Category: News

Citizens address proposed dog park

By TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER The first Plainville Town Council meeting of 2018 began with a public hearing regarding the proposed location of a dog park; Norton Place Extension. Most of the citizens that attended and spoke fell into one…

Lady Blue Devils fall short vs. Knights

By KEN MORSE CORRESPONDENT Plainville head coach Jessica Neuweiler knew that there would be occasions when the Lady Blue Devils wouldn’t match up well under the boards. Last Tuesday was one of those occasions as Plainville was outrebounded 47-31 and…

Dr. King’s legacy saluted

By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR The legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. will be commemorated in the area and across the state this weekend and Monday. Here are some of the activities scheduled to allow you to celebrate the…

Petit, Martin to meet with constituents over coffee Jan. 16

State Rep. William A. Petit, Jr. (R-22) and State Sen. Henri Martin (R-31) invite Plainville residents to join them as they host their first morning Coffee Hour of the New Year on Tuesday, Jan. 16 at Bolo Café & Bakery,…

Plainville chamber hosting ‘The State of the Town’ Jan. 18

The State of the Town, hosted by the Plainville Chamber of Commerce’s Economic Development and Legislative Affairs Committee will be held Thursday, Jan. 18 from 7:45 to 9:30 a.m. at the Plainville Public Library. 56 East Main St., Plainville. Key…

Workshops set to help nonprofits in lean times

The Community Foundation of Greater New Britain and American Savings Foundation are working together to offer a series of in-depth capacity building workshops for local nonprofit organizations during 2018. The workshops are designed to help organizations address the increasingly difficult…

Adult and continuing education classes offered

Plainville Adult and Continuing Education will offer programming, free of cost, this spring in the following areas: Adult Basic Education (Math and Reading/Writing), Adult High School Credit Diploma Program, Citizenship Preparation, English as a Second Language, GED Preparation, and PARC…

Local state Republican legislators support Medicare Savings Program

State Representatives Whit Betts (R-78), Cara Pavalock-D’Amato (R-77), and William A. Petit, Jr. (R-22), and State Senator Henri Martin (R-31) on Monday co-sponsored and voted in favor of a bipartisan plan that would provide funding for the Medicare Savings Program…

Martin Luther King Jr. Day closings listed

The Plainville Library will be closed Saturday, January 13 and Monday, Jan. 15 in observance of Martin Luther King Day. The Plainville Municipal Center and Senior Center will be closed Monday, Jan. 15 in observance of Martin Luther King Day.…