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A Plate at the Table to help For Goodness Sake, to be held May 22

For Goodness Sake, a local 501c3 nonprofit that provides donated furniture and household goods to individuals and families transitioning to independent living, will have its 4th annual fundraising dinner, A Plate at the Table, on Tuesday, May 22, at Kinsmen…

Martin supports bill to help vet with PTSD

State Senator Henri Martin (R-31) voted in favor of a bill to expand veterans benefits to certain individuals diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder, traumatic brain injury, or experienced military sexual trauma. Senate Bill 294 extends services to veterans with an…

Sports Hall of Fame inductees to be honored Oct. 6

The Plainville Sports Hall of Fame Committee announced the class of 2018 Inductees into the Plainville Sports Hall of Fame who will be honored at the 20th annual induction dinner on Saturday, Oct. 6 at Nuchies in Forestville. Individual Inductees…

Students, Dairy Queen, West Main Pizza team up to create ice cream, pizza treats

As part of the school district’s School / Business / Community partnership focus, Plainville Community Schools will partner with Dairy Queen and West Main Pizza in the “Blizzard Blitz and Pizza for Plainville Schools” project. The partnership will feature students…

‘Jeff the Plant Guy’ talks about violets

By TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER Jeff Eleveld, better known as “Jeff the Plant Guy”, is the owner of The Lil’ Plant Shop, at 52 West Main St., and hosted an informational class for children and their families on Friday, April…

Wheeler hosts info session on opioids

By SHERIDAN CYR STAFF WRITER Plainville’s Wheeler Clinic Connecticut Clearing House hosted an informational presentation on opioids and naloxone, “What Community Members Need to Know,” on April 12. The program is offered on the second Thursday of each month, free…

PARC holding its annual Poker Run fundraiser

By SHERIDAN CYR STAFF WRITER Plainville’s PARC will host a Poker Run fundraiser on Saturday, May 5 in honor or Ed Mercure, a former Plainville resident who died in a motorcycle accident in 2010. He is remembered by PARC for…

Plainville budget vote scheduled for next Tuesday

A legal notice was posted on the Town of Plainville website, alerting all Plainville citizens of the upcoming vote regarding the Board of Education and General Government Budget for fiscal year 2019. As of the Council meeting on Monday, April…