Author: jgoralski

Football victory: ‘Collin’ it a day against Avon

By KEN MORSE CORRESPONDENT If the Plainville football team wants to reach the postseason, every game counts. So when the Blue Devils struggle, the recipe is simple: put the ball in the hands of quarterback Christian Collin and call it…

Race for middle school athletics is a huge success

By KEN MORSE CORRESPONDENT A crowd of close to 400 assembled in the parking lot of the Middle School of Plainville on Saturday, Nov. 9, for the Thanks for Giving 5K and Turkey Trot to raise funds for the middle…

Police blotter for the Nov. 15 edition

The Plainville Police Department announced the following arrests and citations from Monday, Oct. 28 to Thursday, Nov. 7: Jonathan Guzman, 29, of 177 Marikoski Cir., New Britain, was arrested on Monday, Oct. 28, and charged with improper use of license…

BOE names Everyday Heroes for October

Superintendent of Schools Steven LePage and BOE chairwoman Deb Hardy awards Norma Olson-Bartley, center left, and Lynn Logoyke, center right, the October Everyday Hero awards. The award was presented during the October meeting of the board of education.

CFGNB introduces public to Greater New Britain Disaster Response Fund

In an effort to be prepared to respond in the communities they serve, the Community Foundation of Greater New Britain community initiatives committee and board of directors established the Greater New Britain Disaster Response Fund with a $2,500 gift from…

For Goodness Sake expands service area

For Goodness Sake announced that due to growth throughout the last few years, will now be picking up donated furniture in an expanded area. FGS’s mission “is to restore dignity and independence to people struggling with homelessness, poverty, and other…

PARC bowling classic on Nov. 23

PARC’s 17th annual Frank Robinson Sr. Thanksgiving Bowling Classic will be held at Lessard Lanes, 136 New Britain Ave., Plainville,  from 4 to 7 p.m., on Saturday, Nov. 23. Participants can choose bowling or mini golf. The $25 registration fee…

Wheeler Clinic names new president, CEO

The Wheeler Clinic Board of Trustees announced that Sabrina Trocchi, PhD, MPA, has been appointed president and chief executive officer of the clinic, effective Saturday, Nov. 2, replacing Susan Walkama, LCSW, who retired as of Friday, Nov. 1. Trocchi previously…

Plainville announces new recreation director

By TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER The Plainville Recreation Department welcomed Courtney Hewett as the new director, effective Tuesday, Oct. 22. Hewett’s career in parks and recreation began at the age of 15 when she became a lifeguard in Wethersfield. She…