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Plainville's hot air balloon festival lifts off today  WFSB

A popular hot air balloon festival kicks off on Friday in Plainville.



Francis Xavier Vasile  Hartford Courant

Francis Xavier Vasile, 94, of Plainville, beloved husband of Mary (Ventrelli), passed away on Saturday, July 27, 2019. Born in New Britain on October 27, 1924, ...



Laurie Davies  Hartford Courant

Laurie (Stephenson) Davies, 66, of Plainville, passed away Saturday (July 27, 2019) at the Hospital of Central CT in New Britain. Born in New Britain, daughter ...



Arrest Warrant Issued for Former Plainville High School Student Accused of Contributing to Nearly $9,000 Damage With Push Scooter  NBC Connecticut

A former Plainville High School student has been arrested on charges related to nearly $9000 in damage to the school floors from scooters, according to police.



Staples Named CTs Top Public High School: New Ranking  Westport, CT Patch

CT's Top Public High Schools: New Ranking - Westport, CT - Niche.com recently released its annual list of the 100 best public high schools in Connecticut.



Darien Named CTs 3rd Best Public High School: New Ranking  Darien, IL Patch

CT's Top Public High Schools: New Ranking - Darien, CT - Niche.com recently released its annual list of the 100 best public high schools in Connecticut.



Vincent Francis Susco  Hartford Courant

Vincent Francis Susco, 96, passed away peacefully Friday, August 16, 2019. Vincent was born December 31, 1922, in Plainville, Ct. He was the son of the late ...



Plainville High Gets New Principal  Hartford Courant

Carl Johnson, an assistant principal at Plainville High School since July 2016, is now principal of the town's sole high school. He was promoted last week to fill ...



Charles Oakley III  Hartford Courant

Charles Oakley III, of Lincoln, MA, formerly of Burlington, CT, died peacefully at The Commons in Lincoln on Friday, August 2, 2019. He was 92. Born in New ...



Plainville High All-Inclusive Reunion Set For Sept. 14  Hartford Courant

Tiny Plainville High has all-year-welcome reunions annually. This year's event is Sept. 14.



Plainville's First SRO Is Now On The Job  Hartford Courant

Officer Jessica Martins is on the job in Plainville High, her first week as the town's first school resource officer.



Body Found at Plainville High School: Police  NBC Connecticut

Officers are investigating after a body was found outside of Plainville High School on Saturday afternoon. Someone walking on the track saw the body near the ...



Heres How Every CT High School Ranks By County: U.S. News  Patch.com

Here's How CT High Schools Rank: U.S. News - Across Connecticut, CT - See how your high school compares to others nearby in this new list from U.S. News ...



Woman's Death At Plainville High Not Believed To Be Suspicious, Police Say  Hartford Courant

The death of a woman whose body was found near the bleachers at Plainville High School Saturday afternoon does not appear to be suspicious, police said ...



Plainville promotes assistant superintendent to lead school system  Meriden Record-Journal

Plainville Assistant Superintendent of Schools Steven LaPage was selected to take over the superintendent role after Maureen Brummett steps down at the end ...



FOOTBALL: Be the foe in-state or out, passion drives Connecticut Senior All-Star Game  Meriden Record-Journal

In a practice this week at Plainville High School, Team Constitution prepared for Saturday's Connecticut Senior All-Star Game against Team Nutmeg. Kickoff is ...



Lockdown Over at 2 in Plainville Schools  NBC Connecticut

Noise that might have come from a construction site or a car backfiring led to a tense afternoon in Plainville after police received a report of what sounded like ...



Rooftop camp out on Plainville High School helps hurricane relief  WFSB

School administrators in Plainville are rewarding their students for raising money to help with ongoing hurricane relief efforts.



Connecticut town reminisces on 150-year history  CTPost

PLAINVILLE, Conn. (AP) — The Plainville Historic Center kicked off the town's 150th Anniversary Celebration Saturday by showing how the "Village on the ...



Vigil held for woman found dead at Plainville High School  Meriden Record-Journal

Dozens of friends and family remembered Danielle Wells at a vigil at Plainville High School on June 9, 2018. Wells passed away at the school on June 2.



Look up how your school performs under Connecticut's annual statewide assessment  Hartford Courant

The Connecticut State Department of Education has released the latest results from the Next Generation Accountability System. See how your school did.



