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Volume 8, Number 25

Top students say they will miss alma mater

Thursday, June 18, 2009

Relay tally nears $50,000

By Ken DiMauro The Plainville Citizen

The last few weeks have been described as “bittersweet” for Patrick V. Haggerty and Rebecca Reeve, who were named as the top two students in the Plainville High School Class of 2009. Haggerty, who was named as valedictorian, and Reeve, selected as salutatorian, will join about 175 classmates June 24 receiving diplomas at a commencement ceremony that will be Haggerty attended by family, friends, officials, teachers and well-wishers. For both graduating students, it hasn’t sunk in that they are walking the familiar halls of Plainville High School for almost the last time. For the most part, they will be say-

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Town Council postpones fire safety inspect fees By Ken DiMauro The Plainville Citizen Plainville residents spoke out Monday against a proposal to charge for fire prevention safety code inspections done by Fire Marshal Larry Sutherland. And while several residents were critical of the Town Council for apparently slam-dunking the issue at a

Inside Calendar. . . . . . . . . 22-23 Faith. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16 History by Hummel . . . . 6 Marketplace . . . . . . 36-43 Mini Pages . . . . . . . 33-34 Obituaries . . . . . . . . 17-19 Opinion . . . . . . . . . . . . 20 Schools. . . . . . . . . . . . 8-9 Sports . . . . . . . . . . . 27-32

too-late public hearing, members of the council agreed that parts of the proposed ordinance need tweaking and decided to postpone adoption of the fees. Sutherland said many towns charge for such inspections. Proposed fees for Plainville will be kept reasonable and are meant to reSee Fees, page 17

Readers’ Poll: Should Plainville have a dog park? Total votes: 54 Yes - for Plainville residents only: 17 (31%) Yes - open to everyone: 18 (33%) No - 11 (20%) Don’t care - 8 (15%) Visit www.plainvillecitizen.com for this week’s question!

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Lindsay Fetzner Special to The Citizen The Plainville community gathered this past weekend at Norton Park for the fifth annual Relay For Life to honor cancer survivors and pay tribute to lives lost. “We are here this weekend to celebrate and to honor,” said Lynn Kipphut, community executive of development with the American Cancer Society. She called this year a trying year because it was hard to raise money as a result of the difficult economy. “But even in a bad economy, cancer is recession proof,” she said. This year’s Relay For Life raised $48,958.32 and saw 51 teams and more than 402 participants, according to Plainville’s

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Relay For Life Web site www.plainvillerelay.org. on Monday. At the ceremony, Kipphut thanked the Relay participants for their continued support, which allows for the ever-important cancer research and for those individuals who invested money out of their own pocket. She spoke to the cancer survivors and their caregivers in the audience, who she called an inspiration for everyone at the event. Laurie Gonzalez, a breast cancer survivor, has a unique tie to Plainville’s participation with Relay For Life. When she was receiving treatment at the University of Connecticut Health Center in 2004, she See Relay, page 23


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The new driveway for the Plainville Municipal Center, although functional, will be finished within the next few weeks, according to the Downtown Beautification Commission. While work is performed putting the final layers of asphalt on the new two-way driveway that is located on the western side of the Municipal Center property, officials said the paving will be done on a Friday, after town employees leave work. During the job, the old driveway, located near the Olde Canal Animal Hospital, will be tem-

porary reopened. After the paving is completed, workers will focus on removing the former driveway. The apron at the end of the old driveway will be removed and new sidewalks will be poured. That area will become a green corridor with a sidewalk access to the Municipal Center lot. Plantings will be placed near the near the new driveway, too. William Petit Sr., chairman of the downtown group, said he wants the members to look into what items they would like to see in the area that may eventually become a mini-green near the new police station. The group may

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By Robin Lee Michel and George Moore The Plainville Citizen House Speaker Christopher G. Donovan rallied citizens — including some from Plainville — against Gov. M. Jodi Rell’s budget proposal, visiting June 11 Meriden institutions whose services would be cut back under the governor’s plan. Donovan, a Meriden Democrat, and an entourage of other Democratic politicians urged residents to put the pressure on Rell, a Republican, by calling and e-mailing her about the budget cuts. With activists, politicians and the news media following, Donovan stopped at the Board of Education, the courthouse, the Meriden Public Library, the Housing Authority, the YMCA Childcare Center, the senior center, and the bus and train station. All are facing serious cutbacks under Rell’s plan. A contingent of staff members, parents and children representing the Plainville Family Resource Center gathered outside the Meriden Board of Education to plead for continued state funding of the family resource centers. They were not alone; the Hartford, West Harford, New Britain and Bristol family resource centers were represented as well. Donovan addressed the crowd and was

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Thursday, June 18, 2009 — The Plainville Citizen

‘Be the Change’ honorees impact the community The Plainville High School Class of 1974 and the Petit Family Foundation announced the recipients of the 2009 Be the Change Awards. The awards are given in honor of Jennifer Hawke-Petit, Hayley Elizabeth Petit and Michaela Rose Petit to a member or members of the Plainville High School student body who make the ef-

fort physically and emotionally to help others through kindness, idealism and activism. This year’s recipients were Whitley Dozier, Kristen Carroccia, the team of Steven Boutin and Amanda Lea, and Elizabeth Moriarty. Dozier, a senior, was recog-

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Brother and sister packing for summer mission trips By Lindsay Fetzner Special to The Citizen

Upon returning home from a Teen Missions International Trip in 1987, Vivian Hall made a promise to herself that she would encourage and make way for 15 other people to go. More than 20 years later, she is happy to say that not only has she seen

well more than 15 people go all across the world with Teen Missions, but this summer her two children, Tiana, 13, and Ryan, 16, will be among those going on a mission trip. Tiana will be stationed in Florida while Ryan is headed to Switzerland in late June. Teen Missions International has been around since

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Education Briefs Fire Company gives scholarships

The Plainville Fire Company awarded the following scholarships: graduating senior scholarships — Plainville Fire Company Memorial Scholarship: Starvos Anastasas, Elizabeth Bowling, Jenny Cavallari, Jillian Cavallari, Zachary Harper, Natalia Konieczkowski, Kacey Kuzia, Rebecca Lenois, Marc Levandowski, and Caitlin

Lewis; graduating senior scholarships — George and Ridabell Seymour Scholarship: Samuel Dostaler, Marisa Jandreau, and Kristina Soultatos; continuing education scholarships — George and Ridabell Seymour Scholarship: Jennifer Bull, Megan Bull, Rachel Cahill, Dana Doughty and Rebecca Toner.

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Change Continued from page 3 nized for her work with “Spread the Word to End the Word,” a national campaign to stop the unkind and thoughtless use of the words “retard” or “retarded.” Her efforts to raise awareness of the hurtful effects of these words have been successful, officials said. Whitley is also

an organizer of the Unified Sports Program at PHS and an active volunteer with Special Olympics. Committee members said what’s important to Dozier is that others see these individuals for the special individuals that they are rather than judging them by perceived disabilities. She received a $1,500 award, $500 of which will be donated in her honor to the CT Unified Sports Program. Carroccia, also a senior, was instrumental in organiz-

ing an extremely successful four-hour anti-bullying workshop for the PHS student body. A member of the AntiDefamation League since her sophomore year, Kristen was determined to stand up for victims and put an end to bullying. By the end of the bullying workshop, she noticed a different side of her student body; she observed that they had a respect for each other’s differences, committee members said. Carroccia received a $1,000 award, $500 of which

will be donated in her honor to the Anti-Defamation League of CT. Boutin, a senior, and Lea, a junior, worked with students in the PHS CREC Class, who have multiple disabilities and health issues, and are unable to participate in a typical high school day. Brought together by teachers Dean Esposti and Beth Healy, the group constructed 15 bluebird houses, which were later donated to the Tomasso Nature Park. An observer noted

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Cavallaro is asking parents and community supporters to contact legislative leaders before June 30 to urge funding for the centers.

Continued from page 2 the buck’ we have in Connecticut — an investment in our collective future,” Cavallaro said. State funding for the Plainville Family Resource Center, which opened in 1997, was originally $102,400. Funding was cut by more than $5,000 for the 200809 fiscal year. This is not the first time the Plainville group has rallied; a meeting held in January at Linden Street School to educate the community and legislators about the program was attended by more

She is asking people to call: Gov. M. Jodi Rell, (860) 566-4840 or e-mail Governor.Rell@ct.gov; state Rep. Lawrence Cafero, House Republican leader, (800) 8421423 or (860) 240-8700 or email Lawrence.Cafero@ho usegop.state.ct.us; state Sen. Toni N. Harp, (800) 842-1420 or (860) 240-0393 or e-mail harp@senatedems.c t.gov; or state Rep. John Geragosian, (800) 842-8267 or (860) 240-0394 or e-mail john.geragosian@cga.ct.gov. ronmental Club for their collection of recyclables.

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was true on the big TylerCowles farm on the other side of town, on Unionville Avenue. Once the ground warmed, crops were planted as fast as possible. Ninety-odd miles north of here where I grew up, planting was done later than in Plainville. Corn, hay and potatoes did well in Plainville soil. Some farms were blessed with locations where the soil was left by the great river that once

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Plainville Briefs Dog license renewal Dog licenses are due by the end of June. The cost for a neutered or spayed dog is $8; if the dog is not neutered or spayed the cost is $19. The dog must be up-to-date with its rabies immunization. If the owner does not own the dog anymore, call the town clerk’s office to be taken off the list. For more information, call the town clerk’s office at (860) 793-0221.

Man dies after Plainville crash Police have identified the man killed in a June 13 crash along InterIn this photo from earlier in the 20th century, hay is gathered at the state 84 as a 36-year-old Hartford resPhoto courtesy of Plainville Historical Society

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Faith Briefs Trinity Covenant Church events

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Trinity Covenant Church, 59 Trumbull Ave., has the following events scheduled: Sunday, June 21, worship moves to 10 a.m. Special guest speaker will be Howard Burgoyne, superintendent of the East Coast Conference of the Evangelical Covenant Church. Vacation Bible School this summer will be Monday, July 20 to Friday, July 24. Kids ages 3 through 12 are invited to a week of adventure at Trinity Covenant. Each day from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. (to 1 p.m. on Friday) children will have Bible stories, music, games, crafts, and snacks. The Bible lessons will be based on the life of the disciple Peter. For more information, call (860) 747-0059 or visit www.Trinity-Covenant.net.

The public is invited to the 23rd Annual Old Fashioned Camp Meeting and a week of Bible preaching at the First Bible Baptist Church, 12 Granger Lane on Sundays, July 5 and 12, from 10 a.m. and 6 p.m.; Monday, July 6 to Friday, July 10, 7 p.m. daily. There will be Bible preaching, special music and fellowship. All services are interpreted for the deaf; nursery care is provided. For more information or directions, call (860) 793-1155 or visit www.fbbc-ct.org.

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Church of Our Saviour events The following events are taking place at the Church of Our Saviour, 115 W. Main St.: Holy Eucharist will be held Wednesdays, noon. The Rev. Peter Quinn will speak at the Daughters of the King and will have the final meeting of the season at Church of Our Saviour on Saturday, June 20. Following the meeting a potluck luncheon will be served. For information, contact the church at (860) 747-3109. Send your church news and photos to news@plainvillecitizen.com; or to The Plainville Citizen, 333 East St., Plainville, CT 06062. Questions? Call us at the office, (860) 410-1857.

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Douglas Masot Douglas C. Masot, of Plainville, died June 8, 2009, at Amber Woods in Farmington. He was the beloved husband of Mary Ellen (Securcher) Masot. He was born Jan. 13, 1939, in Burlington, Vt., to the late Peter and Rose Masot. He served his country for 10 years in the United States Navy during the Vietnam War and was discharged in 1969. He was employed with the Department of Corrections as a medic for 20 years until his retirement in 1989. He was assistant scoutmaster of the Plainville Boy Scouts, Troop 30 for many years. Along with his loving wife of Plainville, he leaves his children, David P. Masot and companion, Joan Dent, of Newington, and Christine Elizabeth Petosa and her husband Craig, of Plainville; along with two grandchildren, Kyle and Zachary Petosa. The funeral was held June 12, 2009, at Bailey Funeral Home, Plainville. Burial followed with military honors in West Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association Connecticut Chapter, 279 New Britain Road, Kensington, CT 06037.

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Obituaries Roland DeVoe, 85, of Plainville, died June 4, 2009, at the Hospital of Central Connecticut in Southington. He was born Oct. 4, 1923, in Eagle Lake, Maine, to the late Victor DeVoe and Odile (Madore) DeVoe. He served his country in the United States Army during World War II. He then moved to Connecticut were he resided in both Plainville and Southington. He was employed with CL&P for many years as a lineman and building mechanic. He was a member of Our Lady of Mercy Church, the American Legion Post 33, the VFW and the Elks Club. He enjoyed boating and fishing and was known for being a handyman. He took great pleasure in using his mechanical skills to help his family and friends. His zest for life will be carried on in all who knew him. He is survived by his four loving sons, Robert DeVoe and his wife, Lita, of Tennessee, Gary DeVoe and his wife, Sharon, of Plainville, Karl DeVoe and his wife, Nancy, of Kensington, Mark DeVoe and his wife, Nancy, of Plainville; his companion, Francis Tomczuk, of Southington; seven grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; his two brothers, Victor DeVoe, of Rocky Hill, and Everette DeVoe and his wife, Jill, of Virginia; his three sisters, Ethelyn Positano, of Bristol, Berdina Frechette, of Bristol, and Nola Beliveau, of Thomaston; and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his first wife, Rita (Turmelle) DeVoe; his second wife, Alfreda Belanger; and his brother, George. The funeral was held June 9, 2009, at Bailey Funeral Home, Plainville, followed by a Mass at Our Lady of Mercy Church, Plainville. Burial followed in St. Joseph Cemetery, Plainville.

