Category: News

Farmer’s market in full swing

By TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER The Plainville Farmers Market is approximately halfway through its seventh season. Each Friday, the market is set up in the parking lot between the municipal building and the police department, at 1 Central Square. Lena…

Police blotter for Aug. 17

The Plainville Police Department announced the following arrests and citations from Tuesday, Aug. 7 to Thursday, Aug. 9: Emily L. Treme, 28, of 1 Raffi Dr., Plainville, was arrested on Aug. 7 and charged with disorderly conduct. Brandi A. Lyons,…

Plainville’s young swimmers excel at Nutmegs

By KEVIN ROBERTS STAFF WRITER Plainville’s youth swimmers acquitted themselves well in the recent Nutmeg State Games. Both the Plainville Blue Dolphins and Wheeler Regional Tiger Sharks had participants ranging in age from 7 to 17. The Blue Dolphins took…

Manufacturing and Trades Job Fair being held in Oct. 4

The Central Connecticut Chambers of Commerce is holding a Manufacturing & Trades Job Fair in conjunction with TD Bank on Thursday, Oct. 4 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the DoubleTree by Hilton in Bristol. The event is free…

Adult, continuing ed offering free fall programming

Plainville Adult and Continuing Education will offer free programming this fall in the following areas: Adult Basic Education (Math and Reading/Writing), Adult High School Credit Diploma Program, Citizenship Preparation, English as a Second Language, GED Preparation, and PARC Adult Basic…

Performance listings, starting Aug. 17

AUG. 22 to SEPT. 2 OTHER CIRQUE ELOIZE HOTEL. Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays at 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays at 2 p.m. Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. Sunday at 7 p.m. “Hotel is the story of a…

Linden St. seeks empty bottles for greenhouse

Linden Street School  is currently seeking donations of two liter clean, plastic  bottles with the labels removed. Approximately 100 bottles are needed to complete an eco-friendly greenhouse being built in the school’s courtyard in collaboration with volunteers from local manufacturing…

New plan of conservation, development being prepared

By TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER Plainville is in the process of updating its plan of conservation and development, which must be done every 10 years under Connecticut General Statutes. The town is asking for public input. “The plan of conservation…

Grads of Plainville High gather at 2-decade tradition

By SHERIDAN CYR STAFF WRITER The Town of Plainville is known to residents as being a small, tight-knit community, where everyone knows each other and bumps into one another frequently. Because of its nature, Plainville High School alumni created something…

Police blotter for Aug. 10

The Plainville Police Department announced the following arrests and citations from Friday, July 13 to Thursday, July 19: Michon Nocera, 44, of 434 Cherry Brook Rd., Canton, was arrested on July 29 and charged with evading responsibility (physical injury) and…