Author: mchaiken

Veteran’s benefits explained July 12

Veterans in and around Plainville are invited to this free presentation on veteran’s benefits on Thursday, July 12 at 10 a.m. at the Plainville Senior Center. Jason Coppola, Veterans Service Officer from the State Office of Advocacy and Assistance will…

Comedian arises from unlikely place

By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR Emma Willmann does not come from the most likely of communities to generate a stand-up comedian. Willmann, who appears Comix at Mohegan Sun from July 12 to 14, came from Blue Hills, Maine—a town with…

Real country with Reba

by MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR You put a country star in a concert hall in the middle of a casino, you shouldn’t be surprised if there were a lot of rhinestones, glitter, and Las Vegas-style cheesiness on stage. And if…

Mechanized style

By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR Classic cars are about style. Like the latest garments out of New York or Paris, there are different silhouettes. Sometimes the lines are sharply defined. Sometimes, they slope and emphasize the curves. Owners of these…