Author: mchaiken

Memorial Day closures

The Municipal Center, Senior Center and Library will be closed Monday, May 28 in observance of Memorial Day. All municipal offices will re-open on Tuesday, May 29, 2018. No trash or recycling collection will occur on Monday, Memorial Day. Collection…

Obituaries: John C. Rosa

John C. Rosa, 47, died at home on Thursday (May 17, 2018). He was born on March 20, 1971 in Hartford and was a son of Susan Nestor and the late R. Dennis Rosa.   John grew up in Plainville…

Obituaries: Marie L. Albert

Marie L. (Gervais) Albert, 87, of Plainville, passed away peacefully on Thursday, May 10, 2018 at the Hospital of Central Connecticut, New Britain.  She now joins her beloved husband of 50 years, Joseph, who predeceased her 15 years ago. Born…

Event provides information to those with ‘not so empty nest’

  By TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER “The Not-So Empty Nest” was the theme for the 10th annual Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Conference, held at the Plainville Senior Center, 200 East Main St., on Tuesday, May 8. The event offered resources and…

Police blotter for May 18

The Plainville Police Department announced the following arrests and citations from Friday, May 4 to Thursday, May 10: Christopher J. McMullan, 25, of 73 Morningside Dr., Bristol, was arrested on May 4 and charged with second degree threatening and second…

PHS baseball has bumpy ride

By KEN MORSE CORRESPONDENT Baseball can be such an unforgiving game. No one ever said the journey through a season would be an easy trek. It’s often filled with bumps in the road that will test a teams character to…

Public input sought on natural disaster planning

By SHERIDAN CYR STAFF WRITER Town and state officials will be seeking public input on dealing with natural disasters at a May 29 meeting at the Plainville Public Library at 56 East Main Street at 7 p.m. “Floods, high winds,…

Council convenes two public hearings

By TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER The Town Council held two public hearings during its May 7 meeting to gain the public’s opinion regarding the Neighborhood Assistance Act and the appropriation of $2.1 million in notes and bonds for the acquisition…

Celebrating love on the Great White Way

By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR If you’re going to do a show about “Love on Broadway,” what better way to approach it than corral performers who found love and continue to experience love on Broadway. To that end, on May…

Aspen Dental opens doors for veterans June 9

On Saturday, June 9, nearly 500 Aspen Dental practices will open their doors to provide free care exclusively to as many as 5,000 of our nation’s veterans. Starting May 1, local veterans can call 1-844-277-3646 to schedule an appointment at…