Posts Tagged ‘ Plainville ’

Plainville project leads on green infrastructure

Aug 29th, 2014 | By

Here are two dots that can be easily connected. For more on this story, visit: Plainville project leads on green infrastructure. –

Plainville parking lot to help clean Quinnipiac River |

Aug 18th, 2014 | By

Porous pavement and other materials added to a new parking lot at Trumbull Park will help keep the nearby Quinnpiac River clean.

24 Plainville students take part in ‘Marine Science Day’

Jun 5th, 2014 | By

Twenty-four Plainville fourth and fifth graders from Linden and Toffolon elementary schools participated in “Marine Science Day” May 14 at the Connecticut River Museum. The 11th Annual Marine Science Day was sponsored by The Connecticut Association of Schools, Project Oceanology, and the Connecticut River Museum. For more on this story, visit: The Bristol Press: Bristol, Conn.,

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Planning Underway To Close Greenway Gaps In Plainville

Jan 7th, 2014 | By

Design work will start soon to fill a 9-mile gap in Plainville in the Farmington Canal Heritage Greenway, which will eventually run from New Haven to Northampton, Mass. For more on this story, visit: Planning Underway To Close Greenway Gaps In Plainville –

Former Head Of Plainville’s Sewer Plant Sentenced To Prison For Corruption

Dec 27th, 2013 | By

Plainville’s former sewer plant superintendent was sentenced Monday to four years in prison on corruption and other charges. He pleaded guilty to 19 felonies, including five counts of first-degree larceny, three counts of tampering with evidence, two counts of tampering with a witness, one count of second-degree larceny, two counts of second-degree forgery, four counts

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Plainville Community Schools Energy Conservation Program Earns Award

Dec 3rd, 2013 | By

For saving enough energy in 13 months to effectively plant more than 22,752 trees, Plainville Community Schools received The Award for Energy Stewardship from Cenergistic during the Nov. 12 Plainville Board of Education meeting. The Award for Energy Stewardship recognizes the organization’s efforts to implement an innovative organizational behavior-based energy conservation and management program. The

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Plainville receives funds to buy damaged homes –

Jan 14th, 2013 | By

Plainville town officials have received more than $2.5 million from federal emergency officials to buy and demolish 14 homes in the Pequabuck River flood plain. The initiative will enable flood-prone areas to be returned to open space. The funding from the Federal Emergency Management Agency covers 75 percent of the estimated cost of the 14

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Warrant Outlines Corruption Charges Against Former Plainville Official

Sep 29th, 2012 | By

PLAINVILLE — The former superintendent of the town’s sewage treatment plant has been arrested on a host of felony charges after a nearly yearlong investigation into allegations of corruption at the facility. A 35-page arrest warrant lays out the alleged misconduct of Kenneth A. Michelson, 53, of Waterbury. For more on this story, visit: Warrant

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Last CT mass transit hearing Mon. in Plainville

Oct 20th, 2011 | By

The Connecticut Public Transportation Commission will hold its final public hearing Monday night in Plainville to collect feedback for future mass-transit activities. The 7:30 p.m. session will be in the Council Chambers of the Plainville Municipal Center. For more on this story, visit: Last CT mass transit hearing Mon. in Plainville | Hartford Business.

Cedar Mountain: Report Suggests That Newington Preserve Cedar Mountain

Aug 19th, 2011 | By

A report by an independent panel of experts on a proposed subdivision on Cedar Mountain suggests the town should consider buying the land to preserve as open space.

The destruction of Cedar Mountain

Jan 21st, 2011 | By

Even though it is nestled under blankets of white and lies quiet during the long winter chill, talk about the Cedar Mountain range is starting to heat up among citizens in the towns of Newington and Wethersfield, the Newington Town Crier reports. Click the headline to read more.