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Recently Expelled Plainfield High School Student Arrested, Accused of Making Threat  NBC Connecticut

Police have arrested a student who was recently expelled and is accused of making a threat to Plainfield High School on Friday.



Photos: GALLERY: PIMA rehearsal at Plainfield High School  Norwich Bulletin

[1/47] Aaron Flaum/ NorwichBulletin.com. PIMA contestants rehearse their dance numbers Monday night at Plainfield High School.



Photos: GALLERY: Sasha Smallridge crowned Miss Plainfield Rotary Pageant queen  Norwich Bulletin

[1/98] John Shishmanian/ NorwichBulletin.com. Sasha Smallridge was crowned Miss Plainfield Saturday during the 63rd annual Miss Plainfield Rotary Pageant ...



Miss Plainfield grateful for unforgettable experience  Norwich Bulletin

PLAINFIELD — Minutes before the 63rd annual Miss Plainfield Rotary Pageant lit up the stage on Saturday, contestant Sasha Smallridge was putting the ...



PIMA bringing circus fun to stage  Norwich Bulletin

PLAINFIELD – Big top action is coming to the Plainfield High School auditorium this weekend as the 63rd Annual Miss Plainfield Rotary Pageant rolls back into ...



Local roundup: Kelley, Plainfield roll past Killingly - Sports - The Bulletin - Norwich, CT  Norwich Bulletin

PLAINFIELD — Madison Kelley had three hits, including a home run, and Mackenzie Peters scattered two hits and struck out eight to lead Plainfield to a 13-2 ...



Photos: GALLERY: ECC Track and Field Championships - The Bulletin - Norwich, CT  Norwich Bulletin

[1/38] Aaron Flaum/ NorwichBulletin.com. Windham's Enrique Lopez Garcia right, beats Waterford's Jared Lovell in the boys 110 meter hurdlers with a time of ...



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 ...



See Where Staples High School Ranks Among States Best: 2019 List  Westport, CT Patch

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



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

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



Photos: GALLERY: Griswold football beats Plainfield 13-6 - The Bulletin - Norwich, CT  Norwich Bulletin

[1/53] Aaron Flaum/ NorwichBulletin.com. Griswold's Logan Chappell makes the catch between Plainfield's Lucien Dube left and Henry Russell during the first ...



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

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



Native plant sale benefits area yards, Nature Foundation of Will County  Chicago Tribune

The Nature Foundation of Will County will have scores of plant selections ready for local yards at the annual “Bringing Nature Home” native plant sale from 9 ...



Plainfield High School Launches 153 Graduates  Hartford Courant

Plainfield High School celebrates graduation for 153 members of the Class of 2018.



Suspect Brought BB Gun to Plainfield High School: Police  NBC Connecticut

Plainfield High School was placed on lockdown Tuesday when a juvenile came in with a BB gun, according to Plainfield police. Police said the suspect came ...



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.



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

Best CT High Schools In America U.S. News - Durham-Middlefield, CT - U.S. News & World Report released its high school rankings. See how Coginchaug High ...



Photos: GALLERY: Plainfield girls soccer advances to second round  Norwich Bulletin

Plainfield girls soccer beats Bacon Academy 4-0 during the first round of the Class M CIAC 2018 State Girls Soccer Tournament at Plainfield High School.



U.S. News Best High Schools: North Branford High Makes Elite List  Patch.com

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



New Plainfield school principal coming home  Norwich Bulletin

PLAINFIELD — Kristen Trahan's life and career came full circle last month when the Plainfield High School alum was named principal of Shepard Hill ...



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 ...



Photos: GALLERY: Tour of old Plainfield High School  Norwich Bulletin

[1/24] John Shishmanian/ NorwichBulletin.com. Paul Yellen, Plainfield fire marshal, looks a broken windows and other debris on second floor at the former ...



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 ...



Photos: GALLERY: Plainfield Girls Soccer advance to Semifinals  Norwich Bulletin

[1/77] Aaron Flaum/ NorwichBulletin.com. Plainfield's Izzy Newbury left, Hannah Dagenais and Kate Carelson react after Alexis Price scored the last penalty kick ...



