Author: Lisa Capobianco

Election results are in: Republicans retain majority on Council

Plainville Republicans have retained the majority on the Town Council. According to the unofficial results from the Plainville Registrar of Voters, Republican incumbent Kathy Pugliese took the lead with 1,745 votes. Republican incumbents Scott Saunders and Deb Tompkins also retained…

Election Day info for Plainville voters

Today is Election Day, and the polls will be open from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. The locations of the polling places are the following: District 1:Linden St. Elementary School, 69 Linden St. District 2:Our Lady of Mercy Parish Hall,…

Plainville Republicans hold open house on Sept. 15

The Plainville Republican Town Committee will hold the official opening of their headquarters on Friday, Sept. 15 at 7 p.m. Located at 41 East Main Street (the former DBK Family Jewelers) Plainville Republicans will hold an open house for all…

Raffle benefits Plainville Public Library Children’s Department

Members of Plainville Public library’s Flying Fingers Knit & Crochet group have made a blanket, which will be raffled off to support the Children’s Department. According to a press release from Plainville Public Library, donations will be accepted for the…

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…