Tag: Steven LePage

Budget talks focus on capital improvements

TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER Plainville officials are now working diligently on the town budget, on which residents will be voting on Tuesday, April 28. During the first presentation held on Tuesday, Jan. 7, the town manager and superintendent of schools…

2020 reading and math challenge kicks off

Plainville Community Schools kicked off the 2020 superintendent’s reading and math challenge on Thursday, Jan. 2, and continue through the end of May. “I am hoping to build a unified and widespread appreciation of the power of reading to change…

Let there be light: Weather doesn’t dim tree lighting and holiday stroll

TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER The Plainville Chamber of Commerce and Downtown Merchants Association hosted the 27th annual Plainville tree lighting and holiday stroll on Friday, Dec. 13, at the Plainville Fire Department at 77 W Main St., where the festivities…

Superintendent hosts first parent advisory council meeting

TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER Plainville Community Schools’ families made their way to the Plainville High School media center on Thursday, Nov. 7 to take part in the first meeting of the Combined Parent Advisory Council. Superintendent of schools Steven LePage…

School board gets back to business: Renew bus contract; Set last day of school

TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER After being sworn in on Monday, Nov. 11, the newly elected Plainville Board of Education unanimously supported the nominations of Becky Tyrrell as the chairperson and Crystal St. Lawrence as the vice chairperson. Then, the new…

A ‘super’ day in kindergarten

Kindergarten students in Erica Kriscenski’s class at Wheeler school were visited by superintendent Steven LePage, who joined the students in using Play-Doh letter stamping to practice letters, letter sounds, and words. SUBMITTED

Race for middle school athletics is a huge success

By KEN MORSE CORRESPONDENT A crowd of close to 400 assembled in the parking lot of the Middle School of Plainville on Saturday, Nov. 9, for the Thanks for Giving 5K and Turkey Trot to raise funds for the middle…

Council awards bid for WPC fiber connection project

By TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER At the final town council meeting before the municipal election, the outgoing council unanimously approved awarding a $105,250 contract to Progress Engineering, LLC (Manchester, Maine), to provide the necessary equipment to the water pollution control…

Calling all community heroes: Superintendent celebrates new school year

By TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER Plainville Community Schools students commenced the 2019-20 school year on Tuesday, Sept. 3, but the administrative team channeled their school spirit during convocation on Wednesday, Aug. 28, with a few superhuman guests. “Calling All Heroes”…

Plainville prepares for new school year

By TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER As summer winds to a close, the Plainville Community Schools staff has been hard at work in preparation for the 2019-202 school year, which officially begins on Tuesday, Sept. 3. Leading the district are the…