Author: mchaiken

Roadwork begins July 23

The City of Bristol’s Department of Public Works is scheduled to reconstruct the following roads starting Tuesday, July 23: New Hampshire Drive Lexington Street East Road (from Wolcott to Greystone) Rockwell Avenue Graham Street The work will consist of reclaiming…

Cigars and pets to help fund Mum

By TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER The Mum Festival Committee is hard at work preparing for the 58th annual Mum Festival, to be held from Thursday, Sept. 19 through Sunday, Sept. 22, promoting the theme and message of “Growing Together.” Chairman…

Junior American Legion baseball: After sluggish start, Jr. Legion up and running

By MICHAEL LETENDRE STAFF WRITER The Bristol American Legion Junior baseball team, the defending Connecticut State champs and the Northeast Regional Champions, are off and running in 2019 and after a bit of a slow start, the squad is nearly…

A rock and roll tribute

By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR On any given weekend across America, music fans will likely find a tribute band taking over the local nightclub. And on many theater stages across the country, groups playing note for note renditions of Pink…

Parties going to select candidates

By TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER The Bristol Republican and Democratic town committees will be hosting endorsement meetings, as they prepare for the 2019 municipal elections. The BRTC is hosting a pasta dinner (6 p.m.,) prior to their endorsement meeting (7…

A trip down memory lane at 150 Central

By TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER Forestville resident and business owner, Gary Santorso, has dedicated the walls of his restaurant – 150 Central – to remembering the history of “The Village.” Santorso took over the 150 Central Street location in January…