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Register now for fall recreation programs

September 27, 2016
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Registration for fall Recreation programs is being held. The Recreation Office is open Monday through Wednesday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Thursday from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Friday from 8 a.m. to noon. Fee payment must accompany registration for programs carrying a charge. Programs with insufficient enrollment are subject to cancellation. Recreation…

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1st Hispanic state Supreme Court judge to speak at QANC Oct. 8

September 27, 2016
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The state’s first Hispanic Supreme Court judge, Justice Carmen E. Espinosa, will be the featured speaker at the Queen Ann Nzinga Center’s Hispanic Heritage Celebration Saturday, Oct. 8. The celebration, held from 1 to 4 p.m., will offer free food, dancing, music, storytelling, games, arts…

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Knights of Columbus install new officers

September 27, 2016
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Plainville K of C 3rd degree council officers for 2016-2017, from the left: Chancellor, Bill Brayne; Grand Knight, Phil Plourde; Trustee, Doug Wright; Financial Secretary, John Lariviere; Treasurer and Advocate, Dennis Frenette; Guard, Steve Tardif; Guard, Phil Newsome; Recorder, Rich Broderick; Deputy Grand Knight & District Deputy, Mark Germain; Chaplain, Deacon Robert Berube; Trustee, Ted Doiron; Lecturer, Rich Orsi.

  At a special ceremony held recently, District Deputy Mark Germain installed a new slate of officers for Reverend Gerald T. Corrigan 3rd Degree Council No. 3544 of the Knights of Columbus. The 3rd degree council is known as the business arm for the local…

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Family Fitness Frenzy at library Saturday

September 27, 2016
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Family Fitness Frenzy with the YMCA will be held Saturday, Oct. 1 at 11 a.m. at the Plainville Public Library, 56 ZEast Main St., Plainville. This fitness class is for parents, children, grandparents, and teens – all are welcome! Spend an hour with an instructor…

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Plainville Senior Bowling results for Sept. 26

September 27, 2016
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The Plainville Senior Bowling results for Sept. 26 are as follows: Top Female Bowler for the Week–Mary Jane Dumais-163 Top Male Bowler for the Week–Albert Deshaies-213   Ham Bone Club Albert Deshaies   Turkey Club Mary Jane Dumais Al Deshaies Ron Jablonski Jeff Harper Dan…

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Henri Martin to hold coffee hour to discuss issues

September 27, 2016
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Sen. Henri Martin will host a Coffee Hour on Thursday, Sep. 29 from 6 to 7 p.m. at 50 West at 50 West Main St. in Plainville. Area taxpayers can get their questions answered regarding the state budget and any other issues. Coffee will be…

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BOE’s Tyrell is now a master

September 27, 2016
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Plainville Board of Education member Becky Tyrrell recently achieved the level of master Board of Education member in the CABE Board Member Academy, according to a press release from Superintendent of Schools, Dr. Maureen Brummett. She earned the distinguished designation by participating in numerous hours…

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Miike Snow offers up a musical twist on a tyrant

September 27, 2016
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by MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR Typically, when a recording artist references a historical figure, there is a certain romanticism to it. Think, Elton John singing “Candle in the Wind” for Marilyn Monroe, or Don McLean’s “Vincent” about Vincent Van Gogh, or even Taylor Swift singing…

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State funding for pantry expected to be OK’d Friday

September 27, 2016
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State Rep. Betty Boukus (D-Plainville, New Britain), announced the imminent approval of funding for upgrades at the Plainville Community Food Pantry located at 54 South Canal Street in Plainville. “The Plainville Community Food Pantry provides a whole host of services and program referrals that make…

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