Bristol congregation offers a hand to Plainville deportee's family  Hartford Courant

A Plainville church is holding a fundraiser Sunday afternoon with live music, food and raffles to benefit the Iriarte family, which the runs the El Paso restaurant.



No. 19-seeded Hand scores upset of No. 2 Windsor, reaches second Class L final in three years  Gametime CT

PLAINVILLE — All winter, Hand girls' basketball coach Tim Tredwell preached that his team's brutal schedule would get the Tigers ready for the state ...



Plainville students build custom toy cars for children with limited mobility  Meriden Record-Journal

Samuel Silver, 3 of Brooklyn, Connecticut, test drives a toy car built for him by Plainville middle and high school students and Central Connecticut State ...



PLAINVILLE — School officials say changes to class schedules at Plainville High  Meriden Record-Journal

PLAINVILLE — School officials say changes to class schedules at Plainville High School will allow students more flexibility and reduce scheduling conflicts.



Petit Family Foundation honors Plainville, Cheshire grads  Meriden Record-Journal

From left, Glenn Petit, William Petit Sr., Johanna Chapman-Petit, Andrew Kane, Alexa Cofrancesco and William Petit Jr. Kane and Cofrancesco were awarded ...



PLAINVILLE — School administrators are getting ready to spend Thursday night on  Meriden Record-Journal

PLAINVILLE — School administrators are getting ready to spend Thursday night on the roof of the high school as part of a fundraising challenge to help schools ...



Former Plainville teacher under investigation  WFSB

School leaders in Plainville told Eyewitness News that a former teacher is under criminal investigation after being allegedly featured in an online video by a ...



Plainville native serving as sole medical provider on submarine  Waterbury Republican American

A Plainville High School graduate is currently serving as a U.S. Navy Sailor in Groton. Petty Officer 1st Class Frederick J. Chard IV is a hospital corpsman ...



PLAINVILLE — Steven LePage, currently principal of Plainville High School, has been  Meriden Record-Journal

PLAINVILLE — Steven LePage, currently principal of Plainville High School, has been named assistant superintendent for Plainville Community Schools.



"Go Baby Go" Program take place in Plainville  WFSB

Plainville High School students, along with middle school students and students from Central Connecticut State University, refurbished and adapted toy cars for ...



Plainville High sports manager leaves lasting impression  WFSB

Anyone who has ever been to a Plainville High School sporting event knows its sports manager.



Blue Knights host Unified Sports tournament: Event marks the 13th and final season for Southington High School coach  The Southington Observer

Ray Thomas scores a slam dunk during a Kennedy Middle School basketball game at Southington High School last Tuesday with the help of his partner, Julia ...



Police: Body Found Near Bleachers at High School in Connecticut  i95rock.com

A person was walking the track at Plainville High School early Saturday afternoon and was shocked to discover a body lying near the bleachers. The person that ...



Berlin High School gears up for the Game of the Week  WTNH.com

It is a big night for football fans and players in Connecticut!



School-By-School Vaccination Rates In CT Released | Across Connecticut, CT  Patch.com

CONNECTICUT — The State Department of Health released a school-by-school list of vaccination rates in Connecticut. The decision comes after a number of ...



Bobby C. Pierce Sr.  Hartford Courant

Bobby Pierce of Bristol, CT passed away Thursday, March 14th after a short illness. He was the husband of Mattie Hyde Pierce, and predeceased by his first wife ...



Hundreds of runners participate in 12th Petit Road Race  Meriden Record-Journal

Suzette Reading runs down Locust Street during the Chips Family Restaurant Road Race on July 21, 2019. The run started on East Street in front of Plainville ...



Glastonbury High School Class Of 2018: Where Are They Now?  Hartford Courant

More than 93 percent of the Glastonbury High School Class of 2018 is attending a four-year or two-year college.



Robles goes off for 36 as Sheehan tops Berlin, heads to first state championship game since 2000  Gametime CT

PLAINVILLE — The Sheehan Titans have won just one state girls basketball championship in program history, but you'd have to turn the calendar back to 1976 ...



High School Football: Berlin, East Hartford, Bloomfield Remain Undefeated  Hartford Courant

Week 4 of the high school football season. Berlin, East Hartford, Bloomfield, Tolland and Southington among the winners.



