Basketball: Barker is Boston bound

By KEN MORSE CORRESPONDENT Plainville senior Caitlin Barker broke the 1,000 point mark this season and will take her game to Emmanual College in Boston in the fall. Barker played an integral role as the Blue Devils leader on the…

Season ends for hockey, swimming

Wethersfield-Middletown-Rocky Hill-Plainville ice hockey made a good run in the Division II state tournament, but it came to an end one game short of the ultimate goal. The No. 9 Eagles co-op lost in the semifinal round, 6-1, to No.…

Supporting our troops

Ellen Dennis, left, donates food items during a Stuff a Humvee event at Gnazzo’s supermarket last Saturday. The fundraiser will benefit Veteran’s Inc. of New Britain and Veterans’ Strong of Bristol. Above, Ellen presents the items to State Rep. Bill…

Plainville women: Leading the way

In recognition and celebration of both national women’s history month and the town’s 150th anniversary, the historical society is presenting “Plainville Women: Leading the Way” on March 23. The program will be about women who have been active in politics…

MSP art club celebrates Valentine’s Day

The Middle School of Plainville Art Club celebrated Valentine’s Day by crafting ceramic hearts. The students then donated their creations to the residents of the Apple Rehab Facility in Plainville, 269 Farmington Ave., Plainville. Front, from left, Destiny Brookins, Alicia…

Marketing the Kiss brand

By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR Kiss may be known for singing “I wanna rock and roll all night and party every day.” But the four-man group also can add “I wanna excel at marketing all night and branding every day.”…

Making Plainville beautiful

Last week, Plainville Funeral Home accepted the 2019 Beautification Award, presented by the Plainville Economic Development Agency. From left, Nancy Autunno, Garrett Daigle, Cal Hauburger, Jim Tufts, Plainville funeral Home owner Andrea Wasley, John Susco, Val Dumais, Marc Romanow, Tim…

Obituary: Judith Marie Nolan, 59

Judith Marie Nolan, 59, passed away on Saturday, March 9, 2019 after a brief, hard fought battle against lung cancer.  She was surrounded by her loving family. Born in New Britain on February 17, 1960, she was the eighth born…