Tag: William Petit

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…

Used flag collection at town hall and library

State Representative William A. Petit Jr. (R-22) and State Senator Henri Martin (R-31) are partnering with American Legion Post 33 for a collection for old American flags. Residents hoping to retire a worn flag can drop them off at two…

Petit brings health care coverage info session to senior center

TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER State Rep. William Petit (R-New Britain, Plainville) and the office of the Healthcare Advocate invited older adults to the Plainville Senior Center on Tuesday, April 30 to discuss many aspects of health care coverage that seniors…

Chamber celebrates local businesses at annual meeting

By SHERIDAN ROY STAFF WRITER The Plainville Chamber of Commerce celebrated several businesses and individuals at their 111th annual awards dinner and annual meeting on April 23. “Working and supporting the business community in Plainville, as well as honoring the…

Read Across America

Dr. Suess was the theme on March 1 as Plainville schools celebrated Read Across America. The annual event welcomes guest readers, along with arts and crafts celebrating reading. SUBMITTED PHOTOS

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…

Petit, Martin get state assignments

By SHERIDAN ROY STAFF WRITER Plainville’s state legislators have announced their committee assignments for the Senate and House of Representatives session, which began on Jan. 9. State Senator Henri Martin (R-31) has been named by Senate Republican leader Leonard Fasano…