PLAINVILLE — As Plainville High School says goodbye to the class of  Meriden Record-Journal

FILE PHOTO: Plainville High School kicked off the first day of school with freshmen orientation. Administration greeted students, Thursday, Sept. 1. |Ashley ...



NBYT's 'Mary Poppins Jr.' moves production to Plainville  West Hartford News

PLAINVILLE — As the company plans another summer musical theater program, No Boundaries Youth Theater (formerly New Britain Youth Theater) is going on ...



Carl Michael Spring  Hartford Courant

Carl Michael Spring, age 71, passed away on Saturday, June 8, 2019 in New Britain, CT due to a brief illness. He was born in New Britain on August 25, 1947 to ...



PLAINVILLE — Nearly 40 veterans and their families enjoyed a hot breakfast  Meriden Record-Journal

PLAINVILLE — Nearly 40 veterans and their families enjoyed a hot breakfast at Plainville High School Friday morning along with a special diploma presentation.



U.S. News Best High Schools 2019: Oxford High Makes Elite List  Oxford, CT Patch

Best CT High Schools In America U.S. News - Oxford, CT - U.S. News & World Report released its high school rankings. See how Oxford High School did.



Middlesex County student news for June 6, 2019  Middletown Press

Manchester Community College. MANCHESTER — Manchester Community College's 29th annual awards ceremony recognized outstanding students May 28, ...



Look Up! It's Plainville's Hot-Air Balloon Festival  Hartford Courant

Dozens of hot-air balloons return for their annual residency at Norton Park Aug. 24 through 26 for the Plainville Fire Company's Hot-Air Balloon Festival and ...



Plainville Student Took His Own Life: Report  NBC Connecticut

Grief counselors were brought in to help students deal with the death of a classmate Tuesday.



Vigil to be held for Plainville woman who committed suicide  WTNH.com

A woman who police say took her own life one week ago will be remembered on Saturday night.



CIAC TOURNAMENT: Planes, Trains & Titans — semifinal traffic is tight, especially for Sheehan  Meriden Record-Journal

Head coach Mike Busillo and his Sheehan Titans face Berlin in the Class M girls basketball state semifinals on Monday night at Plainville High School at 7 p.m. ...



Where Does Bethel High School Rank Among CTs Top Schools?  Bethel, CT Patch

You may be surprised to see how well Bethel did, and what neighboring CT schools rank among the nation's best. By Rich Kirby, Patch Staff. May 1, 2019 12:11 ...



South Windsor High School Hall Of Fame Honors Significant Graduates  Hartford Courant

Local achievers will be honored at the seventh annual South Windsor Hall of Fame dinner, on March 2. The celebration will be at Maneeley's Banquet and ...



Want to catch a community summer theater production in Greater Hartford? Check this list.  Hartford Courant

A comprehensive visual list of summer theater performances throughout the Greater Hartford area.



See Where Greenwich High School Ranks Among States Best: List  Greenwich, CT Patch

CT's Best High Schools: U.S. News & World Report - Greenwich, CT - U.S. News & World Report recently ranked the best high schools in the nation and CT For ...



High School Baseball: Seniors Enjoy One Last Hurrah At CHSCA All-Star Games  Hartford Courant

With the spring season all but wrapped up, the careers of many seniors have come to a close. But for a group of baseball seniors, Tuesday gave them one last ...



U.S. News Best High Schools 2019: Amity High Makes Elite List  Patch.com

Best CT High Schools In America U.S. News - Bethwood, CT - U.S. News & World Report released its high school rankings. See how Amity High School did.



2019 CIAC Girls Basketball Championship preview capsules  Gametime CT

Don't miss a moment from the 2019 CIAC Championships. Sign up for the Whistle Newsletter from GameTimeCT to get all the latest news straight to your inbox.



Connecticuts Top 100 Public High Schools: New Rankings Released  Greenwich, CT Patch

Connecticut's Top 100 Public High Schools for 2019 - Greenwich, CT - A popular website compiled a list of the 100 best public high schools in Connecticut.



U.S. News Best High Schools: Branford High Makes Elite List  Branford, CT Patch

Best CT High Schools In America U.S. News - Branford, CT - U.S. News & World Report released its high school rankings. See how Branford High School did.



Summer theater is heating up  The Southington Observer

By SHERIDAN ROY. STAFF WRITER. The learning does not stop over the summer for youth involved in local theater programs. In Southington, there are a ...



