Category: News

Petit, Martin to meet with constituents

State Rep. William A. Petit, Jr. has announced two upcoming opportunities to join he and Sen. Henri Martin in September: Tuesday, Sept. 18, Coffee & Conversation (coffee will be served.) at Bolo Bakery, 33 Whiting Street., Plainville from 8 to…

Senior choral group seeking singers, musicians

The Choral Group of the Plainville Senior Center is seeking additional singers and musicians as it begins a new season of rehearsals and concerts. The group, now composed of more than a dozen Senior Center members, was one of the…

Retirement age for firefighters discussed at hearing

By TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER There were two public hearings regarding possible ordinance amendments at the Monday, Aug. 20 meeting of the Town Council. One change regarded the fire department. And one set of changes addressed parking. Lee explained that…

Crowds gather at Norton for annual balloon fest

By TAYLOR MURCHISON- GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER The Plainville Fire Company Hot Air Balloon Festival was held Friday to Sunday, Aug. 24 to 26, at Norton Park, and people came from all over to enjoy live music, and watch as several…

Police blotter for Aug. 31

Plainville police reported the following arrests: Justin Gionfriddo, 24, of 23 West Main St., Unit 8, Plainville, was arrested on Aug. 17 and charged with third degree burglary, possession of burglary tools, second degree criminal mischief, and fourth degree larceny.…

Health listings, starting Aug. 31

ONGOING SOUTHINGTON FREE BALANCE SCREENINGS. Sponsored by Hartford HealthCare Senior Services. Appointments necessary. Southington Care Center, 45 Meriden Ave., Southington. (860) 378-1234.

Congregation plans Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur services

Gishrei Shalom Jewish Congregation invites the community to observe Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur with services led by Rabbi Alana Wasserman, the congregation’s new rabbi. Wasserman was ordained in 2004 at Hebrew Union College and served as rabbi in New…

School bus routes released

Plainville Community Schools have announced the 2018-2019 bus routes. Route Summary Report Bus: 001 School(s) Serviced: 05 – PLAINVILLE HIGH SCHOOL Seq Time Stop Description Load Next CRNR S WASHINGTON ST 06062 & NORTON PARK RD 06062 6:58 A.M. 174…

Voters offer support in state party primaries

By SHERIDAN CYR, TAYLOR MURCHISON- GALLAGHER STAFF WRITERS Plainville voters came out to show support for their preferred candidates in the primaries on Aug. 14 in what many called an “important” election in Connecticut. “I believe in exercising my rights,…

Police blotter for Aug. 24

The Plainville Police Department announced the following arrests and citations from Saturday, Aug. 11 to Thursday, Aug. 16: Edward J. Dostie, 35, of 3 Townline Rd., Southington, was arrested on Aug. 11 and charged with driving under the influence of…