Robert W. Garry Jr., 66, of Southington, beloved husband of Nancy (Turner) Garry, died suddenly at his home on June 3, 2009. He was born Nov. 6, 1942, in New Britain, a son of the late Marjorie (Fish) Garry and Robert W. Garry. He touched the lives of many young people throughout his 34-year teaching career. He began teaching in 1966 at John F. Kennedy Junior High School in Plantsville where he taught math for 17 years. He then taught math at Southington High School for 18 years while also being class advisor and the boys’ tennis coach, retiring in 2001. During retirement, he combined his love for tennis with his love for his daughters and coached the girls’ high school tennis team for six years. Following his retirement, he turned his love of masonry into a second career and founded G & T Masonry. His many masonry skills were inspired by his loving Uncle Allie. He will always be remembered for living his motto, “It’s nice to be nice.” In addition to his wife, he is survived by his two daughters, Alexandra and Jacqueline Emma, both of Southington; three sons, Robert Garry and wife, Jill, of Bristol, Michael Garry and wife, Angela, of Southington, and John Garry, of California; a sister, Laurel Tomassetti and husband, Fred, of Southington; three brothers, Randall Garry and wife, Sheila, of

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John Breault John “Jack” Breault, 92, of Southington, died June 3, 2009, at The Summit of Plantsville. He was the beloved husband of the late Veronica (Kopcza) Breault. He was born May 10, 1917, in Three Rivers, Canada, the son of the late Joseph Breault and Emma (Lamonth) Page. He retired from Plainville Special Tool in 1971. He was an avid golfer and was a member of Pine Valley Country Club, Southington, for many years. He was a parishioner of Immaculate Conception Church, Southington. He is survived by his loving children, Sandra Breault and her fiance, Paul Gianni-

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ni, of Plainville, and Teddy Douglas and her husband, Bob, of Bristol; two treasured grandsons, Art “Sparky” D’Agostino Jr. and his wife, Michelle and Bobby Douglas and his wife, Tricia; two great- grandchildren, Andrew John D’Agostino and Heidi Donaldson; a brother, Joseph Breault and his wife, Joan, of California; a sister, Shirley Breault, of Terryville; a sister-in-law, Bobbi Breault, of California; and several nieces and nephews including, Matthew and Philip Kopcza. He was predeceased by two brothers, Robert and Julius; and sisters, Margaret and Frances. The funeral was held June 8, 2009, at DellaVecchia Funeral Home, Southington, followed by a Mass at Immaculate Conception Church. Burial was at Immaculate Conception Cemetery. The family would like to thank Dr. Ralph Prezioso and the staff at General Medical Practice and also the staff at The Summit for their loving care and support. Memorial donations may be made to the American Diabetes Association, 306 Industrial Park Road, Middletown, CT 06457.

Vincent Durante Vincent Thomas Durante, 70, of Kensington, died unexpectedly June 9, 2009, at the Hospital of Central Connecticut at New Britain General. He was the beloved husband and best friend of Rosalind (DeCarlo) Durante for 46 years. He was born in Brooklyn,

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Understanding the role of administration By Kathleen Binkowski Special to The Citizen

www.plainvillecitizen.com The Plainville Citizen 333 East St., Unit 1 — P.O. Box 57 Plainville, CT 06062 Managing Editor – Robert Mayer Asst. managing editor – Robin Lee Michel Associate editor – Ken DiMauro Sports editor – Nick Carroll Advertising manager – Christine Nadeau Advertising sales – Doug Riccio

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Government Meetings Thursday, June 18 Economic Development Agency, Municipal Center, 7 p.m. Monday, June 22 Veterans Council, Municipal Center, 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 23 Planning and Zoning, Municipal Center, 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 24 Republican Town Committee, Municipal Center, 7 p.m. Thursday, June 25 Democratic Town Committee, Municipal Center, 7:30 p.m.

Monday, June 29 Veterans Council, Municipal Center, 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 1 Inland Wetlands Commission, Municipal Center, 7:30 p.m. Thursday, July 2 Bicycle Friendly Committee, Municipal Center, 7:30 p.m. Monday, July 6 Town Council, Municipal Center, 7:30 p.m. Veterans Council, Municipal Center, 7 p.m. Tuesday, July 7 Taxpayers Association, Municipal Center, 7 p.m.

During the last 20 years, there has been significant research that supports the role of administrators in promoting increases in student achievement. Unfortunately, the public perception of school administration is that of a bureaucracy diverting resources from instruction. This perception is not grounded in fact and this article will describe the critical role administrators play in raising student achievement and in managing schools. Good school management is essential for the development and operation of effective schools. Assertive leadership by the school principal, superintendent and central-office staff is a key element common to successful schools. Most parents have a fairly clear understanding of the role of the principal in that they interact with the community on a regular basis. However, the role of school district administration beyond that of the school principal, is often not as clear to parents and the public. Nevertheless, district-level administrative and professional staff provide critically needed support for schoollevel programs. Part of the success of schools is attributed to the district personnel who provide vision and direction for improvement. District staff are credited with setting the expectations, and then providing the resources, mentoring, and expertise necessary for schools to achieve learning goals. Moreover, many central office functions — fiscal services, transportation coordination, food services, and personnel administration — are performed at the central office level to ensure

that building administrators can focus on instruction. Furthermore, a number of school district duties and responsibilities can only be carried out by administrative level staff per state requirements. Additionally, central office staff supervise the development and implementation of curriculum and professional training for staff. Finally, they make provisions for and supervise special education and health-related services. It is important to compare administrators in education to executive and managerial staffs in business and industry. Our comparisons are from the most respected source of this data — the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics uses this data in compiling official government reports. When we review their most recent data from 2003, the ratio of employees to executive, administrator and/or manager is higher in kindergarten through 12th grade education (15.2 to 1) than in any other business or industry shown. Only the health care industry reports similar patterns, with 11.7 people supervised per executive or administrator. In Plainville, our ratio in 2008 is 29.3 total staff, including non-teaching positions, supervised per administrator, which is significantly above the national data. The average ratio throughout all manufacturing industries is 5.6 to 1. These data indicate that, judged by similar management/staffing practices in business and industry, kindergarten through 12grade education is not topheavy. The National Center for Education Statistics of

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Letters to the Editor ‘Pennywise, pound foolish’ To the editor: In tough economic times, we all want to be sensible and use our funds effectively. Yet being “pennywise and pound foolish” will only end up costing our state more money in the long run. Connecticut’s Family Resource Centers provide enormous benefits by directly helping our state achieve many of its goals, such as school readiness and family involvement. Children who have participated in the interactive parent-child learning groups come to school eager to learn. Their parents already feel connected to the school system and seek to become more involved in their children’s education. Our state goal of school readiness starts at birth and that is when resource centers begin their programs for families. Parents benefit from the latest brain research through the nationally recognized Parents as Teachers curriculum, to make the most of these precious early years and ensure

their children are well prepared. Dollars well spent! Personally, I have witnessed many powerful ways that family resource centers have served as an integrated system of both direct service and collaboration with other community agencies. These include sharing cutting edge brain research for both new and seasoned parents, helping children develop pro-social skills, thereby strengthening bullying prevention/ pregnancy prevention and providing resources and links for effective early intervention for developmental delays. The Plainville Family Resource Network is one of 62 family resource centers in Connecticut that pack a powerful punch for the funding they receive. They are the “best bang for the buck” Connecticut has. I urge all reading this to call Gov. M. Jodi Rell today at (800) 406-1527 or (860) 566-4840 to say “keep family resource centers funded.” Susan Plourde Plainville Susan Plourde is a parent educator at Plainville Family Resource Network.

Top Continued from page 1 ing goodbye to administrators, teachers, staff and friends they’ve gotten to know. In the fall, many of the members of the graduating class will be continuing their education. Haggerty will be attending Oberlin College in Oberlin, Ohio, studying math and music, while Reeve will be at Wellesley College in Wellesley, Mass., majoring in peace and justice studies. The two have known each other since they were both sixth-grade students at the Middle School of Plainville. They described their association and relationship as a friendly rivalry and said that they are more different than they are alike, although both are into music programs at PHS. Haggerty is a member of the school band, jazz band and chorus, singing bass and playing trombone. He was student conductor at the last band concert and has been a member of several music

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Role Continued from page 16 the U.S. Department of Education collects staffing data, with the most current data available for the 2005-06 school year. For that year, only 1.1 percent of all school district employees — slightly more than one in every 100 employees district wide — were school district administrators. This category includes people in central office instructional support roles in addition to those typically viewed as having administrative positions. Many of the misconceptions about school funding result from a lack of understanding of the complex issues involved. Court decisions, legislation and public demand for expanded services also add to what is needed to fund education. Despite

increases in expectations for schools, during the past 15 years, the shares of school budgets allocated to both instruction and administration have been relatively stable, with about two-thirds of school budgets going to instruction. Therefore, administration has not been increasing at the expense of instruction. Clearly, the administrative proportion of the budget is a small piece of the financial and staffing pie. Finally, an enterprise as large and important as public education could not function effectively without welltrained professional leadership staff. These staff members lead the way and support other staff as we continue to make gains in student achievement and manage scarce resources. Kathleen Binkowski is the superintendent of Plainville Community Schools.

coup the funds for inspections that are required by the state. The proposed ordinance change was developed by Sutherland, the Connecticut Conference of Municipalities and John Blaschik, deputy state fire marshal. Arthur Screen was among the residents who told the council the free inspections currently offered by Sutherland and part-time fire marshals are part of government service that helps ensure public safety. Screen said he didn’t think this was a good time to enact fire prevention safety code inspections fees that would hurt small businesses and basically become a tax hike. Screen said he was particularly concerned that officials were already allowing for the additional $25,000 in estimated revenue the fees would provide for the 2009-10 budget. He said it seemed as if the council had already

groups, including the Connecticut Youth Symphony, Hartt Honors Brass Quintet and the Greater Hartford Youth Wind Ensemble. Haggerty enjoys writing and performing music. Last year, “Remember Me,” a choral piece that was written by him, was performed at the PHS spring concert. He said he is looking forward to attending college with an eye on a possible career in the music industry or as a teacher. Reeve is well-known as an athlete at the high school, serving as co-captain of the varsity tennis team. She also has been president of the National Honor Society and the French National Honors Society. She eventually wants to be an advocate for human rights, possibly helping a non-governmental humanitarian aid group. Also interested in music, she plays the flute. Haggerty, 18, is the son of Plainville residents Rhoda Valentine and Terrence Haggerty. He credits his mother for helping to instill his love of music. Reeve, 17, is the daughter

of Sandra and Robert Reeve, of Plainville. She has two older siblings, Robert, 19, and Candace, 23, whom she described as good role models. Gregory Ziogas, principal of PHS, said Haggerty and Reeve were “the best students,” who should have no trouble being a contributing part of the community and being a success in whatever they choose to do. Ziogas described the Class of 2009 as “first class.” Haggerty and Reeve are working on their speeches for the June 24 ceremony. Reeve said she is almost finished with her speech, but refused to talk about its content because she wants it “to be a surprise.” Haggerty said his speech will be about “friendship and strength” and promised that it is an essay and not a musical piece, but if he had to do it all over again, he might have worked a performance of “Remember Me” in the ceremony. After all, for the 177 members of the graduating class at Plainville High School, remembering the good times are what it’s all about.

made up its mind on the issue. Resident John Kisluk said the council should reject the proposed ordinance or make major changes. For the residents who spoke out against the proposed fees, the devil seemed to be in the details. For example, who would the town charge the fee for an area for public assembly or gathering? In the case of the Loew’s Theatre complex at Connecticut Commons, would the theater operator or the property owner foot the bill? Officials answered the theater would be charged. What about Robertson Airport, which the town has opted to purchase and upgrade? Would the airport manager or property owner be charged? Officials answered the airport manager would be charged. And Screen wondered out loud about the varied inspection fees that would come from operation of the Plainville Hot Air Balloon Festival. Who would pay

those fees, especially for erection of tents for assembly, use of propane tanks and outdoor fireworks? The Plainville Fire Company, which sponsors and benefits from the festival, doesn’t become the fire department until an alarm is rung. Councilman Jason Rupaka thanked the people who testified at the public hearing. Rupaka, in making the request that the proposal be tabled, said he felt areas of the ordinance had to be addressed and clarified. Rupaka said the town had a duty to craft the best-possible ordinance and right now, there were many problems that should be addressed by some work sessions. Screen said Plainville was the only town in this region that is seeking to charge for the inspections. He asked if two large commercial buildings were to become available in Plainville and Southington and Plainville charged a $250 certificate of occupancy fee while

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Senior Happenings

Retirement celebration Parsons Buick of Plainville, 151 East St., hosted Billy Grant Day on June 13, in honor of service manager, Billy Grant, who is retiring after 44 years. Grant, center, receives congratulations from Jerry Roper, left, and Pat Roper, right, of Plainville. Photo courtesy of Parsons Buick

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starts picking up at 9:30 a.m. The bus will pick up at the store at 12:30 p.m., except on the days the bus goes to the Westfarms or Meriden malls, when pickups will be at 4:15 p.m. A handicapped bus is available, but passengers need to call the senior center and let them know a bus is needed to be put on the list. Monday, June 29: WalMart, Southington

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Seniors can learn how to visit an online library, discover the resources available on the library’s Web site from home, including renewing books, placing items on hold and more. This class will be held Tuesday, June 23, from 10 to 11 a.m., led by Plainville Public Library’s reference assistant and interlibrary loan supervisor, Joi Sorensen. Sorensen joined the library in November 2008 and is a master of library science degree candidate at Southern Connecticut State University. She also holds a master of arts degree in curriculum and instruction from the University of Connecticut. Participants should bring their current library card to this class. To register, call the senior center at (860) 7475728.

