Category: News

Rec. Dept. offers Do-Re-Mi’s

The Plainville Recreation Department offers a class called Do-Re-Mi’s. Classes are held at the Recreation Department located at 50 Whiting St. This program is designed for children ages 3 to 5 to participate in activities designed to increase music ability…

Town offering co-ed youth b-ball

The Plainville Recreation Department, the Plainville Police Association, and the Plainville Recreation Department are sponsoring a co-ed youth basketball program for grades 4, 5, and 6. Participants will be taught fundamentals and will participate in league play. All individuals will…

Rec. Dept. offering hoop for kids in grade 2, 3

The Plainville Recreation Department is offering a basketball program for boys and girls in grades 2 and 3. Rules and equipment including lower baskets and smaller balls are used to adapt to the abilities of this age group. Participants will…

Transfer station to shut down for season, Dec. 7

  The Town’s Transfer Station on Granger Lane will close for the winter season on Saturday, Dec. 7 at 3 p.m. If you have any questions, call (860)793-0221 ext. 208, Monday through Wednesday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Thursday, 8…

GOP still in control of Council, BOE

The Republicans in Plainville have kept control of the Town Council and the Board of Education, however the Democrats were able to gain one more seat on the council. After Tuesday’s election, Republican incumbent Kathy Pugliese was re-elected to her…

Republicans take control of Town Council

The Republicans have control of the Town Council once again after Tuesday’s election, however the Democrats were able to score one more seat. Republicans Kathy Pugliese, Scott Saunders were re-elected Tuesday, and brought on newcomers Danny Carrier and Deb Tompkins.…

Town announces Veterans Day closure, trash details

The Municipal Center, Library and Senior Center will be closed Monday, Nov. 11 in observance of Veterans Day. All municipal offices will open again on Tuesday, Nov. 12. There will be no delay in the weekly refuse collection.

Discount drug card available to residents

The Town of Plainville, through its association with the Connecticut Conference of Municipalities (CCM), the statewide association of towns and cities, is now providing a new prescription discount card that will provide uninsured and underinsured residents steep savings on prescription…

Election results will be posted online Tuesday evening

Unofficial results of the municipal election will be posted Tuesday, Nov. 5, evening on the Plainville Observer webpage. Results are considered “unofficial” until the town clerk signs off on them and they are sent to the state. We are unable…

Meet the Board of Education candidates

Andrea Saunders Republican BOE candidate As an incumbent, what is an accomplishment you are most proud of during the time you have served? Reversing pay-to-participate (for academic sports), having all-day kindergarten and issuing Chromebooks to the eight to 12th graders…