Category: News

Rec. Dept. programs now registering

Registration for the following Recreation Department’s programs is still in progress. Pillo Polo (indoor hockey played with nerf equipment) for grades 1 & 2 is offered on Tuesdays, starting on Nov. 12 for four weeks from 3:30 to 4:15 p.m.…

Travel hoop try-outs next week

Plainville Boys Travel Basketball try-outs will be held at the Middle School of Plainville main gym on Tuesday, Oct. 15 and Thursday, Oct. 17. Try-outs are as follows: Grade 6 from 6 to 7 p.m., grade 7 from 7 to…

Police blotter for Oct. 11

The Plainville Police Department has reported the following arrests. •Christopher Esnard, 60, of 61 Mitchell St., New Britain, was charged on Sept. 29 with driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol, failure to drive in the proper lane and…

Domino effect of economy touches United Way efforts

By KAITLYN NAPLES STAFF WRITER If families, businesses and even the government have been affected by the downturn in the economy, then an organization that fund raises in order to give to other organizations certainly has as well. The United…

Columbus Day closings

The MunicipalCenter, Library and SeniorCenter will be closed Monday, Oct. 14, in observance of Columbus Day. All municipal offices will open again on Tuesday, Oct. 15.  There will be no change in the weekly refuse collection.  

Town’s leaf collection begins Oct. 21

Leaf collection in the Town of Plainville will begin on Oct. 21 and will continue to December 5, 2013.  Listed below is the schedule of areas to be covered on the first collection (schedule of areas are subject to change):…

Tunxis hosts screening for depression Oct. 10

By LISA CAPOBIANCO STAFF WRITER An estimated one in 10 adults in the U.S. has reported feeling depressed, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Of the 19 million Americans who suffer from depression each year, many…

Not your grandfather’s United Way

By DONNA OSUCH UNITED WAY OF WEST CENTRAL CONNECTICUT Over a decade ago, the United Way of West Central Connecticut, which serves the communities of Bristol, Burlington, Plainville and Plymouth/Terryville, decided to change how we do business. Through this transformation…

Policy subcommittee members sought by schools

The Plainville Board of Education is seeking additional members for its Policy Subcommittee. The subcommittee meets two to three times annually to review Board policy. Interested citizens are asked to contact the superintendent’s office at (860) 793-3210 X202.

State troubador at Historical Societ Oct. 15

On Tuesday, Oct. 15 at 7 p.m., the Plainville Historical Society will present “Brother Against Brother,” a program by Tom Callinan, the official state troubador, doing songs, tales, and tunes about the Civil War. For more information, call (860) 747-6577.…