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Music listings, starting May 19

FRIDAY, MAY 19 BRISTOL SIMPLY SWING. Part of the sixth annual Farmington Bank Community Concert Series. 7 p.m. Bristol Senior Center, 240 Stafford Ave., Bristol.   SATURDAY, MAY 20 BRISTOL WE GOT RHYTHM. 1 p.m. Featuring Larry Ruhl and Ellen…

Robotics team receives $3K grant

The Plainville High School Robotics Program has received a $3,000 grant from the Petit Family Foundation to support the sustainability and growth of the high school’s robotics program, saod Assistant Superintendent of Schools, Steven LePage, who submitted the grant application,…

Petit votes for bill regarding disposal of unused prescriptions

State Rep. William A. Petit, Jr. (R-22) voted in favor of a bill in the House of Representatives recently that looks to allow certain state pharmacies to accept and dispose of unused prescription drugs. “Across our state and the nation,…

Petit visits substance abuse treatment facility

In an effort to better understand the local impact of the state’s opioid crisis, State Rep. William A. Petit, Jr. (R-22) recently visited Farrell Treatment Center, a nonprofit substance abuse treatment facility, located in New Britain. Rep. Petit was given…

Democrats to meet May 23

The Plainville Democratic Town Committee will hold its monthly meeting on Tuesday, May 23 at 7 p.m. The meeting will be held in the Peter Chase Auditorium at the Plainville Public Library. Meetings are open to the public. Anyone who…

Coalition joins forces to halt underage drinking

The Plainville Coalition for Positive Youth Development is joining communities across the nation by once again sponsoring a campaign to prevent underage drinking. This effort highlights the fact that it is illegal to allow consumption of alcohol by anyone under…

Police blotter for May 12

The Plainville Police Department announced the following arrests and citations from Monday, May 1 to Sunday, May 7: Sebastiana L. Nauss, 51, of 29 Cedar St., New Britain, was arrested on May 1 and charged with second degree breach of…

Town referendum planned for school projects, June 6

By LISA CAPOBIANCO STAFF WRITER The referendum date for the proposed capital improvement projects at Wheeler School and Plainville High School is now official. During a meeting last Monday, the Town Council voted unanimously to approve a referendum date of…

Norton Place Ext. eyed for dog park

By LISA CAPOBIANCO STAFF WRITER The town of Plainville has found an ideal location for its future dog park. After reviewing a handful of town-owned sites, the Dog Park Committee recently selected the end of Norton Place Extension as a…

Legislators meet with municipal leaders

State Senator Henri Martin (R-31) May 10 was joined by State Representatives Whit Betts (R-78), William Petit (R-22), and John Piscopo (R-76) in a meeting with central Connecticut municipal leaders. The legislators invited the municipalities for a roundtable discussion on…