Category: News

Malloy partially activates Emergency Operations Center; Urges caution for p.m. commute

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy will partially activate the state’s Emergency Operations Center (EOC) at 1:00PM today to monitor storm conditions across the state heading into the afternoon rush hour. “After talking with my emergency management officials and assessing the situation,…

Southington police investigating untimely death of a Bristol resdient

The Southington Police Department’s Detective Division is investigating the untimely death of Tabitha Perry, a 27-year-old Bristol resident. On Monday, Dec. 16, at almost 3 a.m., Southington Police received a 911 call at 25 Darling Street. It was reported that…

Tortoise and Hare Cafe wants to transform

The owner of Tortoise & the Hare Cafe is raising funds to transform the restaurant into a brand new establishment with a new menu. Visit the following link for more information on how to donate. http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1157422439/transform-tortoise-and-hare-cafe-into-457-mason-ja

Gov. urges caution during weekend storm

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy in a press release urged residents to avoid travel during the first significant snowstorm of the season. The National Weather Service has issued Winter Storm Watches for most of the state from tomorrow afternoon until Sunday morning. “Although…

Dec. 13 fire log

The Bristol Fire Department reported the following incidents: Nov. 29 70 Missal Ave., fuel burner/boiler malfunction, fire confined 49 Nicholas Dr., cooking fire, confined to container 74 Bianca Rd., water problem, other 91 Daisy Circle., water or steam leak 243…

Dec. 13 police log

Bristol police reported the following arrests: •Susanne Wallace, 39, of 506 King St., Apt. No. 3, Bristol was arrested on Dec. 6 and charged with third degree assault and second degree breach of peace. •David J. Oakes, 49, of North…

Obituaries for Dec. 13

The following obituaries will be published in the Dec 13 Observer. For more information, turn to our print edition or e-edition published on Friday. Wilfred L. Doucette, 78, of Bristol, died suddenly on Friday, Nov. 22 at Bristol Hospital. Gordon…

Dec 13 listings

FRIDAY, DEC. 13 BRISTOL THE SHORELINE RINGERS HANDBELL ENSEMBLE. 7:30 p.m. Christmas 2013 program. Bristol Baptist Church, 43 School St., Bristol. Free. Free-will offering will be taken. Reception follows.   DRESS BARN MEN’S SHOPPING EVENT. 10 a.m .to 8 p.m.…

Snow creeping into region

AccuWeather.com is predicting that the Monday commute in New England could be messy with snow and ice a possibility. AccuWeather.com reports accumulating snow and an icy mix are pushing toward the Northeast to end the weekend. As Sunday progresses, slippery…