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  • Plainville Business Loan Fund Getting Needed Cash

    PLAINVILLE — The town council has approved transferring $80,000 into a nearly depleted trust fund created in 1997 to attract small businesses and help them thrive by offering low-interest loans The transfer, approved Monday night, will raise to...
  • Plainville To Boost Economic Development Fund For Small Businesses

    PLAINVILLE — The trust fund created in 1997 to attract small businesses and help them thrive will get an additional $80,000 from the town. The fund, administered by the Economic Development Agency, now has $20,757, having made $158,000 in small...
  • Plainville Farmers Market In Summer Harvest Mode

    PLAINVILLE – Corn, squash and other produce ripe from mid-summer sun were the big sellers Friday as the weekly farmers market here hit its halfway mark since its June opening. "Squash, tomatoes, corn, cukes. These were going like crazy as soon as...
  • Hearing On Plainville School Demolition Moved To Aug. 18 From Aug. 4

    PLAINVILLE — A public hearing on the proposed demolition of the vacant Linden Street School is now scheduled for Aug. 18, not Aug. 4 as originally planned, Town Manager Robert Lee said Wednesday. "We need time to finalize the project numbers,"...
  • Farmington Red Cross Needs Donors

    FARMINGTON — The American Red Cross needs blood, badly. Over the past 11 weeks in Connecticut, blood donations to the Red Cross are down about 8.5 percent, said Steve Mavica, a communications manager for the American Red Cross. That equates to...
  • New Grant For Central Connecticut Campaign Against Domestic Violence

    NEW BRITAIN - The Community Chest of New Britain and Berlin Inc. has awarded $20,000 grant to Prudence Crandall Center for domestic violence prevention and community education services. The money will help expand the agency's services for youth and...
  • Southington Farm Grows 200 Types Of Vegetables

    Southington Farm Grows 200 Types Of Vegetables
    Looking for Ground Cherries? Italian Veronica?. Striped Armenian? SOUTHINGTON – Looking for Ground Cherries? Italian Veronica?. Striped Armenian? The three are among the 200 varieties of vegetables and fruits Mark Ramsay grows on his 7-acre farm...
  • Higher Bond Rating Called Great News For Plainville

    PLAINVILLE — The recent upgrade in the town's bond rating, its equivalent of a person's credit score, gives Plainville a ranking just below wealthy Greenwich, New Canaan and other towns considered the most fiscally sound in the state, the town's...
  • Hopeful But Wary: Will Promising Signs For Home Construction Fizzle Once Again?

    Hopeful But Wary: Will Promising Signs For Home Construction Fizzle Once Again?
    PLAINVILLE — Home builder Johnny Carrier savors the nail gun's staccato tap-tap as two workers finish piecing together two-by-fours at Samuel's Crossing near the Plainville-Farmington line. Carpenters hoist up the wall frame for the colonial,...
  • Aug. 10, 2014

    Aug. 10, 2014
    HONORABLE MENTIONS Are you still afraid of caption balloons? -- Kurt Gubitz, Chicago You're balking at this? Wait until you see the lunch Mrs. Obama has ordered for you. -- Norma J. Franklin, Georgetown, Ky. You're not the only one who gets a...
  • New Britain Museum Gets $250,000 Toward Expansion Project

    NEW BRITAIN - More than $300,000 in grants were recently awarded by the Community Foundation of Greater New Britain, including $250,000 for a museum expansion.     The money supports non-profit programs and organizations serving Berlin, New Britain,...