Category: Community news

Plainville AARP supports grandparent caregivers

The Plainville Chapter of AARP presented a donation to the Grandparents/Relatives Raising Grandchildren program, which is run by the Plainville Senior Center. The money will be used to support the families who are part of the program. If you are…

Couple to host golf fundraiser in honor of Plainville student

TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER This is the 12th year that Pete and Karen Montana of Southington are holding a memorial golf outing to benefit St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Each year, they donate proceeds from the event on behalf of…

Plainville’s bike shop

TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER For many Plainville residents the property at 151 East St. will always by synonymous with Parsons Buick, but as of Thursday, Jan. 16, the property will be known for its extensive inventory of used power sport…

And the check goes to…

Last Thursday, the Main Street Community Foundation held their annual event for the women and girls fund. The organization distributed over $53,000 in grants to 18 local organizations to improve the conditions and opportunities for women and girls in Bristol,…

Municipal closings on Martin Luther King Jr. Day (Jan. 20)

The Town of Plainville announced that the municipal center, the library, and the senior center will be closed on Monday, Jan. 20 in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.  All Municipal Offices will open again on Tuesday, Jan. 21.…

Go fly a kite

With strong winds and temperatures climbing into the 60s, Saturday provided perfect conditions for winter kite flying. Lillian Brodeur, 9, takes advantage of the weather at Norton Park. Photo by JANELLE MORELLI

Hole in the Wall Theater holding ‘Our Town’ auditions

Hole in the Wall Theater will be holding auditions for their upcoming production, Thornton Wilder’s “Our Town,” which will be directed by Caleb Warner and produced by Mary Roane. Auditions will be held at 7 p.m. on Sunday Jan. 26,…

Three names added to Plainville Memorial Wall

Three names have been added to the Plainville Veterans Memorial Wall, located on the main floor of the Plainville Municipal Center at 1 Central Square. Sgt. Robert C. Doolittle (Air Force), Sgt. Walter P. Zarzycki (Air Force), and SP3 James…

Free dental appointments at senior center Jan. 14

Adults are invited to free dental appointments to be held at Plainville Senior Center On Tuesday, Jan. 14, a registered dental hygienist from Community Health Center, Inc., of New Britain will hold dental clinic appointments at the Plainville Senior Center…