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A prayer for Newtown

St. Joseph Church on Queen Street held a prayer vigil on Monday for the victims in the mass murder at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown Dec. 14. Twenty young children and six adults were murdered when a gunman opened…

Heavy snow reported already in Pennsylvania, New York state; on its way to CT

Winter Storm Live: Reaches NYC; Zero Visibility for Some State College, Pa. — 26 December 2012 — AccuWeather reports the major winter storm that brought record snow to the southern Plains and gave Little Rock its snowiest Christmas in 86…

Police blotter for Dec. 21

The Bristol Police Department reported the following arrests: •Shannon Lynn Deveau, 42, of 14 Driscoll Dr., Bristol was arrested on Dec. 10 and charged with second degree failure to appear. •Arthur J. Valentine, 55, of 45 Allen St., Bristol was…

Connecticut Psychiatric Society issues tips in wake of Newtown

The Observer received this email from the Connecticut Psychiatric Society: Connecticut Psychiatric Society Provides Mental Health Resources for Those Impacted by the Shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School [Bloomfield, CT] – The Connecticut Psychiatric Society (CPS) expresses its deepest sympathies…

Police blotter for Dec. 14

The Bristol Police Department reported the following incidents: •James Cardinal, 29, of 15 Bradley St., Naugatuck was arrested on Dec. 3 and charged with second degree breach of peace. •Robert Pomerleau, 44, of 64 Iroquois Rd., Bristol was arrested on…

Rams slip past Blue Devils

By MICHAEL LETENDRE STAFF WRITER BRISTOL – The Plainville girls basketball team entered the final eight minutes of its showdown with Bristol Central trailing 30-23 but still had a chance at getting its first win of the campaign. However, the…

Hey, hey, they’re Munnys

By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR Munny, Munny, who’s got the Munny? Paris in Plantsville has the Munny. Several Munnys, in fact. This past weekend, the local gallery opened Munny Madness II, where a slew of Munnys made their public debut.…

Bristol Hospital slated for sale

By KAITLYN NAPLES STAFF WRITER Last Wednesday, Bristol Hospital and Health Care Croup, Inc, a non-profit, announced its agreement to be purchased by Vanguard Health Systems, Inc., a Tennessee based for-profit health care system, and a Fortune 500 company. The…

Police blotter for Dec. 7

Bristol police reported the following arrests: •Dayanara Acevedo, 30, of 23 Grove St., Bristol was arrested on Nov. 26 and charged with third degree assault and second degree breach of peace. •Henry Reyes, 32, of 17 Sunrise Terrace., Bristol was…