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Wild finish results in PHS victory

By MICHAEL LETENDRE STAFF WRITER The Blue Devils kept battling back from four deficits and then hung on for a 38-33 win over RHAM in a wild finish last Friday at Tinty Stadium with the stands full celebrating homecoming weekend.…

Police blotter for Oct. 27

The Plainville Police Department announced the following arrests and citations from Tuesday, Oct. 17 to Sunday, Oct. 22: Jose A. Malave, 29, of 406 Lasalle St., New Britain, was arrested on Oct. 17 and charged with illegal sale of marijuana,…

Energy program to replace boilers at MSP

By LISA CAPOBIANCO STAFF WRITER The boiler that recently failed at the Middle School of Plainville (MSP) can soon be replaced now that the town has officially moved forward with an energy savings program. Last Monday, the Town Council unanimously…

The dead will be dancing at museum’s Zombie Ball

By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR The walking dead will dance among the carousel horses this Friday as the New England Carousel Museum brings backs its Zombie Ball for a second installment. The Halloween event will be held from 8 p.m.…

Sen. Martin supports compromise budget

On Thursday, State Senator Henri Martin (R-31) voted for a state budget that puts an end to a four-month impasse and restores local municipal and education funding. “This budget means that towns like Plymouth and Plainville will receive the funding…

Support group listings, starting Oct. 27

ONGOING BRISTOL NATIONAL ALLIANCE OF MENTAL ILLNESS FAMILY AND FRIENDS SUPPORT GROUP. Last Wednesday of every month. Bristol Senior and Community Center, Room 101, 240 Stafford Ave., Bristol. (860) 205-9542, (860) 830-2129. NAR-ANON FAMILY GROUP MEETING. Thursday at 7:30 p.m.…

Miscellaneous listings, starting Oct. 27

FRIDAY, OCT. 27 BRISTOL ANNUAL FREEDOM FUND BANQUET. 6 p.m., social. 7 p.m., banquet. Honoring 25 of the most influential African-American men and women in the area. “Steadfast and Immovable.” Keynote speaker, Rev. Dr. Shelly Best, Pastor Redeemers A.M.E. Zion.…

Performance listings, starting Oct. 27

NOW thru OCT. 29 OTHER ‘SCHOOL OF ROCK—THE MUSICAL.’ Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m., Saturday at 2 p.m. Sunday at 1 and 6:30 p.m. The Bushnell, 166 Capitol Ave., Hartford. Bushnell.org NOW thru DEC. 2 BRISTOL SHOWCASE OF STARS.…

Bopping along to ‘School of Rock’

By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR “School of Rock, The Musical,” the Andrew Lloyd Webber show that has set down at The Bushnell in Hartford this week is great fun. It’s a show fit for all ages (despite a few slipped…