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Seniors Continued from page 18 Youth Services Bureau co-facilitates a Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Support and Education program which meets monthly at the Plainville Public Library. The program offers an opportunity for grandparents to meet others for support and to share their experiences and concerns about raising grandchildren. A variety of educational topics are presented including legal issues, guardianship, behavior, financial resources, daycare, computer use, educational issues and others. Grandparents and greatgrandparents range in age from 50 to 86 years of age and the children they raise range in age from birth to 18 years old. For information and scholarship application, contact Ronda Guberman at the senior center, (860) 747-5728, or Roberta Brown at Plainville Youth Services, (860) 7930221, ext. 261.

Wheeler clinic staffs HelpLine Wheeler Clinic’s HelpLine, a mental health

hotline, is staffed with phone counselors who have received special training in senior emotional health issues and can be reached 24 hours a day at (860) 747-3434. A wide variety of community programs and services are available that can help those struggling with depression, anxiety or other mental health issues.

Senior home assessments The Center for Healthy Aging, located in The Hospital of Central Connecticut at Bradley Memorial and New Britain General, offers several types of assessments including the comprehensive home assessment to determine seniors’ needs both in the home and outside of the home. As a full resource and assessment center for seniors and their families, our Senior Resource Coordinator can help with questions ranging from managing meals to learning about assisted living options. Polish and Spanish speakers are available to assist. For more information, contact Peg Rancourt, senior resource coordinator, at the Bradley Campus, at (860) 2765293, or Paula Bonanni, at the New Britain General Campus, at (860) 224-5278.

Rell signs ‘Silver Alert’ bill gency notification system in which law enforcement agencies broadcast local, regional, or statewide public alerts for missing seniors. Broadcasts may be issued using radio, television, and electronic highway signs. Establishment of the Silver Alert would also create a Missing Senior Citizen Information Clearinghouse in Connecticut that would be operated by the Department of Public Safety to provide a repository of information regarding missing senior citizens and coordinate public notification, using radio, television, Internet, electronic billboards and other media. “When an individual goes missing, every second counts,� Rell said. “The Silver Alert program will expedite the search.�

Due to construction, classes are held in various locations. Call the senior citizens center for more information, (860) 747-5728. Monday, June 22 Walking in the center, 9 a.m. Contemporary issues, 10 a.m. Line dance, 10 a.m. Pool tournament, noon. Setback, 1 p.m. Beginner knit/crochet, 1 p.m. Movie, 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 23 Walking in the center, 9 a.m.

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Balloonists meet — The Connecticut Lighter Than Air Society meets at 7:30 p.m. on the third Thursday of the month at the Plainville Municipal Center. For information, visit the www.lighterthan air.org, email info@lighterthanair .org or call Charlie Perreault, (860) 637-4017 or Santo Galatioto, (203) 397-0521. Bingo — Veterans of Foreign Wars MadeleyRoberts Post 574 men hold open bingo every Thursday, at 6:30 p.m., at post headquarters, 7 Northwest Drive at the corner of Route 10. The public is invited. For more information, call Earl Carey at (860) 747-5400. Knights of Columbus — The 4th Degree Knights of Columbus, Council 3544, meets at 7:30 p.m. on the third Thursday of the

month at 55 Whiting St. For information, call Malcolm Soucie at (860) 747-4039.

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Fife and Drum Corps — The Connecticut Patriots Senior Ancient Fife and Drum Corps meets Fridays at 7 p.m. at the Middle School of Plainville, 150 Northwest Drive. For information, contact Phyllis Thompson, P.O. Box 243, Plainville, CT 06062 or call (860) 621-6090. Plainville Wind Ensemble — The Plainville Wind Ensemble meets at 7 p.m. Tuesdays in the Plainville High School Band room. For more information, call the Recreation Department at (860) 747-6022.

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Art exhibit openings — The summer display at the Plainville Historical Soci-

Pageant features Plainville teenager Mary Ragaglia, of Plainville, Miss Fairfield County’s Outstanding Teen, is competing in the 81st. annual Miss Connecticut Scholarship Pageant June 25 to 27. She has attended Saint Matthew School and will attend the Greater Hartford Academy of the Arts in the fall. Encouraging volunteerism is her platform. She will sing in the talent portion of the pageant. The preliminary competitions will feature 19 contestants in the Miss and Outstanding Teen categories in swimsuit, casual wear, evening gown, onstage question and talent components. Miss Connecticut 2008 Ashley Glenn Ragaglia will emcee both nights, joined by News Channel 8’s Sonia Baghdady on June 26. The last night of competition will feature performances from the top 10 contestants in the Miss and Outstanding Teen categories, as well as production numbers that follow the theme of this year’s pageant, “An Evening of Grand Illusion.” The event will be held at the Garde Arts Center, New London. The ticket price of $75 per person covers orchestra or loge seating all three nights of the pageant. Gold Circle seats are $100 per person. For tickets, call the box office, (860) 444-7373.

ety, 29 Pierce St., will focus on Alfred Hepworth, Plainville’s best-known artist. He considered himself a “realist.” The display will run from Saturday, June 20 to Tuesday, Sept. 1. A special opening of the summer display will take place on Saturday, June 20 from noon to 4 p.m. Refreshments will be served. The historic center will be open on Wednesdays and Saturdays from noon to 2:30 p.m. The historic center will not be open during the Fourth of July weekend. For more information, call Rose Stanley at the historic center at (860) 747-6577. The historic center is handicapped accessible. Country dance — The New England Western Dance Association will have the annual meeting and dinner dance Saturday, June 20, from 6 to 11 p.m., at the Dance Hall, 161 Woodford Ave. Advance ticket sales only. Members are $20 and non-members are $25. For more information, call (860) 276-8241. Golf tournament — The 3rd annual golf tournament to benefit the Plainville High School Boys Swim Team will be held Saturday, June 20 at Hawk’s Landing Country Club in Southington. The event benefits the team’s training trip to the International Swimming Hall of Fame in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. Golfers of any skill are welcome to participate. The tournament includes 18 holes of golf, breakfast, lunch, dinner and a golf cart. The tournament starts at 8 a.m. with a shotgun start. Cost is $125 per golfer. For more information, to register or to be a sponsor, call Jeff Daddabbo at (860) 703-9335 or (860) 302-8994. Teen center open — Faith Bible Church, 168 Unionville Ave. at Northwest Drive, has a youth center where Plainville teenagers can come Saturday nights, from 7 to 9 p.m., to have fun free of charge. Activities include billiards, ping pong, foosball and other games. For more information, call the church at (860) 747-5209.

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Monday

Nail art — On Monday, June 22, beginning at 5:45 p.m., the Plainville Public Library, 56 E. Main St., will have Nail Art with Lori for children in the middle school or older. Participants should sign up for a time slot — a 15-minute segment to be held between 5:45 to 7:30 p.m. To register, call the library at (860) 793-1450. Rotary Club — Plainville Rotary Club meets at 12:15 p.m. Mondays at J. Timothy’s Taverne, 143 New Britain Ave. For information, call Guy Doyon at (860) 793-4113.

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Ancient Free & Accepted Masons — FrederickFranklin Lodge No. 14, A.F. & A. M., meets at 7:30 p.m. on the second and fourth Tuesdays of the month, except July and August, at the Masonic Temple, 70 E. Main St., Plainville. For information, call (860) 410-9112 or visit the lodge Web site at www.frederickfranklin14.org. Book discussion — Connecticut writer, Steward O’Nan, called the “bard of working class” sets his novel “Last Night at the Lobster” in a run-down mall in New Britain. A discussion will be held about the book Tuesday, June 23, at 7 p.m., at the library, 56 E Main St. The group will also set the list of books for next year’s reading. For more information, call the library at (860) 793-1446. Civil Air Patrol — The 186 Composite Squadron, formerly the Charles K. Hamilton Composite Squadron, meets Tuesdays, 7 to 9 p.m., at the Southington Armory on Woodruff Street in Southington. For information, call Thomas Litwinczyk, (860) 965-3796 or visit the Web site http://ct058.ctwg.cap.gov. Norton Park concert — A free concert in Norton Park will begin at 7 p.m. on

Tuesday, June 23 featuring Patti & The Guys, polka music. For more information, call the Plainville Parks and Recreation Department, (860) 747-6022. Plainville Wind Ensemble — The Plainville Wind Ensemble meets at 7 p.m. Tuesdays in the Plainville High School Band room. For more information, call the Recreation Department at (860) 747-6022.

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Foster care orientation — Wheeler Clinic, 88 East St., will have an informational session on foster parenting during an open house on Wednesday, June 24. This no-obligation open house provides information about the Children in Families therapeutic foster care program. Interested persons may stop in between 6 to 7:30 p.m. to learn about foster care without making a commitment of any kind. Individuals are also needed to join Families Finding Families, Wheeler Clinic’s corps of volunteer recruiters who help spread the word about the need for caring and skilled foster parents. For more information, call (888) 793-3500. Frederica Chapter — Frederica Chapter 110, Order of the Eastern Star of Plainville will hold a stated meeting on Wednesday, June 24, at 7:30 p.m., at the Plainville Masonic Temple, 70 East Main St., Plainville. Refreshments will follow the meeting. This is the final meeting until the fall. Inhalant abuse prevention — The Connecticut Clearinghouse, 334 Farmington Ave., is having an open house and a free presentation “Inhalants: The New Prevention Messages” Wednesday, June 24, at 3 p.m. For more information or to reserve a seat, call (800) 232-4424 by Monday, June 22. See the complete calendar and the Nutmeg TV schedule on our Web site www.plainv illecitizen.com.


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Relay For Life of Plainville 2009

Several hundred people gathered at Norton Park June 13 and 14 for Relay For Life of Plainville to raise donations for cancer research through the American Cancer Society. In spite of torrential rain during the night, many hardy souls stayed the course for the entire 24 hours. Many campsites were swamped with more than 6 inches of rain.

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Pandemic emergency exercise prepares officials By Richie Rathsack and Robin Lee Michel The Plainville Citizen Nearly 45 officials came out May 13 to the Aqua Turf Club for a table-top exercise to test just how well Southington would be prepared to respond to a pandemic flu emergency. The Town of Plainville was represented by David Telesca, assistant superintendent of schools, Marco Palmeri, town sanitarian, Robert E. Lee, town manager, and Matt Guarino, Middle School of Plainville principal. Southington Health Department Director Charles Motes, a Plainville resident, said the exercise was set up before the outbreak of swine flu, but it helped to make the exercise a lot more realistic. “We have been planning it for three or four years. It’s great to have a plan, but better when you can exercise it. It is to find good strong points and find gaps that need to be addressed,” Motes said. “If there was a pandemic flu outbreak and people are concerned about it, what information do we need to get out, when and to who?”

He said in the event of such a disease, officials may advise people on social distancing, meaning to avoid congregating in large groups in an effort to create a break in the spreading of the flu. One of the largest places of congregation is the schools, so many school officials such as administrators, parent teacher organization representatives and even bus drivers were included in the exercise as were state officials and emergency services. Plainville officials were there primarily to observe. Telesca noted that it was interesting timing that the event had already been planned when the recent H1N1 outbreak occurred. As a result, the exercise served almost as a debriefing on how that had been handled. “Something that happens in this type of situation, everybody has a plan for it. The town, the schools and the bus drivers all have their plans,” said Southington Police Department spokesman Sgt. Lowell De Palma. “These particular meetings are when you are coordinating your individual plan. It is good to know that the town is

really prepared.” Motes said one of the difficulties is in identifying all the groups that would be affected by such a pandemic. Beyond just the schools, he said, where to children go after school if their parents are at work. He said plans have to include the YMCA, which has after school programs, day care centers and other places where children may congregate. Members of all these different groups were invited to participate in the exercise and bring questions. “The goal was to efficiently adapt everyone’s individual plan because they all overlap,” De Palma said. The exercise presented the officials with scenarios to react to according to their individual plans. Motes said communication is a double-edged sword that represented both the strong points and the weak points of the town’s plan. Conveying information is important and the Southington school system can send e-mails and automated phone messages to get information to everyone connected with the school within 30 minutes. Plainville has a similar e-mergency

Southington Health Department Director Charles Motes, a Plainville resident, leads a table-top exercise about preparation pandemic emergencies. Citizen photo by Robin Lee Michel

communications system. “You entrust your child to the educational system to provide a safe learning environment. There is a certain amount of trust that has to be engendered. We are going to keep you in the loop all the time,” Motes said. The main area for improvement is when to make the decision to create an emergency operating center. Motes said it is better to have one up and running at the first sign of an emergency. “It went very well. It made it so much more realistic. The people who were involved in the drill were looking at real time data and circumstances,” Motes said.

“Their thinking processes were that much more applicable. The good point of that, it was in a table top (format) so we are not under the pressure for the real thing.” He said next year he hopes to expand the exercise would like to have nearly 100 people contributing to making sure the region has safe, effective plans. “It was good to see two towns take similar actions, that there’s a coherence between the two towns in regards to decision-making, such as when to close schools. It’s good to have a joint approach,” Telesca said. “It was a learning process for both towns.”

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A six-week tai chi program for people with arthritis will begin on Monday, June 22, from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., at the Bristol Hospital Wellness Center, 842 Clark Ave., Bristol. This program is ideal for people with arthritis because it helps to increase strength and flexibility and promotes relaxation. The class is suitable for people of all levels of physical fitness and is taught by a certified Arthritis Foundation instructor. A six-week tai chi for health program will begin Friday, June 26, from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Tai chi for health is easy to learn, effective and safe. Instructor Amy Gray guides the class through a series of gentle movements that help to increase flexibility, muscle strength and heart/lung activity. They also help to align posture, improve balance and integrate the mind and body. The cost for either series is $60. To register, call Bristol Hospital’s InfoLink at (860) 585-3661.

Bristol Hospital’s prepared childbirth program will conduct a tour of the Families Are First Maternity Unit on Sunday, July 26, 7 p.m. Tours take place on a monthly basis. Expectant parents as well as the community are invited to participate in the tour to learn more about the Families Are First philosophy of single-room, family-centered maternity care and to receive the latest update on birthing techniques and trends. To register on-line go to www.bristolhospital.org or call InfoLink at (860) 585-3661.

