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Girls All-Tournament team picked by Observer

By MICHAEL LETENDRE STAFF WRITER The 2015 Bristol Observer Girls Basketball All Tournament Team Girls First Team Name/Grade Team Position Tournament Numbers Lizzy Cretella, Jr. St. Paul Guard Notched 10 points in 3rd      round  Ashley Edler, Sr. Central G/F 7 points, 8 rebounds, 3 steals Daijia Brooks, Sr. Eastern Forward Dumped in…

Police blotter for April 3

The Bristol Police Department reported the following arrests last week. •William C. Yell, 21, of 127 Debbie Dr., Southington, was arrested March 19 and charged with operation while under suspension of operation of an unregistered motor vehicle. •Robert Anderson, 54,…

Boys All-Tournament team picked by Observer

By MICHAEL LETENDRE STAFF WRITER The 2015 Bristol Observer Boys Basketball All Tournament Team Boys First Team Name/Grade Team Position Tournament Numbers Daron McKoy, Sr. Eastern Forward 16 points, 5 threes, 4 rebs. George Taylor III, Sr. Eastern Guard 15 points, 3 threes, 4       assists Dejuan Rodriguez, Sr. St. Paul Center 12…

Obituaries for April 3

The following obituaries will be published in Friday’s Observer. Laura Cartier, 95, died on Wednesday, March 25. Robert J. Vontell, 71, of Terryville, husband of Elaine K. (Fischer) Vontell, died Thursday, March 19 at St. Francis Medical Center, Hartford. Welmer…

Southington plays host to Miss Hometown; wrapping up Class of 2015 for Miss CT

By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR The final piece of the Miss Connecticut class of 2015 puzzle was put into place at Southington’s Derynoski School on Saturday night. Kaitlyn Bogue was crowned Miss Oxford in the Miss Hometown pageant. (In the…

Fire report for March 27

The Bristol Fire Department reported the following incidents last week. March 13 Balsam St. and Pine St., vehicle accident, general cleanup. Peacedale St. and Baldwin Dr., vehicle accident, general cleanup. March 14 30 Dipietro Lane, smoke detector activation, no fire.…

Hanging with a star

Singer Dylan Gardner paid a visit to Bristol Eastern High School Monday. The Warner Brothers artist performed a few songs, and then hosted a question and answer discussion with students. The 18-year-old, seen at center here, mingles with students after…