Category: News

Dems turn to familiar faces, newcomers

By KAITLYN NAPLES STAFF WRITER The Plainville Democratic Town Committee held its monthly meeting to secure endorsements for this year’s municipal election. The endorsements brought back many familiar faces and welcomed some newcomers as well. Incumbents Quinn Christopher and her…

Famed Irish tenor coming to area

Irish tenor, Ronan Tynan, is coming to The Summit At Plantsville to speak and sing on Monday, Sept. 9 for an “Honor & Remember 9/11” Ceremony. First introduced to audiences as a member of the Irish Tenors, Tynan has gained…

Crocodile Club returns in September

The Crocodile Club, will celebrate its 132nd reunion dinner with its unique gathering of individuals who put aside their political differences to celebrate this commitment by the park owners. The dinner, sponsored by the New England Carousel Museum, a non-profit…

Road race supports Petit Family Foundation

By NICOLE JACQUES CORRESPONDENT Sunday’s hot and humid temperatures weren’t enough to keep community members from supporting a good cause. Hundreds of runners, walkers, spectators, and community members turned out at the General Electric facility on Woodford Avenue Sunday to…

Legion victim of Murphy’s Law

By MICHAEL LETENDRE STAFF WRITER PLAINVILLE – If there’s a story to Plainville’s Senior Legion season, than Post 33’s game against Glastonbury on Sunday, July 7 – in the first contest of a doubleheader – is a perfect example of…

Literacy program set to continue

By KAITLYN NAPLES STAFF WRITER Last year, about 90 percent of the 60 students in first grade were able to bring their reading abilities up to a first grade level, thanks to a pilot program of the Literacy Intervention program.…

Legion rebounds with 7-5 victory

By MICHAEL LETENDRE STAFF WRITER PLAINVILLE – After dropping a six-run decision to Glastonbury in the first game of a doubleheader from Alumni Field in Plainville on Sunday, July 7, there weren’t very many happy faces in Plainville dugout. And…

Camping out with NRBQ

By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR The legendary NRBQ was thinking about taking the summer off, explained the band’s leader Terry Adams. But Bridge Street Live in Collinsville came calling with an offer the legendary band couldn’t refuse. Did NRBQ want…