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Breastfeeding workshop Families Are First, Bristol Hospital’s prepared childbirth program, will present a Prenatal Breastfeeding Workshop Wednesday, July 15, from 6 to 9 p.m., at Bristol Hospital, Brewster Road, Bristol. The cost is $35 per couple and includes book and breakfast. To register or for more information, call InfoLink at (860) 585-3661. See complete health briefs listing at www.plainvillecitizen.com.

Relay Continued from page 1 learned of the Southington Relay For Life, and attended with her family. “I saw the unity, love and emotion that it created,” she said. During her radiation treatments, Gonzalez heard that a Relay For Life rally was taking place at J. Timothy’s Taverne in town and decided to attend. Much to her surprise, she was not only the first person to attend the rally, but the only one. As a result, Gonzalez decided that she wanted to start a committee here in Plainville. By December 2004, she had recruited 10 people to become involved. “It was like magic,” she said. Since that time, the Plainville Relay For Life was awarded the Rookie of the Year award in 2005 and has continually expanded its numbers. Jennifer Goen, of Bristol, part of the Friends of Tina team, is a first-time participant of Relay For Life. “I didn’t know what to expect,” she said. “But it is amazing to see the amount of people who have been affected by cancer people and those who are willing to donate to the organization.” Goen is one of 12 people on her team; she relays to remember Tina **, who passed away from colon cancer at the age of 28. Donna McCarty, co-chairwoman with Tammy Wyman,

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Coach pleased with season, excited about future By Nick Carroll The Plainville Citizen Its stay in the postseason was a brief one, but the Plainville High School softball team can find some solace in knowing that it was eliminated by an eventual state finalist. St. Joseph, which defeated Plainville, 12-1, in the second round two weeks back, ended up the runner-up in the CIAC Class M state tournament. Seymour topped St. Joseph, 1-0, Saturday in the title game. Although Plainville’s season ended sooner than she would have liked, third-year coach Jen Micowski is chalking this spring up as a success — and with good reason. The locals rolled up a solid

record of 15-8, finished third in the rough and tumble Northwest Conference, and qualified for the state tournament for the 29th straight year, besting HaddamKillingworth, 4-0, in Round 1. And Plainville did it with a very young team. The Lady Blue Devils went into battle with just two seniors and six juniors. Rounding out the roster were five sophomores and five freshmen. The future appears bright for Plainville, but the contributions of senior shortstop Marisa Jandreau and senior third baseman Amy Martin — both four-year starters — certainly will be missed. Jandreau, selected to compete in the 27th Annual Senior All-Star game, batted .414 this season, scored 22

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The Plainville High School football team wrapped up its spring practice session last week. High school football teams are allowed to practice for 10 days at the end of the school year. Teams reconvene in August. Plainville is hoping to take a step forward in 2009. Last year, the Blue Devils won their opening game, but were held winless the rest of the way.

runs and had an on-base percentage of .500. Not surprisingly, she was named the Lady Blue Devils’ Offensive MVP. Also, she earned AllNorthwest Conference honors for the third time. Martin was picked for the Senior All-Star game, as well. She batted .479 and generated 34 hits this year, which places her 10th all-time at PHS for hits in a season. Her 30 singles this spring is fourth alltime. Martin received the team’s Sportsmanship Award. “Amy has been a wonderful captain and role model for the younger kids in our program. It has been a true pleasure to coach her these last three seasons. She is the type of kid that will be successful in all she does because she always gives 100 percent,” said Micowski. Although the graduation of team captains Jandreau and Martin leave big gaps in Plainville’s lineup, the Lady Blue Devils return a solid core in 2010, highlighted by current juniors Shelby Marquis and Katie Treado. Marquis, an All-State and All-Conference performer this season, batted .375 and was named Plainville’s Defensive MVP. Also, the centerfielder was selected to play in the first-ever Junior Select game. Treado, the Lady Blue Devils’ pitcher, owned an earnedrun average of 2.31, batted .358 and scored 22 runs this year. Treado received Micowski’s Coaches Award and was named All-Conference for the second time. “Katie does a lot for our team when she takes the mound and pitches each game,” Micowski said. “She is one of the most unselfish players I have ever coached. She holds her own in a conference full of competitive teams. Katie has gained much respect from the coaching staff and the fans of Plainville softball for her willingness to step up and play the most important position on the field.”

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The return of All-State player Shelby Marquis, pictured, and several other starters, should make the Plainville High School softball team a formidable opponent in 2010. Other key juniors were outfielder Abby Moschini and catcher Callyn Dalke. Moschini was named Plainville’s Most Improved player. “Abby came into the season focused on gaining a starting spot in the field this year … Abby made many fantastic plays defensively this season including a diving catch to end the inning in our game versus Rocky Hill, and a game-saving play at the plate during the Berlin game,” Micowski said. “She has come a long way this

year and we are hoping for additional improvement in her senior season.” Dalke earned the Lady Blue Devils’ Un-Sung Hero Award. She batted a healthy .357 this spring and did a fine job behind the plate. Other players Micowski expects big things from next year include current junior Morgan Welz (DP), current sophomores Becky Slivinsky (1B) and Cristina Mullin (OF), and current freshmen Lindsey Allario (OF), Tabitha Arnold (SS) and Emily Zuckerman (2B).


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Blue Devil Notes

Plainville High School athletics director John Zadnik, a veteran sports umpire/official, was named “Umpire of the Year” Monday night at the CHSCA All-State softball banquet, held at the Aqua Turf Club. Zadnik has umpired softball games for more than 35 years. During that time, he has worked more than 100 CIAC state tournament games, including 15 state championship games. Last week, Zadnik was behind the plate for the Southington-Masuk Class LL state semifinal softball game, which featured Masuk pitching phenom Rachel Fico. Zadnik also is a veteran college umpire, and has worked Amateur Softball Association national tournaments, as well. “It is a great honor to be recognized by the CIAC as an umpire,” said Zadnik, a member of the Connecticut ASA Fast Pitch Hall of Fame as an umpire. “Receiving the award on the same night that one of Plainville’s athletes, Shelby Marquis, will be given her All-State plaque, makes it even more

special.” Marquis and baseball player D.J. Voisine were Plainville’s lone All-State honorees this season. The duo earned All-Northwest Conference accolades as well, along with baseball players Taylor Perun, Sam Dostaler and Eric Zapatka, softball players Katie Treado and Marissa Jandreau, tennis players Elizabeth Bowling, Rebecca Reeve and Chelsey Tine, golfer Jeff Mann and track and field athletes Millie Mills and Val Knapp. Plainville High School’s All-Academic honorees this spring were baseball players Sam Dostaler, Jon Favreau, Andrew Keating, Billy Keating, Taylor Perun, Will Sessa and Michael Thomas, tennis players Elizabeth Bowling, Alicia Panetta, Rebecca Reeve, Chelsey Tine, Abby Szach and Jessica Foertsch, golfers Spencer Cole, Jeff Mann, Austin Provost, Steven Bruno, Jesse Carter and Andrew Hamel, track and field athletes Jill Cavallari, Beau Dawson, Whitley Dozier, Mary Maynard, Melanie Saavedra, Vic-

Golfer Spencer Cole and dozens of other Plainville High School athletes earned All-Academic accolades this spring. Citizen photo by Nick Carroll

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Baseball Award), Tony Ettorre (Jeffrey Hawksley Soccer Award), Zachary Harper (Michael Hawksley Wrestling Award), John Reardon, Amy Martin (Marine Corps Distinguished Athlete Award), Stavros Anastasas, Jill Cavallari (Army Outstanding Athlete Award), Don Bartomioli, Kristina Soultatos (David Rybczyk Scholarship), Dan Zuckerman, Beau Dawson (Northwest Conference Sportsmanship Award), Kristen Carroccia (Salvatore Dellaquila Memorial Scholarship), Jon Favreau (Charles Palmer MVP Football Award), Jon Favreau (Frank Colao Scholarship), Elizabeth Bowling, Rebecca Reeve, Chelsey Tine (Joyce Dorrigl Tennis Award) and Gregory Dagata, Kristen Carroccia, Andrew Keating, Brittany Bouchard (CIAC Award of Excellence). — Nick Carroll


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Cap’s Corner 22, Guardian Pest Control 12: For the victors, Corey Crane went 4-for-5, knocked in three runs and scored four times, Sean Lizon went 4-for-5, homered, drove in five runs and scored four times, Keith Lizon went 4-for-5 with three homeruns, five RBI and four runs scored and Eric Crane went 3-for-6. Olympia Sports 6, Navy/Marines 3: Chris Jiantonio’s consistency on the mound was supported by Josh Makula, Andy Bekstrom, Eric Neumann, Shane Dlubac, Bryan Block and Rick O’Keefe crossing the plate, as Olympia held off the Navy/Marines team. Olympia Sports 11, Navy/Marines 3: Olympia Sports’ Don Tinker was solid in the field and scored two runs. Andy Bekstrom and Eric Neumann also scored two runs. Neumann homered. Chris Grosch went 4-for-4 for the victors. Olympia Sports 25, NE Produce 15: Josh Makula had a three-run homerun, and Matt Silverio and Don Tinker each went 3-for-4 as Olympia Sports rolled. Also coming through at the plate for the victors were Eric Neumann (3-for-3, 4 runs scored, 2 RBI) and Mike Aiello (4-for-4, 3 runs scored, 3 RBI). Tony Lebron was solid behind the plate for Olympia Sports. Olympia Sports 12, NE Produce 5: For Olympia Sports, Rick O’Keefe scored three runs, Andrew Beckstrom went 2-for-2, scored twice and was solid in the field, Don Tinker went 3-for-3, and Dave Fisch finished 3-for-4 and was a rock at second base. Olympia Sports 12, Guardian Pest Control 10: Don Tinker, Josh Makula and Mike Aiello combined to go 8-for-11 with seven runs and seven RBI, as Olympia Sports prevailed. Makula had a three-run homerun. Shane Dlubac, Tim Knecht and Dave Fisch anchored Olympia Sports’ defense. Cap’s Corner 13, Olympia Sports 8: Sean Lizon went 4-for4 with two singles, a double, a homerun and three RBI, Eric Crane went 3-for-3 with a single, double, homerun, five RBI and three runs scored, and Kris Martinelli finished 3-for-4 and drove in one run as Cap’s Corner picked up the win.

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If a team plays up to its ability and loses, a coach doesn’t have much to complain about. For Leo Veleas and the Berlin High School baseball team, Friday night was not one of those instances. The Northwest Conference champion Redcoats made several miscues and stranded five runners as they fell to Branford, 4-2, in the finals of the CIAC Class L state tournament last week at Palmer Field in Middletown. “I always said ‘if you play your best, and you get beat, there’s nothing to cry about,’” Veleas said. “Tonight there might have been a question mark there … There might have been a question mark.” Berlin committed three errors in the title game. The Redcoats made some other

costly mistakes, as well. In the first inning, a Berlin runner was picked off at first base. Redcoat starter Anthony Marzi did a fine job on the mound, but a hit batter in the fourth set up a run for Branford. In the sixth, a passed ball later resulted in another Branford run. Marzi pitched into the seventh inning. The junior scattered six hits, struck out six and walked one. Branford got all its runs with Marzi on the hill; three were earned. Game-winner Jeff Stoddard pitched five innings, gave up seven hits, had one strikeout and no walks. He was replaced by Pat Simone (no hits, four strikeouts), who shut Berlin down the rest of the way. Branford, a 14th seed, defeated three higher ranked teams en route to the finals. There, it jumped out to a 2-0 lead in the fourth inning. No. 1 seed Berlin would even things up in the fifth, but the eventual champs kept their composure and plated another pair of runs in the sixth.

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MSP track and field athletes honored The Middle School of Plainville track and field team wrapped up its season with a pizza party recently. Pictured with coach Jim Caron are team award winners, from left, Malik Gordon, Carly Martino, Meagan Czmyr, Connor Oakes, Dom D’Onofrio and Isabella D’Onofrio. ‘My goals focused on creating a love for the sport in each athlete, and helping them to achieve their goals. This, no doubt, was achieved this year,’ Caron said, pointing out that ‘98 percent’ of the team members ‘went beyond their goals.’

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Obituaries her husband then moved their antiques business to the Collinsville Antiques Cooperative. She was a member of the Nutmeg Depression Glass Club and the Mountain Laurel Depression Glass Club. She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother, and her greatest joy was being with her family. She will be forever remembered and missed by all of them She is survived by her devoted husband of 52 years and her loving daughters with their spouses, Anne Bartosewicz-Mele and Tony Mele, of West Hartford, and Joan and L. Scott Taylor, of West Simsbury; her beloved grandsons, Andrew and Brenden Taylor, Max (the dog); and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her sister, Irene Bezrudczyk and her brother, Tony Juzwinski. The funeral was held June

Genevieve Bartosewicz Genevieve “Cookie” (Juzwinski) Bartosewicz, 76, of Plainville, beloved wife of John Bartosewicz, died June 10, 2009, after a short battle with cancer. She was born in New Britain, the daughter of the late Peter and Sophia Juzwinski and lived in New Britain for many years before moving to Plainville in 1962. After working at various jobs including the New Britain Machine Company, she found her passion in antiques. While raising her family she established and grew a successful antique business called Cookie Jar Antiques. She began this endeavor with the creation of the Plainville Railroad Station Flea Market. She created the first Depression-era glass show in Connecticut that ran for 20 years. She and

15, 2009 at New Britain Memorial Funeral Home, New Britain, followed a Mass at Holy Cross Church, New Britain. Burial was at Sacred Heart Cemetery. Her family would like to thank the staff at St. Francis Cancer Center and especially Dr. Daniel Girardi for the loving and compassionate care she received. Memorial donations may be made to Holy Cross Church , 31 Biruta St., New Britain, CT 06053.

