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Plainville High students learn about careers

By TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER Plainville High School hosted the seventh annual Career Day on Friday, Nov. 30, which featured 60 presenters. Superintendent Dr. Maureen Brummett extended thanks to all of the presenters, who she said “collectively represent a wide…

Shine a light to remember mom

Christmas lights shine into the night at the home of Josh Brunelle on Hillcrest Road. Brunelle worked for the past four months to set up the light display, which he dedicates to his mother who passed away in 2011. Photo…

Donations for pantry total 10,000 pounds

By SHERIDAN CYR STAFF WRITER The Plainville Community Food Pantry was able to collect over 10,000 lbs of food donations during their 14th annual “Fill the Truck” food drive at Gnazzo’s. The food drive took place over a five-day span…

Annual tree lighting set for downtown

SHERIDAN ROY STAFF WRITER The holiday season is full of traditions. For Plainville residents, that includes the annual tree lighting in the center of town. The Plainville Chamber of Commerce in collaboration with the Plainville merchants association announced the 26th…

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…