Hillscrest home lights up the night

TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER This past weekend marked the opening night of Joshua’s Christmas Display, known throughout town as Lights on Hillscrest – an awesome display of music and holiday lights to welcome in the Christmas spirit, and pay tribute to a former Plainville resident. Joshua Brunelle, who resides at 15 Hillscrest Road, explained that … Continue reading “Hillscrest home lights up the night”

Former BOE chair named as YMCA person of the year

SHERIDAN ROY STAFF WRITER The Southington-Cheshire Community YMCA held a special event on Monday, Dec. 9 announcing the honorees of the 2020 annual celebration and recognition ceremony. Both the president of the SCCYMCA, Paul Beddard, and CEO Mark Pooler, noted that the occasion was a “very special day.” “Since 1992, the YMCA has honored a … Continue reading “Former BOE chair named as YMCA person of the year”

Former BOE chair named as YMCA person of the year

SHERIDAN ROY STAFF WRITER The Southington-Cheshire Community YMCA held a special event on Monday, Dec. 9 announcing the honorees of the 2020 annual celebration and recognition ceremony. Both the president of the SCCYMCA, Paul Beddard, and CEO Mark Pooler, noted that the occasion was a “very special day.” “Since 1992, the YMCA has honored a … Continue reading “Former BOE chair named as YMCA person of the year”

Debt management keeps budget on track through 2025

TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER Over the past several years, Plainville has been budgeting their debt management fund around $4.4 million annually, and Town Manager Robert Lee projected that the town should be able to stay within that number through 2025. On Monday, Dec. 2, Lee reported the town’s debt management plan at the town council … Continue reading “Debt management keeps budget on track through 2025”

Debt management keeps budget on track through 2025

TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER Over the past several years, Plainville has been budgeting their debt management fund around $4.4 million annually, and Town Manager Robert Lee projected that the town should be able to stay within that number through 2025. On Monday, Dec. 2, Lee reported the town’s debt management plan at the town council … Continue reading “Debt management keeps budget on track through 2025”

Editorial: Taking a toll on our democracy

We continue to be embarrassed by the Southington Town Council and their utter inability to act like adults. The town is caught in a cycle of bad leadership that seems to shift with each election but never really changes. Minority parties stir up voters before elections, pointing fingers at the bully tactics of the majority. … Continue reading “Editorial: Taking a toll on our democracy”

Editorial: Taking a toll on our democracy

We continue to be embarrassed by the Southington Town Council and their utter inability to act like adults. The town is caught in a cycle of bad leadership that seems to shift with each election but never really changes. Minority parties stir up voters before elections, pointing fingers at the bully tactics of the majority. … Continue reading “Editorial: Taking a toll on our democracy”

Obituary: Normand Plourde Jr., 59

Normand Plourde Jr., 59, of Harwinton, passed away on Tuesday, December 3, 2019 at Bristol Hospital. Normand was born on September 23, 1960 in New Britain and was the son of Loretta (Plourde) Dube and the late Normand Plourde Sr. Normand loved fishing. His favorite saying was “I’d rather be fishing”. He loved being outdoors … Continue reading “Obituary: Normand Plourde Jr., 59”