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Man turns himself into police for arrest warrants

April 27, 2015
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Antonino Cammariere turned himself in today at the Bristol Police Department for two outstanding arrest warrants. According to a press release from the Bristol Police Department, the warrants were obtained by police and the Bristol/Burlington Health District officials as part of an investigation into building code violations at 116-122 High Street, Cammariere owns. Cammariere was…

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This is last week for spring leaf bag collection

April 27, 2015
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This is last week for spring leaf bag collection is the week of April 27. Do not put sod, sand, brush or woodchips in leaf bags. Place leaf bags at the curb when full for collection. Yard waste (green barrel) collection is underway for paid…

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City plans light bulb swap at Duck Race May 3

April 27, 2015
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  On Sunday, May 3, the City of Bristol will host a free light bulb swap for residents. The event will be held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. during the Pequabuck River Duck Race, Central Street, Downtown Forestville. Bristol residents, with identification, may bring…

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Fairy tale princess style

April 26, 2015
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A ‘Princess Meet and Greet’ fund raiser for the Connecticut Children’s Medical Center was held Sunday at the Aqua Turf in Southington. The princesses came dressed in their ‘Once Upon A Time’ style and took some time to look fashionable for the camera before they…

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Newest Relay for Life royalty crowned

April 26, 2015
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by MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR The American Cancer Society has some new faces to represent its cause throughout the town of Southington as the annual Relay for Life grows closer. On Friday night at Plantsville Elementary School, the second annual Miss and Mr. Southington Relay…

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Fire report for April 24

April 26, 2015
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The Bristol Fire Department reported the following incidents last week. April 10 Price Chopper, 121 Farmington Ave., no incident found on arrival at dispatch address. 225 Wolcott St., unauthorized burning. 983 Pine St., alarm system sounded due to malfunction.   April 11 63 Pond St.,…

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Letters: Reader questions a future planned by state bureaucracy

April 26, 2015
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To the editor: I hear that it is important to have vision when planning for the future. I also hear that leadership requires such vision. But whose vision should be represented in such a fashion? Should the vision for your city’s future be determined by…

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Observations: Type II diabetes through the eyes of her grandfather

April 24, 2015
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by LISA CAPOBIANCO Standing in the hospital room entrance, a blank stare came across my face as my eyes glanced towards my grandfather’s right leg: it was gone. I couldn’t fully comprehend what was happening, for I was nearly 7-years-old. “How did this happen,” I…

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Meals for Needy volunteers honored

April 24, 2015
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Best Cleaners, ShopRite, and Walmart (2305) were recognized last week for their contributions to Meals for the Needy, a major outreach program at Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church that has served over 16,000 meals over the past 11 months. From the left,  Jim Moore and Mary Lou Grendziszewski of ShopRite, Rosa Lopez of Walmart 2305, and Cheryl Yetke, executive director of Meals for the Needy; in the back, Gary Reynolds of Best Cleaners.

By LISA CAPOBIANCO STAFF WRITER Over the past 11 months, over 16,000 meals were served to those in need thanks to the generosity of 25 volunteer groups. During a luncheon held last Friday at Nuchie’s, Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church recognized over 120 volunteers of all…

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