Category: News

Police blotter for Oct. 19

Plainville police have reported the following arrests. •Donald Bajlliu, 23, of 17 Terra Rd., Plainville, was charged on Oct. 8 with third degree assault and second degree breach of peace. Bond was set at $1,000 with an Oct. 22 court…

Sidewalk repairs on tap for town

By KAITLYN NAPLES STAFF WRITER In the last 10 years, the town hasn’t been able to tackle any significant sidewalk repairs, due to lack of funding. Recently, the town secured grant funding for downtown, Whiting Street, and Broad Street to…

Police blotter for Oct. 12

The Plainville Police Department has reported the following arrests. ••Daniel G. Smedley, 24, of 29 Commonwealth Ave., New Britain, was charged on Sept. 30 with sixth degree larceny and conspiracy to commit sixth degree larceny. A $500 bond was set…

Choral society performs this weekend

We received the following press release from the Plainville Choral Society…  A murder occurs on the set of the television show “It’s A Living” (similar to the old “What’s My Line?” television program) and it is up to an off…

Library programs announced for children

The following press release was sent in… New Library Program for grades 2-5   Thursday Night Thunder (TNT) is a new program for children in grades 2 to 5. Each week will feature different activities, including crafts, cooking, science experiments,…

Former water supt. charged with felonies

By ED HARRIS STAFF WRITER An anonymous letter, sent a year ago, has led to the arrest of a former superintendent of the Water Pollution Control Department on multiple felony charges related to his conduct while employed by the town.…

Local filmmakers bring horror flick to fest

By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR Thomas Edward Seymour of Plainville created an underground buzz as part of the Connecticut underground cinematic collective Hale Manor, which gave the world “Land of the College Prophets” in 2005. He caused people to guffaw…