Republicans taking orders for mums

The Plainville Republican Town Committee announced it will be hosting a Mum Sale Saturday, Sept. 9 at 9 a.m. at 27 Sherman St., Plainville. The flowers are from Karabin Farms and are nine inch plants available in a variety of…

Bees hold on against York

GILBLAIR PICKS UP 11TH SAVE AS BEES EDGE REVOLUTION BOX SCORE In 140 Characters or Less: Lee fans 6 through 6 innings of work, Walton hits 11th homer of the year as Bees hold on for 4-3 victory over York…

Police blotter for Aug. 11

The Plainville Police Department announced the following arrests and citations from Wednesday, Aug. 2 to Saturday, Aug. 5: Shaun Wilcox, 36, of 546 Kennedy Rd., Windsor, was arrested on Aug. 2 and charged with third degree assault and second degree…

Watch your speed

By LISA CAPOBIANCO STAFF WRITER More efforts continue for monitoring speed in town. In July, the Plainville Police Department began more speed enforcement on Bohemia Street after a study was conducted in that neighborhood. Town Manager Robert Lee said the…

Obituaries: Gerhardt Wall

  Gerhardt Wall, 88, of Burlington, died on Sunday (August 6, 2017) at Apple Valley Rehab in Plainville.  Gerhardt was born in Bristol on February 11, 1929 and was one of 11 children of the late Edward and Natalie (Dallman)…

Support group listings, starting Aug. 11

ONGOING BRISTOL NATIONAL ALLIANCE OF MENTAL ILLNESS FAMILY AND FRIENDS SUPPORT GROUP. Last Wednesday of every month. Bristol Senior and Community Center, Room 101, 240 Stafford Ave., Bristol. (860) 205-9542, (860) 830-2129.   NAR-ANON FAMILY GROUP MEETING. Thursday at 7:30…

Senior listings, starting Aug. 11

THURSDAY, AUG. 17 BRISTOL THE ST. STANISLAUS CHURCH GOLDEN AGERS. TRIP TO FRANKIE VALLI SHOW, ‘WHO LOVES YOU?’ Includes family style lunch. Aqua Turf, Plantsville. $76 per person. Drive on your own. Register. (860) 589-5597.   AUG. 17, 18 PLAINVILLE…

Music listings, starting Aug. 11

FRIDAY, AUG. 11 BRISTOL ROCK 4 VETS. Vinyl Revolution, Spirit Shaker, Sonic Theory, Sabotage, and Beyond Purple (Jimi Bell’s tribute to Deep Purple and Whitesnake). To benefit the Bristol Chapter of the Disabled American Veterans. Over 21. Cash bar. The…