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Foundation elects officers, board members

The Main Street Community Foundation elected officers and two new board members at its annual meeting on March 17. Officers elected to serve for the 2017-2019 term are: John D. Scarritt, chairman; Michael Brault, vice chair; Valerie DePaolo,  secretary; Marguerite…

Plainville Dems meet March 30

The Plainville Democratic Town Committee will hold its monthly meeting on Thursday, March 30 at 7:30 p.m. The meeting will be held in the Council Chambers at the Plainville Municipal Center. Meetings are open to the public. Anyone who would…

Music store joins bustling downtown

By LISA CAPOBIANCO STAFF WRITER Over the past four to six months, more activity has been brewing in downtown Plainville. During that time, the town of Plainville welcomed furniture store, Refurnish and Naomi Martinez Studio—both located on Whiting Street. Flipping…

Police blotter for March 17

The Plainville Police Department announced the following arrests and citations from Monday, March 6 to Sunday, March 12: Anna M. Mastropolo, 30, of 92 W. Main St., Plainville, was arrested on March 6 and charged with third degree criminal mischief.…

Bono and the boys meet their symphony

By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR For a band born in the age of punk, 1976, the concept of an evening of orchestral renditions of U2’s catalogue seems a bit incongruous. But after the rough and tumble guitar-bass-drums of their debut,…

Family honors Pierrette Plourde by sharing her ‘Closet’

By JEN CARDINES STAFF WRITER After Plainville resident Pierrette Plourde passed away from cancer on Dec. 13, 2016, her family found a way to honor her memory that serves the greater good of the community. By donating her quality clothing,…

First year coach leads cheerleaders to 5th place

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER In her first year with the Plainville High School cheerleading program, head coach Amber Fitzpatrick took her Lady Devils to compete on the big stage and placed fifth out of 19 teams with 151.5 points…

Penny Sale to be held by Rotary on April 8

The Rotary Club of Plainville announced its 43rd Annual Penny Sale will be held at Plainville High School on Saturday, April 8 at 6 p.m. Doors will open at 5:30 p.m.. The Penny Sale has been the Rotary Club’s signature…

‘Paying Off Debts & Budgeting’ discussed March 23 at library

The Plainville Public Library presents “Paying Off Debts & Budgeting” — Part three in the “Make Your Money Work for You” Financial Series – at 7 p.m. on Thursday, March 23 at the Plainville Public Library at 56 East Main…

Plainville Senior Bowling results for March 13 announced

Plainville Senior Bowling results for the week of March 13 were as follows:   Top Female Bowler for the Week–Shirley Hotchkiss-185 Top Male Bowler for the Week–Gil Theriault-211, Paul Bell-198   Ham Bone Club Gil Theriault   Turkey Club Peter…