Category: News

Melissa Dodenhoff is Plainville’s Teacher of the Year

Plainville Community Schools has named Linden Street School second grade teacher Melissa Dodenhoff as the 2018-2019 Teacher of the Year. Dodenhoff was nominated by Linden colleague Susan Tarascio. Dodenhoff has been an educator for 15 years, serving as a second…

Butterflies subject of presentation at Senior Center June 28

John Root, naturalist and educator, will bring his “Butterflies of the World” presentation to the Plainville Senior Center on Thursday, June 28 at 1 p.m. for a free program, open to the public. “Butterflies” is a multi-media presentation that includes…

Wayback giving out milkshakes for free Thursday

  Local Wayback Burgers restaurants will be giving away free milkshakes for the first day of summer, Thursday, June 21, starting at 10:30 a.m., according to a press release. “While any day is a good day for a hand-dipped-to-order milkshake,…

Obituaries: Clifford Kenneth Gemmell

Clifford Kenneth Gemmell, 82, of Plainville, beloved husband, best friend and dance partner of Judith (Regula) Gemmell, passed away surrounded by his family on Wednesday, June 13, 2018. Born in Vermont on September 30, 1935, he was one of three…

Council discusses fire trucks, phosphorous project

By TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER The town council met on Monday, June 4, and the councilors set a date for a referendum regarding the replacement of two fire trucks. The referendum, regarding a $2.1 million appropriation through bonds and notes,…

Vote on fire trucks set for next Tuesday

By SHERIDAN CYR STAFF WRITER Residents of Plainville will have the opportunity next Tueday to vote on an appropriation to consider utilizing $2.1 million in bonds and notes to finance the purchase of two new fire trucks during the June…

Police blotter for June 15

The Plainville Police Department announced the following arrests and citations from Friday, June 1 to Friday, June 8: Richard Theriault, 39, of 337 Woodford Ave., 1st floor, Plainville, was arrested on June 1 and charged with disorderly conduct. Rhonda Clayton,…

Comedian Sarah Tiana works the podcasts to bring the funny to you

By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR Podcasts are the new frontier of comedy. And comedian Sarah Tiana has planted her flag twice in this performance universe. Tiana, who is coming to Connecticut this coming week, can be found on the podcasts…

New library director welcome with June 26 reception

The Plainville Public Library will welcome its new director Trish Tomlinson during an Open House Reception on Tuesday, June 26 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Plainville Public Library, 56 East Main St., Plainville. Light refreshments will be provided…