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Opportunity knocks for local artist

by MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR Staci Lenart has had a lifelong love for art. And she’s well on her way to being an art teacher. But it wasn’t until a chance opportunity a year ago that the Plainville resident realized…

Plane crash victim ID’d

By KAITLYN NAPLES STAFF WRITER The pilot killed in the plane crash two weeks ago at Robertson Airport has been identified as 51-year-old James Seaver. Seaver. wjp has addresses in Torrington and Winsted, was killed instantly July 26 aboard a…

Police log for Aug. 10

Plainville police reported the following arrests: •Emily E. Angelillo, 19, of 72 Pinecrest Dr., Southington, was charged on July 30 with second degree threatening and second degree breach of peace. She was held on a $2,500 bond for a July…

Police blotter for Aug. 3

Plainville police reported the following arrests: •Jayar R. Culling, 32, of 37 East St., Plainville was arrested July 27 and charged with disorderly conduct. •Jennifer L Height, 30, of 196 summit St., Plantsville  was arrested on July 27 and charged…

Senate campaign pauses at Mizzy

United States Senate candidate Linda McMahon visited Mizzy Construction in Plainville for a meet and greet event. McMahon, the former CEO of World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE), unsuccessfully ran for Senate in 2010 against former Connecticut attorney general Richard Blumenthal. This…

Finance dept. merger to proceed

After the most recent council meeting, Plainville can now officially move forward with merging the financial departments of the Board of Education and the town. The Board of Education approved the move in a majority vote, as did the council.…

Police blotter July 27

Plainville police reported the following arrests: •Patrick J. Anderson, 51, of 141 Woodland St., Hartford, was charged on July 14 with third degree identity theft, two counts of second degree forgery, two counts of second degree conspiracy to commit forgery,…