With Sad Hearts

It is with very sad hearts that the Town of Plainville announces the passing of Retired Police Chief Edward Merrick.  Chief Merrick passed away on Friday, January 5, 2018 after fighting a long, hard battle with illness.  Chief Merrick had a long and successful career as a Police Officer - first in Brookline, MA, his home town and then for fourteen (14) years as Chief of Police in Plainville.  Chief Merrick was very active in the Plainville Lions Club and served as their President for many years.  He also was the Plainville Veteran's Officer for eight (8) years and fought very hard to get the Veterans of Plainville all of the benefits they were entitled to. 

For more information on Chief Merrick, please visit the following website:

 Rest in Peace, Chief Merrick!