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Election: GOP caucus July 17, Dems hold July 23 meeting

By TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER The Plainville Republican and Democratic Town Committees will be hosting endorsement meetings, as they prepare for the 2019 municipal elections. The Republicans will be holding a caucus to select their slate of candidates, while Democrats…

Police blotter for the July 12 edition

The Plainville Police Department announced the following arrests and citations from Saturday, June 29 to Sunday, July 7: Anthony R. Esposito, 49, of 123 Woodford Avenue Ext., Plainville, was arrested on Saturday, June 29, and charged with second degree breach…

State police announce 50 DUI arrests, no fatalities over July 4 weekend

Connecticut State Troopers announced a sharp reduction in violations and no fatalities over the July 4 weekend despite an increase in arrests for driving under the influence of alcohol. Over the holiday weekend, state police were patrolling highways and roads…

Summer campaign launched by state to fight underage drinking

With the official summer season kicking off, the Connecticut Department of Transportation Office of Highway Safety, along with the Connecticut Department of Motor Vehicles and other community advocates, is reminding residents about the dangers and penalties for underage drinking with…

2019 police chief of the year

Plainville police chief Matthew Catania was recognized as police chief of the year by the Community Law Enforcement Awards and Recognition (CLEAR) dinner last Tuesday. Photos by JANELLE MORELLI

Police blotter for the July 5 edition

The Plainville Police Department announced the following arrests and citations from Wednesday, June 26 to Sunday, June 30: Dawn E. Horn, 50, of 6 Crown St., Plainville, was arrested on Wednesday, June 26, and charged with having minimal insurance, and…

Plainville High seniors celebrate graduation

More graduation photos   By SHERIDAN ROY STAFF WRITER Plainville High School celebrated the achievements of the graduating Class of 2019 during commencement exercises on Tuesday, June 18. The event was moved indoors due to rain, but students’ spirits were…

Council holds three hearings in one evening

By TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER The Plainville Town Council met on Monday, June 17, and hosted three public hearings – one, an ordinance establishing fourth quarter transfers for the end of the 2019 fiscal year; one on an additional appropriation…

Municipal closings for July 4

The Plainville Municipal Center, Senior Center, and Library will be closed Thursday, July 4 in observance of Independence Day. All offices will re-open Friday, July 5. No trash or recycling collection will occur on Thursday, July 4, Independence Day. Collection…

GOP seeking candidates for November elections

The Plainville Republican Town Committee is seeking candidates for the upcoming November Municipal election. Plainville residency is required for candidates. Positions to be endorsed include Board of Education, Town Council and Constables. The meeting will be Wednesday, July 17, 7:00…