Category: News

Social Security warns of scam

The Social Security Administration and its Office of the Inspector General (OIG) launched a joint Public Service Announcement campaign addressing a nationwide telephone impersonation scheme. A press release from the organizations reported Social Security and the OIG continue to receive…

Town Manager schedules office hours

Town Manager Robert Lee invites Plainville residents to meet with him for open office hours on four consecutive Wednesday evenings—March 27 and April 3, 10 and 17—from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Plainville Public Library located at 56 East…

Dental hygiene students to provide free oral care for vets

Tunxis Community College dental hygiene students in the student chapter of the American Association of Public Health Dentistry (AAPHD) have started“Recruit a Smile” an ongoing service project to provide free oral care to Tunxis student veterans. Tunxis veterans can receive free…

BOE special meeting; talk continues about member’s Twitter post

By TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER A special meeting of the Plainville Board of Education was held on Monday, Mar. 11, to discuss “the performance of a board member.” According to Superintendent Maureen Brummett, the meeting was held in executive session…

Police blotter for the March 22 edition

The Plainville Police Department announced the following arrests and citations from Monday, Mar. 11 to Thursday, Mar. 14: Sandra J. Stoutenberg, 74, of 161 Red Stone Hill, Plainville, was arrested on Monday, Mar. 11, and charged with operation of a…

Police blotter for the March 15 edition

The Plainville Police Department announced the following arrests and citations from Sunday, March 3 to Sunday, March 10: Sean D. Butterfield, 27, of 55 Hillside Ave., Plainville, was arrested on Sunday, Mar. 3, and charged with disorderly conduct. Sidney A.…

Police blotter for the March 8 edition

The Plainville Police Department announced the following arrests and citations from Monday, Feb. 25 to Saturday, Mar. 2: Aric C. Daley, 27, of 31 Garden Ter., Bristol, was arrested on Monday, Feb. 25, and charged with sixth degree larceny, conspiracy…

Celebrate Mardi Gras in the (merry-go) round

By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR If you can’t make it to NOLA to celebrate Fat Tuesday, grab your masks and head over to the New England Carousel Museum. The fundraising Mardi Gras party, which will be held March 2 at…

Police blotter for the March 1 edition

The Plainville Police Department announced the following arrests and citations from Monday, Feb. 18, to Sunday, Feb. 24: Sedrick E. Nelson, 44, of 85 Lenox St., Hartford, was arrested on Monday, Feb. 18, and charged with second degree reckless endangerment,…

Obituary: Lorraine (Cote) Toner, 79

Lorraine (Cote) Toner, 79, of Plainville, passed away surrounded by the love of her family on Thursday, February 14, 2019, following a hard fought battle with dementia.  She is now reunited with her husband, Joseph, who predeceased her in 1991.…