Author: jgoralski

A ‘super’ day in kindergarten

Kindergarten students in Erica Kriscenski’s class at Wheeler school were visited by superintendent Steven LePage, who joined the students in using Play-Doh letter stamping to practice letters, letter sounds, and words. SUBMITTED

Election Day 2019: Roads, taxes, and schools; residents drawn to the polls

By TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER The Plainville Democratic and Republican Town Committee headquarters were abuzz with excited chatter as poll results began to trickle down. Just after the polls closed, on Tuesday, Nov. 5, four women sat in a makeshift…

Obituary: Lena Morante Gawrys, 96

It is with great sadness we announce the passing of our Mother Lena Morante Gawrys on Sunday, November 10, 2019. Lena was born in Plainville, in the house that her father built on Shuttle Meadow Rd, on August 31, 1923…

Obituary: Lorraine (Litke) Woerz, 103

Lorraine (Litke) Woerz, 103, passed away peacefully on Friday, November 8, 2019. Born on April 4, 1916 to the late Gustav and Angela (Sirko) Litke, Lorraine is now reunited with her beloved husband of 70 years, Arthur, who predeceased her…

Veterans Day offers teaching opportunity in the schools

TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER All throughout Plainville, the community came together on Monday in observance of Veterans Day. The Plainville Community Schools—one of the few districts that met on Monday, Nov. 11—used the day to teach their students about the…

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…