Author: jgoralski

Boys Basketball: Blue Devils chasing history

By KEN MORSE CORRESPONDENT The Plainville boys basketball team is chasing history beginning with a win at the Rybczyk Holiday Tournament. The Blue Devils had only won a game in the holiday tournament just three times in the last seven…

Obituary: Frank Joseph Cocozza Sr., 78

Frank Joseph Cocozza Sr., 78, beloved husband for 55 years and best friend of Lucille (Cicarelli) Cocozza passed away unexpectedly January 4, 2019. He was born in Newark, N.J. on Jan. 17, 1940, the son of the late Frank and…

State police announce fewer accidents, more violations over New Year’s weekend

MIDDLETOWN—The Connecticut State Police announced that there were 339 accidents in Connecticut throughout New Year’s weekend. There were 54 accidents with injuries, but there were no fatalities handled by state police. The one fatal motor vehicle accident in the state…

Whiting Motors welcomed to town

SHERIDAN ROY STAFF WRITER The Plainville Chamber of Commerce welcomed new business owners Taj and Jennifer Sehmi to town with a ribbon cutting ceremony on Dec. 13. Whiting Motors, LLC is open to the public, championing “quality used cars and…

Superintendent discusses ThoughtExchange survey

TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER Superintendent Dr. Maureen Brummett shared the results of a community wide survey during the Plainville Board of Education meeting held on Monday, Dec. 10. In October, Plainville Community Schools launched a ThoughtExchange survey, asking Plainville community…

School budget under ‘soft’ budget freeze

TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER During the Monday, Dec. 10 Board of Education meeting, the director of business and operations announced that Plainville Community Schools will be implementing a soft budget freeze. Sam Adlerstein said this would entail putting “a little…

PHS rebounds with win over Central

By KEN MORSE CORRESPONDENT If the first 12 minutes of the season opener against Hall was any indication of what Plainville can bring to the court each night then the Blue Devils are in for a fun ride this season.…

Helping the ‘Army’

The Salvation Army held a bell ringing at Gnazzo’s last Friday night. From the left are state Representative Dr. Bill Petit, Jr., who is holding his son William, Lt. Shareena Echavarria, and state Senator Henri Martin. Photo by JANELLE MORELLI

Town’s holiday office hours

The Town of Plainville offices announced the following holiday business hours. On Dec. 24, the municipal center will close at 11:30 a.m. The senior center will close at 1 p.m., and the library will close at 1:30 p.m. All offices…