Tag: Deborah Tompkins

Election connection: 2019 ballot, polling, and voter registration

Election Day is almost here, and Plainville’s sample ballot has been posted to the town clerk’s website. On Tuesday, Nov. 5, contests will include (in the order that they appear on the ballot), town council, board of education (four year…

Election: Meet the 2019 Town Council candidates

We asked the Plainville Town Council candidates the following questions: 1) At the 2017 election, Plainville was facing challenges with a deficit due to the town’s health insurance plan, along with challenges with state financing. What did you do during…

Election: GOP primary set; November ballot order selected

By TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER Election road has officially rounded the last turn now that the order of appearance of candidate names on the ballot has been finalized and approved by Plainville Town Clerk Carol Skulkety. The ballot lottery, held…

Council votes on airport renovations, town partnerships

By TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER The town council approved several agreements—from airport renovations to partnerships for building inspections, recycling, and road repair—at a special meeting of the council on Thursday, Aug. 1. A grant worth $169,200 has been awarded by…

Election Day 2019: Republican caucus selects candidates

By TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER The Plainville Republican Town Committee endorsed their slate of candidates for the 2019 municipal election during the caucus held on Wednesday, July 17, but a few questions still remain for the November ballot. Town Council…

Election: GOP caucus July 17, Dems hold July 23 meeting

By TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER The Plainville Republican and Democratic Town Committees will be hosting endorsement meetings, as they prepare for the 2019 municipal elections. The Republicans will be holding a caucus to select their slate of candidates, while Democrats…

Breakfast at Chippanee: State of the town

By TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER The Central Connecticut Chambers of Commerce hosted the annual State of the City and Towns breakfast on Wednesday, June 12, at Chippanee Country Club in Bristol. Town council vice chair Deborah Tompkins sat on a…

Towns are gearing up for 2019 municipal elections

By TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER The election season is already underway. Plainville’s been quiet, but nearby towns already beginning to discuss referendum items or name candidates. In Plainville, voting for town officials will take place on Tuesday, Nov. 5, and…