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Youth Wrestling: All-New England grappler

Plainville wrestler Jaxsen Bailey acquitted himself well against the northeast’s best this past weekend at the New England Youth Wrestling Championship in New Hampshire. Bailey, who wrestles for KT Kidz in Rocky Hill, took second place at 58 pounds in…

Obituary: Robert C. Doolittle Jr., 73

Robert C. Doolittle Jr. 73, of Plainville passed away Thursday, March 21, 2019 at Autumn Lake Healthcare in New Britain. He was the husband of the late Lynda (Smart) Doolittle. He was born Oct. 27, 1945 in New Britain, the…

Run the Course: Fundraiser for Special Olympics

STAFF WRITER Just across Plainville’s border, a starting line has been drawn to raise money for the Special Olympics Connecticut, and the Law Enforcement Torch Run that benefits it. A 5K run or walk, “Run the Course,” is being planned…

The best pizza in Plainville

Rose Borges, right, the daughter of D’Marie’s Pizza owner Danielle Borges, serves slices to patrons after the Pizza Feud competition. On March 14, the Plainville Chamber of Commerce attracted over 100 hungry guests to the VFW, hoping for a taste…

Obituary: Jean Francis ‘Jay’ St. Onge, 42

Jean Francis “Jay” St. Onge, 42, of Hartford, formerly of Plainville, died unexpectedly following a brief illness on Saturday, March 16, 2019, at Hartford Hospital. Born in New Britain on June 30, 1976, he was the youngest of three children…

Obituary: William Maurice Lacaillade, 68

William Maurice Lacaillade, 68, of Plainville, passed away after a brief illness, surrounded by his loved ones, on Tuesday, March 19, 2019. Born in Plainfield, New Jersey on March 18, 1951 and raised in Plainville, Bill attended local schools before…

Obituary: Angela Mae (MacKinnon) Orzolek, 75

Angela Mae (MacKinnon) Orzolek, 75, of Plainville, beloved wife, mother and grandmother, passed away Friday, March 15th, 2019, after a long battle with Alzheimer’s Disease.  She was the devoted wife of 54 years to Richard Orzolek.  She was born on…

Obituary: Anne (Baroni) McCarthy, 95

Anne (Baroni) McCarthy, 95, of Plainville, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, March 19, 2019, joining her family and friends that went before her. Daughter of the late Fedele and Julia (Scalle) Baroni, Anne was born on October 11, 1923, was…

Obituary: Bobby C. Pierce Sr.

Bobby C. Pierce Sr. of Bristol, passed away Thursday, March 14th after a short illness. He was the husband of Mattie Hyde Pierce, and predeceased by his first wife Annie C. (Anderson) Pierce and his grandson Geoffrey Michael Pierce.  He…

BOE special meeting; talk continues about member’s Twitter post

By TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER A special meeting of the Plainville Board of Education was held on Monday, Mar. 11, to discuss “the performance of a board member.” According to Superintendent Maureen Brummett, the meeting was held in executive session…