Category: News

Locals make some noise at Miss CT

The local contestants from Southington, Bristol, and Plainville, made some noise in the second night of preliminary competitions at Miss Connecticut on Friday night in New London. Tonight, the top 10 contestants in the Miss and Teen categories will be…

School retirees bid fond farewells

By SARAH JOHNSON CORRESPONDENT At the Plainville Board of Education meeting on June 10, nearly a dozen teachers and staff from the school system were honored on their upcoming retirements. Co-workers said a few words about each retiree and they…

Police blotter for June 21

The Plainville Police Department has reported the following arrests: •John J. Barry, 26, of 40 School St., Plainville, was charged on June 10 with second degree threatening and second degree breach of peace. Bond was set at $10,000 with a…

Town tax collector placed on leave

Town Manager Robert Lee said the town’s Tax Collector, Debra Guerrette, had been placed on administrative leave recently, after Bristol police informed him of a criminal investigation taking place involving her. Bristol police are taking on the investigation since that…

Town schools salute top volunteers

Plainville Community Schools’ volunteers Foster White, Susan Varano, and Robert Varano have been selected as this year’s school district volunteer award winners, and were honored at the annual volunteer recognition program held at Plainville High School on May 7. The…