Photos: GALLERY: Plainfield girls soccer beats Bacon Academy 3-0  Norwich Bulletin

[1/79] Aaron Flaum/ NorwichBulletin.com. Bacon Academy's Maile Blumberger and Plainfield's Olivia Digiacomo battle for the ball during the first half at ...



Former Killingly High School to house Plainfield Memorial School students following fire  WTNH.com

The former Killingly High School will become the temporary space for the Plainfield Memorial School.



Photos: GALLERY: Plainfield volleyball advances to ECC finals  Norwich Bulletin

Plainfield volleyball beats Montville 3-0 in the ECC Volleyball Semifinals at Plainfield High School. Buy Photo. [1/37] Aaron Flaum/ NorwichBulletin.com.



Photos: GALLERY: Plainfield Girls Soccer falls to Lewis Mills in overtime  Norwich Bulletin

[1/124] Aaron Flaum/ NorwichBulletin.com. Plainfield's Cassie Carelson and Lewis Mills Grace Kryzanski collide as they go for the ball during the CIAC 2018 ...



Photos: GALLERY: Plainfield Memorial School students going to former Killingly High School  Norwich Bulletin

[1/53] John Shishmanian/ NorwichBulletin.com. Fourth graders Ocean Moore, left, and Mya Light listen to their teacher in the former Killingly High School ...



Photos: GALLERY: Plainfield football beats Bacon Academy 13-7 - The Bulletin - Norwich, CT  Norwich Bulletin

[1/91] Aaron Flaum/ NorwichBulletin.com. Plainfield's Kyle Holt runs for a touchdown against Bacon Academy during the first half at Plainfield High School.



CIAC Class M Final: Plainfield on brink of soccer history  Norwich Bulletin

PLAINFIELD – There are a couple of black-and-white photos hanging on the wall outside the Plainfield High School gymnasium. The photos are of two football ...



Plainfield officials, fire crews investigate cause of school fire  WTNH.com

School officials were back at Plainfield Memorial School on Friday talking with insurance investigators.



HS FOOTBALL: Griswold takes DIII crown; Plainfield gets playoff spot  Norwich Bulletin

PLAINFIELD – The dominance continued for the Griswold Wolverines.For the 15th time in 16 Thanksgiving meetings, the Wolverines walked away with a victory ...



Plainfield grads told: Cherish lifes experiences  Norwich Bulletin

PLAINFIELD – Plainfield High School graduating seniors on Friday were urged to recognize and work to exceed their limits, to become heroes and to cherish the ...



Morgan Truck Opens Plainfield Manufacturing Facility  Hartford Courant

Morgan Truck holds a ribbon-cutting at its new Plainfield chassis manufacturing facility.



Photos: GALLERY: Structure fire at Plainfield Memorial School  Norwich Bulletin

[1/16] John Shishmanian/ NorwichBulletin.com. State Police Detective Michael Marino with his accelerant detection dog Glimmer Wednesday at the Plainfield ...



Jets and Gatorade Name Gary Cassio of South Plainfield High School Coach of the Week  newyorkjets.com

The New York Jets have named Gary Cassio of South Plainfield High School in South Plainfield, NJ this week's recipient of the New York Jets High School ...



Plainfield gets best of old rival  Norwich Bulletin

PLAINFIELD – Whenever a team clad in the blue-and-white steps into the Plainfield High School gym, it brings back memories for veteran Panthers coach Bob ...



Photos: GALLERY: Plainfield High School graduation - The Bulletin - Norwich, CT  Norwich Bulletin

[1/97] John Shishmanian/ NorwichBulletin.com. Plainfield High School graduate Jack Goebel is all smiles after getting his diploma Tuesday during graduation ...



Photos: GALLERY: Plainfield Police vs area firefighters touch football  Norwich Bulletin

[1/59] John Shishmanian/ NorwichBulletin.com. A firefighter runs past a Plainfield Police officer Saturday during the Project Pin touch football game between ...



Photos: GALLERY: Killingly football beats Plainfield 49-6 - The Bulletin - Norwich, CT  Norwich Bulletin

[1/75] Aaron Flaum/ NorwichBulletin.com. Killingly's Jackson Lopes is taken down by Plainfield's Kyle Holt during the first half at Killingly High School.



