Music listings, starting May 19

FRIDAY, MAY 19 BRISTOL SIMPLY SWING. Part of the sixth annual Farmington Bank Community Concert Series. 7 p.m. Bristol Senior Center, 240 Stafford Ave., Bristol.   SATURDAY, MAY 20 BRISTOL WE GOT RHYTHM. 1 p.m. Featuring Larry Ruhl and Ellen…

Performance listings, start May 19

SUNDAY, MAY 21 BRISTOL ‘ARE WE THERE YET?’ The story of Moses and the Exodus. 10:30 a.m. at Bridge Community Church, 43 School St., Bristol. 1 p.m. at Federal Hill Green, Bristol. Presented by the Youth Choir of Bridge Community…

Series with Bluefish continues for Bees

BRIDGEPORT BLUEFISH (14-12) VS. NEW BRITAIN BEES (9-16) ========== In 140 Characters or Less: Game 3 of 4 in the 1st meeting of the season between the Bees and Bluefish gets underway tonight, first pitch at 6:35! #ItsBetterWithTheBees Series: This…

Robotics team receives $3K grant

The Plainville High School Robotics Program has received a $3,000 grant from the Petit Family Foundation to support the sustainability and growth of the high school’s robotics program, saod Assistant Superintendent of Schools, Steven LePage, who submitted the grant application,…

Petit visits substance abuse treatment facility

In an effort to better understand the local impact of the state’s opioid crisis, State Rep. William A. Petit, Jr. (R-22) recently visited Farrell Treatment Center, a nonprofit substance abuse treatment facility, located in New Britain. Rep. Petit was given…

Democrats to meet May 23

The Plainville Democratic Town Committee will hold its monthly meeting on Tuesday, May 23 at 7 p.m. The meeting will be held in the Peter Chase Auditorium at the Plainville Public Library. Meetings are open to the public. Anyone who…

Coalition joins forces to halt underage drinking

The Plainville Coalition for Positive Youth Development is joining communities across the nation by once again sponsoring a campaign to prevent underage drinking. This effort highlights the fact that it is illegal to allow consumption of alcohol by anyone under…

CT troubadour takes stage in area

By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR Plainville will be home to a performance by Connecticut’s official troubadour. Kate Callahan, who has long been a staple on Connecticut’s acoustic music scene, recently was presented the title, state troubadour. It was an honor…

Bierfeldt walks it off vs. Ducks

CONOR BEIRFELDT HOMERS TWICE IN 4-3 BEES WIN BOX SCORE In 140 Characters or Less: Bierfeldt homers twice, including a walk off shot in the 9th to give New Britain a 4-3 victory over the Ducks! #ItsBetterWithTheBees The Game Changed…