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Obituaries: Patricia Cote

Patricia (Urban) Cote, 76, of Terryville, passed away Thursday, December 27, 2018, at home surrounded by family and friends, after a short battle with pancreatic cancer. Patricia was born November 12, 1942 in Bristol, CT, daughter of the late Julius…

BDA approves more parking for downtown

By TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER In its first meeting since August, the Bristol Development Authority Downtown Committee approved a plan to add additional parking spaces downtown. City Engineer Raymond Rogozinski said an additional 38 parallel, on-street parking spaces would be…

Police blotter for Dec. 28

Bristol police reported the following arrests: Erika Youngmark Breer, 28, of 5 Earl St., Bristol, was arrested on Monday, Dec. 17, and charged with traveling too fast for conditions, operation of a motor vehicle while under the influence, and failure…

Carousel Museum secures $150K state grant

Louise DeMars, executive director of The New England Carousel Museum announced in a press release that the museum has been awarded $150,000 by the Department of Economic and Community Development State Historic Preservation Office to install a new energy-efficient, air-handling…

Health listings, starting Dec. 28

THURSDAY, JAN. 3 SOUTHINGTON FREE BLOOD PRESSURE SCREENINGS. 11 a.m. to noon. Held by Hartford HealthCare Senior Services. Calendar House, 388 Pleasant St., Southington. Hhcseniorservices.org   TUESDAY, JAN. 8 SOUTHINGTON SUPPORT GROUP FOR FAMILIES AND CAREGIVERS OF THOSE LIVING WITH…

Dining listings, starting Dec. 28

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…

Obituaries: Barbara Krol

Barbara (Monico) Krol, 71, of Bristol, former Terryville resident, widow of Frank Krol, passed away Thursday, December 20, 2018, at Bristol Hospital. Barbara was born March 25, 1947 in Bristol, CT, daughter of the late Alfred and Jennie (Sosinski) Monico.…

Obituaries: Michael D. Deal

Michael D. Deal, 47, of Farmington, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday (December 19, 2018) at John Dempsey Hospital, Farmington, with his longtime girlfriend, Shelly Corriveau, by his side.  Mike was born in Bristol on March 23, 1971. He was raised…

New officers tapped for NAACP

On Monday, Dec. 17, the Bristol Branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People had their installation service for the incoming officers, executive board and committee heads. The swearing in ceremony was officiated by Reverend Postell of…

Obituaries: Antonio Toscano

Antonio Toscano, 57, of Bristol, beloved husband of Janis Bevivino, died unexpectedly on December 11, 2018 in while vacationing in Aruba.  Antonio was born in Naples, Italy on April 20, 1962 and was a son of the late Alfredo Toscano…

Obituaries: Jeanne Ozga

Jeanne Ozga, 92, born in Fort Kent – Maine, passed away at Countryside Manor after a brief illness.  Jeanne was the daughter of Mary and Fred Paradis with 2 sisters and 4 brothers.  Until becoming a young adult, she lived…