Photos: GALLERY: Woodstock Academy girls soccer beat Plainfield 1-0 in ECC Championships  Norwich Bulletin

[1/79] Aaron Flaum/ NorwichBulletin.com. Woodstock Academy's Heather Converse gets a hug from teammate Linda St. Laurent after beating Plainfield 1-0 in ...



Girls Soccer: Plainfields Cardiac Kids earn spot in Class M final  Norwich Bulletin

NEW BRITAIN - There have been many teams dubbed “Cardiac Kids” for the ability to come through when the chips are down and somehow find a way to win.



Holt gives Plainfield football a jolt of leadership  Norwich Bulletin

By Marc Allard. For The Bulletin. PLAINFIELD – The Plainfield Panthers have only nine seniors on their roster this season. It could have been less. Two years ...



Plainfield wins shootout against Central Fallls (R.I.), 34-27  Norwich Bulletin

PLAINFIELD – It was a difficult way to start a season for the Plainfield Panthers football team.Starting the season with just a handful of players who were more ...



Local roundup: Lee, Saint Bernard roll past Plainfield  Norwich Bulletin

Boys Basketball PLAINFIELD — Max Lee scored a game-high 19 points to lead St. Bernard to a 47-36 ECC Division III victory over Plainfield at Plainfield High ...



Plainfield man arrested, charged with violation of probation  WTNH.com

A Plainfield man has been arrested and charged with violation of probation after having an active arrest warrant issued.



Photos: GALLERY: Plainfield High School Senior and Junior Prom  Norwich Bulletin

[1/131] John Shishmanian/ NorwichBulletin.com. Nicholas Burlingham and Sonia Ferragatta dance Friday at the Senior and Junior Prom at the Mashantucket ...



Decaying Plainfield school buildings future getting another look  Norwich Bulletin

PLAINFIELD – Plainfield officials are again revisiting their options concerning the abandoned and disintegrating former high school annex building.Several ...



Planet Fitness founders give back to alma mater  Norwich Bulletin

By Marc Allard. For The Bulletin. PLAINFIELD – Plainfield senior running back Kyle Holt said the anticipation of what the new weight room had in store for the ...



Police identify Plainfield hit-and-run victim  WTNH.com

Plainfield police are looking for the driver who hit a bicyclist in Plainfield and took off.



Fireworks lead to numerous 911 calls in Plainfield  WTNH.com

Those disturbances turned out to be fireworks which lead to the arrest of three people.



Police respond to car crash into pole accident in Plainfield  WTNH.com

The Plainfield Police Department were dispatched to a Shepard Hill Road for a report of a motor vehicle accident that occurred Tuesday night.



Woman found asleep at wheel by police arrested on OUI charge in Plainfield  WTNH.com

On Saturday at approximately 5:34 p.m., Plainfield Police Officers were dispatched to Hank's Dairy Bar on Norwich Road for a report of a woman slumped ...



Police: Plainfield man charged with possession of cocaine, reckless endangerment  WTNH.com

The Plainfield Police Department arrested a Plainfield man on Friday who allegedly had possession of cocaine with an intent to sell.



Plainfield police apprehend masked man armed with machete  WTNH.com

Plainfield police have apprehended a masked man armed with a machete who was wanted in a domestic dispute Tuesday morning.



Plainfield police respond to an overnight home invasion incident  WTNH.com

Police are investigating an overnight home invasion in Plainfield.



Plainfield police arrest local man under insurance fraud charges  WTNH.com

Police arrested a Plainfield man Wednesday afternoon for allegedly commiting insurance fraud and falsely reporting an incident.



Plainfield Schools Locked Down After Threat Against Indiana Schools  NBC Connecticut

Two schools in Plainfield were locked down Thursday morning for a threat that was actually aimed schools in Indiana..



Police: Plainfield man killed after crashing motorcycle into pickup truck in Canterbury  WTNH.com

A Plainfield man has died after his motorcycle collided with a pickup truck in Canterbury on Thursday morning.



Photos: GALLERY: Plainfield High School walk-in marking the 1 week anniversary of the Parkland shooting  Norwich Bulletin

[1/15] Aaron Flaum/ NorwichBulletin.com. Plainfield High School students have a silent sit-in after a gathering at the Plainfield High School on Wednesday ...



