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White earns CABE award

Plainville Board of Education member, Foster White, was recognized during the October board meeting for earning the Connecticut Association of Boards of Education (CABE) “Certified Board of Education Member” designation. White, a board member since February 2013, earned the designation…

Tree lighting and holiday stroll on Friday, Dec. 13

Editor’s note: The correct date and time for the tree lighting ceremony and holiday stroll is Friday, Dec. 13, from 5 to 8 p.m.   TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER The Plainville Chamber of Commerce and the Plainville Merchants Association have…

Schools are looking for volunteer mentors

TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER The Plainville Community Schools volunteer mentor program is seeking adults who are looking to make a positive impact on a student’s life. Sue Bradley, the volunteer program coordinator, said that over the past 29 years the…

School workshop addresses BOE subcommittees

By TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER The Plainville Board of Education held a special meeting on Monday, Nov. 25, to discuss the roles and expectations of the board’s subcommittees, as well as the expectations of BOE liaisons to the five parent…

‘Tis the season for giving…

On Tuesday, Nov. 26, food drive volunteers Phillippe Brochu, left, and Shane McCormick, center, help unload boxes of bananas with the help of Pete Montana, rear, just in time for Thanksgiving. The four-day food drive at Gnazzo’s Food Center on…

Football: Devils take next step with Turkey Day win

KEN MORSE CORRESPONDENT The journey continues for the Blue Devils (8-2) as they took the next step in turning around the program, making the state playoffs for the first time since 2010 with a 27-21 win over Farmington on Thanksgiving…

Police blotter for the Dec. 6 edition

The Plainville Police Department announced the following arrests and citations from Wednesday, Nov. 20 to Sunday, Dec. 1: Jessica C. Lee, 38, of 822 Forbes St., East Hartford, was arrested on Wednesday, Nov. 20, and charged with sixth degree larceny.…

Obituary: Jeannette A. (Caron) Granger, 83

Jeannette A. (Caron) Granger, 83, of Plainville, passed away at her home on Monday, November 11, 2019.  She was the wife of the late Nelson Granger. Born in Caribou, ME on October 20, 1936, she was one of fifteen children…