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  • Plainville Business Loan Fund Getting Needed Cash

    PLAINVILLE — The town council has approved transferring $80,000 into a nearly depleted trust fund created in 1997 to attract small businesses and help them thrive by offering low-interest loans The transfer, approved Monday night, will raise to...
  • Plainville To Boost Economic Development Fund For Small Businesses

    PLAINVILLE — The trust fund created in 1997 to attract small businesses and help them thrive will get an additional $80,000 from the town. The fund, administered by the Economic Development Agency, now has $20,757, having made $158,000 in small...
  • Plainville Farmers Market In Summer Harvest Mode

    PLAINVILLE – Corn, squash and other produce ripe from mid-summer sun were the big sellers Friday as the weekly farmers market here hit its halfway mark since its June opening. "Squash, tomatoes, corn, cukes. These were going like crazy as soon as...
  • Mother of the Year

    Mother of the Year
    "It's a little overwhelming, I don't look at anything I've done as anything extraordinary."  I had the opportunity to chat with the first ever and very humble, March of Dimes Mother of the Year.  The organization will honor Erin Morris of Plainville ...
  • Domestic Violence Requires Police Vigilance

    Almost exactly 30 years ago, Tracey Thurman successfully sued Torrington after local police officers failed to respond to her pleas for help in keeping her safe from her estranged husband. Now, the estate of Tiana Notice was awarded a $10 million judgment...
  • Afternoon Of Terror: Remembering Hartford's Circus Fire

    Afternoon Of Terror: Remembering Hartford's Circus Fire
    Seventy years ago, on a sunny Thursday afternoon in 1944, Hartford was struck by a tragedy that still captivates us. Hartford's residents were hard at work, pulling double shifts at the area factories — Colt Firearms, the Royal and Underwood...
  • Classic Films At Bargain Prices All Summer At Southington Drive-In

    Classic Films At Bargain Prices All Summer At Southington Drive-In
    Southington Drive-In, at 935 Meriden-Waterbury Turnpike, starts a new summer season of fun weekend classic film events with the most iconic summer blockbuster ever: "Jaws" on Saturday, June 7. The drive-in charges $15 per carload, $10 for Southington...
  • Paul W. Smith Raised Standards For Emergency Medical Services

    Paul W. Smith Raised Standards For Emergency Medical Services
    Paul W. Smith was a pioneer in making emergency medical services a professional field and had a national reputation for leadership in standardizing the training for EMTs around the country. "He was one of the few people who saw the importance of...
  • Hopeful But Wary: Will Promising Signs For Home Construction Fizzle Once Again?

    Hopeful But Wary: Will Promising Signs For Home Construction Fizzle Once Again?
    PLAINVILLE — Home builder Johnny Carrier savors the nail gun's staccato tap-tap as two workers finish piecing together two-by-fours at Samuel's Crossing near the Plainville-Farmington line. Carpenters hoist up the wall frame for the colonial,...
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  • Large Cheeseburger Display Stolen From Big Steve's Grill In Plainville

    PLAINVILLE — Someone stole the large, fiberglass cheeseburger display that stood outside Big Steve's Grill on Whiting Street. Robin Andrikis, the wife of restaurant owner Big Steve Andrikis, said that when they arrived at the restaurant on...