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Mary Roman, 96, of Plainville, died peacefully at home June 11, 2009. She was born in the Ukraine and lived in Plainville for the past 75 years. She was predeceased by her husband Joseph Roman. She was employed for 25 years at Marlin-Rockwell in Plainville. She was a member of Holy Trinity Russian Orthodox Church in New Britain. She also was an active member of the Plainville YMCA, using the Senior Citizens Dial-a-Ride for her biweekly swim. She was dearly loved by family and friends. She is survived by her son, Michael Roman and his wife, Fay, of Yarmouth Port, Mass.; her daughter, Irene Roman and her husband, Paul Thomas, of Guilford; her grandchildren, Laura and Mark Luddington and their three sons, Kevin, Brian and Jeffery; Michael Zinkiewicz; Joseph Zinkiewicz and his wife, Elizabeth; Michael Roman Jr. and his wife, Deanna and their three daughters, Alaina, Jessica and Samantha; Stephen Roman and his wife, Amy and their son, Alex; Catherine Pickman

and her husband, Jason and their twins, Tyler and Katelyn; and Mark Roman and his wife, Molly and their daughters, Sarah, Anna, Molly and Mary Jean. The funeral was held May 15, 2009 at Burritt Hill Funeral Home, New Britain, followed by a Mass at Holy Trinity Orthodox Church. Burial was in Holy Trinity Church Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to Hospice of Central Connecticut, 205 W. Main St., New Britain, CT 06052 or the Plainville YMCA, 149 Farmington Ave., Plainville, CT 06062.

Tomasa Torres Tomasa (Sotomayor) Torres, 97, of Southington, died peacefully at home surrounded by her loving family on June 10, 2009. She was the widow of Jose Torres. She was born Feb. 12, 1912, in Utuado, Puerto Rico, the daughter of the late Juan Bautista and Dolores (Lucena) Sotomayor. She had been a Southington resident for 37 years, living with her daughter, Laura. She is a former New Britain resident and was a member of St. Mary Church. She was a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She 1115018

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The Fathers of … Supreme Court all keep a watch on each other. When he was elected to the U.S. Congress, he helped write the Bill of Rights, making human rights a stronger part of the Constitution.

People who invent something, have a new idea, make a dream come true, or are the first to do something are often called the “father” or “mother” of that new thing. For example, we often call George Washington the “father of our country.” The Mini Page celebrates Father’s Day, June 21, by remembering some famous men who many believe led the way in their field.

James Madison (17511836) was born in Virginia as the oldest of 12 kids. Five of his siblings died. He later married the lively and popular Dolley Todd.

George Washington (1732-1799) was born in Virginia. His family were well-off farmers. He worked as a surveyor and joined the British Colonial army. Before the Revolutionary War, he served in the Virginia House of Burgesses, or the Colonial legislature.

Father of the Constitution James Madison helped write the Virginia Constitution in 1776. He was later the main author of the U.S. Constitution. He also helped write articles persuading Americans to adopt it. Madison helped set up the country’s system of checks and balances. This means the president, Congress and the

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He was elected as the fourth president of the U.S. in 1808. In 1812, because Britain was seizing ships and sailors, Madison declared war on Britain. He had to flee when the British set fire to the Capitol and the White House.

Father of biology Aristotle (ARE-ihSTAHT-uhl) is known as one of the greatest philosophers, or thinkers, of all time. He founded a school for science and collected much information about plants and animals. Aristotle (384-322 B.C.) was born in Greece. His father was the doctor for a king.

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George Washington not only led the Colonies in the fight for independence from Britain, but also guided the country through its birth. He helped create a new kind of country, one ruled by the people. Washington was a delegate to the First and Second Continental Congresses. They met to decide how to deal with Britain’s growing unfairness. In 1775, delegates elected Washington commander in chief of the Continental Army. Every president since has also been the commander in chief. After leading America to victory, Washington pushed the new country to adopt a constitution. When he was elected America’s first president, Washington set the pattern for future presidents. He refused to serve a third term. He was so popular that he could have had as much power as a king. But he thought this went against the principles of America.

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Capt. John Paul Jones (1747-1792) was born in Scotland. He went to sea at age 13.

Father of science fiction

Experts believe Sun Tzu (soon zu) wrote “The Art of War,” a book about military strategy. It is still studied today by the military and by business people. His tips include: “Keep your friends close, and your enemies closer.”

In his novels from the mid-1800s, Jules Verne predicted airplanes, space flight, TV, movies and submarines. His writing includes “Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea” and “Around the World in Eighty Jules Verne (1828-1905) Days.”

Sun Tzu (about 500 B.C.) was a Chinese general.

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Mark Twain is famous for his sharp humor about society. His most famous books include “The Adventures of Tom Sawyer” and “Adventures of Mark Twain (1835-1910) was Huckleberry born in Missouri and named Samuel Langhorne Clemens. Finn.” He used speech that was true to the way people really talked. This made his books different from European literature. This realistic speech also upset many people. For example, Twain’s character Huckleberry Finn is a runaway who uses racist language because he doesn’t know any better. But the book shows that after spending time with a runaway slave, Huck begins to question whether slavery is right. photo A.F. Bradley, New York, copyright, Mark Twain, courtesy Library of Congress

Commodore John Barry (1745-1803) was born in Ireland. He went to sea when he was a young boy.

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Commodore John Barry and Capt. John Paul Jones both played big roles in the founding of the U.S. Navy. Barry commanded a Continental Navy ship in the Revolutionary War. Later, he commanded a Continental Navy ship defending the Philadelphia area. In 1794 he was named senior captain of the new U.S. Navy. Jones became an officer on a Continental Navy ship in 1775. In 1779, a British ship bombarded Jones’ ship. When the British captain asked if Jones wanted to surrender, he yelled, “I have not yet begun to fight!” The U.S. won.

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LEGAL NOTICE INLAND WETLANDS AND WATERCOURSES COMMISSION PLAINVILLE, CT At its June 3, 2009, regular meeting, the Plainville Inland Wetlands and Watercourses Commission rendered the following decisions: DECLARED the unauthorized activity for Conn-Strux as not being a significant activity for property located at 115 Robert Jackson Way. APPROVED WITH MODIFICATIONS an Inland Wetlands Permit for Conn-Strux to carry out grading, filling and remediation for property located at 115 Robert Jackson Way. APPROVED a declaratory ruling for Kenneth Prigodich that the grading, landscaping and fence repair is a Permitted Use as of Right in accordance with Section 4.1.d of the Plainville Inland Wetlands and Watercourses Regulations. Respectively submitted, Laura LaCombe, Secretary Inland Wetlands and Watercourses Commission Dated at Plainville, CT This 11th day of June, 2009. LOST & FOUND FOUND-Adult cat, grey w/white on nose, paws, chest, friendly. Vicinity of Whiffle Tree Rd & Parker Farms area, Wlfd. Call 203-265-5872 FOUND-Black & white cat, white paws & feet, small white patch on back. Very scared. Vicinity of Winding Brook Condos, E. Side Meriden. Call 203-237-7743 FOUND-Pair of round glass. Vicinity of Prageman Park, Wlfd. Call 203-376-0185

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LEGAL NOTICE TOWN OF PLAINVILLE ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS The Plainville Zoning Board of Appeals conducted Public Hearings on Monday June 8, 2009 and rendered the following action: Application #09-05-04, Jeff and Shelley Schneider of Plainville, - Denied a variance to Section 1105 Signs in Commercial and Industrial Zones, Sub-section 1A Attached Signs to permit the increase from the permitted one (1) square foot for each linear foot of building frontage to add an additional twenty square feet for a property located at 133 East Main Street Dated at Plainville, Connecticut this 12th day of June 2009 Gail Pugliese, Secretary Plainville Zoning Board of Appeals

TAG SALES TAG SALES PLAINVILLE 15 Cedar St. June 20. 9-4. Antiques, books, Harley Davidson accessories & clothing, Corvette accessories, household & misc items.

LOST CAT Female domestic shorthair. Grey/white with green eyes. Lost in the area of Thomas Hooker School, Meriden. on Friday, June 5th. Very friendly. Goes by the name Gracie. Call 203317-0473 Day or night. LOST Or Found. The Plainville Citizen will run your lost or found ad FREE in our Classified Section! Call 860-829-1450 for details.

Wish Your DAD, GRANDPA, BROTHER, SON & Friends A Happy Father’s Day

LOST- Green Amazon Parrot w/ yellow head on Wednesday, March 25 from 156 Sherman Avenue, Meriden. Responds to Kelby, speaks English & Spanish. Reward if returned. Call (203) 440-1551 LOST: Black & white cat, large, 16 pounds, shaved. Totally white belly, white face. In Wallingford/Northford corner. Call (203) 269-0205 Reward!

SPECIAL NOTICES

DONATIONS NEEDED Lord & Loizou, LLC Christian Substance Abuse Recovery Homes in Meriden is opening up a new home. Donations are needed to help fill up home. Beds, linens, knickknacks, fridge, stove, silverware, etc. Please call (203) 235-8685 We’ll pick up!

With A

Father’s Day Message in the Record Journal on Sunday June 21st

Starting at Only $6.00 for a 6 line ad Starting at Only $15.00 includes a color photo

HURRY FATHER’S DAY IS THIS SUNDAY!! Call 203-238-1953 for info.

AUTOMOBILES

PLAINVILLE Books, magazines, household goods, some sporting goods, some electronics. 7 Maxine Rd. Fri & Sat, June 19 & 20 9am-2pm. No early arrivals!

LOST- Digital camera. Possibly at Percival Field, Kensington. REWARD Offered. Please call (860) 828-8559 LOST- Gold ring with blue stone. Vic. of Stop & Shop on Broad St, Meriden. Please call if found (860) 301-2114 LOST-Cellphone, blue Verizon. Vicinity of doctor’s office Barnes Rd., Wlfd. REWARD! Call 203-886-5205

DONATE YOUR CAR to SPECIAL KIDS FUND. Help Disabled Children With Camp and Education. Non-Runners OK. Quickest Free Towing. Free Cruise/Hotel Voucher. Tax Deductible. Call 1-866-4483254.

FINANCE Buy Here Pay Here Financing! Down pymts as low as $588 plus tax & reg, low weekly pymts, no finance charge, or credit check cars under $3000. Call 203-5305905, Cheap Auto Rental LLC. FOR SALE AT BEST OFFER SUZUKI GS 450T Motorcycle 1981 FORD Thunderbird 1969 COLUMBIAN Celebrity 16’ Boat 1965 Call Val (203) 634-0077 FORD Taurus 1999 Loaded, very good cond. $1750. SATURN 4 door 2002. 77k. Runs great! $3350. PLYMOUTH Sundance 1991 58k $1650. ( 203) 213-1142

NISSAN 2006 ALTIMA 3.5 SE V6, 27,000 miles, CD, A/C, electric windows, black, excellent condition. Beautiful car. Will negotiate. 203-239-0887 ROBERTS CHRYSLER DODGE Quality Pre-Owned Vehicles. 120 So. Broad St, Meriden, CT 203-235-1111

Operators are ready to take your ad now LOST & FOUND

AUTOMOBILES

Call 24 Hours-a-Day 7 Days-a-Week (203) 238-1953 or 1-800-228-6915 x2393 It’s About Time

TRUCKS & VANS FREE-Dodge Caravan seats. (2) captains, (1) bench. Call 203238-4748 TRUCK CAP Dodge Ram. Shortbed. Excellent condition. $400 Or best offer. (203) 284-9258

SUV’S

NISSAN Exterra SE 2002 - V6, 3.3L, AT, AC, alloy rims, running boards, remote starter, CD player. Excellent condition. $6000. Call 860-209-2739

AUTOMOBILES WANTED

CASH And/Or Tax deduction for your vehicle. Call

The Jewish Childrens Fund

1-800-527-3863

Free Towing!

TAG SALES

TAG Sale signs are free, when you place and pay for your Tag Sale ad at The Plainville Citizen office, 333 East St, Plainville

LOST & FOUND

SPECIAL NOTICES

CHEVROLET HHR 2006 wagon. 4-cyl. 5-spd. manual. Red w/gray interior. Power windows. AM/FM/CD player. New brakes. Well maintained. 84,500 mostly highway miles Excellent condition. Garage kept. Minor scratches. $6,500 860 573-2434

‘01 HARLEY Road King Classic under 12K miles, org. owner, Stage 2 1550cc. Extras! Mint! $13,750. Call 860-508-3268

VOLVO 2040 GL 1992, new tires, new muffler system. Good condition. Low mileage. Asking $1900. (203) 265-0029

2008 SCOOTER less than 200 miles $1,200 FIRM Call 203-269-7984

VW JETTA 1998 GL, 4 dr, 5 spd, 2.0L engine, red w/black int, runs well, $1600 takes it! Call (203) 634-7879

GO KART 6 Years old. Runs good. $100. For more info call (203) 686-0552

TRUCKS & VANS

CHEVY Impala 2001, New transmission and other new parts, runs good. $2700. Call for info 203-317-7181 CHEVY TRAILBLAZER LS EXT 2005 Silver, 48,000 miles, CD player, 4 wheel drive. Runs great. Auto, air conditioning, sunroof. Very clean. $10,200. Call 203-631-8449

MOTORCYCLES ATV’S, ETC.

CHEVROLET Venture mini-van 2001. High mileage. Runs very well. Reliable. Good brakes. Good battery. Needs some mechanical work. $1,200 or best offer. Call Mike (203) 269-4929.

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Thursday, June 18, 2009 — The Plainville Citizen MOTORCYCLES ATV’S, ETC.

MOTORCYCLES ATV’S, ETC.

AUTO PARTS CHEVY 350 Truck Headers $80 (203) 464-9087 TIRES (5) P185 75 R14, 3 less than 2000 miles. On GM 5 lug rims. Steve (203) 440-0288 $195. TIRES 2 NEW Firestone P195 /75R14 Mtd&Bal on GM midsize car rims. $75 (203) 269-8610

HARLEY-DAVIDSON FLHRS Road King Cstm 2005 Blk Pearl, Rineharts, loaded, mint, over $7000. extras. Asking $16500. 203-537-6202, Jim

A Marketplace ad is an easy way to sell your merchandise, and it’s easy on your wallet, too.

