Category: Local News

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…

Council scheduled to set mill rate next Tuesday

Now that state lawmakers passed a $19.7 billion budget for Fiscal Year 2016-2017, the Town Council can move forward with setting the mill rate. The state budget was approved on May 13, passing the House of Representatives by a 74-70…

Meet the winners of Junior Miss Southington

The Junior Miss Southington pageant crowned its latest collection of queens in a pageant held May 15 at the Aqua Turf in Plantsville. The girls were judged on private interview with judges, talent, casualwear, and evening gown. This year’s winners…

Local woman takes home the Mrs. CT crown

By MIKE CHAIKENEDITIONS EDITOR A Southington resident was thrust onto the national stage when she was crowned Mrs. Connecticut earlier this month. Allyson Genovese, who has held several local titles and competed twice before for Mrs. Connecticut, where she was first…

The ‘mob’ hosting a wacky wedding April 9

The mob’s most anticipated wedding is coming to town. Danny and Donna’s wedding date has been set for Saturday, April 9 and you are cordially invited. That is if you are not packing heat. You can walk in the steps…