Tag: Town council

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…

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…

Election results are in: Republicans retain majority on Council

Plainville Republicans have retained the majority on the Town Council. According to the unofficial results from the Plainville Registrar of Voters, Republican incumbent Kathy Pugliese took the lead with 1,745 votes. Republican incumbents Scott Saunders and Deb Tompkins also retained…

Council Christopher stepping down: Family moving to Southington

By LISA CAPOBIANCO STAFF WRITER After serving Plainville for the past five years, Town Councilor Quinn Christopher will step down from public office, effective Feb. 1. Christopher, a Democrat, made the announcement last Monday during a Town Council meeting, where…

Council scheduled to set mill rate next Tuesday

Now that state lawmakers passed a $19.7 billion budget for Fiscal Year 2016-2017, the Town Council can move forward with setting the mill rate. The state budget was approved on May 13, passing the House of Representatives by a 74-70…