Category: News

Police blotter for the Aug. 30 edition

The Plainville Police Department announced the following arrests and citations from Monday, Aug. 19 to Monday, Aug. 26: Corina A. Scales, 26, of 265 Fairview St., New Britain, was arrested on Monday, Aug. 19, and charged with second degree breach…

Plainville to crack down on drivers passing school buses

Beginning this fall, Plainville school buses will feature an enhanced safety measure, according to superintendent of schools Steven LePage. The DATTCO busses servicing Plainville schools will now feature the Student Guardian automated stop arm enforcement system. “Ensuring student safety is…

Plainville prepares for new school year

By TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER As summer winds to a close, the Plainville Community Schools staff has been hard at work in preparation for the 2019-202 school year, which officially begins on Tuesday, Sept. 3. Leading the district are the…

Year’s worth of work wraps up as balloons arrive

By TAYLOR MURCHISON- GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER After about a year’s worth of preparation, the Plainville Fire Company will present the 35th annual Hot Air Balloon Festival this weekend. The event will be Friday, Aug. 23 through Sunday, Aug. 25 at…

WFSB’s Dennis House to host Crocodile Club

The New England Carousel Museum announced that Dennis House, Eyewitness News anchor and “Face the State” moderator on WFSB, is hosting the Crocodile Club’s 138th dinner meeting to be held at Lake Compounce. on Friday, Sept. 6. House has been…

Tax free week reminder

GOVERNOR LAMONT REMINDS CONNECTICUT RESIDENTS THAT SALES TAX FREE WEEK RUNS AUGUST 18 TO 24 Week-Long Sales Tax Holiday Implemented as Part of State Budget Signed by Governor Lamont   Gov. Ned Lamont is reminding consumers in Connecticut that the…

Police blotter for the Aug. 16 edition

The Plainville Police Department announced the following arrests and citations from Tuesday, Aug. 6 to Sunday, Aug. 11: John R. Berarducci, 28, of 8 Duval Ln., Plainville, was arrested on Tuesday, Aug. 6, and charged with third degree larceny, third…

Police investigating fatal car accident on Ledge Road

Plainville police are investigating a fatal car accident on Ledge Road on Sunday, Aug. 11. Anyone with information about the accident is asked to contact Sgt. John Quilter at quilter@plainville-ct.gov; Officer Brian DiMauro at dimauro@plainville-ct.gov; or call the Plainville Police…

Review: Why Don’t We gives its fans a night to remember

by MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR Concerts, especially when you’re young, are about making memories. If you go with your parents, it’s about a shared moment with mom and dad. If you go with your friends, it’s about the crazy moments…

Miss Mum contestants sought

IThe Mum Festival Committee has announced Miss Mum Pageant will once again be a highlight of this year’s Mum Festival. Applications are now being accepted for the 2019 Miss Mum Pageant. A cornerstone tradition of the Mum Festival, the pageant…