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Performance listings for Jan. 4

JAN. 6-8 OTHER AUDITION FOR ‘HAIR: THE AMERICAN TRIBAL LOVE-ROCK MUSICAL.’ Performed by Phoenix Theater Company. Carriage House Theater, 360 Farmington Ave., Hartford. Performances will be at the Stafford Palace Theater. www.phoenixtheater.us. chris@phoenixtheater.us   NOW thru FEB. 2 OTHER ‘WAIT…

Kids listings for Jan. 4

SATURDAY, JAN. 5 BRISTOL NEW YEAR OPEN HOUSE AT ST. PAUL CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL. 10 a.m. For prospective students and their families. St. Paul Catholic High School, 1001 Stafford Ave., www.spchs.com, admissions@spchs.com. (860) 584-0911.   SATURDAY, JAN. 12 BRISTOL ST.…

Traffic study ordered to look at impact of developing Rt. 6 farm

By TAYLOR MURCHISON- GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER The Bristol Development Authority met on Monday, Dec. 17, and discussed a possible $10,000 request for a traffic impact study and warrant analysis. BDA executive director Justin Malley said the analysis would study the…

Police blotter for Jan. 4

Bristol police reported the following arrests: Samantha Paige Hammer, 20, of 176 Morningside Dr., Bristol, was arrested on Friday, Dec. 21, and charged with first offense possession of less than one-half ounce of a cannabis-type substance. Brendan O’Neill, 21, of…

State police announce fewer accidents, more violations over New Year’s weekend

MIDDLETOWN—The Connecticut State Police announced that there were 339 accidents in Connecticut throughout New Year’s weekend. There were 54 accidents with injuries, but there were no fatalities handled by state police. The one fatal motor vehicle accident in the state…

Obituaries: Regina Schittina

Regina (Markiewicz) “Ginny” Schittina, 95, of West Brandywine, PA, formerly of Bristol, widow of Andrew A. Schittina, died on Saturday (December 29, 2018) at home. Ginny was born in Bristol on December 16, 1923 and was a daughter of the…

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…