Category: Community news

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…

Transfer station opens today

The Transfer Station on Granger Lane will open for the season on Saturday, Apr. 6, the hours of operation are 8 a.m., to 3 p.m. The Transfer Station is only open on Saturdays, and Plainville residents must show identification. There…

CABE Day on the Hill

Plainville Board of Education student representatives Allie Chambrello and Maddie Lund joined superintendent Dr. Maureen Brummett, and BOE mnembers Foster White, Becky Tyrrell, and Crystal St. Lawrence at the annual Connecticut Association of Boards of Education “CABE Day on the…

Registration is underway for spring programs

TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER The Plainville Recreation Department is preparing for the spring and summer seasons, and registration begins in May. As of Sept., 2018, registration for programs can now be completed online, explained assistant director of the recreation department,…

Update: Fatal accident on Route 72

Connecticut State Police Troop H reported that a fatal motor vehicle accident occurred on Route 72 on Thursday, Apr. 4., involving a four door sedan. The vehicle was headed “eastbound, two-tenths of a mile east of exit 3,” on Route…

Plainville YMCA to offer Healthy Kids Day on April 27

By SHERIDAN ROY STAFF WRITER Young students can all share the thrill of summer time approaching—leaving schoolbooks and homework behind and relaxing during summer vacation. While there are many fun activities kids can do to stay active, sometimes it’s a…

Community remembers overdose victims

Tricia Weaver completes a square for a remembrance quilt to honor the memory of her son, Justin, who died at the age of 19 as a result of an overdose. Last Saturday, the Connecticut Clearinghouse held a community remembrance workshop…

Fatal accident reported on Route 72

Connecticut State Police Troop H reported that a fatal motor vehicle accident occurred on Route 72, involving a four door sedan. “The accident reconstruction team is in route to the scene,” according to Troop H officials. “Route 72 east to…

Mystery night at the museum

Experience an opportunity to be a “history detective” on Tuesday, April 16 when the Plainville Historical Society hosts the second annual “mystery night at the museum.” Participants will be able to view, study, and try to identify or answer questions…

The best pizza in Plainville

Rose Borges, right, the daughter of D’Marie’s Pizza owner Danielle Borges, serves slices to patrons after the Pizza Feud competition. On March 14, the Plainville Chamber of Commerce attracted over 100 hungry guests to the VFW, hoping for a taste…