Author: mchaiken

Obituaries: Ruby Brayall

Ruby (Gertz) Brayall, of Terryville, widow of Richard Brayall passed away Saturday October 13, 2018 at home.   Ruby was born March 16, 1938 in Hamden, CT, daughter of the late Arthur and Ruby (Stacker) Gertz.  Ruby loved bingo and…

Fire report for Oct. 12

The Bristol Fire Department reported the following incidents: Sept. 28 50 Emmett St., system malfunction, other. 67 Arrowhead Dr., good intent call, other. 135 Georgetown Rd., detector activation, no fire, unintentional. Mechanic Street and Posa Drive, motor vehicle accident with…

NAACP hosts candidate forum

By TAYLOR MURCHISON- GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER The Bristol chapter of the NAACP sponsored a public meet and greet event to allow the community to interact with some of the candidates running in the upcoming November election. From the Republican party,…

Puckering it up for Daisy

By TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER Community members flocked to Imagine Nation Museum Early Learning Center to celebrate the fourth annual Kiss-A-Pig Contest. Francis “Jay” Porrini, representing Liberty Recycling, won the smooch by raising $6,000, which combined with the other seven…

Police blotter for Oct. 12

The Bristol Police Department reported the following arrests: Sheri L. Bolduc, 45, of 47 Harrison St., Bristol, was arrested on Thursday, Sept. 27, and charged with third degree larceny. Terry McCready, 52, of 156 Main St., Terryville, was arrested on…

Obituaries: Allen J. Fitzpatrick

Allen J. Fitzpatrick, 47, of Bristol, passed away on Monday (October 8, 2018).  Allen was born on March 28, 1971 in Bristol and was the son of James and Helen (Farrar) Fitzpatrick.  Allen loved his family, red corvettes, motorcycles, Giants football team,…

Kids listings, starting Oct. 12

SATURDAY, OCT. 13 BRISTO POKEMON CLUB. 2 p.m. Make crafts, play games. Bristol Public Library, 5 High St., Bristol. www.bristollib.com/children. Free.   MONDAY, OCT. 15 BRISTOL MISS KATIE FROM FOOD EXPLORERS. 10 a.m. Make a yummy snack. Bristol Public Library,…

Music listings, starting Oct. 12

FRIDAY, OCT. 12 SOUTHINGTON SPIRIT SHAKER. Blackstone Irish Pub, 1678 Meriden-Waterbury Turnpike, Milldale   SATURDAY, OCT. 13 BRISTOL CUP OF GRACE COFFEEHOUSE. 7 p.m. Lifesong, a Casting Crowns tribute band from Rhode Island. Food, fellowship, more. Cup of Grace Coffeehouse,…

Senior listings for Oct. 12

WEDNESDAY, OCT. 17 SOUTHINGTON COOKING FOR ONE. 1:30 p.m. Presented by Hartford HealthCare Senior Services. Learn tips and get ideas on making easy, healthy meals. Calendar House, 388 Pleasant St., Southington. RSVP. (860) 621-3014.   ONGOING BRISTOL BRISTOL SENIOR CENTER…

Support group listings for Oct. 12

MONDAY, OCT. 15 SOUTHINGTON ALLY: A SUPPORTIVE GROUP FOR PARENTS AND CAREGIVERS OF LGBTQ+ YOUTH. Offered by Turning Leaves Counseling. 7 to 8 p.m. Bloom Yoga and Fitness, North Summit Street, Southington. Register. BSAVLPC@gmail.com   OCT. 30, NOV. 13, 27,…

Obituaries: Cynthia Stewart

Cynthia Stewart, 66, of Terryville passed away Friday September 28, 2018 at Bristol Hospital.   Cynthia was born February 13, 1952 in Glens Falls, NY, daughter of the late Rene and Joyce Nadeau.  Prior to her retirement she was employed…

Obituaries: Maria Toth

Maria Toth, 88, of Bristol, passed away Friday October 5, 2018 at Ingraham Manor, Bristol.   Maria was born August 3, 1932 in Budapest, Hungary.  She was a retired electrical engineer at O.Z. Gedney / General Signal of Terryville.  …