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Review: Savannah Conley stands out by standing alone

by MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR A new artist standing on-stage alone in an arena as the opening act for a name-brand headliner is not that unusual. But, in many situations, the artists flesh out his/her sound with backing tracks. So,…

Early Learning School at Imagine Nation now registering

Imagine Nation, A Museum Early Learning Center’s Early Learning School located at One Pleasant St. in Bristol is a unique, Reggio Emilia inspired program with 12 interactive museum studios serving as an extended classroom. Children attending the NAEYC accredited Early…

The show must go on: Crowds brave the heat for town celebration

By SHERIDAN ROY STAFF WRITER The town of Plainville celebrated its 150th anniversary on Saturday, June 19 and Sunday, June 20 despite weather warnings for extreme heat. The planning committee made some adjustments, including postponing the historic bus tour on…

Police blotter for the July 26 edition

The Plainville Police Department announced the following arrests and citations from Monday, July 15 to Sunday, July 21: DaKquie Jones, 19, of 105 Oakland Ter., Hartford, was arrested on Monday, July 15, and charged with second degree breach of peace,…

Imagine Nation celebrates ‘Dog Days of Summer’ July 25

Imagine Nation, A Museum Early Learning Center located at One Pleasant Street in Bristol will be holding the Dog Days Of Summer on Thursday, July 25 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Learn about dogs with guests and activities including:…

150th anniversary celebration rescheduled due to weather

Saturday’s activities planned in celebration of Plainville’s 150th anniversary of incorporation, have been rescheduled due to weather. Sunday’s slate of events will still take place. A bus and walking tour of historical landmarks had been scheduled for 10 a.m., to…

Gov. issues warning about impending extreme heat

Gov. Ned Lamont is advising Connecticut residents, particularly those who are most vulnerable, to take precautions ahead of the extreme temperatures that are forecast to impact the state beginning Friday and lasting through the weekend. The National Weather Service has…

Plainville Senior Center needs Meals-on-Wheels drivers

The Plainville Senior Center and CW Resources are looking for volunteer drivers to deliver meals to homebound older adults in Plainville. Meals are delivered between 10 a.m., and noon, Monday through Friday. Volunteers would use their own vehicles, however, mileage…

Police blotter for the July 19 edition

The Plainville Police Department announced the following arrests and citations from Wednesday, July 10 to Sunday, July 14: Mitchell R. Heinrichs, 37, of 14 Mercy St., New London, was arrested on Wednesday, July 10, and charged with sixth degree larceny.…