Solar project plan could save Plainfield millions - News - The Bulletin - Norwich, CT  Norwich Bulletin

PLAINFIELD — Plainfield officials are contemplating moving ahead with a massive solar panel installation project expected to save the town millions in electric ...



Plainfield High Celebrates 10 Years Of Drama With "Grease"  Hartford Courant

"Grease" is the word at Plainfield High School. From May 3 to May 5, more than 100 students and 50 PHS alumni will celebrate 10 years of drama productions ...



Plainfield PD: 17 bags of fentanyl prompt the arrest of man while his daughter sits in the car  WTNH.com

PLAINFIELD, Conn. (WTNH) - Saturday evening officers arrested 26 year old Luis Quintant of Plainfield for posession of narcotics and risk of injury to a minor,.



Plainfield High School principal suspends football team for inappropriate behavior  Norwich Bulletin

PLAINFIELD — Plainfield High School principal James C. Worth suspended the school's football team Tuesday for Friday's game against Waterford High after a ...



Photos: GALLERY: Plainfield loses to Ansonia 42-0 in CIAC Class S quarterfinal football  Norwich Bulletin

[1/28] John Shishmanian/ NorwichBulletin.com. Plainfield's Lucien Dube gets by Ansonia's Garrett Cafaro Tuesday during their CIAC Class S quarterfinal game ...



Plainfield students attend walk-in to draw attention to school safety  Norwich Bulletin

PLAINFIELD — One week after a gunman slaughtered 17 students and faculty at a Florida school, hundreds of Plainfield students gathered in their own high ...



One person transported to hospital after single car accident in Plainfield  WTNH.com

On Saturday at approximately 2:35 A.M., members of the Plainfield Police Department responded to a one car motor vehicle accident in the area of Lathrop ...



Two female pedestrians struck by car in Plainfield  WTNH.com

Police in Plainfield are investigating after two pedestrians were struck by a car Tuesday evening.



Photos: GALLERY: Plainfield girls soccer at NFA - The Bulletin - Norwich, CT  Norwich Bulletin

[1/35] Aaron Flaum/ NorwichBulletin.com. Plainfield's Hannah Dagenais passes the ball around NFA's Jillian Brunelli during the first half.



Charges Filed Against Former Plainfield High School Science Teacher  NBC Connecticut

Charges have been filed against a former Plainfield High School science teacher accused of inappropriate behavior with the student and he turned himself in to ...



Crews extinguish blaze at Plainfield renewable energy facility  WTNH.com

Crews in Plainfield were called to a blaze at a renewable energy facility on Sunday morning.



2 charged after drug bust in Plainfield  WTNH.com

Two people are facing charges after a drug bust in Plainfield.



Girls basketball: Windham upsets top-seeded Putnam  Norwich Bulletin

PLAINFIELD – The Windham Whippets girls basketball team is young. One senior, three sophomores and a freshman make up the starting lineup for the ...



High School Options Discussed At Pomfret BOE  Hartford Courant

Much of the discussion at the Pomfret Board of Education meeting on Aug. 29 centered on the work of the High School Options Committee. It was formed in April ...



Police seize car, firearms, and more items from embezzlement investigation of a Plainfield business  WTNH.com

The Plainfied Police Department and Connecticut State Police carried out a search and seizure warrant on a Woodstock residence related to an embezzlement ...



Photos: GALLERY: Plainfield vs Montville football - The Bulletin - Norwich, CT  Norwich Bulletin

[1/48] John Shishmanian/ NorwichBulletin.com. Plainfield's Kyle Holt gets by Montville's Tyronne Mack Friday during their game in Plainfield. Buy Photo.



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.



Photos: GALLERY: Job fair at Plainfield Town Hall  Norwich Bulletin

[1/30] John Shishmanian/ NorwichBulletin.com. Rebecca Powell, of Day Kimball Medical Group in Putnam, right, talks to Nancy Sadosky of Brooklyn Wednesday ...



Man dies in motorcycle crash in Plainfield  WTNH.com

Officials from the Plainfield Police Department responded to a fatal motorcycle accident on Saturday night.



