Author: mchaiken

Donations sought to help Philippines

The First Congregational Church in Bristol has long had a connection with the Phillipines through its Philippines Mission Fund. Following this past week’s devastation from the storm, the church announced it is helping to identify and help specific families associated…

Custo Barcelona offers ‘eye candy’

Custo Barcelona presented its Spring/Summer 2014 collection, 3C: Chic, Contemporary, Colour, at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week New York. The collection was definitely epitome of colorful eye candy.  Press materials said, ‘The international designer showcased delicate pieces juxtaposed through a play in…

Listings for Nov. 8

      Music listings FRIDAY, NOV. 8 BRISTOL DUDE YOUR MOM CALLED. 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Gateway Café, 211 Riverside Ave., Bristol. No cover charge. (860) 516-4601.   THE NORTHSTAR SESSION. 9 p.m. Barley Vine, 182 Main St.,…

Police blotter for Nov. 8

The Bristol Police Department reported the following arrests: •Jermaine T. Marshall, 38, no address provided was arrested on Oct. 28 and charged with second degree breach of peace, criminal violation of protective order threatening and first degree criminal trespass. •David…

Obituaries for Nov. 8

The following obituaries will be published in the Nov. 8 Observer. For further details, turn to the print edition or e-edition published on Friday. James “Jim” L. Masters, 68, of Bristol died his home on Oct. 28. Julia (Markovich) Casey,…

Christine Ivers next artist featured at Paris in Plantsville; Saturday opening reception

Paris in Plantsville will be hosting a solo show of the works of artist Christine Ivers in an exhibition entitled “Pure Pigments.” Referring to the show title, Christine explained in a press release, ” That’s what we refer to when…

BC sinks BE rivals, 2-1

By MICHAEL LETENDRE STAFF WRITER BRISTOL – Any time you get two city rivals together for a crosstown showdown, the stars always seem to come out and shine their brightest. And for the Bristol Central boys soccer squad, there certainly…