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Something’s happening with Boulevard School

October 24, 2014
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By LISA CAPOBIANCO STAFF WRITER A new life is springing forth for the theater of the former Memorial Boulevard School. Next month, the Memorial Boulevard Task Force will invite the public to take part in its efforts to restore and re-use one of Bristol’s community treasure through several different events. On Saturday, Nov. 1 from…

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Police blotter for Oct. 24

October 24, 2014
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Police blotter for Oct. 24

The Bristol Police Department reported the following arrests last week. •Robert A. Waldron, 41, of 89 Nonnewaug Rd., Bethlehem, was arrested Oct. 9 and charged with second offense possession of narcotics and interfering with an officer. •Jarrod P. Koczur, 32, of 39 Washington St., Apt.…

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Rams challenged at CCCs

October 24, 2014
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Rams challenged at CCCs

By MICHAEL LETENDRE STAFF WRITER MANCHESTER – The annual CCC cross country championship tilt has become a staple event for the girls team from Bristol Central. Having another great season, the Rams were sternly challenged at the meet on Wednesday, October 15 from the course…

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Quick decision, and some luck, bring Bristol designer to N.Y.’s Lingerie Fashion Week

October 23, 2014
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Quick decision, and some luck, bring Bristol designer to N.Y.’s Lingerie Fashion Week

By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR A quick decision and a little serendipity have opened up a career in the fashion industry for a St. Paul Catholic High School graduate. And this weekend, the lingerie fashion designs of Andrée Ciccarelli  will be showcased in the Made…

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Gridiron preview for Oct. 24

October 23, 2014
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Gridiron preview for Oct. 24

BRISTOL – All three scholastic football teams are back at it again this weekend and that means St. Paul – after a deserved week off – will be in action as well. Again, three diverse opponents await our favorites from the Mum City. First, Week…

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Federal Hill group celebrating 20th; dinner and awards, Nov. 15

October 23, 2014
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Federal Hill group celebrating 20th; dinner and awards, Nov. 15

The Bristol Federal Hill Association is celebrating its 20th anniversary as an active neighborhood group in one of Bristol’s most historic neighborhoods. Formed in 1994 as a group of concerned citizens working to protect the integrity and historic nature of the area, the organization’s mission…

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Juvenile charged in BCHS bomb threat on Oct. 9

October 23, 2014
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A juvenile has been arrested for the Oct. 9 bomb threat that led to the evacuation of Bristol Central High School on Oct. 9. Police said the juvenile was referred to Juvenile Court on the charges of threatening first degree degree and breach of peace.…

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United Way seeks volunteers for income initiatives

October 23, 2014
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United Way seeks volunteers for income initiatives

The United Way of West Central Connecticut is seeking volunteers to help with two of its income initiatives: its free tax preparation site and financial coaching programs. The programs serve the communities of Bristol, Burlington, Plainville and Plymouth/Terryville. Volunteers make a real difference in people’s lives.…

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Bristol Stomp Dinner Dance kicks up its heels Nov. 15

October 23, 2014
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Team Bristol will hold its 5th annual Bristol Stomp Dinner Dance on Saturday, Nov.15 at the Bristol Polish Club. The popular event brings hundreds of area residents to the Bristol Polish Club for an evening that features a gourmet buffet, live DJ, prizes and more.…

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