Category: Community news

Bowling fundraiser for men and boys’ needs

More than 100 people gathered at Lessard Lanes in Plainville, for a night of bowling, mini-golf and food, while attending “Family, Fun and Fathers,” hosted by the Men and Boys Fund of the Main Street Community Foundation, on Friday, June…

She’s got the whole world in her hands

Ella Bruzas, left, creats a marble planet out of shaving cream and paint (with a little helps from the library staff) during a craft event at the Plainville Public Library last Thursday. Photos by JANELLE MORELLI  

Officials honor 7 graduates of adult education program

By SHERIDAN ROY STAFF WRITER The 2019 Plainville adult education graduation ceremony celebrated the achievements of five graduating students along with the accomplishments and dedication of several adult students in the continuing education program on June 12. Diplomas were awarded…

Thanks for the memories…

Dr. Maureen Brummett, right, shares a moment with her husband, Gary Brummett, during a farewell ceremony at Plainville High School last Tuesday. The event celebrated the former superintendent of schools and her 20 years of service to the community. Brummett…

Local funders join efforts to help end youth homelessness

Towns and cities across Connecticut took part in the statewide 100-day challenge to end youth homelessness, an effort that brings together investors, nonprofit providers, state agencies, and young adults to “develop creative solutions to provide housing and improve services for…

Historical Society to showcase 150 year of Plainville history

The Plainville Historical Society prepares for the warm summer months by unveiling “Plainville Through the Years,” the 2019 summer exhibit, which will showcase 150 years of local history as the town prepares for the July anniversary. Opening on Saturday, June…

Senior transportation open house on June 28

By SHERIDAN ROY STAFF WRITER The Plainville Senior Center will soon be able to offer more flexible rides to members through a partnership with Senior Transportation Services, Inc., a division of Human Resources Agency (HRA) of New Britain. A meet-and-greet…

Plainville sings the National Anthem

On Sunday, May 19, a group of 35 students representing all Plainville elementary schools performed the National Anthem at the NCAA lacrosse tournament quarterfinal game at Rentschler Field in East Hartford. The event was televised nationally on ESPN U, and…

Plainville’s 150th celebration planned for July 20-21

The Plainville community will commemorate the town’s 150th anniversary with two days of family-friendly events planned for Saturday, July 20 and Sunday, July 21. These events will take place rain or shine. “We wanted to mark this milestone occasion by…

Xander the builder

Xander Hook plays in the bulldozer that he helped put together at the Bob the Builder Drive In at the Plainville Public Library last Thursday. Photos by JANELLE MORELLI