• crash investigation May 1

    Man Injured After Crashing Into Parked Truck, Tree in Plainfield

    A man is injured after police said he crashed into a parked truck and sideswiped a tree in Plainfield on Friday. Officers were called to Norwich Road around 5:45 p.m. after getting a report of a single-vehicle crash. During the investigation, police said a 22-year-old man from Jewett City was driving southbound on Norwich Road when he traveled off the…

  • traffic Apr 30

    Tree Down on I-395 South in Plainfield

    Interstate 395 South in Plainfield was closed Friday afternoon after a tree came down just before 11:30 a.m. Friday. As of 2 p.m., one lane remains closed. The tree came down in the area of exit 29.

  • Plainfield Mar 28

    2 Injured After 3-Car Crash in Plainfield

    Two people were transported to the hospital with injuries after a three-car crash in Plainfield Sunday afternoon. Officials said they responded to the crash in the area of Putnam Road in the Wauregan section of town at approximately 1:45 p.m. Police said a Moosup woman was driving northbound on Putnam Road when her vehicle slid out of control and into…

  • Plainfield Mar 28

    One Injured in Car vs. Motorcycle Crash in Plainfield

    Police are investigating after a person was injured in a car vs. motorcycle crash in Plainfield Saturday afternoon. The accident happened at approximately 3:45 p.m. at the intersection of Norwich Road and Cemetery Road, officials said. Police said a Plainfield man crashed into the back of a car which was stopped just before the traffic signal. The driver of the…

  • Plainfield Mar 27

    Police Investigate Car Crash in Plainfield

    Police are investigating after a car crash on the front lawn of a home on Norwich Road in Plainfield Friday night. Officials said the accident happened at approximately 8:30 p.m. in the area of 995 Norwich Rd. A car operated by a Niantic woman was driving northbound on Norwich Road when it crossed into the southbound lane, driving off the…

  • Covid-19 Vaccine Mar 27

    COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic in Plainfield Ends After Allowing Anyone 18+ To Get Vaccine

    Anyone who is 18 or older was able to get a COVID-19 vaccine in Plainfield with no appointment needed on Saturday. Day Kimball Healthcare said anyone who is 18 or older and wanted to get the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine could go to Plainfield High School to get one. No appointment was needed for the vaccine. Walk-in appointments were being accepted…

  • coronavirus in connecticut Mar 26

    CT to Open COVID-19 Vaccine Eligibility to All Residents 16+ on April 1

    Gov. Ned Lamont announced Thursday that all Connecticut residents 16 and older will now be eligible for COVID-19 vaccinations on April 1.

  • Plainfield Mar 18

    Police Investigating Home Invasion, Car Theft in Plainfield

    Plainfield police are investigating after receiving reports that two people with an assault rifle broke into a home, punched a resident and ordered him to open a safe in the home. Police said they were investigating around 6:44 a.m. Wednesday after receiving a report of a motor vehicle stolen from South Chestnut Street in the Wauregan section of Plainfield and…

  • Plainfield Mar 8

    Authorities ID Man Accused of Pouring Unknown Liquid on Police Cars at Plainfield PD

    Authorities have identified a man who is accused of pouring an unknown liquid on police cars at the Plainfield Police Department on Sunday morning. Police said the man has been identified as 32-year-old Shane Hart. The community helped identify the man, according to officials. Officers said they found Hart pushing a bike in a restricted area on the property of…

  • Maple Sugaring Season Feb 25

    Perfect Weather for Maple Sap Harvesting

    Weather plays a crucial role in the ability to harvest sap. The Green Hollow Sugar House in Plainfield started their season this past weekend all thanks to some perfect weather. Travis Irons, owner of Green Hollow Sugar House says the best conditions include freezing nights with temperatures of 25 to 30 degrees coupled with daytime high temperatures into the 40s….

  • maple sugar season Feb 24

    Maple Syrup Season Off to a Great Start

    The maple syrup season in Connecticut is off to a good start thanks to cold nights and warm days.

  • Plainfield Jan 9

    Officials Investigate Bomb Threat in Plainfield

    Officials are investigating after a bomb threat in Plainfield Friday night. Police said they received a bomb threat from an unknown number directed towards an address on Pickett Road in Central Village at approximately 5:50 p.m. Crews responded to the scene and closed the surrounding roadways, along with evacuating the property where the threat was directed, police said. The Connecticut…

  • Plainfield Jan 2

    Police Investigate Plainfield Car Fire

    Police are investigating after a car fire in Plainfield that happened early Saturday morning. The incident happened at approximately 4:41 a.m. in the area of 147 Walnut St. in Wauregan. Officers responding to the scene extinguished the fire. The car was unoccupied at the time. Officials are investigating the cause of the fire. They believe it is criminal in nature….

  • Plainfield Dec 19, 2020

    One Transported to Hospital After Plainfield Crash

    One person was transported to the hospital after they crashed into a utility pole in Plainfield Friday afternoon, according to police. Officials said the crash happened in the area of Pickett Road and Oak Drive. The driver was traveling westbound on Pickett Road when their car went off the road to the right and hit a utility pole, police said….

  • Plainfield Sep 27, 2020

    Police Investigate Plainfield Crash With Serious Injuries

    Police are investigating a serious injury car vs. motorcycle crash in Plainfield Saturday morning. The crash happened at approximately 9:07 a.m. on Norwich Road at its intersection with Evergreen Street in the Central Village section. Kyle Heath, 21, of Sterling, was operating a motorcycle southbound on Norwich Road when he struck the rear driver side area of a car that…

  • water quality Aug 6, 2020

    Water Quality Concerns in Parts of Quinnebaug River After Sewage Bypass

    Environmental officials said power impacts from Tropical Storm Isaias led to a sewage bypass at a wastewater treatment facility in Plainfield, and they are advising the public to avoid contact with the affected bodies of water. The Department of Energy and Environmental Protection said that 150,000 gallons of only partially treated wastewater bypassed the Plainville Village wastewater treatment plant. That…

  • Plainfield Aug 1, 2020

    Bicyclist Falls 30 Feet in Plainfield; Flown to Rhode Island Hospital

    A Central Village man had to be flown to the hospital after police say he fell off a town bridge while riding his bike Friday night. Crews responded to the area of 16 Water Street in Central Village for an injured bicyclist just after 9 p.m. Investigators say the rider of the bicycle, 27-year-old Nathaniel Laskarzewski, was riding along the…

  • Plainfield Jul 24, 2020

    Moosup Man Accused in Multiple Arsons

    Plainfield police have arrested a man they described as a serial arsonist. Roland Bourque III, 29, was arrested Thursday. He is charged with two counts of arson – one for a fire South Main Street on June 22, 2016 and another on Roy Street on August 17, 2017. Police said Bourque admitted to setting both fires when he was arrested…

  • Plainfield Jul 8, 2020

    Police Investigate Break-Ins at Gas Station, Convenience Store in Plainfield

    Police are investigating break-ins that happened at a gas station and convenience store in Plainfield early Wednesday morning. Officers were called to an alarm at the Sunoco Gas Station and an alarm at the One Stop Convenience Store, both on Norwich Road, around 2 a.m. When police arrived, they said they learned forced entry was made through the front door…

  • Plainfield Jul 3, 2020

    Man Arrested After K9 Found Cocaine in His Car: Police

    A Shelton man was arrested following a traffic stop in which a K9 found cocaine in his car, police said. The incident happened at approximately 5:21 p.m. on Thursday in the area of Wauregan Road. During a traffic stop, a police officer became suspicious that Alex Monteiro was in possession of narcotics. The officer and his K9, who is trained…

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