| Nov 21, 2013
| 6:10 PM
PLAINVILLE — An annual dinner dance started 18 years ago by volunteers to raise money for the town's food pantry will take place Jan. 25.
"We decided to do this to help the pantry," founding member Carla Bergenty said Thursday of the fundraiser to...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 12:38 PM
PLAINVILLE — Two men were stabbed during a fight in the parking lot of a Taco Bell on New Britain Avenue late Thursday, police said.
The victims are in stable condition at an area hospital.
Police say the fight stemmed from an argument between two...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 9:15 AM
It's probably wrong, way off base, and totally not even fair, to say that — to some people — Plainville hasn't been a destination spot for dining. After all, there's J Timothy's, and right near that intersection at Main Street there's El Paso,...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 7:57 AM
It's never been a better time to be a beer lover in Connecticut. In the past few years, breweries, brew pubs and contract brewers have popped up all over the Nutmeg State, bringing a fresh approach to craft beer and giving aficionados several new...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 8:35 AM
PLAINVILLE — For someone who stumbled into the costume shop business, Harvey Ricard sure has a heck of a stock.
From the parking lot, Connecticut Stage Supply looks like a modest house converted into a commercial space, but once inside, you go...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 7:50 AM
Un hombre de 22 años de edad solicitó fotografías sexuales de mujeres jóvenes y las publicó en Internet, junto con fotos de sus ex novias que tomó años atrás, cuando eran menores de edad, informó la policía.
Nicholas O. Olsen de Plainville publicó...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 12:35 PM
Besides all the hay-riding, corn-mazing, football-watching and apple-fritter-chomping that goes on during the autumn season, fall signifies a blissful time for craft beer aficionados — Oktoberfest lagers, pumpkin ales, chocolate malts, and spicy...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 7:57 AM
Forget Silly Bandz and slap bracelets. Kids are creating their own trendy accessories with a hot new craft kit called the Rainbow Loom.
The sets, invented by Choon Ng, a former crash safety engineer at Nissan, come with an easy-to-use loom and rubber...
| Oct 14, 2013
It's almost impossible to miss the bright red and shiny Toasted truck in Hartford, but if you do, just follow the blasting reggae music. The mobile restaurant selling pressed and toasted sandwiches in Bushnell Park and other greater Hartford stops is a...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 10:05 AM
Plainville has apparently been invaded by belligerent turtles. Resident Dan Spisak told the Bristol Press he witnessed two 40-pound snapping turtles chasing ducks at a town park. He says he picked them up by the tails, stashed them in a cooler and...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 1:43 PM
You can buy a T-shirt in London that says "Mind The Gap," the popular message of caution to London Underground riders. In Connecticut we need to produce a T-shirt that says "Close the Gap," a message of hope to Farmington Canal Heritage Greenway bicycle...