Category: Community news

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…

Lake Compounce presents Holiday Lights

BY SHERIDAN CYR STAFF WRITER Holiday Lights at Lake Compounce has officially opened for the season, covering the park with hundreds of thousands of glimmering lights. The attraction is open every Friday through Sunday until the end of December with…

Plainville Republicans hold open house on Sept. 15

The Plainville Republican Town Committee will hold the official opening of their headquarters on Friday, Sept. 15 at 7 p.m. Located at 41 East Main Street (the former DBK Family Jewelers) Plainville Republicans will hold an open house for all…

Benefit set for Aug. 6 to help homeless pets

Caroline Dorman left her mark on countless dogs when she served as a Connecticut Humane Society volunteer, and now even more homeless pets will be helped in her memory for the second year in a row. The 2nd Caroline Dorman…

Spoiling their dinner for a good cause

The Children’s Miracle Network is the official charity of the Miss America Organization. Every year, Dairy Queen holds Miracle Treat Day, where franchises try to raise money for CMN, which includes the Connecticut Children’s Medical Center in Hartford. Several of…

Tunxis to hold ‘Super Saturday’ registration on Aug. 5

Tunxis Community College will hold a “Super Saturday” on Saturday, Aug. 5, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., in Founders Hall. The annual event is designed to help new and continuing students apply and register for the fall semester. Super Saturday…

Everyday Heroes recognized

Two Everyday Heroes were recognized at the June 12 Plainville Board of Education meeting. Middle School of Plainville eighth grader Lexi Charbonneau, nominated by Middle School of Plainville staff members Steve Leseur and Carol Von Achen, and Plainville High School Culinary Arts teacher Al Lesage, nominated by Plainvile High School parent Sheri Ryan were honored for making a difference in the lives of others.

Plainville Board of Education Chair Andrea Saunders, Sheri Ryan, Robert Ryan, Al Lesage and Superintendent of Schools Dr. Maureen Brummett.

Carl Von Achen, Steve Leseur, Deborah Zinzalet, Lexi Charbonneau, Justin Misluk, Superintendent of Schools Dr. Maureen Brummett, and Plainville Board of Education Chair Andrea Saunders.