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Council hears about fiber optic options

November 29, 2018
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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 a 20 year contract. That fiber connects the municipal building, the Board of Education, and…

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Council hears about fiber optic options

November 29, 2018
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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 a 20 year contract. That fiber connects the municipal building, the Board of Education, and…

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Football: Plainville’s ride reaches its end

November 29, 2018
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Football: Plainville’s ride reaches its end

By KEN MORSE CORRESPONDENT Not all endings have the outcome one could hope for. The Plainville football team had the opportunity it sought with time running out in its annual Thanksgiving matchup with Farmington. Trailing 18-17 with 5:57 to play, the Blue Devils started a drive at their own 35 yard line— needing to get…

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Football: Plainville’s ride reaches its end

November 29, 2018
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Football: Plainville’s ride reaches its end

By KEN MORSE CORRESPONDENT Not all endings have the outcome one could hope for. The Plainville football team had the opportunity it sought with time running out in its annual Thanksgiving matchup with Farmington. Trailing 18-17 with 5:57 to play, the Blue Devils started a drive at their own 35 yard line— needing to get…

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AHF committee reports $17K profit in 2018

November 29, 2018
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AHF committee reports $17K profit in 2018

By SHERIDAN ROY STAFF WRITER The numbers are only preliminary, but the Apple Harvest Festival supervisory committee is looking at a potential profit of about $16,740 from the 50th anniversary festival. The final numbers won’t be in until their December meeting once all expenses and revenues are flushed out. “The 50th anniversary festival was definitely…

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AHF committee reports $17K profit in 2018

November 29, 2018
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AHF committee reports $17K profit in 2018

By SHERIDAN ROY STAFF WRITER The numbers are only preliminary, but the Apple Harvest Festival supervisory committee is looking at a potential profit of about $16,740 from the 50th anniversary festival. The final numbers won’t be in until their December meeting once all expenses and revenues are flushed out. “The 50th anniversary festival was definitely…

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New fire inspector welcomed by council; River clean-up postponed

November 29, 2018
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New fire inspector welcomed by council; River clean-up postponed

By TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER A new fire inspector was named during the Nov. 19, meeting of the Plainville Town Council. Plainville Fire Marshall Larry Sutherland introduced Ronald Dievert, the newly named Fire Inspector. Sutherland said that Dievert has been a career firefighter paramedic with the Wallingford Fire Department since September 1998. In April 2004,…

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New fire inspector welcomed by council; River clean-up postponed

November 29, 2018
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New fire inspector welcomed by council; River clean-up postponed

By TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER A new fire inspector was named during the Nov. 19, meeting of the Plainville Town Council. Plainville Fire Marshall Larry Sutherland introduced Ronald Dievert, the newly named Fire Inspector. Sutherland said that Dievert has been a career firefighter paramedic with the Wallingford Fire Department since September 1998. In April 2004,…

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Volleyball: Eastern still impressed despite season ending loss

November 29, 2018
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Volleyball: Eastern still impressed despite season ending loss

By MICHAEL LETENDRE STAFF WRITER WINDSOR – When the Bristol Eastern volleyball team ended its 2018 campaign with a 3-0 loss to Class L’s top-rated squad Woodstock Academy on Wednesday, Nov. 14, the locals finished the year with an impressive 19-4 ledger. However, the Lancers went into that Class L semifinal bout with every intention…

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Volleyball: Eastern still impressed despite season ending loss

November 29, 2018
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Volleyball: Eastern still impressed despite season ending loss

By MICHAEL LETENDRE STAFF WRITER WINDSOR – When the Bristol Eastern volleyball team ended its 2018 campaign with a 3-0 loss to Class L’s top-rated squad Woodstock Academy on Wednesday, Nov. 14, the locals finished the year with an impressive 19-4 ledger. However, the Lancers went into that Class L semifinal bout with every intention…

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