Category: Local News

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…

Taste of Plainville tickets still available this month

Taste of Plainville tickets are still on sale for the remainder of August. The Taste of Plainville tickets are $5 each and may be used for a percent discount on food at 16 Plainville restaurants. Proceeds from the fundraiser will…

Town to start reconstruction of Maple Street and Park Street

The town of Plainville will be starting the reconstruction of Maple Street and Park Street from Maple Street to Broad Street. According to a press release from the Plainville Engineering Department, the town and its subcontractors will begin construction activities…

Lake Compounce’s fireworks display this Saturday

On Saturday, July 2, Lake Compounce will host its annual fireworks display over the lake in celebration of Independence Day. Produced by Pyrotecnico, the show, beginning with the laser show, starts at 9 p.m., and fireworks will be launched from…