Author: mchaiken

Knights quickly left behind

By MICHAEL LETENDRE STAFF WRITER MANCHESTER – Longtime rivals, the Bristol Knights and Brickhouse Indians, squared off in the winner’s bracket of the Connecticut Twilight playoffs on Tuesday, Aug. 14 with an automatic berth into the CTL championship series hanging…

Obituaries: George Garber

George Garber, 93, of Terryville passed away Tuesday August 21, 2018 at Countryside Manor, Bristol. George was born January 27, 1925 in Terryville, CT, son of the late Konradt and Mary (Mazak) Garber.  He was a WWII veteran of the…

Obituaries: Irene Kloczko

Irene (Champa) Kloczko, 92, passed away late Tuesday night at home surrounded by her family.  Irene was the oldest daughter of the late Henry and Helen Champa.  She was born in Manchester, NH but lived her entire life in Bristol.…

Senior listings, starting Aug. 24

FRIDAY, SEPT. 7 PLAINVILLE WHITE WATER RAFTING. Held by the Plainville Senior Center. Take a 10-mile rafting trip on the Deerfield River in Massachusetts. Bring swimsuit or shorts, sandals with straps or water shoes, sunscreen, towel, change of clothes and…

Support group listings, starting Aug. 24

ONGOING BRISTOL NATIONAL ALLIANCE OF MENTAL ILLNESS FAMILY AND FRIENDS SUPPORT GROUP. Last Wednesday of every month. Bristol Senior and Community Center, Room 101, 240 Stafford Ave., Bristol. (860) 205-9542, (860) 830-2129.   NAR-ANON FAMILY GROUP MEETING. Thursday at 7:30…

Obituaries: Kathleen Mary Critchley

KACI Kathleen Mary Critchley died on August 16, 2018 at Bristol Hospital with her third bout of pneumonia with family and caregivers at her side singing. She was born January 29, 1961 in Hartford, Connecticut to Elizabeth (McLaughlin) and James J. Critchley. She…

Fire report for Aug. 17

The Bristol Fire Department reported the following incidents: Aug. 3 254 Queen St., system malfunction, other. 355 Pine St., vehicle accident, general cleanup. 59 North Main St., vehicle accident, general cleanup. 94 Melrose St., service call, other. 267 Main St.,…

Police blotter for Aug. 17

Bristol police reported the following arrests: Luis Miguel Agustin-Lopez, 35, of 400 Divinity St., Apt. 3, Bristol, was arrested on Monday, Aug. 6, and charged with creating a public disturbance. Javier Cruz-Perez, 36, of 400 Divinity St., Apt. 2, Bristol,…