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Obituaries: Laura Rappleyea

July 29, 2016
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Laura (Lait) Rappleyea, 84, of Bristol, widow of George W. Rappleyea, passed away peacefully on Thursday, July 28, 2016.  Laura was born in Bristol on November 26, 1931 and was a daughter of the late William G. Lait Sr. and Elsie (Loomis) Duval.  Laura was a lifelong Bristol resident and a faithful member of the…

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Kitchen gets revamp at St. Vincent DePaul

July 29, 2016
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Phillip Lysiak, executive director of St. Vincent DePaul Mission of Bristol, stands inside the shelter’s newly renovated kitchen. The project was made possible by a state funding from the Nonprofit Grant Program.

By LISA CAPOBIANCO STAFF WRITER Inside St. Vincent DePaul Mission of Bristol’s kitchen stands a stainless steel preparation table that is designed for a better work flow. This table is just one part of the shelter’s kitchen renovation, which was completed at the end of…

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Knights looking to keep up momentum

July 29, 2016
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By MICHAEL LETENDRE STAFF WRITER The conclusion of the Connecticut Twilight League regular season is in sight and the back-to-back defending champions, the Bristol Knights, are looking to keep its momentum going into the month of August. At 19-4, the Knights – the best team…

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Police searching for missing woman

July 29, 2016
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Bristol police are searching for a missing Bristol woman who was last seen on Broad Street earlier this week. According to a press release from the Bristol Police Department, 48-year-old Beth A. Fongemie was last seen Tuesday on Broad Street wearing an aqua colored shirt…

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Obituaries: Paul C. Hammell

July 29, 2016
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Paul C. Hammell, 74, of Bristol, loving husband of the late Deleah (Pryor) Hammell, died Thursday, July 28, 2016 at St. Francis Hospital and Medical Center, Hartford. Paul was born in Waterbury November 19, 1941 and was a son of the late Charles and Mable…

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Police blotter for July 29

July 29, 2016
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The Bristol Police Department reported the following arrests last week. Zaida Gonzalez, 40, of 98 Judd St., Bristol, was arrested July 14 and charged with second degree breach of peace. Kevin B. Logan, 56, of 420 Emmett St., Apt. K, Bristol, was arrested July 14…

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Warning about scams involving magazine sales

July 29, 2016
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The Department of Consumer Protection has become aware that fraudulent door to door magazine companies may be resurfacing this summer, in particular in the New London area.   The difference between this scam and many others is that members of these magazine sales crews are…

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Bees sting Blue Crabs

July 29, 2016
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In 140 Characters or Less: The Bees exploded for five runs in the first and hit three home runs to give them an 11-3 win over the Blue Crabs. The Game Changed When…: The Bees already had a two-run lead in the first but James…

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Post 2 eliminated by Glastonbury

July 29, 2016
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By MICHAEL LETENDRE STAFF WRITER BRISTOL – Muzzy Field was the battle ground between what turned into an amazing pitching display in second round, American Legion Northern Regional state tournament action on Sunday, July 17. And in the end, two errors by Post 2 in…

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