HONDA Shadow Areo 2005 Cruiser. 750 V-twin. Blue & Black, High flow air filter. Saddlebags. Windshield. Adult driven. Less than 4500 miles Showroom. $ 4,900 (860) 349-0521 or 727-288-7352

AUTO PARTS

WEATHERTECH CargoLiner Excellent Condition. $95. Call (203) 265-5321

PETS & LIVESTOCK BLACK RABBIT 9 months old. Includes cage. $100. (203) 440-0488

PETS & LIVESTOCK

LAWN & GARDEN

BULLDOGS, Beagles, Boxers, Poodles & Cockapoos, Chiapoos, Shi-poos. Chihuahuas, Mini Bulldogs, Rotts, Yorkie. $350+ 860930-4001. CHIHUAHUA PUPPY Beatuiful male Chihuahua puppy. 9wks old. 1st shots, dewormed. $500/best. Parents on premises. (203) 715-0796 LAB PUPPIES. Yellow, Chocolate & Black, AKC, raised with children. Ready June 22, $700. Call (203) 631-9386 LOST-6/11/09. Black kitten, 4 months old. Vicinity of Bailey Ave & Hanover St, Yalesville. Call 203-265-0249

MISCELLANEOUS FOR SALE AERO BED Cozy Top Queen. New, never used. $99.99 Firm 203-238-7276

CRAFTSMAN GARDEN TRACTOR 26HP, 54” cut, auto. transmission. Electric start. Bucket loader. Grader. Much more! 1 yr old. Paid over $5000. Make an offer. Call (203) 237-0646

FIG TREES Excellent specimens. 4-5 feet tall. Several varieties . Will fruit this season. $40 ea. Wallingford 203-804-0947 HOSTAS, $3.50/pot, 2 plants per pot. Call 860-621-2928, leave message.

97 PLY Breeze 14” spare tire donut. Never used $15. Call 203-631-0316

BOXER PUPPIES Male/Female Fawn & brindle. Ready to go. (860) 329-4210

PLAY Top Wrought Iron Bird Cage Overall Dimensions: 24W x 22D x 60H, sand color, like new. Org $250, on sale $150 203-686-1402

KUBOTA garden tractor-1989 model B5200, 4WD, 3PT hitch, front loader. $5,000 obo. (203) 294-0038

CHEVY 350 Chrome Valve Covers $100 (203)464-9085

FREE to good home. 2 kittens, 1 male, 1 female. 8 weeks, longhaired grey tiger striped. Call 203-715-3455

POMERANIAN Puppy, female. 9 weeks old. Vet checked. Registered. $1,000 or best offer. (203) 284-9395

RIDING mower MTD 12HP 38” cut 7 speed. Great for parts. $125. Call 203-237-5033 WHEELHORSE Garden tractor— 1964 model 1054, 10 HP. New tires & seat. Mower deck runs great. Snow plow - chains. $1000 obo. (203) 294-0038

CONSTRUCTION EQUIP & TOOLS STARRETT T230XRL Micrometer. Like new. $75. Call (203) 269-6265

FURNITURE & APPLIANCES 2 AIR CONDITIONERS- $50 each. 5000 BTU. (203) 237-9235 4 PIECE Modular computer desk. Made of natural wood and veneers. Keyboard and locking drawer. Asking $60. 203-235-2784. CRIB-Sturdy light wood $40. Call (203)915-4039 DREXEL Heritage Sofa- excellent condition, floral pattern $950.00. Call 203.248.5982 FULL SIZE Baby’s Crib. Oak-with mattress. $75 203-500-2946

BOSTON Red Sox Bus Trips Friday July 3 Seattle/7pm game/ Right field Box 88 /Saturday August 29 Toronto/Roof box 37/ 7pm Both trips depart Wallingford @3pm. They include Dattco motor coach, Box seat,Bus parking, snacks, Non Alcoholic drinks. $100.00 per person Please call Roger @203-605-2087 for More Information. BURIAL PLOT in Walnut Grove Cemetery, Meriden. Section 26, Lot 24. 2 plot grave. Current value - $1500, will sell for $1200. Call (203) 235-6789 COMPUTER GAMES Prison Tycoon 3 & 4. $20 for both. 203 284 9255 CRAFTSMAN 16” scroll saw and table. Used once. $90. Call 203-630-0841. DOONEY & Bourke vintage bag: $50 each Call 203-213-5193

FILL, TOPSOIL & TRUCKING AVAILABLE.

MISCELLANEOUS FOR SALE STEEL BUILDINGS RECESSION DISC. 18 x 21 Reg $6,279 Now $4,186 36x51 Reg $15,047 Now $10,031 105x105 Reg $87,362 Now $58,241 + Code Adj Erection Avail www.scg-grp.com Source #11S Phone #860-237-4588 TRAILER For lawn tractor. Steel, 2’x3’. Dumps. $50. (203) 235-1188 WOODEN Cabinet 24” wide, 38” High, 21” Deep. $10. Call after 4pm. (203) 235-6990

SPORTING GOODS & HEALTH CARDIO CRUISER -Body By Jake. rarely, if ever used. $75 or best offer. 203-687-9786 GOLF CLUBS W/BAG Junior, left handed. $50.00 265-3726 GOLF CLUBS- Practically brand new. 1 mo. old. Complete set Walter Hagen golf clubs & carrying case. Yellow & black. $150. (203) 630-1161 PAIR OF SKIS. Boots and Poles included. $50. Call 203-4277237.

Call 860-346-3226 FOUR Large, beautiful glass bowls. Varied designs. $25 for all. Storage Bins with covers. Varied sizes. Twelve. Good shape. $3 each. (203) 440-3919

PISTOL PERMIT CERTIFICATION. 1 Session only, $100. Group discount available! Call for next class 203-415-1144

FP SMART Bounce & Spin Pony, like new, $20, 203-294-1220 11am-8pm

ROLLERBLADES Youth size 1-4, knee & wrist pads incl. $15. Call 203-639-0835

GEORGE FOREMAN GRILL. NEW. NEVER OPENED. $20. CALL 203-2657186

TREE STAND w/screw pegs $25 203-440-4368

GRILL: Electric outdoor grill. Nice for condo/porch. $60 860828-3251.

ANTIQUES & COLLECTIBLES

HEADSET USB WIRED USED FOR PS2/3 $20. (203) 535-2582 HOT TUB Park Avenue Executive, 118 jets. Paid $15,000, asking $7.400. Call 203-2695533

SWORDS DAGGERS Flags, Helmets, Fighting Knives, Bayonets, Medals, etc.

203-238-3308

Genuine Disney 40” Plush Mickey & Minnie $60 for set. Call (203) 715-8537 HOME OFFICE U shaped Executive Desk and Hutch. Made by HON Natural Maple laminate. New over $5000. Older but great condition. Bargain at $500. OBO. 203-671-6979 1117050

MAPLE TOY CHEST 1950’S $40 860-426-1214 REFRIGERATOR, white, $50. Glasstop electric stove, $50. Call 203-379-0025 SOLID oak entertainment center Excellent condition. Org. $600. Asking $300 or best offer. Call 203-237-6497 SONY 32” TV Trinitron XBR w/PIP in cabinet 36x21x43 nice $95. Call 203.238.7753

Washers, Dryers, Refrigerators & Stoves CLEAN Will Deliver (203) 284-8986

LAMINATING Service. Let us help you preserve your most precious moments. From $2.50 to $4.50 per piece. Call 203238-1953 for info. NASCAR Race Tickets (4) June 28, Loudon, NH. Face value/$110 each. Turn 4, top two rows, Aisle Seats. Call 203-376-1007 PATIO furniture glider & lounge plus more from (porch & patio) Never outside. $275. Call 203634—0765 after 4pm RECORDS 33LP Frank Sinatra original. All 1953-1962 in original jackets. $2.00 each. Call John (203) 265-5770 RECORDS 33LP Frank Sinatra original. All 1953-1962 in original jackets. $2.00 each. Call John (203) 265-5770 SCOOTER 3ft high 3ft wide blue, brand Torker $50. Call 203-639-0587 STANLEY Steel Door (Used) 32x80. Free. Call 860-621-3269

SWIMMING POOLS & SPAS “A” STYLE ladder for above ground pool. Used one season. Good Cond. $95. (203)639-8151 HAYWARD NAVIGATOR Automatic inground vinyl pool vac. New in the box w/instruction manual and video. $250. (860) 637-6566

COMPUTERS & OFFICE EQUIPMENT A NEW COMPUTER NOW. Brand Name laptops & desktops. Bad or NO Credit - No Problem. Smallest weekly payments avail. Its yours NOW. 800-3177891 A NEW COMPUTER NOW. Brand Name laptops & desktops. Bad or NO Credit - No Problem. Smallest weekly payments avail. Its yours NOW. 800-6183765

STEP 2 Tug Boat Wading Pool/Sandbox $35.00 Call 203634-8389(4x)until 7 pm

COMPUTER Monitor in good working condition $25. Call 203-886-8115

STORM DOOR 36x80, brown triple track. New in box $75. 860-628-8811

GLASS and metal “L” shaped computer desk $100 obo. (203) 686-0689


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The Plainville Citizen — Thursday, June 18, 2009 WANTED TO BUY

1-2 ITEMS Silverware, china, glass, furniture, 50’s items, whole estates.

203-238-3499 $ ALWAYS BUYING! $ 1 item to entire estate! Call or stop by Frank’s, 18 South Orchard St. Wallingford. Mon-Sat. 9:30-4:30.

203-284-3786

CASH PAID FOR ALL COSTUME JEWELRY Especially Napier. 203-530-8109

DEE’S ANTIQUES Buying Silverplate, Glass, Furn, music instruments, china, art, collectibles. 1 item to estate.

203-235-8431 ANTIQUES WANTED - 1 Item or an Estate. Estate sale service provided. Seeking: Meridenmade items, lamps, paintings. Call Todd Shamock 203-237-3025

ESTATE LIQUIDATIONS Pottery, oil paintings, clocks, jewelry, toys, silver, anything old. (203) 639-1002

WANTED TO BUY

FISHING TACKLE. Local collector looking for old or new rods, reels, lures. Highest prices paid. Call Dave anytime 860-463-4359

CT & FEDERAL FAIR HOUSING LAW

PUBLISHER’S NOTICE EQUAL HOUSING OPPORTUNITY

All real estate advertised in MUSICAL INSTRUMENT this newspaper is subject to & INSTRUCTIONS the Federal Fair Housing Act of 1968, revised March Bass drum and pedal. Only 12, 1989, which makes it $100. Call 203-634-0809. illegal to advertise any preference, limitation, or discrimination based on race, color, religion, nationSee the great al origin, sex, sexual orientation, handicap, or familial selection of status or intention to make any such preference, limiused cars tation or discrimination; in Marketplace. and is also subject to the State of Connecticut General Statutes Sections 46a64c which makes it illegal to advertise any preference, limitation or discrimination based on race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, age, lawful source of income, familial status, or physical or mental disability, or an intention to make any such preference, limitation, or discrimination. This newspaper will not knowingly accept any advertising for real estate or for the sale or rental of residential property which is in violation of these laws.

HOUSES FOR RENT DURHAM House for rent, 1800 s.f. 4 bedroom, $1650.00 per month, good credit necessary, William Raveis Real Estate 860614-0666 Lori DURHAM Ranch, 3 bedrm, 2 bath, 1000 sq ft, 2 decks, 2 car garage, lrg private yard, scenic views. $1500 mth, 2 mths sec + util (all electr). No pets. 860.663.2566 8am-10am ctrental@comcast.net

1115805

WLFD 3-4BR. 2 full baths. Hdwd flrs, WD hkup, DW. Nice loc., double driveway. No pets. 203- 284-2077 or 203-654-6190

CONDOMINIUMS FOR RENT

MERIDEN STUDIO Appliances, Galley Kitchen. Tile and Carpet. Heat & hot water incl. $625/mo. Secure building. (203)317-9638 MERIDEN. 2 BR, 1 1/2 bath condo. $1200/mo. DW, w/d, fp, gar, open floor plan, storage. Amenities include pool & fitness center. No pets. (860) 716-7947 WLFD- Judd Square- 1BR, No pets. $750. Call Quality Realty, LLC 203-949-1904 WLFD- Judd Square- 2BR, access to courtyard. No pets. $950. Call Quality Realty, LLC 203-949-1904

APARTMENTS FOR RENT CHESHIRE-4Rms, appls, 1 level, deck, garage. No pets. Convenient to 691 & 84. $1175/mo inclds heat. 203-393-1117 MERIDEN & WLFD 1BR apts for rent. Starting at $625 and $785 some include heat & hot water. (203)213-6175 or 203-376-2160

APARTMENTS FOR RENT

HOME SWEET HOMES Offers Meriden - 4BR, 1st flr, recently renovated, 2 full baths. $1275 + utils & sec. Avail. immediately. 230 West Main St. 203-938-3789

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MERIDEN - 2 BR Plenty of parking at this 2 family. 1st fl. Comfortably htd with new boiler. Carpeted BRs. $800. Call (203) 440-4789 MERIDEN - 815 Broad Street Studio $575. HT/HW included No pets. 860-246-0613 MERIDEN - Large 3 bedroom apartment. Available immediately. 127 Liberty St., 1st floor. No pets. Section 8 OK. 203-2691508. MERIDEN - Newly remodeled 4 bedroom apartment. Clean & extra large. Stove & refrigerator. 203-238-3908. MERIDEN 1 & 2 ROOM EFFICIENCIES $450 & $550. Some include utils. 2 mo sec. Credit ck req. No pets. Call 203-284-0597 MERIDEN 1 LG BR 4 Rms 3rd flr, Broad St. Newer kit & bath. Painted, new carpet, off st. parking, balcony. $650 + utils. Rob 203-639-9238

Nestled off the road in a quiet, wooded setting!

