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A message from the First Selectman Regarding Covid-19


Latest COVID-19 Testing Data in Connecticut

Governor Lamont's Corona Virus Update

Attention Plainfield and Sterling residents! Please do NOT flush baby wipes and other flushable wipes down the toilet. Also, Closed restaurants must unplug (de-energize) your electric grease traps!

Thank you for your cooperation!

Plainfield Water Pollution Control

The Town Hall Pool is Closed until further notice.

If you would like to give thoughts and suggestions to the Charter Revision Commission members , please send them an email at charterrevision@plainfieldct.org

There are open positions on Boards and Commissions that need to be filled as soon as possible. Interested parties shall email the First Selectman at kcunninghamselectman@plainfieldct.org

 

Conservation Commission has two Alternate vacancies

Term ends 01/03/22 - Open to any party

Term ends 01/02/2023 - Open to any party

Housing Authority has an opening for a Resident Commissioner

Term ends 01/03/2022 - Must be a Republican

 Economic Development Commission has one opening

Term ends 01/06/2025 - Open to any party

 

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  Please Patronize Plainfield Businesses!

 


Spaulding Realty
34 East Main St., Central Village



Stanton Equipment
1376 Norwich Rd.




Riverview Restaurant

632 North Main Street, Moosup




J & M Performance & Repair

1368 Norwich Rd., Plainfield




The Quintal Agency

127 Norwich Rd., Plainfield




Advanced Auto

777 Norwich Road, Plainfield




Long Pond Hearth & Home

19 South Walnut St., Wauregan

 

The history of Plainfield officially began with its incorporation by an act of the General Court of Connecticut in May 1699. In the year it was accepted by the legislature as a township and in the five decades preceding it, the area where Plainfield is located was known to European settlers as the Quinebaug country, an English transcription of the Indian name for the tribe or band of Native Americans inhabiting the area, and for the river which flows through eastern Connecticut before joining the Shetucket River at Norwich. Plainfield Town Hall

Migrants to the lands along the Quinebaug River, whether Native American or European, were attracted by the same physical features and natural resources - fertile land consisting of meadows and upland, and abundant water from the area's springs, streams and rivers. The very name Plainfield, bestowed by Governor Fitz-John Winthrop in 1700, testifies to the importance placed on those fertile open fields along the Quinebaug which yielded heavy crops of Indian corn to the Quinebaug Indians as well as abundant harvests of wheat and rye to European farmers who first came to work the land in the late 1680s and 1690s.


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