Author: mchaiken

School budget discussions on tap

The school budget is on the agenda for two special meetings next Tuesday in Plainville. First, at 6:30 p.m.,there will be a special meeting of the Plainville Board of Education’s Finance Subcommittee on Jan. 29 at 6:30 p.m., in the Plainville High…

Governor issues warning about severe cold

Gov. Dannel Malloy issued the following statement about the frigid temperatures tonight. (HARTFORD, CT) – With bitter winter cold temperatures expected over the next several days, Governor Dannel P. Malloy today directed the Division of Emergency Management and Homeland Security…

Non-profits can apply for grants

The Plainville Community Fund at the Main Street Community Foundation is now accepting applications for grants from 501(c)(3) non-profit organizations that serve the residents of Plainville, Connecticut. The deadline for submitting proposals is March 15, 2013. The application, which includes…

Victims of Irene get some good news

By ROB GLIDDEN STAFF WRITER Residents whose homes were catastrophically flooded during Tropical Storm Irene got some good news on Friday from their federal delegation – the town will receive $2.54 million in Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) funds to…

Police blotter for Jan. 18

 The Plainville Police Department has reported the following arrests. •Erik D. Southall, 35, of 38 Burnside Ave., Plainville, was charged on Jan. 6 with first degree criminal attempt to assault, first degree reckless endangerment, second degree threatening, third degree assault,…