| Mar 4, 2013
| 11:35 AM
95B Whiting St., Plainville, (860).255-4252, relicbeer.com
The Connecticut beer scene just got a little bigger. Maybe by a couple hundred square-feet or so. That's because Relic Brewing, the "nano-brewery" in Plainville, recently...
| Feb 13, 2013
| 8:07 AM
A chunk of wallpaper manufactured in England in 1853 to glom onto the popularity of Harriet Beecher Stowe’s anti-slavery novel “Uncle Tom’s Cabin” was auctioned off in Plainville on Tuesday night. It wound up exactly where it...
| Jan 28, 2013
| 11:05 AM
1) Pulse: What Makes You Tick — Welded Works, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, 263 Farmington Ave., Farmington, (860) 679-2000. Through Mar. 6. uchc.edu.
2) WEB Dubois; The Souls of Black Folk — Book Talk, Harriet Beecher...
| Jan 22, 2013
| 9:55 AM
While many found themselves in a stunned state of disbelief after the Newtown shootings, a small group has made disbelief their permanent stance on the incident. "Sandy Hook truthers" claim the government staged the event to increase support for gun...
| Jan 7, 2013
| 3:28 PM
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care announced Monday it has hired former ConnectiCare CEO Michael E. "Mickey" Herbert as a consultant to prepare the company for operations in Connecticut.
Herbert, 68, has a career in health insurance that stretches back several...
| Jun 2, 2013
Plainville, Conn.: George “Butch” Bauman, 73, of Plainville and formerly of Sisseton, passed peacefully from this earth on Thursday, May 16, 2013.
His family and friends back in South Dakota were blessed to have him living at his mother&...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 6:43 AM
A bill awaiting Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's signature would make it illegal for home insurers to decline or cancel coverage — or refuse to renew a policy — based solely on losses from a tropical storm or other catastrophe.
Malloy supports the...
| May 30, 2013
| 12:08 PM
Memorial Day marked the unofficial state of summer and the prime growing season for the state of Connecticut. Farmers' markets are beginning to open around the state, which brings an injection of locally grown and produced products into the Connecticut...
| Jan 11, 2013
| 4:10 PM
The Pottery Piazza - A Paint Your Own Pottery Studio in Plainville invited the public to help paint and decorate 400 ceramic snowflakes to donate as part of the CT PTSA's plans to create a Winter Wonderland in the temporary new school for the children...
| Jan 2, 2013
| 9:55 AM
Connecticut has a whole lot of history, and a surprising amount of it is being ripped off and melted down for quick cash by thieves and unscrupulous scrap dealers.
The plague of thefts of metal plaques, statues, and fittings from historical monuments,...
| Dec 27, 2012
| 8:48 AM
Fiore's IV Italian Restaurant
17 Whiting St., Plainville
860-747-1700 and http://www.fioresplainville.com
Fiore's IV calls itself "a taste of Italy in downtown Plainville," and that's right on the money. A Groupon deal made us want to visit, and...
| Apr 18, 2013
| 12:03 PM
1) Big Sky
58 Commerce Court
526 Hopmeadow St.
1185 West Main St.
Your goals are their goals.
2) Weight Watchers
26 Fenn Road...