School retirees bid fond farewells

By SARAH JOHNSON CORRESPONDENT At the Plainville Board of Education meeting on June 10, nearly a dozen teachers and staff from the school system were honored on their upcoming retirements. Co-workers said a few words about each retiree and they…

Police blotter for June 21

The Plainville Police Department has reported the following arrests: •John J. Barry, 26, of 40 School St., Plainville, was charged on June 10 with second degree threatening and second degree breach of peace. Bond was set at $10,000 with a…

Town tax collector placed on leave

Town Manager Robert Lee said the town’s Tax Collector, Debra Guerrette, had been placed on administrative leave recently, after Bristol police informed him of a criminal investigation taking place involving her. Bristol police are taking on the investigation since that…

Town schools salute top volunteers

Plainville Community Schools’ volunteers Foster White, Susan Varano, and Robert Varano have been selected as this year’s school district volunteer award winners, and were honored at the annual volunteer recognition program held at Plainville High School on May 7. The…

Fire ordinance upgrades on tap

By KAITLYN NAPLES STAFF WRITER A project that was initiated by Town Councilor Dan Hurley is connecting all aspects of the town, most recently the council and Plainville Fire Company. Last week, after several months of discussions and changes, the…