Transfer station closes for winter Dec. 8

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

What to do if a town snowplow hits your mailbox

The town of Plainville’s policy regarding damage to mailboxes and/or posts during snow plowing operations is as follows: The town will replace mailboxes and/or posts only if it is actually struck by the snowplow. There must be physical contact between…

The ‘Legends’ ride into the Fox

by MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR “Legends in Concert” comes back to Foxwoods Resort Casino’s Fox Theater now through December, bringing a cast of performers who pay homage to some of music history’s big stars. In this installment, which continues through…

Obituaries: Daniel Smith

Daniel Smith of Fort Pierce, FL, passed away on his 77th birthday, Tuesday, October 30, 2018.  He was the beloved husband of Joan (Bednarz) Smith, with whom he shared 43 years of marriage.  Born in Bermuda on October 30, 1941,…

Goodwill welcomed to New Britain Avenue

By SHERIDAN ROY STAFF WRITER A ribbon-cutting ceremony welcomed locals to the new Goodwill in Plainville, located on the former “Chung property,” which had been purchased and remediated after the previous owner abandoned several properties on the site, leaving them…

Plainville’s sports week

Plainville boys soccer secured a spot in Wednesday’s Class M semifinals with a dramatic upset of second-seeded Granby Memorial on Nov. 10. The Blue Devils, seeded 23rd, faced third-seeded Stonington on Wednesday in the semifinal game at Middletown High School’s…

Town voters share thoughts on election

By TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER Plainville residents made their ways to one of four polling locations to cast their votes in the 2018 midterm election, and took time to share their thoughts. Poll worker at Linden School, Cathi McQueeney, said…