Brand New Beautiful 1 Bedroom Apartments in Berlin For Active Adults 55 and better

Only $950 Heat, Hot and Cold Water Included Central air! Intercom system! Fully applianced kitchens On-site laundry! with frost free refrigerator, Library with computer range with self cleaning oven, workstation! dishwasher, garbage disposal! Ample on-site parking! Community room with fireplace Picnic area with grill! and full service kitchen! 24-hr. maintenance! Secure three-story building with elevators!

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(860) 828-3958 MERIDEN 108 Maple St. 2 1/2 BR. 2nd flr, recent remodel, new appliances, washer/dryer hk up in base't. $900/mo inc H/HW. 888-520-6786 X101

Meriden 2 BR $750 Sm Studio-$525 Fully renovated, secure bldg. HW incl. New appls, on site laundromat & off st parking. Close to train station. Sec 8 Approved. Property Max 203-843-8006 MERIDEN 2BR, 3rd fl. Off street parking. No pets. $750/mo, plus 1 mo sec. Utils not incld. Credit check. Tom 203-772-2227

also accepting applications for Affordable Units Income Restriction Apply Merit Properties, Inc. Financed by CHFA APARTMENTS FOR RENT MERIDEN- 1BR $725/mo. Heat, HW & Electric incl. Private balcony, off st parking, laundry facilities, management & maintenance on site. Section 8. approved. No dogs. Cat w/deposit. For info 203-639-4868

MERIDEN 2nd Floor. 2BR, 5 RMs. 45 S. Second St. Completely remodeled. Heat & appls incl. Washer hookup. No pets. $850 & 1 mo sec. 203-841-7591

MERIDEN- 2BR, 1st flr, stove & refrig., new carpet. Nice Yard. No pets. $750/mo. Sec & ref. (860) 227-6363

MERIDEN 32 Cook Ave.

MERIDEN- 2BR, 1st flr, w/appls. Excellent condition. Off st. parking. No pets. $900 + sec. & utils. (860) 663-1229

Studio & 1 BR Apts. $600/Studio & $650+/1 BR New owners. Remodeled. Heat & Hot water incl. 203-886-7016

MERIDEN- 2BR, 2nd flr, quiet, new paint, w/d hookup. $775/mo. + sec. No pets. Call (203) 284-9461

MERIDEN 3BR, 2nd floor. Off street parking. No pets. $950 per month, plus 1 month securuity. Utils not included. Credit check. Call Tom 203-772-2227

MERIDEN- 2BR, large, ground floor apt. Refrig. & stove, w/d hookup. No pets, smoking or utilities. 1 yr lease. Credit check & refs. req’d. Sec. & 1st mo. rent. $750/mo. 203-608-8348

MERIDEN EFFICIENCIES - $650 1BRs - $750 2BRs - $850. Heat & HW incl. ACs. 24 hr maintenance. Sec. guard. Laundry Rm. Off street parking. 203-630-2841

MERIDEN- 4BR apt, appls incl. Apply in person only. No calls. Modern Formals. 113 Broad St, Meriden, CT.

MERIDEN EFFICIENCIES - $650 1BRs - $750 2BRs - $850. Heat & HW incl. ACs. 24 hr maintenance. Sec. guard. Laundry Rm. Off street parking. 203-630-2841

MERIDEN- Renovated Apartments

MERIDEN LRG 4BR, lg kit, dishwasher, WD hkup. Good, quiet neighborhood, off-st park, yard. No pets. Near school. $1,475. Sect 8 approved. 860-982-6585 MERIDEN Newly remodeled 5 BR, 2 Bath - $1400 3 BR, 1 Bath-$950 Spacious 2 BR, 1 Bath-$800 (203) 417-1675 MERIDEN- 1 & 2BR apts. 657 East Main St. Call (917) 4683909

2 BR - $750, $850 & $950 Heat & Hot Water Included Secure building. Off st. parking. Call 203-886-7016 MERIDEN-2BR, 4RM Duplex. Appliances, lease. 2 months security. $850 per month. Call (203) 284-0583

MERIDEN-3BR, 2nd Fl., W/D hookup, off-street parking,60 Prospect St. $850/mo. Sec. 8 approved. Call 203-376-5599

APARTMENTS FOR RENT MERIDEN-Free Rent 1st month. 1BR $575/mo + utils. Studio $495/mo + utils. On busline downtown. No pets. Sec & refs. Call 203-982-3042 PLANTSIVLLE Mansion- (2) 1 BR Apts, priv porch. Newly renovated. Small Pet Ok! Cheap Util. Huge Yard, Bike Path, Parking. Clean, Quiet. $700 & $800/mo. 203-910-4349 SOUTHINGTON - 1 1/2 RM Efficiency, near I-84 $130/wk. Incld heat & HW, A/C, appl’s. Sec dep & refs req 860-620-0025 SOUTHINGTON 3BR, 2 bath. Call 860-637-2344 SOUTHINGTON- Apts now avail. $850/mo. Easy access to 84 & 691. Credit check required. For more details call Alex or Mat at 860-276-8208

SUMMER BROOK APTS Newly Remodeled 1BR - $700, 2 BR - $835 & $865, 3BR - $1025 Incl. heat, HW, off st parking Income Guidelines Apply Applications can be obtained at 35CC Darling St. Southington 860-621-1700 EHO Financed by CHFA Creative Management & Realty Co., Inc. WALLINGFORD - 1 BR, 3 rooms, 2nd flr of 2 story house, Yalesville, off-str pkg, $775 incl all utils, no dogs, 203-530-1840 WALLINGFORD 1 & 2 bedroom Judd Square. Central Air. No Pets. $730-$925/mo. Call 203-265-3718 WALLINGFORD 1 BR, 1st floor. All utilities included. No pets. $845 per month. Call (203) 269-9585


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Thursday, June 18, 2009 — The Plainville Citizen

STORAGE SPACE

Open up to the possibility …

We have 3,800 square feet of storage space available for short or long term rental. Centrally located in Meriden and convenient to all major highways. 12’ ceilings with heat and air conditioning. Tractor trailer access with a covered dock. 24 hour access, security camera for extra protection, office and bathroom. Plenty of parking. Call today for more information and tour.

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WALLINGFORD 2 BR Spacious with Character. HW floors. Porch, Dining Rm, lots of windows. Great Location, Choate area. 2 Apts avail- 2nd floor- $1125. 3rd floor $850. 203-671-6979 WALLINGFORD 2 BR Townhouse Apt. LR/DR Combo. W/D Hookup. Deck. Sec Dep $925 Available July 1st 203-535-3487 WALLINGFORD 2 BR Townhouse end unit. Beautiful area, yard. Granite counters, DW. WD hookup, garage, porch. No pets. $1100/mo + sec. (203) 631-6057 WALLINGFORD 3BR, unfurnished. Large. 1-yr lease. Water included. Recently remodeled! Available now. $895. Call 203-430-2847 WALLINGFORD Beautiful Loca tion, N. Main St. Attractive 5 Rms w/attic space. 2nd flr. A must see! No smoking. $1300 /mo, sec & refs. (203) 269-7671

WALLINGFORD ROBIN HILL APARTMENTS Great location! 1 BRs starting at $750. 203-294-9110 for more info WALLINGFORD- 1BR, studio, kitchen. Stove & refrigerator included. Centrally located. $525. No pets. 2 mo security + refs. 203-265-0698 WALLINGFORD- 2nd flr, 5 rms, freshly painted & updated. W/D hookup in basement. $1000/mo. + sec. No pets. Call (203) 2843561 or 203-640-5249 WALLINGFORD- Sunny spacious 2 BR 1st flr, appls, porch, $850 + utils. W/D in bsmt. Off st parking. No smoking or pets. Security, Good credit. Tom 203-889-1940 WEST MERIDEN - 3 bedroom, 1 bath, 1st floor. $1100 plus utilities. (917) 887-4092

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GARAGE & STORAGE SPACE FOR RENT MERIDEN- Storage space for boxes, medical records, etc. No cars. Call (917) 386-3630 WALLINGFORD-North Main St. $100 per month + security. (203) 269-1426

APARTMENTS FOR RENT

WLFD. OVERSIZED Tri-level, applianced kitchen, lots of storage & closet space. NO PETS. $1195. Call J.J. Bennett, 203-2657101.

WLFD $259,900-Lg Cape for growing family. Over 1900sq ft, 8rms, 5BR, 2 bath, fenced lot, pool, sunrm, FP in LR & more. Call Kathy (203) 265-5618

HOUSES FOR SALE DURHAM Country living. Beautiful Colonial. Manicured lawn, 3BRS, 2 1/2 baths, 18 x32 bonus rm, 3car garage, FP, heated pool, utility shed with generator. $520,000. Call Pat Burke (203) 265-5618

YALESVILLE 1BR apt in small complex. Off st. parking. Appliances. No dogs. $750 + sec. Call Don at ERA Property World 203-272-6969

Kathy (203) 265-5618

Call Dawn (203) 235-3300

MERIDEN HOMES $279,900-Newly built 1700 sq.ft. Colonial plus an additional 700 sq.ft. fin. walk-out bsmt. 3 bdrms, 2 1/2 baths, formal DR, central air, 1 car garage.. $375,000-2,275 sq.ft. newly built Elevated Ranch on a 1/2 acre. 3 bdrms., 3 full baths, central air, formal DR, hdwd flrs., plus a fin. bsmt.

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$425,000-Gorgeous Colonial with Victorian flair. 2,284 sq.ft., 4 bdrms., 2 1/2 baths, plenty of upgrades incl hdwd flrs, granite wrapped fp., wraparound porch, fin. walk-out bsmt., 2 car gar., all of 1 acre CALL FOR DETAILS GALLERIA REAL ESTATE 203.671.2223 www.galleriahouses.com

Nearly 2 acres with street to street access. Come see before owners list. 3 bedroom, 2 bath. Move in ready. 941 N. Farms Rd. $314,000. Call for details 941-223-0213

WLFD Move right in! 3BR, 1 1/2BA Split in Cook Hill area. HW floors, updated kitchen w/stainless appliances. Large level lot. Great for summer picnics. $315,000. Call Fred 203-265-5618

WLFD $234,900-2BR Townhouse, Pilgrim Harbor. End unit, very clean, FP, HW floors, bright, CAIR, CVAC. Lots of closet space. Move in condition. Pat Burke (203) 265-5618

WLFD No place like home! Enjoy comfortable lifestyle in this 3BR Colonial featuring new kitchen & bath, tile & wood floors, family rm, dining rm, wrap around deck & more. $179,900. Sue 203-265-5618

MERIDEN Lovely top flr remodeled 2BR Ranch, East side, open flr plan, remod bath, master w/walk in closet & dressing area, CAIR, sliders to deck & pool. $89,990. Kathy (203) 235-3300

CONDOMINIUMS FOR SALE

ROOMS FOR RENT MERIDEN- Clean, safe furn. rm. All utils. incld. Cable. Share kit. & bath. Very reasonable. Please leave message 203-238-3369 MERIDEN. Room for rent, all util, share kit, bath & LR. Washer & dryer, off st parking. $150/week. 2 wks sec. (203) 605-8591

MERIDEN $169,900-7/3/1.5b Col. Many updates done; remod EIK, some newer windows, 1st fl laundry. Home features form DR, LR w/FP, FR in LL, enclosed porch & patio. Kathy (203) 235-3300

NORTH HAVEN Meadowstone Motel- Off I-91. Sat. TV, furn’d. Daily/Wkly On Bus Line. 203-239-5333

MERIDEN 38 Dryden Dr. By owner, 2 BR Cape, 1.5 baths, finished rec. rm., 3 seasons porch, c/a, large beautifully landscaped yard. $269,900. For full details of updates and inside/outside slide shows visit: http://web.me.com/ dalegreenbacker (203) 634-0013

VACATION & SEASONAL RENTALS

2 CLINTON COTTAGES WLFD- NORTHRIDGE Commons, spacious 1 & 2BR units. $695 & up - $750 & up. Also avail 2BR units $775-$795 203-269-5770

Freshly painted 6rm, 3BR, 1BA Cape, built in 1989, form DR opening to EIK, full bsmt, paved driveway. All for under 200K.

$379,900-4,000 sq.ft. Ranch incl 1800 sq.ft. fin. walk-out fin bsmt w/2nd kitchen. 3-4 bdrms, 3 full baths, formal DR, central air, 2 car gar., all on 1.15 acres

WOW! CALL FOR THIS MONTH’S AMAZING MANAGER’S SPECIALS! Storage Space-Clean, well lit, fenced facility. 5’x10’-$58.29, 5’x15’-$68.89, 10’x10’-$94.33, 10’x15’-$116.59, 10’x20’$132.49, 10’x30’-$206.69. CALL (203) 250-1515 for details.

877-238-1953

WALLINGFORD 1BR, 2nd FL. $685. Stove, refrig & dishwasher. Off street parking. Balcony. No smoking. No pets. Credit check. 203-269-9149

HOUSES FOR SALE

MERIDEN “Exceptional well maintained Col” offers 3BR, 1.5BTH, formal DR with a great rm w/FP w/French doors that walk out to patio & private level backyard. Make this home yours! $239,900.

20’ X 45’ with electricity. Available July 1. 203-751-1977

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Private beach. 2 & 3 BRs. No pets. Call (203) 272-3087 LAKE WINNIPESAUKEE- Weirs Beach, N.H. Channel Waterfront Cottages. 1,2 & 3BR, A/C, Full Kitchens, Sandy Beach, Dock Space. Walk to everything! Pets Welcome **Wi-fi! 1-603-366-4673 www.channelcottages.com

FSBO!! MERIDEN 3 bed 2BTH RANCH/ 1CAR. UPDATED GRANITE H/W. T. HOOKER SCHOOL. $229,000 (860) 6370228

NC MOUNTAINS. NEW! E-Z Finish Log Cabin Shell Financing Available!! With Loft & Full Basement. Includes acreage. $99,900 Warm Winters/Cool Summers 828-247-9966 code 45

MOBILE HOMES FOR SALE

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BRANFORD- New spaces available for new single wide & double wide mobile homes. From $59,900. 10% down. Long term financing available. Plaza Homes (860) 828-8692


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MERIDEN/WALLINGFORD BRAND NEW 2BR DELUXE HOME IN UPSCALE PARK ON NICE LOT. FINANCING AVAIL. 10% DOWN $69,900.