The Plainville High School Cheerleaders Recently Won The CCC South Championship  Hartford Courant

The Plainville High School Cheerleaders recently won the CCC South Championship for the second consecutive year. On March 8, they finished the CIAC Class ...



Tennessee coach Jeremy Pruitt commits NCAA violation congratulating alma mater on hoops title  The Tennessean

Football coach Jeremy Pruitt's tweet congratulating his high school on winning a basketball title was one of the NCAA violations Tennessee reported.



See how the state graded your school and district  The CT Mirror

The state released grades for each school and district on Friday – and most saw a decrease. Standardized test scores, once the lone measure for grading ...



See Where New Canaan High School Ranks Among States Best: List  New Canaan, CT Patch

CT's Best High Schools: U.S. News & World Report - New Canaan, CT - U.S. News & World Report recently ranked the best high schools in the nation and CT ...



Clara Cellino  Hartford Courant

Clara (Battista) Cellino, our precious "Nonnie" and beloved wife of Peter Cellino passed away on Wednesday, June 27, 2018 surrounded by her family. She was ...



PLAINVILLE — A guide to the candidates for Town Council, as listed  Meriden Record-Journal

PLAINVILLE — A guide to the candidates for Town Council, as listed on the ballot. Robert Ciotto (D) Age: 55. Occupation: Worked in the Insurance industry for ...



Joseph Dell'Aquila | Obituaries  Sonoma West

Joseph Dell'Aquila. November 24, 1939 – September 14, 2018. Joseph Dell'Aquila went home to be with Our Lord unexpectedly on September 14, 2018.



PLAINVILLE — Just two weeks after Olivia Cretella graduates from Plainville High  Meriden Record-Journal

PLAINVILLE — Just two weeks after Olivia Cretella graduates from Plainville High School next week, the 17-year-old will be starting her four years at the U.S. Air ...



U.S. News Best High Schools 2019: Milford Schools Make Elite List  Milford, CT Patch

Best CT High Schools In America U.S. News - Milford, CT - U.S. News & World Report released its high school rankings. See how Joseph A. Foran and Jonathan ...



Best public schools in Connecticut ranked by Niche  WFSB

With a new school year just getting underway, a website has ranked the best public schools in Connecticut.



U.S. News: Pomperaug and Nonnewaug High Make Elite List  Woodbury, CT Patch

Best CT High Schools In America U.S. News - Woodbury-Middlebury, CT - U.S. News & World Report released its high school rankings. See how Pomeraug and ...



Students Outfit Ride-on Cars for Students With Special Needs  NBC Connecticut

Seven children with special needs from across Connecticut were gifted brand new ride-on cars on Friday at Plainville High School.



Petit Family Foundation honors four area students for volunteer work  Meriden Record-Journal

Manavi Jain, right, stands with Petit Family Foundation President William Petit after receiving one of the foundation's four Be the Change Awards on Monday.



From Years Of Despair, William Petit Rebuilds Family, New Life  Hartford Courant

William Petit has built a new life under heartbreaking circumstances after his wife and daughters were killed 10 years ago in the Cheshire home invasion.



Party In Plainville: 3-Day Hot Air Balloon Festival Returns  Hartford Courant

Nearly two dozen brightly colored hot air balloons will fill the sky surrounding Plainville's Norton Park at the crack of dawn and at dusk on Saturday and.



State Rep. Betty Boukus of Plainville dies following battle with cancer  FOX 61

PLAINVILLE -- Connecticut State Representative Elizabeth "Betty" Boukus died early Friday morning following a long battle with cancer, a representative for her ...



State releases grades for every school  The CT Mirror

Grading schools on more than just tests scores has been a long time in the works. But the State Department of Education has now released a zero-to-100 rating ...



PLAINVILLE — It was a trip down memory lane Thursday morning as  Meriden Record-Journal

PLAINVILLE — It was a trip down memory lane Thursday morning as Plainville High School seniors walked the halls of their elementary schools, just hours ...



4 CT high school students to play on U.S. Goodwill team  WFSB

The Goodwill Series has been around since 1983, allowing boys ages 13 to 18 to play baseball internationally. Now four local high school boys have been ...



East Lyme, Lyme-Old Lyme Among CTs Top Public High Schools  The Lymes, CT Patch

New Canaan High School Among CT's Best: Survey - The Lymes, CT - A schools ranking website compiled a list of the 100 best public high schools in ...



