Author: jgoralski

Cub Scouts hold food drive

Plainville Pack 49 Lion Den conducted a food drive for the Plainville Food Pantry. The Lions are working on completing their Animal Kingdom belt loop, which required they do a community service. They were able to donate 209 pounds of…

Obituary: John A. Bryan, Jr., 66

John A. Bryan, Jr., 66, of Plainville, died at his home with his devoted caretakers by his side, on Wednesday November 28, 2018. Born in Meriden on October 10, 1952, he was the son of the late John A. Bryan,…

Council chair offers updates

By TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER Chair of the town council Kathy Pugliese shared updates occuring to the town’s railroad crossings. The railroad, according to Pugliese, has complete control over the railroad crossings, but she said that the state Department of…

BOE gets updates on safety and professional development

By TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER The Plainville Board of Education met on Monday, Nov. 12, and heard updates on school safety and professional development, and projects and events from around town. Rosa Perez, director of curriculum, instruction, and assessment for…

Council hears about fiber optic options

By TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER The Plainville Town Council held a special workshop to hear information regarding the possible installation of a fiber optics network. In June 2018, director of information technology, Kevin Ross, explained that Plainville leases fiber on…

Football: Plainville’s ride reaches its end

By KEN MORSE CORRESPONDENT Not all endings have the outcome one could hope for. The Plainville football team had the opportunity it sought with time running out in its annual Thanksgiving matchup with Farmington. Trailing 18-17 with 5:57 to play,…

New fire inspector welcomed by council; River clean-up postponed

By TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER A new fire inspector was named during the Nov. 19, meeting of the Plainville Town Council. Plainville Fire Marshall Larry Sutherland introduced Ronald Dievert, the newly named Fire Inspector. Sutherland said that Dievert has been…

Soccer: Blue Devils take the crown

By KEN MORSE CORRESPONDENT The Plainville boys soccer team has been causing quite a ruckus in the Class M state tournament over the years reaching the semifinals in 2011 and 2013 and three straight quarterfinal trips 2014-2016. Most of the…

Nails in town roads addressed by chief

By TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER Plainville Police Chief Matthew Catania addressed acts of criminal mischief and reviewed department crime report numbers at the Monday, Nov. 19, meeting of the Town Council. Recently, Catania said, there have been incidents of nails…