Reading volunteers sought

Do you love to read? If so, the Plainville Community Schools are looking for Reading Partnesr at Toffolon Elementary School or Linden Street School. The Reading Partners Program matches volunteers with students in grades kindergarten to fifth grade. The goal…

CCRPA receives federal funding

U.S. Rep. John B. Larson (D-CT) announced in a press release $44,758 in federal funding for the Central Connecticut Regional Planning Agency (CCRPA). The grant, awarded through the Economic Development Administration, aims to strengthen investment and job creation in Central…

Museum raffling off Harley

The New EnglandCarouselMuseum is holding its 16tg Harley Davidson Street Glide raffle to benefit the Museum. Stop in at The New England Carousel Museum, a non-profit organization, and buy a ticket for the Annual Harley Davidson raffle. The raffle will…

Story times offered at library

On Tuesday, Oct. 1, the Plainville Public Library, 56 East Main St., will begin offering fall drop-in storytimes. These classes are free and open to the public. No registration necessary. Tuesdays from 10:30 to 11 a.m. – On the Loose…

Bristol designer unveils latest

Bristol’s Kathy Faber Designs presented a fashion show at the Women’s Expo at the Connecticut Convention Center in Hartford on Sept. 7. Hair was handled by Salon Eleganza of Plainville. Make-up was handled by Brittany Monico and Lisa Veneruso.

Planning for safe graduation begins again

By LISA CAPOBIANCO STAFF WRITER Although the new school year began a few weeks ago, planning for the 2014 Plainville High School Project Graduation is now in full swing. Project Graduation is an all-night drug and alcohol-free party held at…

Listings for Sept. 20

  Kids listings TUESDAY, SEPT. 24 BRISTOL PRE-SCHOOL DANCE PARTY. 10:30 a.m. For children 6 and under. Music, dancing, refreshments. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Free but registration required. Manross Library, 260 Central St., Forestville. (860) 584-7790.  …

Police blotter for Sept. 20

The Plainville Police Department has reported the following arrests. •Michael R. Sandowsky, 21, of 7 Federal Court, Bristol, was charged on Sept. 8 with first degree burglary, conspiracy to commit first degree robbery, third degree criminal mischief, conspiracy to commit…