miracle Network, which runs Connecticut Children’s Medical Center. The local Dairy Queen collects…

Family Fun Day coming next month

The Plainville Recreation Department will be hosting Fun Day on Friday, Aug. 11 at 1 p.m. at Norton Park. Fun Day is the grand finale to the summer programs. Activities include face painting, spin art, thumbprints, tattoos, a dunker, tissue…

New Britain Bees weekend round-up, July 17

CROUSE HITS 3 RUN HOMER, HINSHAW HITS 3 TIMES IN 5-4 WIN BOX SCORE In 140 Characters or Less: Bees win 2nd straight series at home over Blue Crabs behind Crouse’s 3 run shot and Bierfeldt’s walkoff single 5-4 #ItsBetterWithTheBees…

Register for recreation programs

Registration for summer programs is being held at the Recreation Office at 50 Whiting St. The Recreation Office hours are:  Monday through Wednesday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Thursday, 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Fridays from 8  a.m. to…

Obituaries: Paul E. King

Paul E. King, 75, of Southington, died on Thursday (June 29, 2017) at the Veteran’s Administration Medical Center in West Haven.  Paul was born on August 16, 1941 and was a son of the late Ernest King and Yvette (Brousseau)…

Are you prepared to make your ‘Escape?’

By JEN CARDINES STAFF WRITER Escape rooms are the newest trend in date nights, family nights, social gatherings, and corporate team building. Locations continue to appear across the map, the newest being right here in Plainville. Forbidden Escape opened its…

Local officials cite progress during chamber breakfast

By LISA CAPOBIANCO STAFF WRITER Although the impact of the state budget remains uncertain for six Central Connecticut communities, progress in economic development and infrastructure is certain. Last month, the Central Connecticut Chambers of Commerce held the State of the…

Police blotter for July 14

The Plainville Police Department announced the following arrests and citations from Wednesday, June 28 to Saturday, July 8: Shelby L. LaMothe, 42, of 30 Maxine Rd., Plainville, was arrested on June 28 and charged with second degree larceny. Timothy P.…

Grants available for non-college-bound students

The Community Foundation of Greater New Britain is offering a grant of up to $10,000 to help non-college-bound students who are disengaged or require personalized assistance achieve career success. Organizations that can offer employment training and support programs targeted to…

Democratic Town Committee meets July 20

The Plainville Democratic Town Committee will hold its monthly meeting on Thursday, July 20 at 7:15 p.m. The meeting will be held in the Council Chambers at the Plainville Municipal Center. Meetings are open to the public. Anyone who is…