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Toffolon collects hundreds of pounds of candy for vets, troops

February 9, 2016
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Student Council Candy Drive

Members of the Louis Toffolon Elementary School Student Council held a successful candy drive to send to veterans and troops overseas. Following Halloween, students and their families donated candy from their trick or treat bags. The students counted close to 11,000 pieces of donated candy that weighed several hundred pounds. The Plainville Community Food Pantry…

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Boys travel team results for weekend

February 9, 2016
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The Plainville Boys 7th Grade Travel Basketball team notched up another victory on Saturday to bring their record to 13-2. The boys beat Tolland by a score of 47-20. Javan Paradis had 12 points, nine rebounds, and two steals; Alec Couture had 11 points, five…

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School Readiness Council seeks proposals for pre-school providers

February 9, 2016
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The Plainville School Readiness Council is seeking proposals from Plainville pre-school providers wishing to apply for grant funded School Readiness spaces. Head Start-approved programs, NAEYC-accredited programs and programs not yet accredited may apply. Also, NAEYC-accredited programs located outside of town borders may apply. To receive…

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Dodgeball tournament winners announced

February 9, 2016
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Plainville High School Project Graduation held a Dodgeball Tournament on Feb. 4. The winners were: from the left, Andrew Schumann, Rob Munson, Dan Costantini, Joey Chaco, Jon Lindgren, and Tim Sullivan. The tournament representatives thanked Kohl’s of Berlin and Waterbury for their donations and team…

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Open house, bridal fair at Carousel Museum Feb. 21

February 9, 2016
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The New England Carousel Museum is hosting a free Open House and Bridal Fair on Sunday, Feb. 21 from noon to 4 p.m. The public is invited to visit the museum to see what it has to offer as a location for weddings, showers, rehearsal dinners,…

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Drivers needed to transport cancer patients

February 9, 2016
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The American Cancer Society’s Road to Recovery program is currently looking for volunteer drivers throughout all Connecticut communities to transport cancer patients to and from their lifesaving treatments. Volunteer drivers have provided thousands of cancer patients with rides to their treatment appointments, however patients across…

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Local legislators speak at Realtors gathering

February 9, 2016
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State Representative Whit Betts (R-Bristol, Plymouth) and State Sen. Henri Martin (R-Plainville, Bristol) attended the Litchfield County Board of Realtors Legislative Night on Jan. 25 at the Torrington Elks Lodge. During the event, area legislators gave an update to board members and guests regarding the…

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Plainville entered eight wrestlers in Woodstock invite

February 9, 2016
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By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER     The Blue Devils (5-17, 0-6) competed at the Woodstock Academy Invitational at Woodstock Academy on Saturday, Feb. 6 and placed 10th overall (74.5) out of 16 schools. Montville (166.0) won the tournament with two individual champions, six finalists,…

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Volunteer firefighters presented with awards

February 7, 2016
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Rev. Dr. Jim Caron, chaplain of the Plainville Fire Department, is honored for his 10 years of service. Caron was one of over a dozen members of the Fire Department who was recognized by the town last week.

By LISA CAPOBIANCO STAFF WRITER Plainville honored over a dozen volunteer firefighters for their years of service and dedication to the town last week. During a recent Town Council meeting, 13 firefighters were each recognized for their years of service, some of whom have served…

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