Author: jgoralski

Still waiting for the jobs

TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER The jobs still haven’t returned to Connecticut. That was one of the message delivered to an economic forecast breakfast of the Central Connecticut Chamber of Commerce last Thursday. Members of the business community and central Connecticut…

New school chief tapped

TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER Assistant Superintendent Catherine Carbone was named the new superintendent of schools following the announcement that current superintendent, Susan Moreau, would retire effective Sunday, June 30. Carbone was hired as the assistant superintendent almost a year prior,…

Local Eagle Scouts honored

The Mark Twain District of Connecticut Rivers Council, Boy Scouts of America, held a recognition dinner for local Boy Scouts who earned their Eagle Scout Award in 2018. Front row from the left are Benjamin Jabs, Anthony Buonafede, Jonathan Markham,…

Legislators get committee assignments

TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER The members of the Connecticut General Assembly serving during the 2019 Legislative Session were sworn into office on Wednesday, Jan. 9 and the announcement of committees appointments also was released. Senator Henri Martin (R-31) will once…

School records to be destroyed

The Bristol Board of Education will destroy special education confidential records of students who have either graduated or were dismissed from special education services, with birth dates of 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991 and 1992. Written notification will be mailed to…

Bristol sailor honored

U.S. Navy Aviation Boatswain’s Mate (Handling) 3rd Class Alexander Rotko, from Bristol poses for a photograph as the Sailor of the Day with Capt. Randy Peck, right, commanding officer of the aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) and…