Category: News

50 years of housing town’s history saluted

By SHERIDAN CYR STAFF WRITER The Plainville Historical Society celebrated its 50 year anniversary at a reception and open house on Sept. 15 with a full house and several guest speakers to help commemorate the society’s longevity. Fifty years ago,…

Police blotter for Sept. 21

The Plainville Police Department announced the following arrests and citations from Saturday, Sept. 8 to Friday, Sept. 14: Kimberly L. Streater, 41, of 378 Ferry St., New Haven, was arrested on Sept. 8 and charged with third degree assault, second…

Kristyna Miller scores up a storm; x-country wins

By KEVIN ROBERTS STAFF WRITER Plainville girls soccer sophomore Krystyna Miller put up a scoring barrage in an 8-3 victory over Bristol Eastern on Sept. 11 at Tinty Stadium. She scored not one, not two, not three, not four, but…

PARC plans to honor athletes at Oct. 6 walkathon

PARC will hold its 18th annual walkathon on Saturday, Oct. 6 at Norton Park to benefit the programs and family centered services for people with developmental disabilities. This year’s theme is centered on athletes. The Helen and Danny Coughlin Memorial…

Students encouraged to apply for CHET scholarship

Connecticut high school freshmen and seniors are encouraged to apply for the 2018 CHET Advance Scholarship. The program is sponsored by Connecticut State Treasurer Denise L. Nappier, trustee of the Connecticut Higher Education Trust (CHET). This year, CHET will again…

Safety forum for parents, community Sept. 26

Plainville Community Schools will host a safety forum for parents and the community on Wednesday, Sept. 26 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. in the Mel Perry Auditorium at Plainville High School, 47 Robert Holcomb Way. The forum will feature several…

Plainville Dems meet Sept. 20

The Plainville Democratic Town Committee will hold its monthly meeting on Thursday, Sept. 20. The meeting will take place at 7 p.m. in the Council Chambers of the Plainville Municipal Center. Meetings are open to the public. Anyone interested in…

Teamwork helps beautify Lisa’s Wish

By TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER Team Depot of South Southington partnered with LISA Inc., to complete a beautification project for the Lisa’s Wish property on Bank Street, in Plainville. Completed on Aug. 15, Team Depot’s project allowed for the “beautification”…

With class in session, changes are in store

By TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER Plainville Community Schools rang in the 2018-2019 school year on Tuesday, Sept. 4, and this year has some changes in store. Superintendent of Schools Dr. Maureen Brummett said she felt the first week has gone…

Police blotter for Sept. 14

The Plainville Police Department announced the following arrests and citations from Tuesday, Aug. 28 to Friday, Sept. 7: Nathaniel W. Calloway, 28, of 47 Billard St., Meriden, was arrested on Aug. 28 and charged with first degree larceny. Luc R.…