Author: mchaiken

Obituaries:Richard Roos, Sr.

It is with great sorrow that we announce the passing of our beloved husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather, Richard Roos, Sr., 77, of Bristol. He was born in Springfield, MA and grew up in the “Hungry Hill” section.  Dick served…

Health listings for Jan. 4

TUESDAY, JAN. 8 BRISTOL BLOOD DONATION. 1 to 6 p.m. Elks Lodge, 126 South St., Bristol. RedCrossBlood.org, 1-800-Red-Cross.   SOUTHINGTON BLOOD DONATION. 11:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Smith’s Medical, 201 West Queen St., Southington. RedCrossBlood.org, 1-800-Red-Cross.   JAN. 8 to…

Support groups for Jan. 4

TUESDAY, JAN. 8 SOUTHINGTON FREE SUPPORT GROUP FOR FAMILIES AND CAREGIVERS OF PATIENTS WITH ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE OR RELATED MEMORY DISORDER. 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Mulberry Gardens, 58 Mulberry St., Southington. Mulberrygardens.org   WEDNESDAY, JAN. 9 SOUTHINGTON. DEMENTIA SUPPORT GROUP. 6:30…

Music listings for Jan. 4

FRIDAY, JAN. 4 BRISTOL SPIRIT SHAKER. Bleachers, 300 Middle St., Bristol.   SATURDAY, JAN. 5 OTHER MARK KILIANSKI AND NATE SABAT DUO. Presented by GuitartownCT. Best Video Film and Cultural Center, 1842 Whitney Ave., Hamden. $15. Guitartownct.com   FRIDAY, JAN.…

Miscellaneous listings for Jan. 4

FRIDAY, JAN. 11 BRISTOL SINGLES SNOWFLAKE DANCE. Sponsored by Singles Social Connections. 7 to 11 p.m. Dance. Buffet. Dress to impress. Nuchie’s Restaurant, 164 Central St., Bristol. $15 for members. $20 for guests. (860) 463-6906.   SATURDAY, JAN. 19 BRISTOL…

Senior listings for Jan. 4

SUNDAY, JAN. 13 PLAINVILLE UCONN LADY HUSKIES. Bus trip offered by the Plainville Senior Center. Leave center, 200 East St., Plainville at 10:30 a.m. Game starts at 1 p.m. at Gampel Pavilion. Against University of South Florida. $28 due at…

Performance listings for Jan. 4

JAN. 6-8 OTHER AUDITION FOR ‘HAIR: THE AMERICAN TRIBAL LOVE-ROCK MUSICAL.’ Performed by Phoenix Theater Company. Carriage House Theater, 360 Farmington Ave., Hartford. Performances will be at the Stafford Palace Theater. www.phoenixtheater.us. chris@phoenixtheater.us   NOW thru FEB. 2 OTHER ‘WAIT…

Dining listings for Jan. 4

SUNDAY, JAN. 6 BRISTOL KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS COUNCIL 35 FUND RAISER BREAKFAST. 8 a.m. to noon. Menu: eggs, omelet, scrambled eggs, sausages, ham, home fries, pancakes, fruit cocktail, bread, butter, orange juices, coffee, tea, milk. Knights of Columbus, 360 King…

Kids listings for Jan. 4

SATURDAY, JAN. 5 BRISTOL NEW YEAR OPEN HOUSE AT ST. PAUL CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL. 10 a.m. For prospective students and their families. St. Paul Catholic High School, 1001 Stafford Ave., www.spchs.com, admissions@spchs.com. (860) 584-0911.   SATURDAY, JAN. 12 BRISTOL ST.…

Traffic study ordered to look at impact of developing Rt. 6 farm

By TAYLOR MURCHISON- GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER The Bristol Development Authority met on Monday, Dec. 17, and discussed a possible $10,000 request for a traffic impact study and warrant analysis. BDA executive director Justin Malley said the analysis would study the…

Police blotter for Jan. 4

Bristol police reported the following arrests: Samantha Paige Hammer, 20, of 176 Morningside Dr., Bristol, was arrested on Friday, Dec. 21, and charged with first offense possession of less than one-half ounce of a cannabis-type substance. Brendan O’Neill, 21, of…

Kesha back to having fun

by MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR On her latest album “Rainbow,” pop singer Kesha sings “Don’t let (them) get you down” (slightly paraphrased for a family newspaper). And the New Year’s Eve performance at the Mohegan Sun Arena proved hands down…

Obituaries: Regina Schittina

Regina (Markiewicz) “Ginny” Schittina, 95, of West Brandywine, PA, formerly of Bristol, widow of Andrew A. Schittina, died on Saturday (December 29, 2018) at home. Ginny was born in Bristol on December 16, 1923 and was a daughter of the…

Fire report published Jan. 4

The Bristol Fire Department reported the following incidents: Friday, Dec. 14 511 Emmett St., carbon monoxide detector activation, no CO. West St., and School St., accident, potential accident. 38 Davis Dr., passenger vehicle fire. 22 Pine St., smoke detector activation,…