Category: Local News

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…

Raffle benefits Plainville Public Library Children’s Department

Members of Plainville Public library’s Flying Fingers Knit & Crochet group have made a blanket, which will be raffled off to support the Children’s Department. According to a press release from Plainville Public Library, donations will be accepted for the…

Consumer Protection issues warning about consumer scam

On Thursday, March 30, the Department of Consumer Protection (DCP) issued a warning to consumers about a scam targeting businesses and professionals.  The email says that you must respond to a complaint filed against you.  DCP urges consumers and professionals not to…

Exploring the duties of the Plainville-Southington health district

By JEN CARDINES STAFF WRITER Between the United States’ exposure to the Zika virus, the Hexavalent Chromium spill at Light Metals Coloring in Southington, a rampant flu and norovirus season, and the usual day-to-day operations, the Plainville-Southington Regional Health District…

Board of physicians hearing today to discuss medical marijuana

The state board of physicians will hold a public hearing today to discuss petitions it has received to add seven conditions to Connecticut’s medical marijuana program. The public hearing will be held at the Department of Consumer Protection’s (DCP) offices…

St. Paul Catholic to kick off 50th anniversary celebration on Sept. 17

It’s been almost one half century since the St. Paul Catholic High School yearbook championed their first graduating class.  “They conceived a school… in a breakthrough of thought…,” reads the 1970 Kaleidoscope, “minds opened as the ground broke… and spirit grew.”…

PARC walkathon strides forward toward Oct. 1

Plans for the 16th annual Helen Coughlin Memorial Walkathon are developing rapidly for the major fundraiser set for Saturday, Oct. 1 at Norton Park thanks to sponsors, staff, volunteers, supporters and members. For more than 50 years, PARC has provided…

Recreation Department brings day of fun on Aug. 12

The Plainville Recreation Department will host a Fun Day on Friday, Aug. 12 at 1 p.m. at Norton Park. Fun Day is the grand finale to the summer programs, according to a press release from the Plainville Recreation Department. Activities…