Author: mchaiken

Santa Land opens Dec. 13

Bristol Parks and Recreation will hold the Rockwell Park’s 33rd Annual Santa Land at Mrs. Rockwell’s Pavilion Dec. 13 to 16. The pavilion will be transformed into a life-sized gingerbread house, featuring one of the largest train displays in the…

Obituaries: Jean-Yves Laprise

Jean-Yves Laprise, 74, of Bristol, beloved husband of Judith (Gorneault) Laprise, and widower of Pierrette (Benoit) Laprise, died unexpectedly on Sunday (December 2, 2018) at home.  Jean-Yves was born on June 19, 1944 in St. Jacques, Quebec, Canada and was…

Youth Cabinet meets next Tuesday

The Mayor’s Youth Cabinet next meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, Dec. 11 and will feature Justin Malley, the city’s Economic Development director, and the city’s youngest department head. He will talk about how Bristol works to promote, grow and attract…

Obituaries: John A. Hemmerich

John A. Hemmerich, 43, of Bristol, passed away suddenly on November 23, 2018.   He leaves behind a wife, Samantha (Badal) Hemmerich; two sons James (15) and Alex (5); mother Sandra Anderson; sister DeAnn Hemmerich; father and step mother Lee…

Obituaries: Colleen Alma Perone

Colleen Alma (Goodine) Perone, 61, of Bristol, the youngest daughter of the late Vernon and Bernice (McCarthy) Goodine, passed on Thursday, November 22, 2018 following a lengthy illness attended to by her loving family, friends/neighbors, and the extraordinary care of…

A really big show from TSO

By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR Trans-Siberian Orchestra has a reputation for putting on a show. And that’s a show with a capital “S.” With its lights, videos, and pyrotechnics, TSO—which makes its rounds every winter holiday season with its metallic…