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Bristol school bus routes for 2014-15 academic year

August 22, 2014
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The Bristol Public Schools have announced the bus schedules for the 2014-15 academic year, which begins next Thursday. For further information, go to http://www.bristol.k12.ct.us/page.cfm?p=9976   Route:BCHS12AM BRISTOL CENTRAL HS AM-12 TIME LOCATION 6:53 a.m. FS GARAGE 7:01 a.m. W GATE ST @ BAYBERRY DR 7:03 a.m. BAYBERRY DR @ DEERING LN 7:04 a.m. EMMETT ST…

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Reminder to enroll in low-income winter heating aid program

August 27, 2014
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State Representative Christopher Wright (D-Bristol) in a press release urged area residents who qualify for the state’s low-income winter heating aid program to consider enrolling as soon as possible. A joint meeting of the General Assembly’s Appropriations, Human Services and Energy Committees approved plans for…

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Arrest made in July violent assault

August 27, 2014
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Police had an arrest in connection with a July assault on Park Street. Nikolas Avallone,23, of 60 Mills Street was arrested Tuesday at approximately 9:21 p.m. as he exited a School Street apartment. He was charged with assault in the first degree. His bond was…

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Candidate Michalik said he opposes CL&P rate hike

August 27, 2014
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Democratic State Senate candidate for the 31st district, Robert Michalik announced in a press release his opposition to Connecticut Light & Power’s proposed $232 million electric rate increase. Michalik said in his press release he will speak out against the rate hike Wednesday at a…

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Brass ensemble fall concert season begins; rehearsals start Sept. 9

August 27, 2014
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The Bristol Brass and Wind Ensemble’s Fall Concert season kicks off on Sunday, Sept. 28 at 5 p.m. with a “Mum Festival Pops Concert” featuring the ensemble and the Bristol Choral Society. Tuesday, Nov. 11 at 7 p.m., the ensemble will celebrate Veterans Day. Both…

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Obituaries for Aug. 29

August 27, 2014
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The following obituaries will be published in Friday’s Observer. For additional information, turn to our print or e-editions on Friday. Frank Mitchell, 77, a lifelong resident of Bristol, died Sunday, Aug. 17. Born Oct. 14, 1936, he was the son of the late Frank and…

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Hospice volunteers sought

August 27, 2014
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The Hospice of Bristol Hospital is looking for individuals who are interested in joining its team as hospice volunteers. Individuals in volunteer roles have the chance to interact with patients for a variety of reasons. Hospice volunteers provide companionship to the hospital’s patients, while supporting…

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Imagine Nation preschool registering for fall

August 26, 2014
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The ImagineNationPreschoolLearningCenter is currently accepting registration for the fall. The school is located in the ImagineNationMuseum located at One Pleasant Street in Bristol. This NAEYC accredited school offers your child the opportunity to grow, learn and discover through a variety of environments that encourage investigation…

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Charity Cycling Challenge ‘Raise Your Glass’ kick off on Sept. 26

August 26, 2014
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The Charity Cycling Challenge, Inc. will host its 4th Annual “Raise Your Glass” Kick-Off Event on Friday, Sept. 26 at the Hawks Landing Country Club in Southington from 7 to 10 p.m. Tickets for the event are $40 in advance and can be bought by…

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Bristol back to school FAQs

August 26, 2014
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The first day back to school begins Thursday, Aug. 28 for all Bristol Pubic Schools, including all-day kindergarten. Here are the following start and end times on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays for a regular school day schedule: *Kindergarten-Grade 5 schools: 9:05 a.m. to 3:25…

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