Author: mchaiken

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…

Obituaries: Frank Merenda

Frank Merenda, 88, died on Veterans Day, November 11, 2018, a holiday filled with patriotism that meant very much to him. Born October 10, 1930 to John and Amalia (Vitelli) Merenda, he was a lifelong Bristol resident, veteran of the…

The ‘Legends’ ride into the Fox

by MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR “Legends in Concert” comes back to Foxwoods Resort Casino’s Fox Theater now through December, bringing a cast of performers who pay homage to some of music history’s big stars. In this installment, which continues through…

Obituaries: Antoinette LaMothe

Antoinette LaMothe, 82, Bristol, CT peacefully passed away Sunday, November 18, 2018, at her home surrounded by family.  She was the wife of the late Richard LaMothe with whom she raised six children.  Antoinette was born February 15, 1936, in…

Obituaries: Abbe Rasmussen

Abbe Rasmussen, 29, of Terryville, formerly of Farmington, daughter of Karen Rasmussen of Terryville and Walter Rasmussen of Essex, joined her Grandparents and Uncle Mark unexpectedly on Nov. 16th.  Abbe’s name means ‘’source of joy” and she was a lovely,…

Obituaries: Betty Martinelli

Betty Martinelli, 84, passed away peacefully on Saturday, November 10, 2018 at Bridgeport Hospital. She was born on March 26, 1934 in Boston, the daughter of the late Arthur and Florence (Kennedy) Trepanier.   Betty spent most of her life…

Fire report for Nov. 9

The Bristol Fire Department reported the following incidents: Friday, Oct. 26 Mountain Road and Middle Street, vehicle accident, general cleanup. Burlington Avenue and North Street, vehicle accident, general cleanup. 43 Long Lane, service call. 110 High St., unauthorized burning. 519…