WFSB’s Dennis House to host Crocodile Club

The New England Carousel Museum announced that Dennis House, Eyewitness News anchor and “Face the State” moderator on WFSB, is hosting the Crocodile Club’s 138th dinner meeting to be held at Lake Compounce. on Friday, Sept. 6. House has been…

Grants available at Main Street foundation

Main Street Community Foundation (MSCF) is accepting grant applications from area nonprofit organizations. Visit mainstreetfoundation.org/apply-for-grant to search the foundation’s various grant-making programs. The Bradley Henry Barnes and Leila Upson Barnes memorial trust is available to nonprofits supporting the health and wellbeing…

Obituary: Vincent Francis Susco, 96

Vincent Francis Susco, 96, passed away peacefully Friday, August 16, 2019.  Vincent was born December 31, 1922, in Plainville, Ct. He was the son of the late John Susco and Christine Santy Susco. He graduated from Plainville High School in…

Food pantry earns grant

Plainville Food Pantry executive director Susie Woerz, left, accepts a $3,000 grant check from Jane Brosnan, of the Liberty Bank Foundation. The organization intends to use the funds to “defray general operating costs.”

Tax free week reminder

GOVERNOR LAMONT REMINDS CONNECTICUT RESIDENTS THAT SALES TAX FREE WEEK RUNS AUGUST 18 TO 24 Week-Long Sales Tax Holiday Implemented as Part of State Budget Signed by Governor Lamont   Gov. Ned Lamont is reminding consumers in Connecticut that the…

YMCA director steps down

After 16 years of cause-driven service and leadership with the YMCA, and almost four years with the Wheeler Regional Family YMCA, executive director Francine Coleman has left the YMCA to pursue other opportunities. Under Francine’s leadership, the Wheeler Regional Family…

Obituary: George B. Low, 93

George B. Low, husband of Beverly (Schaefer) Low, passed away peacefully on August 6, 2019 at the Hospital of Central Connecticut, New Britain. Born in Plainville on May 7, 1926, he was one of three children of the late Alexander…