Food drive being held Nov. 16 to 20

The Plainville United Methodist Church’s Disciples of Jesus Christ is holding a food drive this weekend to benefit the Plainville Community Food Pantry. There will be a truck parked at Gnazzo’s Food Center beginning Friday, Nov. 16, and stay there…

Blue Devils fail in SMSA rematch

By MICHAEL LETENDRE STAFF WRITER PLAINVILLE – One year ago, the Plainville volleyball team handled Sport and Medical Sciences Academy with relative ease in a contest played in Hartford that ended up being a 3-0 sweep. One season later, the…

Police blotter for Nov. 9

The Plainville Police Department has reported the following arrests. •Tashara M. Giles-Shirley, 38, of 689 Garden St., first unit, Hartford, was charged on Oct. 28 with conspiracy to commit fourth degree larceny, fifth degree larceny, interfering with an officer, first…

Update on the nor’easter

This just in from Accuweather… Nor’easter Snow From Maryland to Maine State College, Pa. — 7 November 2012 — AccuWeather.com reports gwhile a powerful nor’easter lashes the Sandy-ravaged coast, snow will fall over a narrow swath of the Northeast today…

Election results are in

In Plainville, Democratic State Representative Betty Boukus came out the frontrunner, with 4,813 votes, while her opponent Republican Scott Saunders received 2,688. For the State Senator seat, Democrat David Roche received the most votes over Republican Jason Welch, with 3,678.…

Education update presented Nov. 13

This came in from the Plainville schools… As part of the Plainville school district’s “Education Update” series, Director of Curriculum and Instruction, Dr. Linda Van Wagenen will provide an a overview of the new Common Core State Standards for both…