Author: mchaiken

Police blotter for Nov. 10

The Bristol Police Department reported the following arrests last week. Michael T. Najarian, 27, of 8 Edgemont Lane, Wolcott, was arrested Oct. 27 and charged with operation while under the influence. Alexis O. Padilla, 25, of 92 Hart St., Apt.…

BOE to submit plans for magnet school

By LISA CAPOBIANCO STAFF WRITER As part of its application to the state, the Board of Education approved a draft operations plan for the proposed Memorial Boulevard Intradistrict Arts Magnet School (MBIAMS). During a meeting last Wednesday, board commissioners also…

Obituaries: Rita Marie Schilling

Rita Marie Schilling, 92, formerly of Bristol, died on September 23, 2017 in Dunedin, FL.  She was predeceased by her cherished husband of 58 years, Joseph Wilfred Schilling.  She attended school in Bristol before marrying and moving away from the…

Health listings, starting Nov. 10

TUESDAY, NOV. 14 SOUTHINGTON FREE BLOOD PRESSURE SCREENINGS. 11 a.m. to noon. ShopRite, 750 Queen St., Southington. Held by Hartford HealthCare Center for Healthy Aging. Hhcseniorservices.org ONGOING SOUTHINGTON FREE BALANCE SCREENING. By appointment. Provided by Hartford HealthCare Senior Services. Southington…

Support group listings, starting Nov. 10

TUESDAY, NOV. 14 SOUTHINGTON CAREGIVERS SUPPORT GROUP. For those dealing with family members with Alzheimer’s disease or related memory disorder. 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Mulberry Gardens, 58 Mulberry St., Plantsville. Register. (860) 276-1020. PLAINVILLE GRANDPARENTS/ RELATIVES RAISING GRANDCHILDREN. 10:30 a.m.…

Kids listings, starting Nov. 10

SATURDAY, NOV. 11 BRISTOL FAMILY PIE DAY. 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Three make-your-own pie stations, pie tastings, pizza making demonstration from Bristol’s Chunky Tomato, pie-throwing, and a pie eating contest. Create no bake pies with Jodie Fitz from the…

Election results are in: Zoppo wins mayor’s seat

Democratic candidate Ellen Zoppo-Sassu won the mayor’s seat in Bristol with 6,413 votes, according to unofficial results reported by the Bristol Registrar of Voters. Two-term Republican incumbent Ken Cockayne received 5,030 votes. Write-in candidate Richard Kriscenski received 43 votes. Meanwhile,…

Obituaries: Susan Philbrick

Susan Philbrick, 82 of Terryville, passed away Saturday November 4, 2017 at Cook Willow Convalescent Home, Plymouth.   Susan was born September 3, 1935 in Waterbury, CT, daughter of the late Stillman and Anna (Swazey) Philbrick.  She was a parishioner…