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Travel ban lifts at 2 p.m. today; implemented last night at 9 p.m. as storm loomed

January 27, 2015
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Gov. Dannel P. Malloy announced this afternoon that he has lifted the statewide travel ban as of 2 p.m. today, according to a press release from his office. “I want to thank the residents of Connecticut for heeding the warnings and staying off the road.  We were able to reduce accidents on the highways and…

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Take your kids to the library

January 27, 2015
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Plainville Public Library celebrates The Fourth Annual Take Your Child to the Library Day on Saturday, Feb. 7. Stop by the children’s department to explore the newly created “Reading Igloo,” which was made out of donated plastic gallon jugs. Throughout the day, the Winter Scavenger…

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Program on salt at library Feb. 3

January 27, 2015
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Lydia from the company “Auntie Arwen’s” will talk about the wide variety of salts, their purposes, history, mining, and cooking on Tuesday, Feb. 3 at 6 p.m. at the Plainville Public Library, 56 East Main St. She will bring many samples from around the world…

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Gov. declare state of emergency; roads shut down 9 p.m. tonight

January 26, 2015
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Governor Dannel P. Malloy has declared a State of Emergency in preparation for the coming blizzard, which is anticipated to heavily impact the state tonight through Tuesday.  In addition, the Governor announced that a travel ban for all roads is in effect beginning at 9…

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CL&P prepares for impending storm

January 25, 2015
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 As a potentially crippling and historic snow storm with blizzard-like conditions is expected to arrive in New England on Monday, Connecticut Light & Power announced in a press release it is preparing to address any storm-related power outages.  The significant snowfall and high winds predicted can…

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Gov. issues advice, warning about storm

January 25, 2015
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(HARTFORD, CT) – With the latest forecast calling for blizzard conditions across parts of the state, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy in a press release is asking residents to be prepared and take the necessary precautions for a significant snowstorm that will impact the state Monday…

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Weekend storm to bring wet, heavy snow to Connecticut

January 24, 2015
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HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ A winter storm hitting Connecticut today is bringing the first significant snowfall of the season. Meteorologist Bill Simpson of the National Weather Service in Taunton, Massachusetts, says the storm could drop half a foot of heavy, wet snow in parts of northern…

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There’s no relief in CCC South

January 23, 2015
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By MICHAEL LETENDRE STAFF WRITER PLAINVILLE – In terms of boys basketball play, there’s never a night off in the CCC South. And that’s no mystery to Plainville head coach Jim DiNello. There’s certainly a ton of parity in league play this season and each…

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Fund raiser this weekend to benefit 4-year-old

January 23, 2015
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By LISA CAPOBIANCO STAFF WRITER About 3 1/2 years ago, Maiza Pearl Day was born with a rare congenital defect called Tracheoesophageal Fistula with Esophageal Atresia. Since then, the 3-year-old has struggled with eating, and is confined to a soft food diet. Development delays resulted…

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