Category: business

A mystery at the museum

Dave Campochiaro tries to identify a photo on display at the “mystery at the museum” event at the Plainville Senior Center last Tuesday. The fundraiser was part scavenger hunt, part history test, and all fun as participants tried to uncover…

Back to work: Stop and Shop workers end strike

By SHERIDAN ROY STAFF WRITER Stop & Shop officials announced on Easter Sunday evening that tentative agreements had been met with the United Food & Commercial Workers union, ending the union’s strike that began April 11, pending an upcoming vote…

Wheeler welcomes adult behavioral health services VP

Teodoro Anderson Diaz, LCSW, LADC, a behavioral health care leader and practitioner, has joined Wheeler as vice president of adult behavioral health services.  In this role, Diaz will oversee the clinic’s mental health and substance abuse recovery services, intervention and…

Tax deferral available for low income homeowners

Lower income families might be eligible for deferral of taxes for owner-occupied households in Plainville because of an ordinance that went into effect in November 2011. To qualify, the dwelling must be the primary place of residence, and supporting documentation…

Norton trust grants support Plainville programs and initiatives

Due to grant funds from the Elizabeth Norton trust, Plainville Community Schools will be able to provide a number of programs and initiatives to all students. “Our faculty, administrators, and staff members understand the importance of accessing grant funds that…

If you teach a man to fish…

Last Saturday, fishermen flooded to Connecticut’s rivers and lakes for trout season opening day (rain early left some anglers as wet as the fish they caught). After a long search at Tag’s Tackle and Bait store in Plainville, 7-year-old fishermen…

A penny for your thoughts

Val Dumais, left, greets visitors to Plainville High School on Saturday, April 6 for the annual Penny Sale. Vincent Riccardi, right, purchases a raffle ticket for a large screen TV at the Plainville Rotary Club’s fundraising event. Photos by JANELLE…

Stop and Shop strike could affect Plainville shoppers

By SHERIDAN ROY STAFF WRITER Approximately 500 employees from the Southington and Bristol Stop & Shop grocery stores went on strike Thursday, April 11 at 1 p.m., joining around 31,000 employees at 249 stores across Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode Island.…

Moped Warehouse closing after 40 years

By SHERIDAN ROY STAFF WRITER After 40 years in business, owner of the Moped Warehouse, LLC is looking to retire. Located at 1 Townline Rd. in Plainville, the shop has been a one-man show keeping up with the times through…

Plainville student to be honored by United Way

Middle School of Plainville student  Dale Neyra has been selected to receive the United Way of West Central Connecticut’s “Youth Live United Award” for Plainville, according to United Way’s President, Donna Osuch. Each year during the United Way of West…