Category: News

Found and cancelled: Silver alert issued for two juveniles

Plainville police have issued a Silver Alert for two  missing juveniles. Jason Forcella and Kayla Pecego from Plainville are driving in a 2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee color blue (CT REG 7AVXL2), stolen from Forcella’s mother.

Petit, Martin meet with constituents Tuesday

State Rep. William A. Petit, Jr. (R-22) and State Sen. Henri Martin (R-31) invite Plainville residents to join them as they host a morning Coffee Hour on Tuesday, April 17 at Bolo Café & Bakery (33 Whiting Street, Plainville). The…

Heating up their education with some STEAM

By SHERIDAN CYR STAFF WRITER Students and family members filled the cafeteria at Toffolon Elementary School Wednesday evening for STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics) Night, where high school volunteers from the Science National Honor Society helped students in…

Need for fire truck presented to council

By TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER The Town Council held a public hearing on the budget Monday, April 2 in which much of the discussion focused on the need of the Plainville Fire Department to replace one of their engines. As…

Police blotter for April 13

The Plainville Police Department announced the following arrests and citations from Thursday, March 29 to Thursday, April 5: Melissa Oliver, 35, of 4 E. Main St., Unit 4-1A, Plainville, was arrested on March 29 and charged with second degree breach…

Developing depth is key for girls track

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER 2017 REGULAR SEASON Overall Record—2-4 (0-0 home, 2-4 away). CCC South Region Record—2-4. CCC South White Division Record—1-4. 2017 POSTSEASON CCC South Championship (at Willow Brook Park, New Britain)—10th/11 overall (5 medalists); 6th/6 in White…

They Might Be Giants, but they truly have endured

By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR They Might Be Giants have been nothing but productive over their past 36 years of existence. TMBG, who are coming to New Haven Friday night, have 20 albums to their name. The band – probably…

Street sweeping begins April 16

The sweeping of town streets by the Roadways Department will begin April 16 and will continue until the operation is complete. Please do not pile leaves or yard waste into the street. Leaves will not be picked up at curbside.…

Plainville students hang art in NBMAA

  The New Britain Museum of American Art recently hosted an exhibit of creative artworks from the students of Plainville Community  Schools. 200 students in grades k-12 had artwork on display at the museum from April 3- April 8. This…

Raffle being held to benefit school athletics, food pantry

The Plainville VFW Post 574 will host a raffle to benefit the school district’s athletic program as well as the Plainville Community Food Pantry, according to Superintendent of Schools, Dr. Maureen Brummett in a press release. The raffle is being…