Tag: Town council

Breakfast at Chippanee: State of the town

By TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER The Central Connecticut Chambers of Commerce hosted the annual State of the City and Towns breakfast on Wednesday, June 12, at Chippanee Country Club in Bristol. Town council vice chair Deborah Tompkins sat on a…

Towns are gearing up for 2019 municipal elections

By TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER The election season is already underway. Plainville’s been quiet, but nearby towns already beginning to discuss referendum items or name candidates. In Plainville, voting for town officials will take place on Tuesday, Nov. 5, and…

Council announces all day budget vote

TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER Plainville Town Council met on Monday, Mar. 28, and announced the date of the all day budget vote, as well as the final public hearing of the fiscal year 2019-2020 budget. Councilor Jesse Gnazzo made a…

Veterans council to take over memorial wall management

By SHERIDAN ROY STAFF WRITER Plainville’s town hall is home to a special keepsake which memorializes the town’s veterans who once served in the military and have since passed away. The Veterans Memorial Wall sits proudly on the wall in…

Council discusses town budget, school budget, and library

TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER On Thursday, March 7, the Plainville Town Council will hear from residents during a public hearing regarding the town manager’s proposed budget. The decision was approved unanimously at the council’s Feb. 19 meeting. The public hearing…

Town Council enters into an agreement for augmented reality programs

TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER The Plainville Town Council and Nucleus Augmented Reality entered into an agreement during the Monday, Feb. 4, meeting, allowing Nucleus AR to “represent the town in all matters relating to augmented reality advertising.” Plainville is the…

Plainville council discusses town’s fiber optics upgrade

TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER Plainville Councilors and town staff held a discussion on the proposed fiber optics network that would connect multiple town-operated buildings, with a projected savings of $42,460 in the first year. In June 2018, director of information…

Town Council recognizes firefighters for their service

TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER The Plainville Town Council awarded eight Fire Department Service Awards on Wednesday, Jan. 23, and three recipients were presented with proclamations from the Connecticut General Assembly, by State Senator Henri Martin and State Representative Dr. William…

Town officials share the ‘state of the town’

By SHERIDAN ROY STAFF WRITER From a financial perspective, it’s all about balance, Town Council chair Kathy Pugliese shared at the “state of the town” meeting last week. Looking at a 10-year span, she said both intergovernmental and other revenues…

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…