Tag: Robert Lee

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…

Council hears about budget trends of past 10 years

TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER Plainville town manager presented information to the council regarding the budget, and reviewed budget information for the past 10 years as well as projects for the upcoming 10 years. At the Jan. 7 council meeting, Town…

Council hears about fiber optic options

By TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER The Plainville Town Council held a special workshop to hear information regarding the possible installation of a fiber optics network. In June 2018, director of information technology, Kevin Ross, explained that Plainville leases fiber on…

Goodwill welcomed to New Britain Avenue

By SHERIDAN ROY STAFF WRITER A ribbon-cutting ceremony welcomed locals to the new Goodwill in Plainville, located on the former “Chung property,” which had been purchased and remediated after the previous owner abandoned several properties on the site, leaving them…