Rep. Petit joins fight against human trafficking

State Representative William A. Petit, Jr. (R-22) March 27 joined legislative colleagues and advocates in the fight against human trafficking. A press release from House Republicans said Petit voiced his strong support for comprehensive anti-trafficking legislation, which had a public…

60 years of transformation

By LISA CAPOBIANCO STAFF WRITER What began as a group of parents of children with disabilities 60 years ago has transformed into a family-centered organization that offers program activities, respite care, a supported employment program—and more. For Plainville resident Peggy…

Time to think kindergarten

By JEN CARDINES STAFF WRITER Children who will be 5 years old on or before Jan. 1, 2018 are eligible to begin kindergarten – a full day program – in September 2017. Plainville Superinten-dent of Schools Maureen Brummett said that…

Police blotter for March 24

The Plainville Police Department announced the following arrests and citations from Wednesday, March 15 to Sunday, March 19: Thomas D. Browdy, 168 Nilan St., Hartford, was arrested on March 15 and charged with second degree forgery, third degree identity theft,…