Category: News

Imagine Nation welcomes Blue Star families

Imagine Nation, A Museum Early Learning Center located at One Pleasant Street in Bristol announced the launch of Blue Star Museums -a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense, and more than…

Petit reads at Linden Street

State Representative William A. Petit, Jr. (R-22) paid a visit to Linden Street Elementary School in Plainville earlier this month to participate in their iHEART Reading event. Rep. Petit read aloud to the students and spoke briefly about his role…

Petit welcomes Jerome Home residents, staff to capitol

State Rep. William Petit, Jr., back row, right, recently welcomed residents and staff from Jerome Home located in New Britain to the State Capitol. Petit joined the group during their tour of the Capitol, and spoke with them about his…

Presentation about ‘The Workforce of the Future’ to be held June 8

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, approximately one third of American adults hold a bachelor’s degree or higher. Considered by many to be a requisite component of a successful career, a college degree is certainly a valuable asset – but…

Miss Polonia contestants sought

The Miss Polonia Connecticut organization is seeking contestants for its upcoming Pageant program scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 23 at 7 p.m. at The Polish National Home, 60 Charter Oak Ave., Hartford. Participation is open to all females of Polish descent…

Petit joins GOP in presenting no tax increase state budget

HARTFORD- State Representative William A. Petit, Jr. (R-22) joined his House Republican colleagues last Tuesday to issue their revised no-tax-increase budget for 2018-19 that eliminates the projected $5 billion budget deficit, increases school funding for all towns, reduces the corporate…

A day of fun… and more

By LISA CAPOBIANCO STAFF WRITER When the Plainville Family Fest began four years ago, the goal was to provide a whole day of free entertainment to families while bringing the community at large together. Since its inception, Family Fest has…

Police blotter for May 19

The Plainville Police Department announced the following arrests and citations from Monday, May 8 to Sunday, May 14: Jason Jackson, 43, of 31 Addison St., Unit 43, Bristol, was arrested on May 8 and charged with violation of probation. Spencer…

PHS staff member resigns after criminal investigation

By LISA CAPOBIANCO STAFF WRITER After an investigation for allegations regarding “inappropriate on-campus activities,” a Plainville High School staff member recently resigned, announced Plainville Superintendent of Schools Dr. Maureen Brummett in a letter sent to district families last Monday. Brummett…

Martin, Senate Republicans release revised state budget plan

State  Senator Henri Martin (R-31) and members of the Senate Republican Caucus released a revised line-by-line state budget proposal that closes the projected state budget deficit for the next two years without creating new taxes. “People and businesses have told…