Tag: Robert Lee

Town council addresses OSHA, hard water complaints

TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER In the first official meeting of the newly-elected town council, held on Monday, Nov. 18, Town Manager Robert Lee detailed how an Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) inspection was conducted at the Plainville Police Department…

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…

Plainville’s 150th celebration planned for July 20-21

The Plainville community will commemorate the town’s 150th anniversary with two days of family-friendly events planned for Saturday, July 20 and Sunday, July 21. These events will take place rain or shine. “We wanted to mark this milestone occasion by…

Memorial Day: Honoring Plainville’s fallen soldiers

The origin of Memorial Day is very hard to pin down. The holiday, itself, has many roots. In fact, the practice of decorating the graves of soldiers goes back to ancient times, but the origins of the United States federal…

Public forum on tenant’s rights

The office of the town manager, in conjunction with the Plainville Senior Center, will be hosting a public forum to address tenants’ rights on Thursday, April 18, from 6:30 to 8 p.m., at the Plainville Senior Center, 200 East St.,…

Chamber dinner to honor 7 individuals and local businesses

TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER The Plainville Chamber of Commerce will present seven awards at the 111 Awards Dinner on Tuesday, Apr. 23, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., at Nuchie’s Restaurant, 164 Central St., Forestville. The annual awards celebrate individuals and…

Town Manager schedules office hours

Town Manager Robert Lee invites Plainville residents to meet with him for open office hours on four consecutive Wednesday evenings—March 27 and April 3, 10 and 17—from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Plainville Public Library located at 56 East…

Plans could link rail-trail to CTfastrak

By SHERIDAN ROY STAFF WRITER The Capitol Region Council of Governments (CRCOG) and VHB Engineering hosted a public informational meeting at the New Britain City Hall on Jan. 29 to hear from residents about recent updates on the gap closure…

Workshop explores process for buying firetrucks

TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER The Plainville Town Council and Fire Department Chiefs held a workshop to discuss the purchasing of two new fire trucks—one tower and one pumper engine—authorized by referendum to cost no more than a total of $2.1…

Officials discuss a decade of growth in Plainville budgets

By TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER Town Council and Board of Education members heard a presentation from Town Manager Robert Lee and Superintendent Dr. Maureen Brummett on the history and future of Plainville’s budget. Both presentations took a big-picture view of…