Tag: News

Reaching out to Newtown

By ROB GLIDDEN STAFF WRITER The “Friends of Rachel” club, dedicated to spreading kindness around Plainville High School, is now working to extend that mission to the people of Newtown. Rachel’s Challenge is named after Rachel Scott, a teenage girl…

Police blotter for Dec. 21

The Plainville Police Department reported the following arrests. •Ben A. Buller, 50, of 72 North Hampton Lane, Plainville, was charged on Dec. 7 with driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol and failure to drive right. Bond was set…

Police blotter for Oct. 26

The Plainville Police Department has reported the following arrests. •Dean W. Bodak, 41, of 122 West Main St., Unit 1, Plainville, was charged on Oct. 12 with second degree breach of peace, second degree reckless endangerment, third degree criminal trespass…

Council okays sewage bill hike

By KAITLYN NAPLES STAFF WRITER Several Plainville residents expressed concern over the proposed 2 percent increase on their sewer bills. However, despite that public concern, the council unanimously approved the hike, noting the town has gone two years without an…

Wing it for charity

J. Timothy’s Taverne will hold its first ever wing-eating competition, “Wings for Wishes,” to benefit the Connecticut chapter of the Make A Wish Foundation. Teams of five will compete to consume the most buffalo wings, made in the restaurant’s trademark…

Woman saluted by Business Journal

by KAITLYN NAPLES STAFF WRITER Every year, since 1998, the Hartford Business Journal acknowledging 40 outstanding individuals in the state, who are under the age of 40, and have made their presence known in the business world. This year, out…

Opportunity knocks for local artist

by MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR Staci Lenart has had a lifelong love for art. And she’s well on her way to being an art teacher. But it wasn’t until a chance opportunity a year ago that the Plainville resident realized…

Plane crash victim ID’d

By KAITLYN NAPLES STAFF WRITER The pilot killed in the plane crash two weeks ago at Robertson Airport has been identified as 51-year-old James Seaver. Seaver. wjp has addresses in Torrington and Winsted, was killed instantly July 26 aboard a…