Category: Community news

Kristen’s Kloset kicks off prom shopping

The Southington community is once again coming together to support “Kristen’s Kloset,” the prom program sponsored by Southington youth services (SYS). Kristen’s Kloset is named to honor the memory of Kristen Warner, a middle school student who died in a…

Annual tree lighting set for downtown

SHERIDAN ROY STAFF WRITER The holiday season is full of traditions. For Plainville residents, that includes the annual tree lighting in the center of town. The Plainville Chamber of Commerce in collaboration with the Plainville merchants association announced the 26th…

Cub Scouts hold food drive

Plainville Pack 49 Lion Den conducted a food drive for the Plainville Food Pantry. The Lions are working on completing their Animal Kingdom belt loop, which required they do a community service. They were able to donate 209 pounds of…

Congregation plans Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur services

Gishrei Shalom Jewish Congregation invites the community to observe Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur with services led by Rabbi Alana Wasserman, the congregation’s new rabbi. Wasserman was ordained in 2004 at Hebrew Union College and served as rabbi in New…

Southington Community Theatre schedules auditions

Southington Community Theatre will hold open auditions for its October 2018 production of Marcia Kash’s and Douglas E. Hughes’ “A Party to Murder” on Monday, July 30 and Tuesday, July 31 from 7 to 9 p.m. both days. Auditions will…

Project Graduation seeking volunteers

Plainville High School Project Graduation is beginning to gather names of volunteers who are able to help decorate the Wheeler YMCA the day before graduation, Tuesday, June 19), the day of Wednesday, June 20, and workers for the night of…

Tunxis launches website for veteran students

Tunxis Community College has launched a new website for veteran students to help better connect them with information they need to apply to the college. The website offers one-stop assistance for veterans who need information on educational benefits and the…

Main Street foundation has scholarships, grants available

Main Street Community Foundation is currently accepting scholarship applications from local students as well as grant applications from area nonprofit organizations through its competitive General Grant Cycle and the Plainville Community Fund. All guidelines, eligibility criteria and links to the…