Word of the Day – 12/11/20 – “Ratoon”

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  Ratoon   Definition:  (noun)  –  A new shoot or sprout springing from the base of a crop plant, especially sugar cane, after cropping.   In a sentence?  Sure! – “Rei loved giving clippings of her favorite plants’ ratoons to her friends.” “We’re… Read More

2 Car Accident in Plainfield Sends One to the Hospital

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On December 10, 2020, at approximately 9:54 a.m., Officers from the Plainfield Police Department along with the Plainfield Fire Department, and American Legion Ambulance responded to a two-car motor vehicle crash on Norwich Road Plainfield, CT. 22-year-old Brandon Griffin of Putnam, CT was… Read More

Sterling Man Gets Pot Sniffed Out By Plainfield K-9

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On December 8, 2020 at approximately 10:44 P.M., the Plainfield Police Department arrested 42 year old Tobi Long of Sterling. While conducting traffic enforcement in the area of Main Street in Central Village an Officer observed a red Ford Fusion traveling southbound cross… Read More

Word of the Day – 12/8/20

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  Hello Word Nerds!  Time for today’s grammar building word of the day! Bibelot (BIH buh Lo)   A small, decorative ornament or trinket. Examples of Bibelot in a sentence “Alyssa couldn’t resist purchasing a few bibelots before she left the store.” “Mr.… Read More

Latest Connecticut COVID-19 Data For 12/7/20

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Here is the latest COVID-19 data from the State of Connecticut, 12/07/20 Measure Total ChangeDirection Change COVID-19 Cases (confirmed and probable) 135,844 + 8,129 COVID-19 Tests Reported (molecular and antigen) 3,536,988 + 123,021 Daily Test Positivity* 6.61% Patients Currently Hospitalized with COVID-19 1,183… Read More

Griswold Pride’s Weekly Wellbeing Resources

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Every week, Griswold Pride puts out a list of resources that is guaranteed to help during the COVID-19 pandemic.  Here is this weeks offering…   Career Wellbeing ·       Time Confetti and the Broken Promise of Leisure –  Leisure has never been less relaxing, mostly because… Read More

Candelora Appoints Dauphinais to Committee on Children Leadership Post

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HARTFORD—On Friday, House Republican Leader-elect Vincent Candelora announced his appointment of State Representative Anne Dauphinais as Ranking Member of the legislature’s Committee on Children. “Anne Dauphinais is a competent, caring legislator whose passion for doing what’s right embodies her work. This committee tackles issues of significant importance to… Read More

Griswold’s Strain / Ladd Named All State Athletes

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High School All State Athletes were announced by the Connecticut High School Coaches Association earlier this week, and some local athletes made the cut. Griswold Sophomore  Michael Strain was announced as part of the All State Cross Country team.  According to coach Kelsey… Read More

Governor Lamont Announces Full Delivery of 141,000 Laptops To PK-12 Students, Making Connecticut First State in Nation To Provide Access To Learning Devices for All PK-12 Students in Need

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(HARTFORD, CT) – Governor Ned Lamont today announced that Connecticut is the first state in the nation to provide a learning device to every PK-12 student in need, achieving a major milestone in the fight to close the K-12 digital divide in Connecticut,… Read More

Zubek Named GMS Principal

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On November 23, 2020 during a regular Board of Education meeting, one of the items on the agenda was to announce a successor to Glenn Labossiere, who was promoted to the newly formed Griswold Public Schools Director of Teaching, Learning, and Innovation position.… Read More