Mentors receive kudos from mentees

By LISA CAPOBIANCO STAFF WRITER Payton Manente of Plainville High School looked up to Ryan McEleney with gratitude and appreciation, recognizing all the times his mentor has supported him. “I learned a lot about dedication—to not give up,” said Manente,…

Bulldogs too much for P’ville

By MICHAEL LETENDRE STAFF WRITER HARTFORD – With its season all but over, the Plainville boys basketball team wanted to end its campaign with a bang on the road. In fact, the Blue Devils were looking to pull of a…

Listings for March 7

  Dining listings SATURDAY, MARCH 8 BRISTOL PASTA DINNER FUND RAISER. Benefit for Charity: Water. Raising money to fund a drinking water well in Kenya. 5 to 7 p.m. Ziti, meatballs, salad, bread, coffee. $10 donation. Children under 10, $5…

Police blotter for March 7

The Plainville Police Department has reported the following arrests. Katje M. Thompson, 38, of 52 Northhampton Lane, Plainville, was charged on Feb. 23 with assault on an officer/fireman/EMT, interfering with an officer, driving under the influence of liquor or drugs…

Locals loom large in tourney

By MICHAEL LETENDRE STAFF WRITER PLAINVILLE – This week begins state tournament action in girls scholastic hoops and the locals will be right in the thick of things. It’s never easy navigating in the unpredictable CCC South during regular season…