Category: News

Impending snow could have additional ramifications, says Accuweather

As if the snow wasn’t enough, Accuweather said the precipitation could cause flooding.   AccuWeather.com reports as storms continue to bring heavy snow in a swath from the Midwest to the Northeast, they will also raise the potential for flooding. The…

Cooking demo at library

Paul Obarowski, executive chef at “50 West” restaurant in Plainville, will give a cooking demonstration at the Plainville Public Library, 56 E. Main St., Plainville on Thursday, Feb. 13 at 7 p.m. The chef will be showing how to make…

Bristol resident dies in Plainville crash

A 20-year-old Bristol resident died after his car hit a tree late Sunday night on Camp Street. Plainville Police Lt. Eric Peterson said the first call came in at 11:13 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 2, that a car had struck a…

Chamber listens as town leaders reflect on past year

By LISA CAPOBIANCO STAFF WRITER Town leaders addressed the public during the annual “State of the Town” breakfast sponsored by the Plainville Chamber of Commerce, speaking at length about a variety of local issues while acknowleding a number of accomplishments…

Walking the halls of legislature with Plainville’s Rep. Boukus

By KAITLYN NAPLES STAFF WRITER HARTFORD– Even though it was only about three weeks before the first day of the legislative session, the Legislative Office Building (LOB) in Hartford was buzzing with forums, economic development sessions, and other discussions where…

Police make shoplifting, drug arrests

During a motor vehicle stop on Tuesday, Jan. 28, Plainville Police arrested Roberto A. Pedraza after smelling marijuana in his vehicle. Plainville Sgt. Nicholas Mullins said during the traffic stop Pedraza admitted to having a “night stick” similar to a…

Listings for Jan. 31

  Dining listings FRIDAY, JAN. 31 BRISTOL PASTA SUPPER FUND RAISER. 4 to 7 p.m. Held by Celebrate Recovery of Bethel Christian Church. Pasta, homemade sauce, meatballs, Italian sausage, garlic bread, garden salad, beverages, desserts. Dinner provided by Seasonings Catering/…

School chief seeks 1.81% budget hike

By KAITLYN NAPLES STAFF WRITER Superintendent of Schools Jeffrey Kitching presented his proposed budget for the next fiscal year to the Board of Education last week. Kitching’s budget calls for a 1.81 percent increase over this year’s allocated budget, which…

Police blotter for Jan. 31

 The Plainville Police Department has reported the following arrests. •Anthony M. Damico, 24, of 92 Whiting St., unit 5, Plainville, was charged on Jan. 21 with disorderly conduct. Bond was set at $2,500 with a Jan. 22 court date. •Juan…

Heating bills might get a break, says AccuWeather

Warmth is coming, but at a prices, says AccuWeather. AccuWeather.com reports there is good news for folks hoping for a little break on heating bills and hoping to clean up the ice and snow that has accumulated in the Midwest, East…