Category: News

Girl Scouts offer new badge opportunities

Girl Scouts of Connecticut and Girl Scouts of the USA recently revealed 42 new badges circling around STEM and the outdoors. The badges are exclusively for girls in grades K–12 and allow them to make their own choices about how…

Health Careers Open House at Tunxis Aug. 13

Tunxis Community College in Farmington will hold a Health Careers Open House on Saturday, Aug. 13 from 5 to 7 p.m. in the 700 Building hallway, adjacent to Tunxis Library. Refreshments will be served. All are welcome to stop in…

Police blotter for the Aug. 2 edition

The Plainville Police Department announced the following arrests and citations from Monday, July 22 to Monday, July 29: Scott T. Johnson, 60, of 4 Twining St., Plainville, was arrested on Monday, July 22, and charged with disorderly conduct, and third…

Review: Savannah Conley stands out by standing alone

by MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR A new artist standing on-stage alone in an arena as the opening act for a name-brand headliner is not that unusual. But, in many situations, the artists flesh out his/her sound with backing tracks. So,…

Early Learning School at Imagine Nation now registering

Imagine Nation, A Museum Early Learning Center’s Early Learning School located at One Pleasant St. in Bristol is a unique, Reggio Emilia inspired program with 12 interactive museum studios serving as an extended classroom. Children attending the NAEYC accredited Early…

The show must go on: Crowds brave the heat for town celebration

By SHERIDAN ROY STAFF WRITER The town of Plainville celebrated its 150th anniversary on Saturday, June 19 and Sunday, June 20 despite weather warnings for extreme heat. The planning committee made some adjustments, including postponing the historic bus tour on…

Police blotter for the July 26 edition

The Plainville Police Department announced the following arrests and citations from Monday, July 15 to Sunday, July 21: DaKquie Jones, 19, of 105 Oakland Ter., Hartford, was arrested on Monday, July 15, and charged with second degree breach of peace,…

Imagine Nation celebrates ‘Dog Days of Summer’ July 25

Imagine Nation, A Museum Early Learning Center located at One Pleasant Street in Bristol will be holding the Dog Days Of Summer on Thursday, July 25 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Learn about dogs with guests and activities including:…