Author: jgoralski

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…

Students learn about manufacturing, STEM

TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER Plainville High School hosted a STEM and manufacturing panel so interested students could hear first-hand information from several companies and workers in the field. This event was part of the Schools Community Business Partnership model, developed…

Eight seniors lead way for PHS boys

By KEN MORSE CORRESPONDENT Plainville boys basketball head coach Jim DiNello had the Blue Devils within one game of securing a spot in the state tournament three years ago and then the bottom fell out. The last two seasons have…

MSP auditorium scrutinized by BOE

TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER Middle School of Plainville music teacher Todd Helming took members of the Board of Education on a tour of the MSP auditorium during a special meeting held on Tuesday, Dec. 4. As of this meeting, the…

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…