Category: News

Area’s ‘exceptional’ women saluted

By KAITLYN NAPLES STAFF WRITER Every year, for the last three years, the Queen Ann Nzinga Center has been honoring women in the local community who have “made their mark,” and somehow positively influenced their community. The Queen Ann Nzinga…

Police blotter for March 8

The Plainville Police Department has reported the following arrests. •Joseph B. Klett, 18, of 15 Kelley St., Bristol, was charged on Feb 24 with weapon in a vehicle, possession of alcohol by a minor and an emissions violation. Bond was…

Town to salute retired fire chief

by SARAH JOHNSON, correspondent On Wednesday, March 13, a well-respected member of the Plainville community will be honored with a testimonial dinner at Nuchies in Forestville. Raymond Swanson retired from his position as fire chief in January of this year.…

Classic metal with a ‘Mob’ twist

By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR The members of Adrenaline Mob come from bands celebrated for their original material. The band’s singer Russell Allen comes from Symphony X. Drummer Mike Portnoy arrived from Dream Theater and Avenged Sevenfold. And guitarist Mike…

Registration for kindergarten underway

Children who will be 5 years old on or before Jan. 1, 2014 are eligible for the kindergarten full day program in September 2013. Please contact one of the following elementary schools to obtain materials for kindergarten registration: •Linden Street…

Fast Break over Plainville

Once again, it’s time for a little ‘Fast Break over Plainville’ as the scholastic sports season is in playoff mode. But who knows what will be in this weeks edition and maybe, you’ll see something non sports related this week.…