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DRIVERS - Full time, 3rd shift. Must have valid CT drivers license. Will train. 203-510-2372 DRIVERS: School Bus P/T. Free CDL Training! No Exp. Nec. 866-496-2726. Apply online at: durhamschoolservices.com PET GROOMER- Part time. 2-3 years experience. Please contact Linda at Yaleville Veterinary Hospital (203) 265-1646

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HELP WANTED MYSTERY Shoppers Needed. Earn up to $150 per day. Undercover Shoppers needed to Judge Retail & Dining Establishments Exp Not Required. Call Now 1-877-218-6211

PARALEGAL Cheshire law firm seeks paralegal with 1-3 years of defense litigation experience to join our insurance coverage, insurance bad faith and professional liability team. Must be detail-oriented, organized, possess strong written, verbal and computer skills, and have a solid understanding of the Rules of Practice for both state and federal court. Experience with Summation and/or managing, organizing and summarizing document intensive files is a plus. Email resume and cover letter to pmaher@nuzzo-roberts.com or fax to 203-250-3131 Attn: PLM. No Phone Calls Please.

ROOFING FOREMAN $23.73/hr. Slate & Wood shingle, copper welding, asphalt or fiberglass shingles, hammer, chisel, measure, cut fit roofing materials. Access to Dewalt gas or 150 phi compressor, 4-point hornet equip. Good balance & physical condition. 2 yrs. exp. req. Send res & ref to: Prestige Construction Home Improvement, 51 Bradley Ave, Meriden, CT 06450, Fax: 203-886-9183

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Those interested should call 203-634-3933

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TEACHING POSITION Wallingford Public Schools is seeking CT certified candidates for Athletic Director w/2 teaching classes. Certification endorsement 092 strongly preferred. Visit our website @ www.wallingford.k12.ct.us for an application and mail to: Mr. Dale Wilson Personnel Office Wallingford Public Schools 142 Hope Hill Road Wallingford, CT 06492 or fax to (203) 949-6551

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DISCRIMINATION, DISABILITY RIGHTS & GENERAL LAW. There are Laws to Protect You in Case of Job Loss, a Child’s Need for School Services, or Other Cases of Discrimination. Free 30 Minute Consultation. David Seaver, Attorney and Counselor At Law. Your Advocate for Your Rights. Wallingford, 203-774-4925

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DECKS MATTSON Home Improvement Affordable, quality decks. Free estimates. Insured. CT Reg 581924. (203) 631-7459

DRIVEWAYS

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ELECTRICAL SERVICE

HOME IMPROVEMENTS

LANDSCAPING

T.E.C. Electrical Svc LLC All Phases of Electrical Work 24 hr. Emergency Service

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203-237-2122 EXCAVATING GRADING, Drainage, Foundations, Trucking, Retaining Walls, Pavers, Water/Sewer/Septic. Lic. #1682. Cariati Developers, Inc. 203-238-9846 MC/Visa Accepted

Quality Work - Reasonable Rates Complete home services. Electric, plumbing, kitchens, baths, etc. (203) 376-7532 CT Reg# 616307.

K & A ENTERPRISES Water & sewer lines, inground tank removal, drainage, grading, additions, pavers. Insured. Reg# 571435 203-379-0193

GARAGE DOORS

A2Z GARAGE DOOR SERVICE Installation & Repairs CT #600415 203-235-9865

GUTTERS

Over 25 years experience. Call today for free estimates. Call 203-440-3535 Ct. Reg. #578887

GUTTERS DON’T WORK IF THEY’RE DIRTY For gutter cleaning, call Kevin at (203) 440-3279 Fully insured. CT Reg. #569127.

DOW GUTTERS Seamless gutters/leaders. GUTTER cleaning. Free est. #612964 Steve 860 426-0045

HANDYPERSONS

S & H MASONRY & CONSTRUCTION LLC All home improvements needs & masonry. Free est. Lic/Ins. #607639. Wlfd Cell-203-376-0355

BIG GREEN LANDSCAPING Full service lawn care: Landscape design, pavers, retaining walls, planting, weeding flower beds, mulch, new lawns, lot clearing, yard cleanup. CT#619909 203-715-2301 BILL RUDOLPH Landscaping Paver walkways & patios, retaining walls, landscape design, water features, planter bed renovations, drainage work backhoe work. Est 1972. Free est. #563661 (203) 237-9577

203-639-0231 Lic. & ins. Free est. Work performed by owner. CT Reg #602521

JT’S LANDSCAPING, LLC Grass cutting, hedge trimming, full lawn maint. Top quality work. Ins’d. Free est. 203-213-6528 CT Reg #616311

IF YOU NEED HELP CLEANING Your Home (or Office) Please Call Roberta at (203) 238-0566 (U.S. Citizen)

DON’T Sweat It this Summer! Call Duane, Plumbing, heating & cooling. Quality work. Low rates. 203-3798944 Lic. #0389224.

A-1 QUALITY PAINTING

O’CONNOR ROOFING

Specializing in Wood/Aluminum siding. Low rates. Reg#533474. Call Dennis 203-630-0008

203-639-0231 Lic. & ins. Free est. Work performed by owner. CT Reg #602521

MIRKEL PAINTING Int./Ext. Popcorn ceilings. Interiors from $125 Exteriors from $899 CT Reg #569864. Ed 203-824-0446

HALLMARK PAINTING Pressure Washing. Int/Ext Res & Comm. Fully Insured. CT REG HIC #0560720. 203-269-3369

203-237-4124 an LLC co

BIG GREEN POWERWASHING SERVICE Residential, Commercial. Quality work done. Gutters cleaned at time of power wash. CT# 619909. Call Today. Call 203-715-2301

ROOFING

Empire Construction, LLC PAVING

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Your Professional Roofer New Roofs, Reroofs, Tearoffs. We fix leaks too! 203-269-3559 CT Reg#565514 www.EmpireLLC.biz

GARY WODATCH LLC Tree Removal, All calls returned Reg #0620397. Quick courteous service. Office 203-235-7723 or Cell 860-558-5430

WINDOW REPLACEMENT

SIDING

Gonzalez Construction Roofing, siding, windows, decks, gutters & remodeling.

203-639-0032 Fully licensed/insured. CT Reg.# 577319

BENJAMIN BUILDERS LLC Payment plans & credit cards ROOFS, SIDING, WINDOWS, ADDT’S, KIT, BATHS, DECKS 203-671-7415 Ct Reg #622755

FIDERIO & SONS Siding, roofing, windows, decks, sunrooms, additions.

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GARY Wodatch Landscape Svs. Hedge/tree trim., trimming over grown properties. Est 1985. All calls returned. Lic ins. #0620397. Office 203-235-7723 or Cell 860-558-5430

LAWN & GARDEN

PETE IN THE PICKUP JUNK REMOVAL. 203-886-5110

KITCHEN & BATH REMODELING

ROTOTILLING Garden Bill with Troy Built. No garden too small. (203) 294-1160

SWIMMING POOLS & SPAS JOE’S POOLS Installations, liner changes & repairs. CT#54932 Call 203-725-2555 or 860-280-7867

To ensure a quality job at a fair price. Call 203-630-6459 CT Reg #608488

WE WEED GARDENS

RICK’S AFFORDABLE Comm/resid Mowing, bagging Spring clean-ups, hedge trim, brush, tree & pricker removal. 11 yrs exp. 203-530-4447. LAWN MOWING Full lawn maintenance, lawn repair, clean-ups more. H. J.’s Lawn Service. 203-213-6316 GREAT PRICES! Full service landscaping & property maintenance. Irrigation srv avail. Call Presise Now

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DRIVEWAYS BUILT TO LAST Reasonable rates. CT Reg 575852 203-238-1708

Quality Improvements, LLC YOUR SAFEST CHOICE. WE DO EVERYTHING! ROOF REPAIR PLUS WINDOW SPECIALS! NO PAY, 180 DAY Member BBB Ct Reg. #572776

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All types of remod. 30+ yrs exp. No $$ Down. CT Reg 523804. Ins

JUNK REMOVAL

All types of remod. 30+ yrs exp. No $$ Down. CT Reg 523804. Ins

CT Reg #606277. GIVE us a call, we do it ALL. Free est. 203-631-1325

Shamock Roofing

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Shamock Roofing

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Norm the Gardener’s 3-man crew is only $65/hr. CT Reg#571339 (203) 265-1460

203-237-4124 an LLC co.

POWER WASHING

MDV PAINTING, int/ext, custom painting at competitive prices. Mark (203) 269-8309. CT Reg #0622739

O’CONNOR ROOFING

CASCIO Mason. Chimney repair, sidewalks, walls, brick work, etc. CT Reg #611774. 203-265-7826 or cell 860-398-1223

LANDSCAPING Neighborhood Handyman, LLC. Specializing in smaller jobs. Indoor/outdoor. CT Reg #611858 Matt 860-877-2549

PAINTING/ WALLPAPERING

S & H MASONRY LLC StoneWalls*Steps*Chimneys Retaining Walls *FPs*Patios Walkways*Concrete Free est. Lic/Ins. #607639. Cell 203-376-0355

DON’T Flush money down the drain, call Duane Plumbing, heating. Quality work, low rates Major credit cards accptd. 203379-8944 lic. #283401 #389224

PLUMBING & Piping Contractor Specializing in small jobs. Capable of doing new & large jobs. Lic# 204060. John 203-284-9744 or 203-500-5224 cell.

POWER WASHING

JIMMY’S MASONRY Stonewalls, steps, patios, chimneys, all types. Lic. & Ins’d. 25 yrs exp. Call for free est. 860-2744893 CT. Reg. #604498

THE POWERWASHING KINGS Others Wash - We Clean! 203-631-3777 or 860-839-1000 thepowerwashingkings.com

JACK Biafore, LLC Masonry Chimneys, brick, block, stone walls, patios. In business over 50 yrs. CT# 549071 (203) 537-3572

POWER WASHING

BILL RUDOLPH Landscaping paver walkways, patios, retaining wall. Free estimates. #563661 . Call 203-237-9577

IS Spring cleaning on the outside. FREE ESTIMATES. Call Kevin 203-440-3279

A-1 Quality Powerwashing HOT WATER, LOW RATES Call Dennis 203-630-0008

TOP SOIL SAND & FILL BEAUTIFUL FARM FRESH Screened Top Soil. Fill, Sand & Stone. Picked up or delivered. No minimum. Cariati Developers, Inc. 860-681-3991

WINDOW WASHING

DOW GUTTERS Seamless gutters/leaders. GUTTER cleaning. Free est. #612964 Steve 860 426-0045

TREE SERVICES

PRICKER REMOVAL

C&M CONSTRUCTION To ensure a quality job at a fair price. Call 203-630-6459 CT Reg #608488

RICK’S AFFORDABLE Spring clean-ups, hedge trim, brush, tree, pricker & underbrush removal. No job too big or small. 11 yrs exp. 203-5304447.

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FOUND ADS ARE

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75ft bucket truck. Precise Tree CT Reg #562159.

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LAVIGNE’S TREE SERVICE IN BUSINESS 28 YRS. Tree removal. Stump grinding. Crane Srv. Free Est. Fully insured. 203-294-1775

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Prices subject to change without notice. Prices do not include 6% sales tax. Limited delivery area.

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0 YEAR T 2 O H ANNIVERSARY ANNIVERSARY ANNIVERSAR Y With the purchase of any Medium 1 or more topping Pizza

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For Entire Menu Visit Us At

www.peopleschoicepizza.com

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$14.99 #6

Must mention when calling & present when paying. Cannot be combined with other offers. Tax & toppings extra. Exp. 9/30/09.

DRINKS Coke, Diet Coke, Sprite, Orange, Grape, Root Beer & Iced Tea

20 oz. . 1.59

2 Liter .. 2.59

$12.99

Must mention when calling & present when paying. Cannot be combined with other offers. Tax & toppings extra. Exp. 9/30/09.

7-7-7 DEAL Three Medium 1-item Pizzas for

Large Cheese Pizza & Large Garden Salad

With the purchase of any 2 Seafood or Italian Dinners

2-8” Half Grinders 2-Bags of Chips 2-20 oz. Sodas

$14.99

$19.99 Must mention when calling & present when paying. Cannot be combined with other offers. Tax & toppings extra. Exp. 9/30/09.

FREE Medium Cheese Pizza

Must mention when calling & present when paying. Cannot be combined with other offers. Tax & toppings extra. Exp. 9/30/09.

2 Italian Dinners with Salad & Garlic Bread

Large Cheese Pizza, 10 Wings & 12” Garlic Bread w/Cheese

FREE 2 Ltr. Soda

Must mention when calling & present when paying. Cannot be combined with other offers. Tax & toppings extra. Exp. 9/30/09.

COUPONS

$7.00 Each #7

Must mention when calling & present when paying. Cannot be combined with other offers. Tax & toppings extra. Exp. 9/30/09.

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Must mention when calling & present when paying. Cannot be combined with other offers. Tax & toppings extra. Exp. 9/30/09.

FREE Wrap With the purchase of any 2 Wraps and any 2 Sides or Starters

#8

Must mention when calling & present when paying. Cannot be combined with other offers. Tax & toppings extra. Exp. 9/30/09.

PSYCHO STICKS $4.99 8 Sticks Of Garlic Parmesan Bread That You’ll Be More Than Crazy About! Served with garlic or marinara sauce.


Plainville Citizen 6-18-2009