Sunday, March 29, 2020

Editorial: The best and the worst of us

It’s hard to believe that this is the third edition since coronavirus stories first began to appear in the pages of the Southington Observer....
Local students are settling in for home schooling. A St. Paul Catholic student, above, has her tablet on her kitchen table to continue lessons at her school.

Learning continues during virus outbreak

As schools around the state have closed due to COVID-19, St  Paul Catholic High School is making sure their students are still getting an...

Fortier announces bid for 31st senate district

Councilwoman Mary Fortier has announced her candidacy for the 31st State Senate District which includes Bristol, Plainville, Plymouth, Thomaston, and part of Harwinton. Her...

‘Stay Safe, Stay Home’…or get off the beaten path

Gov. Ned Lamont has urged all Connecticut residents to “Stay Safe, Stay Home” to help minimize community spread of COVID-19. The state parks and...

Food distribution points for children: Schools offer take-out for home schoolers

Beginning Wednesday, March 25, children age 18 and under who live in Bristol, and are interested in picking up food will have several options...

Bristol restaurants try to stay open as rules change

With Gov. Ned Lamont having signed an executive order limiting restaurants to non-alcoholic beverages and take-out/delivery services only, Bristol restaurants are being forced to...

State offers loan guidance during COVID-19 outbreak

Facing uncertain financial markets during a quickly-slowing economy, banking commissioner Jorge Perez issued guidance to Connecticut state-charted financial institutions on ways to provide relief...

State police employees test positive for COVID-19

As of Wednesday, March 25, the Connecticut State Police report four confirmed cases of COVID-19 among their employees, including troopers from Troop G in...

Bristol police blotter for the March 27 edition

The Bristol Police Department announced the following arrests and citations from Monday, March 16 to Friday, March 20: Gilles J. Brochu, 72, of...

Plainville police blotter for the March 27 edition

The Plainville Police Department announced the following arrests and citations from Tuesday, March 10 to Friday, March 20: Arthur M. Esposito, 51, of...

Southington police blotter for the March 27 edition

The Southington Police Department announced the following incidents from Thursday, March 5 to Sunday, March 15: Thursday, March 5 Devin Bradley Aberger, 18, of 16...

Bristol fire report for the March 27 edition

The Bristol Fire Department announced the following incidents from Saturday, Feb. 21 to Tuesday, March 10: Saturday, Feb. 21 830 Middle St., lock-out 44...

Bristol City Hall worker tests positive for COVID-19

Mayor Ellen Zoppo-Sassu announced that the City of Bristol received notice this afternoon that we have the first Bristol resident diagnosed with a positive...

State offers guidance about loans during virus outbreak

Facing uncertain financial markets during a quickly-slowing economy, banking commissioner Jorge Perez issued guidance to Connecticut state-charted financial institutions on ways to provide relief...

Lamont orders non-essential employees to stay home to stop spread of virus

HARTFORD – Gov. Ned Lamont is ordering all but essential businesses to close for a month Monday to combat the spreading coronavirus disease that...

Bristol Health employee tests positive for coronavirus

Bristol Health has just identified a Bristol Health employee who has tested positive for COVID-19. They are not releasing the employee’s information, but the...

Josias Reynoso: Boys and Girls Club names youth of the year

This year’s Bristol Boys and Girls Club Youth of the Year Award went to Josias Reynoso. Reynoso was one of three nominees along with Jasmine...

Community builders’ reception April 8 at Double Tree by Hilton

The United Way of West Central Connecticut will be hosting their 18th annual Community Builders’ Reception on Wednesday, April 8, at The DoubleTree by...

Bristol Tech shows off student options

An open house was held recently at the Bristol Technical Education Center. Classes at the school at 431 Minor Rd. teach students automotive, culinary, and...

Mayor’s Youth Cabinet kicks off at March 10 city council meeting

The Mayor’s Youth Cabinet for this month kicked off last week with a 5:30 p.m. meeting on Tuesday, March 10. Following the meeting, the...

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