Plainville AARP supports grandparent caregivers

The Plainville Chapter of AARP presented a donation to the Grandparents/Relatives Raising Grandchildren program, which is run by the Plainville Senior Center. The money will be used to support the families who are part of the program. If you are a grandparent or a relative raising your grandchildren and are interested in learning more about … Continue reading “Plainville AARP supports grandparent caregivers”

Plainville AARP supports grandparent caregivers

The Plainville Chapter of AARP presented a donation to the Grandparents/Relatives Raising Grandchildren program, which is run by the Plainville Senior Center. The money will be used to support the families who are part of the program. If you are a grandparent or a relative raising your grandchildren and are interested in learning more about … Continue reading “Plainville AARP supports grandparent caregivers”

Couple to host golf fundraiser in honor of Plainville student

TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER This is the 12th year that Pete and Karen Montana of Southington are holding a memorial golf outing to benefit St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Each year, they donate proceeds from the event on behalf of a different person. This year’s donation will be in honor of former Louis Toffolon Elementary … Continue reading “Couple to host golf fundraiser in honor of Plainville student”

Couple to host golf fundraiser in honor of Plainville student

TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER This is the 12th year that Pete and Karen Montana of Southington are holding a memorial golf outing to benefit St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Each year, they donate proceeds from the event on behalf of a different person. This year’s donation will be in honor of former Louis Toffolon Elementary … Continue reading “Couple to host golf fundraiser in honor of Plainville student”

Plainville’s bike shop

TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER For many Plainville residents the property at 151 East St. will always by synonymous with Parsons Buick, but as of Thursday, Jan. 16, the property will be known for its extensive inventory of used power sport vehicles, marked by the ribbon cutting held for Powerhouse Motorsports. “I am very excited about … Continue reading “Plainville’s bike shop”

Plainville’s bike shop

TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER For many Plainville residents the property at 151 East St. will always by synonymous with Parsons Buick, but as of Thursday, Jan. 16, the property will be known for its extensive inventory of used power sport vehicles, marked by the ribbon cutting held for Powerhouse Motorsports. “I am very excited about … Continue reading “Plainville’s bike shop”

LiveWell leads drive for dementia friendly living in Southington

SHERIDAN ROY STAFF WRITER LiveWell of Southington continues to be the state leader for Dementia Friends Connecticut, and has been growing stronger as more and more local businesses and individuals join in on the initiative to make Southington dementia-friendly. According to some studies, 70% of people living with dementia live at home and remain independent. … Continue reading “LiveWell leads drive for dementia friendly living in Southington”

And the check goes to…

Last Thursday, the Main Street Community Foundation held their annual event for the women and girls fund. The organization distributed over $53,000 in grants to 18 local organizations to improve the conditions and opportunities for women and girls in Bristol, Burlington, Plainville, Plymouth, Southington, and Wolcott, including the United Way of West Central Connecticut and … Continue reading “And the check goes to…”

And the check goes to…

Last Thursday, the Main Street Community Foundation held their annual event for the women and girls fund. The organization distributed over $53,000 in grants to 18 local organizations to improve the conditions and opportunities for women and girls in Bristol, Burlington, Plainville, Plymouth, Southington, and Wolcott, including the United Way of West Central Connecticut and … Continue reading “And the check goes to…”

Taking the plunge to send kids to camp

SHERIDAN ROY STAFF WRITER About 150 hearty volunteers jumped into the icy waters of the YMCA Camp Sloper waters on Saturday, Jan. 18 just an hour before a snowstorm rolled into the state. People were inspired to “take the plunge” at the YMCA’s annual fundraising event, all to raise over $72,000 for youth to attend … Continue reading “Taking the plunge to send kids to camp”