Category: Community news

Faith Bible Church to hold world-wide ‘Marriage Night’ event

Faith Bible Church in Plainville invites married and engaged couples to join thousands of others from around the world on May 31 for a one-night simulcast event: “Marriage Night.” Learn and laugh with marriage experts Francis and Lisa Chan, Les…

Coalition sponsors underage drinking prevention campaign

The Plainville Coalition for Positive Youth Development is joining communities across the nation by, once again, sponsoring a campaign to prevent underage drinking. This effort highlights the fact that it is illegal to allow consumption of alcohol by anyone under…

Plainville AARP supports Open Circle Group

The Plainville Chapter of AARP presented a donation to the Evelyn Morin Program Coordinator for the Open Circle group.  The money will be used to support the activies of the program.  The program is run by the Plainville Senior Center.…

Mia’s Mission brings play time to the K-9s

By SHERIDAN ROY STAFF WRITER Eight year old Mia Phinney is on a mission: Mia’s Mission. Mia and her father Denny are making waves around the state and beyond by making and donating dog toys to police K-9 units. Back…

Plainville Family Festival: Fun for all ages

Residents swarmed to Linden Street School last Saturday for the Plainville Family Festival. Photos by JANELLE MORELLI Shark sighting at Linden Street School Kids and grown ups danced to the “baby shark” song at the Plainville Family Festival at the…

Toffolon 5th grader wins for essay at the symphony

All Plainville Community Schools’ fifth grade classes attended the annual children’s concert presented by the New Britain Symphony on Wednesday, April 3. The concert also included a poster and essay contest with the theme “What Music Means to Me,” and…

Celebrating a Plainville hero

Close to 50 volunteers, including representatives from House of Heroes Connecticut, the Plainville Rotary Club, the Plainville VFW, and the Blue Devils football team gathered at the home of Mike Hall last Saturday. The volunteers helped paint and make renovations…

Petit brings health care coverage info session to senior center

TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER State Rep. William Petit (R-New Britain, Plainville) and the office of the Healthcare Advocate invited older adults to the Plainville Senior Center on Tuesday, April 30 to discuss many aspects of health care coverage that seniors…

Four-part series to assist non-profit professionals

The Main Street Community Foundation is partnering with , in partnership with the Association of Fundraising Professionals Connecticut Chapter announced education opportunities available in 2019. The foundation will offer four web/audioconferences on topics of interest to enhance the development and…

Community rallies around victims of home fire

A local family narrowly escaped a house fire on Hardwood Road, above, in the early morning hours last Wednesday. According to reports, the family was forced to climb out a window to escape the blaze. The family of five, including…