Grammys looking to honor music educators

Applications for the second annual Music Educator Award are currently online; to nominate a teacher, visit GRAMMYMusicTeacher.com. The deadline to nominate is March 31, 2014. The application process will adjust each year to allow the broad array of effective teaching…

Listings for Feb. 21

  Music listings FRIDAY, FEB. 21 OTHER CHUCK NEGRON. 8 p.m. Mohegan Sun Wolf Den, Uncasville. MoheganSun.com   KANYE WEST. 7:30 p.m. Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville. $99 and $79. MoheganSun.com\   SPIRIT SHAKER. Brickhouse Bar and Grill, 80 Market Square,…

Police blotter for Feb. 21

The Plainville Police Department has reported the following arrests. •Kamil D. Kobalczyk, 23, of 271 High St., third unit, New Britain, was charged on Feb. 9 with driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs, possession of less than half…

Blue Devils give Lancers a fright

By MICHAEL LETENDRE STAFF WRITER BRISTOL – For one half, the Plainville boys basketball team put a real scare into division leading Bristol Central on Saturday, Feb. 15. The Blue Devils’ offense was outshining the Rams’ typically outstanding defense and…

Blue Devils expect to give foes some heat

By MICHAEL LETENDRE STAFF WRITER PLAINVILLE – The Class S wrestling championships take place this Friday and Saturday from Windham High School in what could be a banner day for the squad from Plainville. It’s an event Plainville wrestling coach…

School budget hike rolled back

By KAITLYN NAPLES STAFF WRITER Due to Excess Cost reimbursement from the state, and savings on the district’s energy program, the Board of Education is proposing a 0.67 percent increase on its allotted budget for this fiscal year, totaling $33,616,799,…

Kindergarten registration information offered

Children who will be 5 years old on or before Jan. 1, 2015 are eligible for kindergarten (full day program) in September, 2014. Please contact one of the following elementary schools to obtain materials for kindergarten registration: Linden Street School:…