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Parades cancelled

May 30, 2016
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The Bristol and Forestville parades today have been cancelled, the mayor’s office has just announced.

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Youths honored for positive contributions to city

May 29, 2016
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Six Bristol students were honored with the 24th annual Youth Recognition Awards at the City Council meeting on May 10.

By TAYLOR HARTZ STAFF WRITER Six Bristol students received the 24th annual Youth Recognition Award on May 10, a city tradition that honors volunteerism and community service. Selected by the Bristol Youth Commission, the students were recognized at a meeting of the Bristol City Council…

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Fire report for May 27

May 29, 2016
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The Bristol Fire Department reported the following incidents last week. May 13 Citgo, 527 Middle St., motor vehicle accident with injuries. Cozy Lane and Andrews Street, service call, other. Mines Road, unauthorized burning. St. Stanislaus Church, 510 West St., building fire. 141 Central St., alarm…

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Central on right track

May 28, 2016
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By MICHAEL LETENDRE STAFF WRITER BRISTOL – Maybe the Bristol Central baseball team found a little luck on Tuesday, May 17 that will help the squad over the final week or so of the campaign and into the state tournament. That luck was generated by…

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St. Paul girls finding niche in golf

May 28, 2016
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By MICHAEL LETENDRE STAFF WRITER Scholastic golf is reaching a fever pitch at St. Paul Catholic High School but it’s just not a boys sport anymore. In fact, the Naugatuck Valley League has several female competitors and some of its top golfers are part of…

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Volunteers step up to show they ‘Care’

May 27, 2016
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By LISA CAPOBIANCO STAFF WRITER Since 1992, hundreds of volunteers from all walks of life have dedicated their time to helping non-profit agencies throughout West Central Connecticut. Sponsored by the United Way of West Central Connecticut, Day of Caring gives an opportunity for youth and…

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Obituaries: Robert M. Rafaniello, DDS

May 27, 2016
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Robert M. Rafaniello, DDS, 87, of Farmington, CT, husband of Janet (Rinas) Rafaniello, passed away on Thursday, May 26, 2016, at Hartford Hospital. Robert was born in Bristol, CT on August 4, 1928 and was the son of the late Alfred and Mary (Mascato) Rafaniello.…

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A phone call changed Bea Miller’s summer plans

May 27, 2016
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Bea Miller opens for Selena Gomez on Sunday at the Mohegan Sun Arena.

By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR Bea Miller was just going about her business, prepping a new album for her fans, when the call came. Selena Gomez wanted her to open her tour, which makes its way to Connecticut on May 29. “I couldn’t believe it,”…

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Bristol police conduct DWI checkpoint this evening

May 27, 2016
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Bristol police will conduct a DWI checkpoint on Route 6 this evening. According to a press release from the Bristol Police Department, this is part of a federal grant to help reduce incidences of DWI crashes and fatalities in the Bristol community.

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