Blue Devils cut down by Lancers

By MICHAEL LETENDRE STAFF WRITER PLAINVILLE – The Plainville boys basketball team ran into a buzz saw on Tuesday, Jan. 8 against Bristol Eastern. Motivated by a near buzzer-beating effort against Berlin the previous game, the Lancers were hungry for…

Police blotter for Jan. 11

The Plainville Police Department has reported the following arrests. •Joseph M. Veneziano, 32, of 57 Whiting St,, Unit A, Plainville, was charged on Dec. 30 with first degree reckless endangerment, second degree threatening and second degree breach of peace. Bond…

A song of hope for Newtown

By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR When a reporter interviews an artist—musical, visual, theatrical, literature—invariably the question will arise… What inspired you? When the artist replies, just as invariably, he/she has to reach back in time several months, even years, to…