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Our Lady of Mercy holding tag sale next Friday, Saturday

September 17, 2014
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Our Lady of Mercy Church in Plainville will hold a Tag Sale on Friday, Sept. 26 and Saturday, Sept. 27 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. in the Parish Hall, 19 South Canal St., Plainville. There is a $1 admission charge for Friday only.    

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Boukus endorsed by police union

September 16, 2014
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In a recent letter to State Representative Betty Boukus, AFSCME Council 15 Connecticut Council of Police informed the Democratic candidate seeking reelection that they have endorsed her candidacy for re-election for the 22nd House District. The letter states that “It is our firm belief that…

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Petit road race raised more than $115,000

September 16, 2014
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GE’s Industrial Solutions business helped raise more than $115,000 as the title sponsor of a 5K road race in Plainville, Conn., that benefited the Petit Family Foundation. The non-profit foundation was established in 2007 by Dr. William Petit in memory of his wife and two…

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Democrat Michalik opens campaign headquarters

September 16, 2014
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Democrat Michalik opens campaign headquarters

State Senate candidate Rob Michalik was joined by dozens of supporters for his fall campaign kick-off event on Saturday, Sept. 13. Among those in attendance were U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal and Connecticut State Senate Majority Leader Martin Looney. “I was thrilled with the turnout for…

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Adult ed courses begin Sept. 22

September 16, 2014
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  Free courses offered through Plainville Adult Education begin the week of  Sept. 22: Adult Basic Education, Credit Diploma Program, Citizenship Prep., English as a Second Language, GED Prep., and PARC: ABE 101. Enroll in evening enrichment courses for a reasonable fee. Visit www.plainvilleschools.org/family/adulted or…

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Help clean up Pequabuck Sept. 27

September 16, 2014
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The Plainville Conservation Commission will be holding its’ annual Pequabuck River cleanup. The event will take place on Saturday, Sept. 27 from 9 a.m. until noon. The location is on the south side of West Cemetery on Route 177. Signs will be posted. Trash bags…

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Tomasso Nature Park stays tidy, visitors welcomed

September 16, 2014
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Constant work keeps Tomasso Nature Park at the end of Granger Lane in Plainville, CT neat and tidy, according to a press release from park overseers. An all-volunteer group is almost always to be seen taking out invasive species, piling brush for the town truck…

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PARC memorial walk on Sept. 27

September 16, 2014
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PARC will be honoring its senior members at the 14th annual Helen Coughlin Memorial Walk set for Saturday, Sept. 27 at Norton Park. This event is one of the largest fundraisers for the organization that offers programs and services for people with developmental disabilities, explained…

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Citizens Defense League endorses Pugliese

September 16, 2014
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The Connecticut Citizens Defense League (CCDL) has endorsed Kathy Pugliese, Republican candidate for the 22nd District, according to a press release from Pugliese’s campaign chair. The League is a non-partisan, grassroots organization devoted to advocating rights affirmed by the Constitutions of the United States of…

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