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Police blotter for May 3

Bristol police reported the following arrests: •Joseph G. Badal, 54, of 316 Chestnut St., New Britain was arrested on April 23 and charged with second degree failure to appear. •Walter Clark, 59, of 28 Irving St., Apt. No. 8, Bristol…

Listings for May 3

  Dining listings SATURDAY, MAY 4 BRISTOL ‘A RENAISSANCE MASKED BALL.’ Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Festivities begin at 6 p.m. Be transported to the 16th century while you raise a glass in toast to His Majesty, his Queen, and…

Central boys running all over

By MICHAEL LETENDRE STAFF WRITER BRISTOL – The Bristol Central boys track teams have been busy over the last couple weeks but all that competition has turned the Rams into a better squad. On Tuesday, April 23, Central defeated CCC…

Obituaries for May 3

The following obituaries will be published in the May 3 Bristol Observer. For further details, look for our print edition or look in our e-edition, which is posted on Fridays. Francis “Frank” J. Miasek, 73 of Bristol, husband of Diane…

Listings for April 26

  Kids listings SATURDAY, APRIL 27 BRISTOL CREATE A GIFT FOR MOM. 1 to 3 p.m. Create a Tussie Mussie for mother’s special day. $5. New EnglandCarouselMuseum, 95 Riverside Ave., Bristol. TheCarouselMuseum.org   62ND ANNUAL PERRY J. SPINELLI FISHING DERBY.…

Police blotter for April 26

The Bristol Police Department reported the following: •Debbie M. Aubin, 42, of 110 High St., Bristol was arrested on April 12 and charged with reckless burning, disorderly conduct and first degree reckless endangerment. •Russell G. Baylock, 26, of 209 Burton…

Nice bounce back for BE

By MICHAEL LETENDRE STAFF WRITER MIDDLETOWN – After a tough 7-0 loss to Manchester the previous Monday, the Bristol Eastern baseball team bounced back nicely on Wednesday, April 17 against a tough Middletown aggression. A solid pitching and hitting outing…

Obituaries for April 26

The following obituaries will be published in the April 26 Bristol Observer. For further information, turn to our print edition or go on-line on Friday morning and look at our e-edition. George J. Wagner, Jr., 77 of Bristol, husband of…

Police blotter for April 19

The Bristol Police Department reported the following arrests: •Luis Amaral, 20, of 111 Shawn Dr., Apt. No. 10, Bristol was arrested on April 5 and charged with second degree larceny and first degree robbery. •Joseph G. Badal, 54, of 316…

‘Sister Act’ is a must see

I had seen the movie “Sister Act” with Whoopi Goldberg back when it came out in the 1990s. So I wasn’t completely unprepared in terms of plot when I headed into the opening night performance of the stage musical, which…

Listings for April 19

  Kids listings SATURDAY, APRIL 20 BRISTOL READ TO THE DOGS. 1 to 2:30 p.m. Read aloud from favorite books and meet new friends, dogs Lily and Kelly. Great way to practice your reading skills. Bristol Public Library, 5 High…

Hospitals take fight over budget to capitol

By KAITLYN NAPLES STAFF WRITER HARTFORD– Hundreds of hospital workers attended Hospital Day at the state capital to advocate for hospital funding that is expected to be cut under the governor’s proposed budget. While advocates for the governor’s budget say…

Road tested and ready

By MICHAEL LETENDRE STAFF WRITER NEW BRITAIN – Bristol Central’s baseball team passed its first road test on Monday, April 8 against a very good New Britain team. And the Rams needed a bit a lift off the mound in…