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Fire report for Sept. 8

The Bristol Fire Department reported the following incidents last week. Aug. 25 Bristol Head Start, 254 Lake Ave., lock-out. Burlington Ave., unauthorized burning. McDonald’s, 646 Farmington Ave., motor vehicle accident with injuries. Strawberry Hill Rd. and Stevens St., vehicle accident,…

Cities to sue manufacturers of prescription opioids; Bristol signs on

By MICHAEL PUFFER REPUBLICAN-AMERICAN WATERBURY — Leaders from 25 Connecticut cities and towns traveled to Waterbury City Hall on Thursday to hear that city’s Mayor Neil M. O’Leary’s offer of a joint lawsuit against manufacturers of prescription opioid painkillers. O’Leary…

Fun, competitive, awesome series

By MICHAEL LETENDRE STAFF WRITER BRISTOL – Well, there’s only a few words to describe what went down at the Bristol Little League Softball City Series over the fourth week in August. And the words “fun,” “competitive,” and “awesome” truly…

Police blotter for Sept. 8

`The Bristol Police Department reported the following arrests last week. Matthew Baranowski, 30, of 25 Arbor Ct., Bristol, was arrested Aug. 25 and charged with operation while under the influence and failure to drive right. Peter Geslien, 52, of 201…

Obituaries Gabriel Cruz-Salgado

Gabriel Cruz-Salgado Bristol – Gabriel Cruz-Salgado, 21, of Bristol passed away on, September 5, 2017 in Hartford after sustained injuries from a motorcycle accident.Gabriel was born in Bristol on October 27, 1995, the son of Liza Salgado.He worked for Burgus…

Support group listings, starting Sept. 15

TUESDAY, SEPT. 12 SOUTHINGTON CAREGIVERS SUPPORT GROUP. 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Mulberry Gardens of Southington, 58 Mulberry St., Southington. (860) 276-1020.   WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 13 SOUTHINGTON ALZHEIMER’S AND DEMENTIA SUPPORT GROUP. 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Anna Fanelli Room, Southington Care…

Performance listings, starting Sept. 8

SEPT. 8-9 PLAINVILLE ‘BABES IN ARMS.’ Performed by PCS Youth Theater. Friday and Saturday, 7:30 p.m. Cast includes performers between the ages of 8 and 15 from Bristol, Farmington, New Britain, Plainville, and Southington. Artistic director is Peter Peluso. Music…