Category: News

Register for recreation programs

Registration for summer programs is being held at the Recreation Office at 50 Whiting St. The Recreation Office hours are:  Monday through Wednesday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Thursday, 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Fridays from 8  a.m. to…

Obituaries: Paul E. King

Paul E. King, 75, of Southington, died on Thursday (June 29, 2017) at the Veteran’s Administration Medical Center in West Haven.  Paul was born on August 16, 1941 and was a son of the late Ernest King and Yvette (Brousseau)…

Are you prepared to make your ‘Escape?’

By JEN CARDINES STAFF WRITER Escape rooms are the newest trend in date nights, family nights, social gatherings, and corporate team building. Locations continue to appear across the map, the newest being right here in Plainville. Forbidden Escape opened its…

Local officials cite progress during chamber breakfast

By LISA CAPOBIANCO STAFF WRITER Although the impact of the state budget remains uncertain for six Central Connecticut communities, progress in economic development and infrastructure is certain. Last month, the Central Connecticut Chambers of Commerce held the State of the…

Police blotter for July 14

The Plainville Police Department announced the following arrests and citations from Wednesday, June 28 to Saturday, July 8: Shelby L. LaMothe, 42, of 30 Maxine Rd., Plainville, was arrested on June 28 and charged with second degree larceny. Timothy P.…

Grants available for non-college-bound students

The Community Foundation of Greater New Britain is offering a grant of up to $10,000 to help non-college-bound students who are disengaged or require personalized assistance achieve career success. Organizations that can offer employment training and support programs targeted to…

Democratic Town Committee meets July 20

The Plainville Democratic Town Committee will hold its monthly meeting on Thursday, July 20 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 is…

Petit, Martin host Pizza and Politics, July 27

State Rep. William A. Petit, Jr. (R-22) and State Sen. Henri Martin (R-31) have announced that they will be hosting a Pizza and Politics event on Thursday, July 27 from 6:30 – 8 p.m. at West Main Pizza (97 East…

Police blotter for July 7

The Plainville Police Department reported the following arrests last week. Brendan Q. Taylor, 32, of 20 Meriline Ave., Plainville, was arrested June 28 and charged with two counts of risk of injury to a minor, two counts of third degree…

St. Philips House merging with Chrysalis Center

By JEN CARDINES STAFF WRITER For more than two decades, St. Philip House of Plainville, located at 80 Broad St., has served over 185 clients living with HIV/AIDS and provided support within the community. After the executive director Richard Baraglia…