Plainfield teen top Young Marine of division  Norwich Bulletin

PLAINFIELD – A casual glance at a newspaper advertisement 10 years ago by a Plainfield family led a local teen down a road that would see him named ...



Plainfield Football Team Suspended Over Inappropriate Group Chat  NBC Connecticut

A Connecticut varsity football team has been barred from its Friday night game after some members were caught sharing sexually explicit photos and videos in a ...



Office Manager of Plainfield business arrested on embezzlement charges  WTNH.com

A Woodstock woman is facing embezzlement charges after allegedly stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars from a business she was employed at.



Former Plainfield teacher gets three-year suspended sentence  Norwich Bulletin

DANIELSON - A former Plainfield High School science teacher accused of sending hundreds of inappropriate text messages to a student was given a three-year ...



UPDATE: juvenile in custody after concluded investigation of threat targeting Willimantic school  WTNH.com

A juvenile was taken into custody on Saturday afternoon after Willimantic police completed an investigation on a threat made on social media targeting Windham ...



Plainfield graduates reminded to remain kind  Norwich Bulletin

PLAINFIELD — Again and again on Tuesday, the graduation Plainfield High School Class of 2017 were urged to cherish and nurture their most admirable ...



HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL NOTEBOOK: ECC suffers a Black Friday in crossover series with SCC-SWC  Norwich Bulletin

The ECC drew compliments around the state last season for its competitive performance in non-league games, punctuated by Killingly dominant run to the Class ...



Plainfield police arrest man with six active arrest warrants  WTNH.com

The Plainfield Police Department arrested Benjamin Audet, 36, who is currently homeless, and had six active arrest warrants. Police say the arrest happened on ...



PD: Woman charged after yelling, banging on doors in Plainfield  WTNH.com

A woman has been charged in Plainfield for disturbing residents on Saturday night.



Plainfield Marching Band Wins Regional Title  Hartford Courant

Plainfield High School's marching band wins its fifth New England championship.



Plainfield bats come alive in mercy-rule win over Killingly  Norwich Bulletin

KILLINGLY — Plainfield High School baseball coach and former Lyman Memorial baseball standout Jason Chaviaras was too young to remember the first time ...



Pat Smith has seen it all during time coaching Plainfield football  Norwich Bulletin

PLAINFIELD — There is little that Pat Smith has not seen at Plainfield High School.The Panthers football coach was around when the old high school was torn ...



New London, Bacon advance to ECC Division I girls' basketball final  theday.com

New London coach Holly Misto was asked about her team's pace of play Saturday night, especially the first quarter, when the Whalers jumped out to a 19-2.



Plainfield High graduates leave with long-lasting prize  Norwich Bulletin

PLAINFIELD – In addition to the speeches, music and laughter typical of most commencement exercises, Thursday's Plainfield High School graduation ...



Plainfield passes $61.4M budget; upholds stricter Tobacco 21 rule  The Herald-News

The Plainfield Village Board passed a balanced budget Monday night of about $61.4 million for fiscal 2019.



Killingly High School closed due to water issue  WTNH.com

Killingly High School is closed Friday due to a water issue.



Plainfield Police arrest Texas man for alleged sexual assault charges  WTNH.com

PLAINFIELD, Conn. (WTNH) - The Plainfield Police Department arrested a Texas man on Tuesday for allegedly committing sexual assault and risk of injury to a ...



Alternative education pioneer speaks out against racism: 'If we’re true educators, we have to teach to everyone'  Chicago Tribune

Ken Freeman, retired District 218 administrator, recently spoke in Plainfield District 202 about looking beyond race to engage all students.



Photos: GALLERY: Plainfield baseball at Montville - The Bulletin - Norwich, CT  Norwich Bulletin

[1/39] Aaron Flaum/ NorwichBulletin.com. Montville's Nick Calash slides safely into second Plainfield's Dalton Smith tries to make the tag during a steal during a ...



Local roundup: ECC announces girls' basketball tourney pairings  theday.com

The 2019 Eastern Connecticut Conference girls' basketball tournament will begin on Wednesday with three first round games, one in Division I and a pair in.



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