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Former Devil inducted into RIC hall of fame

By KEVIN ROBERTS STAFF WRITER Former Plainville softball standout Kayla M. (Jandreau) DaSilva received a great honor this past Saturday when she was inducted into the Rhode Island College Athletic Hall of Fame. Jandreau, who graduated from RIC in 2012…

Wind Ensemble ‘summons heroes’ at winter concert

By TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER The Plainville Wind Ensemble and Central Connecticut State University will once again hold a free concert in honor of Veterans Day, but this year the program will offer a special twist. As part of a…

A bus ride through time

Plainville offered a historical tour through the community last Saturday. The event, led by the Plainville Historical Society, had been rescheduled from Plainville’s 150th Anniversary celebrations over the summer due to heat. The trolley took community members through town and…

Pizza and politics: Lawmakers share a slice, discuss tolls and taxes

By TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER State Sen. Henri Martin and State Rep. William Petit Jr. shared a slice with their constituents last week and discussed what has been happening at the state capitol. Of the many topics discussed, Plainville residents…

A walk in the PARC

Local supporters swarmed to Norton Park last Saturday for the annual Coughlin walk to benefit PARC. First responders and their families were front and center at the walk, which was dedicated to Plainville’s first responders. Photos by JANELLE MORELLI

Football: Blue Devils aired out by Bloomfield

By KEN MORSE CORRESPONDENT The Plainville Blue Devils took the field at Tiny Stadium last Friday looking to become the first team in 15 years to start the season at 4-0. The road couldn’t get any steeper, as their opponent…

Plainville roundup: The week in review

By KEN MORSE CORRESPONDENT This week, my Big Blue award for the outstanding performance of the week goes to Plainville cross country runner Brody Anderson. The sophomore long distance runner put up his highest finish of the season placing fifth, …

Police blotter for the Oct. 11 edition

The Plainville Police Department announced the following arrests and citations from Wednesday, Oct. 2 to Monday, Oct. 7: Leonard Gale, 64, of 54 Carol Dr., Plainville, was arrested on Wednesday, Oct. 2, and charged with operation of a motor vehicle…

College financial aid night at PHS on Oct. 23

Plainville High School will host an informational session on college financial aid, on Wednesday, Oct. 23, from 5:3- to 6:30 p.m., in the high school auditorium. The program, facilitated by the Barnum Financial Group’s Center for College Planning will touch…

Team building through STEM challenges

As part of the Plainville Community Schools summer school program, a group of middle school students in Karen Troiano’s class participated in a variety of team building exercises through a variety of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) related activities.…