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Balloon festival nears take off time

August 17, 2018
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By SHERIDAN CYR STAFF WRITER Officials are preparing for Plainville’s 34th annual Fire Company Hot Air Balloon and Arts and Crafts festival, scheduled for Aug. 24, 25 and 26 at Norton Park. It’s the biggest festival in town, attracting visitors from all over the state. Each year, the PFD operates the festival, which serves as…

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Police blotter for Aug. 17

August 17, 2018
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The Plainville Police Department announced the following arrests and citations from Tuesday, Aug. 7 to Thursday, Aug. 9: Emily L. Treme, 28, of 1 Raffi Dr., Plainville, was arrested on Aug. 7 and charged with disorderly conduct. Brandi A. Lyons, 23, of 1 Raffi Dr., Plainville, was arrested on Aug. 7 and charged with disorderly…

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Police blotter for Aug. 17

August 17, 2018
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The Plainville Police Department announced the following arrests and citations from Tuesday, Aug. 7 to Thursday, Aug. 9: Emily L. Treme, 28, of 1 Raffi Dr., Plainville, was arrested on Aug. 7 and charged with disorderly conduct. Brandi A. Lyons, 23, of 1 Raffi Dr., Plainville, was arrested on Aug. 7 and charged with disorderly…

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Police blotter for Aug. 17

August 17, 2018
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Bristol police reported the following arrests: Luis Miguel Agustin-Lopez, 35, of 400 Divinity St., Apt. 3, Bristol, was arrested on Monday, Aug. 6, and charged with creating a public disturbance. Javier Cruz-Perez, 36, of 400 Divinity St., Apt. 2, Bristol, was arrested on Monday, Aug. 6, and charged with creating a public disturbance. Gloria Cuadrado,…

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Police blotter for Aug. 17

August 17, 2018
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Bristol police reported the following arrests: Luis Miguel Agustin-Lopez, 35, of 400 Divinity St., Apt. 3, Bristol, was arrested on Monday, Aug. 6, and charged with creating a public disturbance. Javier Cruz-Perez, 36, of 400 Divinity St., Apt. 2, Bristol, was arrested on Monday, Aug. 6, and charged with creating a public disturbance. Gloria Cuadrado,…

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Plainville’s young swimmers excel at Nutmegs

August 17, 2018
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By KEVIN ROBERTS STAFF WRITER Plainville’s youth swimmers acquitted themselves well in the recent Nutmeg State Games. Both the Plainville Blue Dolphins and Wheeler Regional Tiger Sharks had participants ranging in age from 7 to 17. The Blue Dolphins took part in the Nutmeg Games for the third time. “Coach Pete and I were extremely…

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Plainville’s young swimmers excel at Nutmegs

August 17, 2018
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By KEVIN ROBERTS STAFF WRITER Plainville’s youth swimmers acquitted themselves well in the recent Nutmeg State Games. Both the Plainville Blue Dolphins and Wheeler Regional Tiger Sharks had participants ranging in age from 7 to 17. The Blue Dolphins took part in the Nutmeg Games for the third time. “Coach Pete and I were extremely…

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Victory sets up Bristol Knights for winner’s bracket

August 17, 2018
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  By MICHAEL LETENDRE STAFF WRITER MANCHESTER – When it comes to the Connecticut Twilight League playoffs, it always boils down to the match-ups. The East Hampton Royals are a quality crew that gave the Bristol Knights some real problems during regular season play this year. However, the squad from Bristol was built for the…

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Victory sets up Bristol Knights for winner’s bracket

August 17, 2018
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  By MICHAEL LETENDRE STAFF WRITER MANCHESTER – When it comes to the Connecticut Twilight League playoffs, it always boils down to the match-ups. The East Hampton Royals are a quality crew that gave the Bristol Knights some real problems during regular season play this year. However, the squad from Bristol was built for the…

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Bristol wins region championship, 6-1

August 17, 2018
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Bristol wins region championship, 6-1

By MICHAEL LETENDRE STAFF WRITER WINDSOR LOCKS – The Bristol American Legion 17U baseball squad is your 2018 Northeast Region 1 champions. No use trying to sugarcoat it any because Post 2 put on a small-ball clinic against South Kingstown of Rhode Island on Sunday, Aug. 12 – scoring four runs in the second inning…

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