Author: Lisa Capobianco

Driver crashes car into moving Pan-Am train

A driver who crashed his car into a moving Pan Am Railways train on Sunday night did not appear to sustain any injuries. Lieutenant Nicholas Mullins of the Plainville Police Department said an elderly man crashed his vehicle into the…

Plainville police arrest man for child abuse

Plainville police have arrested and charged a man for abusing his girlfriend’s two-year-old son. According to a press release from the Plainville Police Department, a woman told officers earlier this month that her live-in boyfriend, 20-year-old Jacob Matthews of Plainville,…

Obituaries: Mary Maichack

Mary (Pohlod) Maichack, 99, of Plainville, widow of Metro Maichack, passed away on Aug. 3 in Naples, Fla. Mary was born in Terryville on March 17, 1917, and was the daughter of the late Constantine and Anna Pohlod. She was…

Recreation Department brings day of fun on Aug. 12

The Plainville Recreation Department will host a Fun Day on Friday, Aug. 12 at 1 p.m. at Norton Park. Fun Day is the grand finale to the summer programs, according to a press release from the Plainville Recreation Department. Activities…

Taste of Plainville tickets still available this month

Taste of Plainville tickets are still on sale for the remainder of August. The Taste of Plainville tickets are $5 each and may be used for a percent discount on food at 16 Plainville restaurants. Proceeds from the fundraiser will…

Town to start reconstruction of Maple Street and Park Street

The town of Plainville will be starting the reconstruction of Maple Street and Park Street from Maple Street to Broad Street. According to a press release from the Plainville Engineering Department, the town and its subcontractors will begin construction activities…

Council scheduled to set mill rate next Tuesday

Now that state lawmakers passed a $19.7 billion budget for Fiscal Year 2016-2017, the Town Council can move forward with setting the mill rate. The state budget was approved on May 13, passing the House of Representatives by a 74-70…

Obituary: Tina Baruffi, 58

Tina (Albert) Baruffi, 58, of Shelton, passed away on March 3 at Griffin Hospital. She was born in France on March 31, 1954, and lived in Plainville for about 40 years. She attended Plainville schools, and later served in the…

Imagine Nation hosts Celebration of Dance on Saturday

This Saturday, Imagine Nation, A Museum Early Learning Center will feature a Celebration of Dance. Megan Boyd with the Naugatuck Valley Community College dancers and alumni will perform a dance excerpt at 11 a.m., and a special performance by the…