Category: News

Block party this weekend

Plainville’s annual Downtown Block Party marks its 11th edition this weekend. Whiting Street between the intersections atMaple Streetand Route 372 will be closed to traffic as visitors to the downtown indulge in food, listen to music, and enjoy a variety…

Health district announces latest flu clinic schedule

The Plainville-Southington Regional Health District has announced its influenza clinic dates. This season’s influenza  vaccination will be offered to: any Plainville or Southington resident (6 months and older); any Plainville or Southington municipal employee; persons who live with or care…

Help wanted: School volunteers

By ROB GLIDDEN STAFF WRITER With a new school year underway, the Plainville school district is looking for volunteers to help students and teachers in a variety of ways. Over the years, the school district has cultivated a relationship with…

New bistro arrives in downtown

By KAITLYN NAPLES STAFF WRITER A new “neighborhood bistro” is opening up in downtown Plainville, just as the beautification of the area is nearing completion, and will offer patrons a different kind of eatery meant to compliment the others in…

Police blotter for Sept. 21

The Plainville Police Department has reported the following arrests. •Thomas Lewicki, 37, of 14 Geneva Ave., Plainville, was charged on Sept. 10 with disorderly conduct and third degree assault. A $10,000 bond was set with a Sept. 11 court date.…

After trial by fire, school chief settles in

By ROB GLIDDEN STAFF WRITER During Superintendent of Schools Jeffrey Kitching’s first day on the job last year, there was a minor earthquake. Days later, he would guide the school district through a severe tropical storm and eventually a surprise…

Police blotter for Sept. 14

The Plainville Police Department reported the following arrests: ••Maria A. Bejarano, 29, of 77 Pershing Dr., Plainville was arrested on Sept. 4 and charged with disorderly conduct. Bond was a promise to appear and she was assigned a Sept. 4…