Category: News

Public to get say on school projects

By LISA CAPOBIANCO STAFF WRITER Residents will soon weigh-in about the proposed capital improvement projects at Wheeler Elementary School and Plainville High School. During a recent meeting, the Town Council set a public hearing on Monday, April 24, at 7…

Household hazardous waste collection happening May 6

On Saturday, May 6 a regional household hazardous waste collection day will be conducted from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Roadways Facility on Granger Lane. This is the 23rd year this event is being conducted by Bristol Resource…

United Way looking for help on Day of Caring

The United Way of West Central Connecticut, serving the communities of Bristol, Burlington, Plainville, Plymouth and Terryville, will be holding its 26th Annual Day of Caring on Friday, May 19th (with a rain date of Monday, May 22nd). United Way…

Town reminds residents permits required for driveway work

As the weather gets warmer and the asphalt paving season begins, residents are reminded that when looking to pave a driveway they are required to obtain a permit from the Building Department located in the Town of Plainville Municipal Center…

New features in library’s children’s department

The Plainville Public Library Children’s Department is debuting several new features aimed at strengthening children’s early literacy skills and improving collection organization. The children’s library staff has created a “Chicka Chicka Boom Boom” tree early literacy station, based on the…

McDonald’s holding job fair across state

McDonald’s restaurants in Connecticut (excluding Fairfield County) are looking to hire up to 1,200 new employees during a one-day hiring event on Tuesday, April 25. The one-day event will focus on all positions, depending on location, from maintenance to crew…

Interact Club hosting Senior Citizen Prom

The Plainville High School Interact Club will host its fifth annual Senior Citizen Prom on Thursday, April 27, from 4:30 to 8:30 p.m. This year’s prom theme is “Masquerade” and will feature a catered meal, DJ, live band, free raffle…

Woman’s Club plans another ‘Flags on the Green’

“Flags on the Green” is a project sponsored by the Woman’s Club of Plainville, Inc. They are selling flags to salute military personnel, past and present. Each flag will have the name of the honoree attached and they will be…

Plainville Dems meet next Thursday

The Plainville Democratic Town Committee will hold its monthly meeting on Thursday, April 27 at 7:15 p.m. The meeting will be held in the Council Chambers at the Plainville Municipal Center. Meetings are open to the public. Anyone who would…

PHS class of 1967 looking to hold 50th reunion

The Plainville High School Class of 1967 is planning their 50th Class Reunion for Saturday, Sept. 9. If you are a member of the class and have not yet confirmed your address and contact information, please do so as soon…