Heating up their education with some STEAM

By SHERIDAN CYR STAFF WRITER Students and family members filled the cafeteria at Toffolon Elementary School Wednesday evening for STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics) Night, where high school volunteers from the Science National Honor Society helped students in…

Need for fire truck presented to council

By TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER The Town Council held a public hearing on the budget Monday, April 2 in which much of the discussion focused on the need of the Plainville Fire Department to replace one of their engines. As…

Police blotter for April 13

The Plainville Police Department announced the following arrests and citations from Thursday, March 29 to Thursday, April 5: Melissa Oliver, 35, of 4 E. Main St., Unit 4-1A, Plainville, was arrested on March 29 and charged with second degree breach…

Developing depth is key for girls track

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER 2017 REGULAR SEASON Overall Record—2-4 (0-0 home, 2-4 away). CCC South Region Record—2-4. CCC South White Division Record—1-4. 2017 POSTSEASON CCC South Championship (at Willow Brook Park, New Britain)—10th/11 overall (5 medalists); 6th/6 in White…

PHS baseball builds a bond

By KEN MORSE CORRESPONDENT The Plainville baseball team is all about the bond between brothers. It begins with a coaching staff that bleeds blue and white and that brotherhood is alive on the baseball diamond and off the field of…

Health listings, starting April 13

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 18 OTHER HEPATITIS C EDUCATION SESSION. 3:30 p.m. Free information and education session for patients who are hepatitis C positive or who want to learn more about hepatitis C. Wheeler Family Health and Wellness Center, 43 Woodland St.,…

Kids listings, starting April 13

FRIDAY, APRIL 13 PLAINVILLE ‘JEFF THE PLANT GUY’ FROM LIL’ PLANT SHOP. 10:30 a.m. “St. Paulia or the African Violet—How Did It Get Its Name?” For children in grades 4 and up. Plainville Public Library, 56 East Main St., Plainville.…

Meetings listings, starting April 19

THURSDAY, APRIL 19 BRISTOL THE BRISTOL GARDEN CLUB. 10 a.m., business meeting followed by light lunch. 12 p.m., speaker Cathy Testa who will address Container Gardening. Public invited to the program at noon. Bristol Public Library, 5 High St., Bristol.