12-Year-Old to Receive National Honor for Volunteer Work
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A 12-year-old boy from Plainville is sending a message that you’re never too young to give back. From a young age, Michael Ahern has wanted to support the nation’s veterans. So at eight years old, he founded Scoops for Troops, a fundraiser that helps injured, post 9/11 vets and their families heal. Ahern was inspired to do something after a...
Vehicle Crashes Into Home in Plainville
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A vehicle crashed into a house on Shuttle Meadow Road in Plainville Wednesday night and caused extensive damage. No additional information was available.
2022 Plainville Hot Air Balloon Festival Canceled Due to Pandemic
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The Plainville Hot Air Balloon Festival will not happen again this year due to COVID-19. The festival, hosted by the Plainville Fire Company, has not been held since 2019. “The Plainville Fire Company regrets to announce that due to the pandemic and its uncertainties, we are canceling the 2022 Hot Air Balloon Festival. We hope to see everyone in...
Connecticut State Police Cruiser Hit in Plainville
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A Connecticut State Police cruiser was struck on Route 72 in Plainville Thursday night. Police said the accident happened at approximately 9 p.m. A state trooper was at the scene of an accident when their car was hit. Officials said the trooper was outside of his cruiser at the time of the crash. Authorities said the car that hit the...