Category: News

Rec. Dept. offering picture IDs, pool passes for summer

The Plainville Recreation Department is issuing Picture ID’s, renewal stickers and passes for the 2017 summer season. All Plainville Residents ages 5 and up are eligible for a picture ID pass card. Under 5 years of age, no card required.…

Northern Lights Youth Choir perform next Tuesday

The Northern Lights Youth Choir, a group of 32 young teenagers in high school from Aroostook County, Maine will be performing a concert at the Faith Bible Church in Plainville at 168 Unionville Ave. on Tuesday, April 18, at 7…

Nature park now open

The Tomasso Nature Park is open for the season for the public to enjoy. This nature facility is open from dawn to dusk and is located off Granger Lane near the Plainville Highway Department and Dog Pound. Access is available…

Public gives input on budget proposal

By LISA CAPOBIANCO STAFF WRITER Town officials approved the FY 18 budget, which will now be up to the voters later this month. During a meeting last Monday, the Town Council voted unanimously to approve and recommend a total budget…

Substance abuse topic of forum

By JEN CARDINES STAFF WRITER The Plainville Coalition for Positive Youth Development held a substance abuse forum last week at the Middle School of Plainville. Members of the community were invited to speak with specialists, gather resources, and ask questions…

Police blotter for April 14

The Plainville Police Department announced the following arrests and citations from Tuesday, March 28 to Monday, April 10: Geoffrey Gill, 27, of 5 E. Broad St., 2nd floor, Plainville, was arrested on April 4 and charged with criminal attempt to…

Poker Run fundraiser honors Ed Mercure, benefits PARC

PARC’s first Poker Run fundraiser is being held Saturday, May 13 in honor of Ed Mercure, a former Plainville resident, who died in a motorcycle accident in 2010. Mercure was a retired West Hartford police officer and an avid biker…

Health listings, starting April 14

TUESDAY, APRIL 18 SOUTHINGTON THE LONGEST DAY TO RAISE ALZHEIMER’S AWARENESS. 5 to 7 p.m. Informational party for June 21 event. Mulberry Gardens, 58 Mulberry St., Plantsville. RSVP. (860) 302-7962. bethdeluco@sbcglobal.net. RSVP by April 12.  

Dining listings, starting April 14

SATURDAY, APRIL 22 BRISTOL EASTER SUPPER ‘SWIECONKA.’ 5 p.m. Begins with the sharing of the Blessed Easter Eggs. Dinner is roast pork, kielbasa, sauerkraut, mashed potatoes, babka bread, dessert, etc. St. Stanislaus Church, 510 West St., Bristol. Advance tickets are…