Author: jgoralski

Plainville player joins the Revolution

A young Plainville resident got a chance to play alongside his favorite New England Revolution players during a recent soccer clinic held at Trinity College in Hartford. Aidan Benn, 10, took part in the free clinic, hosted by Santander Bank,…

Hall of Fame: Go to the head of the class

By KEVIN ROBERTS STAFF WRITER In the mid-1970s, RoseMarie Havelevitch-Dugas set the standard for Plainville students on and off the court, and she excelled at everything she did, athletically and academically. The 1975 class valedictorian, she played four years of…

Obituary: Paul A. Barrette, 40

Paul A. Barrette, 40, of Plainville, passed away on Sunday, Sept. 8th at home. He was the beloved husband of Serena (Simpson) Barrette. He was born on July 28, 1979 in Bristol the son of the late Bruce Barrette and…

Sharp 5 Jazz to kick off the Mum Fest on Sept. 19

By TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER The 2019 Mum Festival kicks off next week on Thursday, Sept. 19, with an evening of art and jazz, provided by Sharp 5 Jazz. Sharp 5, who performed during the 2018 Holiday on the Hill…

Plainville included in regional recycling contract

By TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER Americans all across the country have taken steps to lessen their impact on the environment through practices such as recycling, and for a time, communities were rewarded for their recycling efforts—until the world’s largest importer…

Board of Education inspects Wheeler school construction

By TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER The Plainville Board of Education held a special meeting on Monday, Aug. 26, in which the commissioners took a tour of the Frank T. Wheeler Elementary School construction project. Led by Wheeler principal, Andrew Batchelder,…

Adult education courses available

Plainville Adult and Continuing Education program will offer free evening programming, this fall in the following areas: adult basic education (math and reading/writing), adult high school credit diploma program, citizenship preparation, English as a second language, GED preparation, and PARC…

Registration open for town programs

Registration for town programs begins on Tuesday, Sept. 12. Online registration and payment can be done at plainvillect.recdesk.com. In-person payment options are still available with no processing fee. In-person registration and questions can be done on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays,…

Boys soccer preview: Looking for an encore

By KEN MORSE CORRESPONDENT You could see it coming like a rainstorm chasing away a crisp fall day. Ever since Tim Brown took over the reigns as head coach of the boys soccer program at Plainville High School in 2007,…

Girls Volleyball preview: Devils are on a mission this fall

By KEN MORSE CORRESPONDENT The Plainville volleyball team comes in with some high expectations after learning to compete last season, armed with 10 seniors who are on a mission. It’s safe to say that when head coach Bob Moffo took…