Category: News

Police report lock-down at 2 schools; nothing suspicious found

Plainville police issued the following statement about the lockdown of two schools today: “Today at about 12:25 p.m., the Plainville Police Department received a call from a citizen reporting what they believed to be a sound of gunshots coming from…

Miscellaneous listings starting June 15

FRIDAY, JUNE 15 BRISTOL SINGLES 50’S, 60’S, 70’S DANCE. Held by Singles Social Connections. 7 to 11 p.m. 7 to 8 p.m., buffet. DJ-Tasteful Productions. Dress casual. Nuchie’s Restaurant, 164 Central St., Bristol. $12, members. $17, guests. (860) 582-8229. TUESDAY,…

Kids listings

SUNDAY, JUNE 17 BRISTOL FATHER’S DAY PROGRAM. 12 to 3 p.m. Meet unusual animals like a nine-foot python, Sulcatta turtles, and bugs. Most can be touched and handled by the audience. Barnes Memorial Nature Center, 175 Shrub Rd., Bristol. Fathers…

Corsini family honored by Wheeler Clinic

The Corsini Family of Plainville was among five organizations and individuals to receive an award at Wheeler Clinic’s eighth annual Hands & Hearts reception on May 17 at The Country Club of Farmington. The family accepted the award on behalf…

Obituaries: Michael Buden

  True to his motto of not being on this earth for a long time, but a good time, Michael “Mick” Buden, 65, of Bristol, left us all too soon on Thursday, June 7, following a brief illness.    …

Plainville High’s valedictorian Nathan Michalek

By SHERIDAN CYR STAFF WRITER The valedictorian is the highest academic achievement a high schooler can obtain from their school. For Plainville High School, the achievement will be another bullet point for Nathan Michalek’s resume. Michalek’s key to success was…

Plainville High’s salutatorian Abigail Leander

By SHERIDAN CYR STAFF WRITER Plainville High School salutatorian, Abigail Leander, feels as though her hard work and determination has paid off. A lifelong Plainville resident, Leander will be sent off to the University of Connecticut in the fall, but…

Hazard mitigation plan subject of hearing

By TAYLOR MURCHISON- GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER The Capital Region Council of Governments, CRCOG, hosted an informational session at the Plainville Public Library on Monday, May 29, to discuss the natural hazard mitigation plan, as the current plan will expire in…

Police blotter for June 8

The Plainville Police Department announced the following arrests and citations from Friday, May 25 to Thursday, May 31: Patrick J. Lennon, 19, of 54 Dewey Ave., Plainville, was arrested on May 25 and charged with third degree assault and disorderly…

Miss CT contestants relish being role models

By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR This weekend, 25 women and 21 teens will travel to Waterbury’s Palace Theater to find out who will be crowned Miss Connecticut and Miss Connecticut’s Outstanding Teen. The winner of the two pageants will head…