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Chamber honors ‘all heart’ volunteers, businesses

June 24, 2016
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By LISA CAPOBIANCO STAFF WRITER Stories of those who have made Bristol a better place echoed throughout the Aqua Turf last week at the Bristol Chamber of Commerce’s 127th Annual Dinner. During the event last Thursday, the chamber honored six local individuals and businesses that have made “all-heart” contributions in the Bristol community: Don Soucy,…

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Bristol Legion launches season by winning 5 of 6

June 24, 2016
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BRISTOL – The Bristol American Legion Senior baseball team is off to a fast start in 2016, winning five of its first six games. Post 2 played in six Zone 1 games to start the campaign and came away with an early 5-1 push in…

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Blues top Wachusett Dirt Dawks

June 24, 2016
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The Blues moved to 10-7 on the season with a big 9-4 victory over the Wachusett Dirt Dawgs. John Mormile (University of Hartford) earned the win, going six innings, allowing three runs on four hits, striking out three and walking four. The Blues broke out…

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Bees look for third straight win

June 24, 2016
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In 140 Characters or Less: The Bees shoot for their third straight win tonight as they take on the Lancaster Barnstormers! First pitch 7PM! Series: In last night’s series opener, the Bees won 5-4 thanks to Jon Griffin’s RBI in the ninth inning. Following tonight’s…

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Council discusses budget, charter

June 24, 2016
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By TAYLOR HARTZ STAFF WRITER During a Joint Board meeting of the Bristol City Council and the Board of Finance on June 14, city officials were still unsure how Bristol would be affected by cuts in the state budget. Mayor Ken Cockayne said he has…

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Bees outlast Barnstormers

June 24, 2016
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Box score In 140 Characters or Less: A back-and-forth game that was delayed at the start by rain could not keep the Bees from pulling out the 5-4 win in opener at Lancaster. The Game Changed When…: ……Jon Jones, who reached on a one-out walk…

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Police blotter for the week of June 24

June 24, 2016
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The Bristol Police Department reported the following arrests last week. Melissa Bald, 45, of 85 Woodland St., Bristol, was arrested June 10 and charged with sixth degree larceny, illegal use of credit card and third degree identity theft. John W. Biehn, 41, of 109 Westwood…

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Obituaries: Gerald Jacques

June 23, 2016
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Gerard Jacques, 81, of Bristol, beloved husband of Lorraine T. (Theroux) Jacques, died on Friday (June 17, 2016) at St. Francis Hospital, Hartford.   Gerard was born in Vallee Junction, Canada on October 14, 1934 and was one of 12 children of the late Noel and…

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Obituaries: Kathleen J. McCabe

June 23, 2016
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Kathleen J. McCabe, 66, of Cromwell, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, June 21, 2016 at her home.   Kathleen was born on December 2, 1949 in Bristol, daughter of the late James C. McCabe and Jean (Fucini) McCabe.  For 25 years she was employed at…

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