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Kids Listings for Sept. 14

FRIDAY, SEPT. 14 PLAINVILLE OUTDOOR SCAVENGER HUNT. 12:15 p.m. At the Empower Leadership Sports and Adventure Center. Modeled on the show “The Amazing Race.” Solve puzzles at each station to reveal the clue for the location of the next station.…

College financial aid night set for Oct. 2

Plainville High School will host a College Financial Aid Night on Tuesday, Oct. 2 at 6:30 p.m. in the high school auditorium. The guest speaker for the program is Sandra Vitale, director of Financial Aid at Tunxis Community College. The…

Nominees sought for Memorial Wall of Honor

The Plainville Board of Education is seeking nominations for the Memorial Wall of Honor, a permanent tribute to honor individuals who have contributed significant volunteer service to the educational community. According to the school district policy regarding recognition of meritorious…

Senior choral group seeking members

The Choral Group of the Plainville Senior Center is seeking additional singers and musicians as it begins a new season of rehearsals and concerts. The group, now composed of more than a dozen Senior Center members, was one of the…

Flipping and Stones, cutting ribbons, and holding an open house

By SHERIDAN CYR STAFF WRITER Flipping and Stones in downtown Plainville enticed locals in with sweet treats, good deals, and unique upcycled and handcrafted products during a ribbon cutting ceremony and open house on Aug. 23. Though the store has…

Tilcon’s proposal to expand quarry

By TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER Tilcon Connecticut put forth a proposal to expand its quarry, which would require them to amass land from Plainville, New Britain, and Southington. Tilcon’s project proposal presentation reads that, “Tilcon could continue Plainville operations for…

Art instructor from Plainville takes part in exhibit

By TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER Life-long artist and teacher, Abbe Wade, who goes by P.R. Bailey, will be showcasing eighty pieces in her exhibit, “Love is in the Air,” on Sunday, Sept. 9. Wade was born in post-depression era New…

Police blotter for Sept. 7

The Plainville Police Department announced the following arrests and citations from Friday, Aug. 10 to Tuesday, Aug. 28: Marek R. Siedlecki, 38, of 74 Maria Rd., Plainville, was arrested on Aug. 10 and charged with disorderly conduct. Edward W. Pahde,…

Ian Anderson revelling in 50 years of Jethro Tull

By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR Ian Anderson was—is—the voice of British rockers Jethro Tull. The band itself may be on ice. But the voice of Anderson is still actively heard on the road. And Anderson has never shied away from…

Petit, Martin to meet with constituents

State Rep. William A. Petit, Jr. has announced two upcoming opportunities to join he and Sen. Henri Martin in September: Tuesday, Sept. 18, Coffee & Conversation (coffee will be served.) at Bolo Bakery, 33 Whiting Street., Plainville from 8 to…