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BOE budget passes at second referendum

By TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER The revised Plainville Board of Education budget passed the second referendum, held on May 14 at the Plainville firehouse. Residents overwhelmingly approved the $38,229,105 school budget. About 11 percent of the 11,578 registered Plainville voters…

Softball: Blue Devils still battling for tourney berth

By KEN MORSE CORRESPONDENT The Plainville softball team took another step closer to qualifying for the state tournament for the first time since 2014 with a 17-0 win over Bulkeley on Friday May 10. That improved the Blue Devils to…

Blue Devils sports round-up: Baseball, Track, Golf, Tennis

By KEVIN ROBERTS STAFF WRITER It was a very up-and-down week for the Plainville baseball team. The Blue Devils began the week with close home wins over RHAM and Somers, but they lost lopsided games to Bristol Eastern at home…

Police participate in Click It or Ticket campaign through June 2

The Plainville Police Department announced it will once again participate in the national highway traffic safety administration (NHTSA) “Click It or Ticket” campaign between May 20 and June 2. The PPD will conduct enhanced patrols specifically seeking out motorists who…

Police blotter for the May 24 edition

The Plainville Police Department announced the following arrests and citations from Monday, May 13 to Friday, May 17: Marvin Mack, 34, of 236 East St., Plainville, was arrested on Monday, May 13, and charged with possession with intent to sell,…

Robotics club visits the capitol

The Middle School of Plainville robotics teams attended the student manufacturers connection fair at the state capitol on April 24. Above, Students and faculty gathered with Sen. Henri Martin.

Faith Bible Church to hold world-wide ‘Marriage Night’ event

Faith Bible Church in Plainville invites married and engaged couples to join thousands of others from around the world on May 31 for a one-night simulcast event: “Marriage Night.” Learn and laugh with marriage experts Francis and Lisa Chan, Les…

Coalition sponsors underage drinking prevention campaign

The Plainville Coalition for Positive Youth Development is joining communities across the nation by, once again, sponsoring a campaign to prevent underage drinking. This effort highlights the fact that it is illegal to allow consumption of alcohol by anyone under…

Plainville AARP supports Open Circle Group

The Plainville Chapter of AARP presented a donation to the Evelyn Morin Program Coordinator for the Open Circle group.  The money will be used to support the activies of the program.  The program is run by the Plainville Senior Center.…

Obituary: Maria Dolores (Vazquez) Forcella, 82

Maria Dolores (Vazquez) Forcella, 82, formerly of Plainville, passed away on Thursday, May 16, 2019 at Livewell in Plantsville.  She is now reunited with her beloved husband of 45 years, Ermanno, who predeceased her in 2003. Born in Puerto Rico…