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Police blotter for July 6

The Plainville Police Department announced the following arrests and citations from Friday, June 22 to Wednesday, June 27: Timothy M. Orozco, 36, of 104 Hilltop Dr., Southington, was arrested on June 22 and charged with sixth degree larceny and possession…

Former Dem state rep. taking on GOP incumbent in 31st

By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR Former state representative Chris Wright is stepping back into Connecticut politics by running for state senator in the 31st district on the Democratic ticket. Wright will run against Henri Martin, a Republican, in the district…

Comedian arises from unlikely place

By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR Emma Willmann does not come from the most likely of communities to generate a stand-up comedian. Willmann, who appears Comix at Mohegan Sun from July 12 to 14, came from Blue Hills, Maine—a town with…

Obituaries: Stephanie Ann St. Pierre

Stephanie Ann St. Pierre, 46, of Bristol, passed away on Friday, June 27, 2018 at Bristol Hospital. Born in Fort Lauderdale, FL on July 30, 1971, she was one of four children to Janet (Gallagher) St. Pierre of Plainville and…

Carousel Museum offering free admission to military families, first responders this summer

The New England Carousel Museum is a Blue Star Museum which is collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense, and museums across America. Each summer since 2010, Blue Star Museums have offered…

Obituaries: Clara Cellino

Clara (Battista) Cellino, our precious “Nonnie” and beloved wife of Peter Cellino passed away on Wednesday, June 27, 2018 surrounded by her family. She was born in Plainville on April 24, 1930 and was the middle of three children born…

Municipal buildings closed July 4; no trash pick-up

The Plainville Municipal Center, Senior Center, and Library will be closed Wednesday, July 4 in observance of Independence Day. All offices will re-open Thursday, July 5. Please note: No trash or recycling collection will occur on Wednesday, July 4, Independence…

Plainville’s Michalek doesn’t disappoint his teammates

By KEN MORSE CORRESPONDENT Following a couple of tough losses last week, the Plainville American Legion baseball team needed a strong performance from pitcher Nate Michalek. The Bentley-bound left-hander didn’t disappoint his mates as he fired a three-hit shutout on…

Council discusses new fiber optics system for municipality

By TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER The Plainville Town Council hosted a special meeting on Monday, June 18, for a presentation regarding a fiber optics system being integrated throughout town. Fiber optics is the use of thin flexible fibers of glass…

Police blotter for June 29

Plainville police reported the following arrests: Solomon S. Dill, 39, of 5 Kent St., apartment 2, Plainville, was arrested on Friday, June 15, and charged with first degree forgery. Hanifija Selmovic, 54, of 190 Tomlinson Ave., apartment 13F, Plainville, was…