Category: News

Plainville Democrats welcome members, name new officers

TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER The Plainville Democratic Town Committee hosted a caucus and meeting on Thursday, Jan. 9, in Plainville Council Chambers. During the caucus portion, Rebecca Martinez was unanimously supported to serve another term as the chairperson, and Rosemary…

Plainville’s bike shop

TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER For many Plainville residents the property at 151 East St. will always by synonymous with Parsons Buick, but as of Thursday, Jan. 16, the property will be known for its extensive inventory of used power sport…

Junior Miss Southington seeks contesetants

The Junior Miss Southington Scholarship Organization is hosting its annual community service pageant on Sunday, April 26. Competition categories are interview, talent (minimal), and on-stage question. Ages run from age 4 to high school senior. The pageant focuses on community…

Budget talks focus on capital improvements

TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER Plainville officials are now working diligently on the town budget, on which residents will be voting on Tuesday, April 28. During the first presentation held on Tuesday, Jan. 7, the town manager and superintendent of schools…

State makes a PACT with Tunxis Community College

TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER In December the Pledge to Advance Connecticut (PACT), the state’s free community college program, was officially adopted as a policy by the Board of Regents for Higher Education. According to Connecticut State Colleges and Universities (CSCU)…

Municipal closings on Martin Luther King Jr. Day (Jan. 20)

The Town of Plainville announced that the municipal center, the library, and the senior center will be closed on Monday, Jan. 20 in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.  All Municipal Offices will open again on Tuesday, Jan. 21.…

Police blotter for the Jan. 17 edition

The Plainville Police Department announced the following arrests and citations from Tuesday, Jan. 7 to Thursday, Jan. 9: Veronica James, 54, of 115 Redstone Hill, Plainville, was arrested on Tuesday, Jan. 7, and charged with third degree assault, and disorderly…

State police report 952 accidents, 4 fatalities over the holidays

Connecticut State Police were out in force during the recent holiday season. Troopers responded to several distress calls, including a pair of fatal motor vehicle accidents. From Friday, Dec. 20 at 7 p.m. through Wednesady, Jan. 1, Connecticut State Police…

Contestants sought for Miss Bristol, Miss Forestville

The Miss Bristol ~ Forestville Scholarship Program announced it is looking for contestants for its upcoming pageant to be held Feb. 1 Miss Bristol 2020 is open to young women ages 18 to 25 who live work or go to…

State police report 458 accidents, 2 fatalities over the Christmas holiday

Connecticut State Police were out in force during the Christmas holiday. Troopers responded to several distress calls, including a pair of fatal motor vehicle accidents. From Friday, Dec. 20 at 7 p.m. through Christmas night on Dec. 25, Connecticut State…