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Obituary: Vincent Francis Susco, 96

Vincent Francis Susco, 96, passed away peacefully Friday, August 16, 2019.  Vincent was born December 31, 1922, in Plainville, Ct. He was the son of the late John Susco and Christine Santy Susco. He graduated from Plainville High School in…

Norton Park plaque honors former State Rep. Betty Boukus

By TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER The town of Plainville will forever honor the late Betty Boukus. On Thursday, Aug. 8, family of the former state representative town gathered with town representatives to unveil a plaque in her honor at Norton…

Food pantry earns grant

Plainville Food Pantry executive director Susie Woerz, left, accepts a $3,000 grant check from Jane Brosnan, of the Liberty Bank Foundation. The organization intends to use the funds to “defray general operating costs.”

Police blotter for the Aug. 16 edition

The Plainville Police Department announced the following arrests and citations from Tuesday, Aug. 6 to Sunday, Aug. 11: John R. Berarducci, 28, of 8 Duval Ln., Plainville, was arrested on Tuesday, Aug. 6, and charged with third degree larceny, third…

YMCA director steps down

After 16 years of cause-driven service and leadership with the YMCA, and almost four years with the Wheeler Regional Family YMCA, executive director Francine Coleman has left the YMCA to pursue other opportunities. Under Francine’s leadership, the Wheeler Regional Family…

Obituary: George B. Low, 93

George B. Low, husband of Beverly (Schaefer) Low, passed away peacefully on August 6, 2019 at the Hospital of Central Connecticut, New Britain. Born in Plainville on May 7, 1926, he was one of three children of the late Alexander…

Police investigating fatal car accident on Ledge Road

Plainville police are investigating a fatal car accident on Ledge Road on Sunday, Aug. 11. Anyone with information about the accident is asked to contact Sgt. John Quilter at quilter@plainville-ct.gov; Officer Brian DiMauro at dimauro@plainville-ct.gov; or call the Plainville Police…

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…

Human Resources Agency of New Britain is accepting energy assistance applications

Community action agencies (CAAs) across Connecticut are now accepting energy assistance applications for the 2019-20 heating season. Connecticut residents struggling to pay their utility bills can apply for home heating assistance at their local agency. CAAs are the only nonprofit…

Local businesses adjust to plastic bag law

By SHERIDAN ROY STAFF WRITER Last week retailers in Connecticut stopped offering free single-use plastic checkout bags to shoppers. Starting Aug. 1, these bags now cost customers 10 cents apiece. Many retailers are getting rid of single-use bags entirely. By…