Paul Cavaliere Retires At The Top Of His Game  Hartford Courant

Paul Cavaliere retires from Sage Park Middle School after 19 years in the district.



Middletown High School Ranked Among Top 100 High Schools In Connecticut For 2017: Report  Patch.com

100 Top High Schools in Connecticut - Middletown, CT - Niche.com compiled the rankings. See how your child's school performed. Do you agree with the ...



Renbrook School in West Hartford graduates 38 students | News  West Hartford News

WEST HARTFORD — “The ability to access the innocence, optimism, and joy of your inner child will be of increasing value” was commencement speaker Ed ...



The 100 Best Public High Schools In Connecticut For 2017: Report  Patch.com

Best Public High Schools In Connecticut For 2017 - West Hartford, CT - Niche.com compiled the rankings. See how your child's school performed. Do you agree ...



See the graduation rate at your local high school  The CT Mirror

State officials celebrated another “record high” in graduation rates on Monday. Graduation rates have substantially increased over the past five years. Of the ...



Region 13s Coginchaug Regional HS Among CTs Top 100 High Schools For 2017: Report  Patch.com

CT's Top 100 High Schools For 2017 - Durham-Middlefield, CT - Niche.com compiled the rankings. See how your child's school performed. Do you agree with ...



Failure of solar panels means replacing school roof  My Citizens News

NAUGATUCK — A catastrophic failure of the solar panels built into Naugatuck High School's roof has the borough looking at a costly, emergency project to ...



Liability for field trips: Munn v. Hotchkiss and ticks, Costa v. Plainville and basketball, and are there really any new obligations for public schools?  JD Supra

Last Friday (August 11, 2017), the Connecticut Supreme Court issued a decision garnering significant press attention in which it ruled that 1) Connecticut public ...



Kevin M. Horbal  Hartford Courant

Kevin Michael Horbal, 30, of Enfield, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday June 6, 2018. He was the beloved son of Michael and Sharon Ann (Bonas) ...



My Kids Don't Want My Junk: The Do's and Don'ts of Downsizing  Connecticut Magazine

The lessons I learned when it was time to downsize my life, and what you need to know.



Greenwich Among Top 10 Public High Schools In CT: Newest Rankings  Greenwich, CT Patch

New Canaan High School Among CT's Best: Survey - Greenwich, CT - A schools ranking website compiled a list of the 100 best public high schools in ...



Troubled schools on trial: When poverty permeates the classroom  The CT Mirror

Struggling to cope with past sexual abuse and a mother who works long hours at a low-wage job, Alex regularly breaks down while at school. The screaming ...



WHS Boys' Soccer: Ellington Claims 1-0 Victory in Clash of Unbeaten Teams  PrimePublishers.com

WATERBURY - For all 80 minutes of their CIAC Class 'M' Semifinal boys' soccer match against Watertown High School on November 14, it was all Ellington ...



PLAINVILLE — US Rep. Elizabeth Esty attempted to clear up misconceptions about  Meriden Record-Journal

PLAINVILLE — U.S. Rep. Elizabeth Esty attempted to clear up misconceptions about manufacturing jobs Tuesday while touring Connecticut Tool and ...



Troubled schools on trial: Who’s in charge? State vs. local control  The CT Mirror

Tracy Snyder, a science teacher at East Hartford High School, was being asked to explain to a Superior Court judge how so many students who read and do ...



CT High School Teacher Wins California Casualty's $7500 School Lounge Makeover Contest  PR Web

Debbie Seibert, English teacher at Plainville High School in Plainville, Connecticut is the latest winner of the “School Lounge Makeover” sponsored by California ...



Boxed Sangria the Next Big Thing? | FOOD & DRINK  Connecticut Magazine

Remember the days when boxed wine was a strict no-no? Today, boxed wines are gaining more acceptance. One of today's hottest drinks is sangria, and a ...



EXCLUSIVE: POPSquad founder takes off mask for the first time to meet community members  FOX 61

BRISTOL – The Connecticut father behind POPSquad, Prey on Predators, revealed his identity to community members. The mission of POPSquad is to protect ...



Alleged drunk driver crashed into teens Halloween party Monday night  WFSB

A Halloween party in Plainville Monday night transformed into a real life horror movie after police say a drunk driver crashed through a fence and ran over two ...



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