Author: mchaiken

Balloon fest cancelled

The weather has turned into a bummer this Memorial Day weekend. With the rains continuing to pummel the state, the Bristol Mum Festival announced on its Facebook page this morning that the balloon festival weekend has been cancelled. The message…

Police blotter for May 24

The Bristol Police Department reported the following arrests: •Kimberly L. Rudy, 39, of 29 Chestnut St., Bristol was arrested on May 13 and charged with third degree burglary and third degree larceny. •Suzannah R. Roy, 26, of 388 Perkins Ave.,…

Rams pummel Blue Devils

By MICHAEL LETENDRE STAFF WRITER PLAINVILLE – The Bristol Central softball team is, frankly, playing out of this world right now and on Friday, May 17, Plainville was in the Rams’ collective sights. And while Central didn’t play its A-game,…

Listings for May 24

Dining listings FRIDAY, MAY 31 BRISTOL PASTA DINNER. Held by BristolAdultResourceCenter (BARC). 4:30, 6 p.m. Bristol Elks Club, South Street, Bristol. $10 for adults, $5 for children. Beverages available separately. (860) 582-9102, ext. 120, (860) 582-9102, ext. 142, (860) 583-4797.…

Obituaries for May 24

The following obituaries will be published in the May 24 Bristol Observer. For additional information, look for our print edition on Friday or read our e-edition on Friday. Elsie E. (Kirschner) Pavlik, 97, of Burlington, widow of Frank B. Pavlik,…

Bristol police participate in Click It Or Ticket, will enforce seat belt laws

The 2013 national Click It or Ticket (CIOT) seat belt enforcement mobilization begins May 20th and runs through June 2, 2013. Bristol Police are joining with other State and local law enforcement officers and highway safety advocates across the country…

Listings for May 17

Dining listings FRIDAY, MAY 17 SOUTHINGTON SOUTHINGTON ELKS LODGE NO. 1669 PASTA DINNER FUND RAISER.  6 to 11 p.m. In honor of Walter Grover. Chicken, pasta with meatballs, green beans, salad, bread, dessert, coffee, draft beer, and wine. Raffles and…

Police blotter for May 17

Bristol police reported the following arrests: •Yarieana E. Encarnacion, 20, of 76 Davis Dr., Bristol was arrested on May 6 and charged with second degree failure to appear. •Rose T. Tenbrink, 53, of 37 Fairfield Place., Beacon Falls was arrested…

Obituaries for May 17

The following obituaries will be published in the May 17 Observer. For more information, look to our print edition on Friday or are e-edition on Friday. Lucien L. Gilbert, 90, of Bristol, widower of Bertha (Lachance) Gilbert died on Wednesday,…

Theater presentation intended to broach serious topics with youths

Families are invited to join us for an interactive educational theater presentation this weekend called “Reality Check: The Choice is Yours.” Foster Adoptive Mission and Bristol Youth Services invite your family to an interactive live theater performance about some serious…