Category: News

Chamber salutes small businesses

By TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER The Central Connecticut Chamber of Commerce hosted its first Small Business Appreciation Breakfast, in honor of National Small Business Week, and to honor the small businesses that have made their home in Bristol. “This is National…

Police blotter for May 4

Bristol police reported the following arrests: Alexis M. Ayala, 30, of 15 Meadowbrook Rd., West Hartford, was arrested on Friday, April 20, and charged with operation of a motor vehicle while under the influence, failure to obey  control signal, and…

Opioid Task Force continues to meet

The City of Bristol’s newly formed Opioid Task Force met for the second time April 27 to continue identifying community needs. Comprised of over 25 members representing the city’s various health care providers, people in recovery, parents, and representatives from…

Bristol Lions donate to large-print book collection at library

The Bristol Lions Club recently donated funds to the Bristol Public Library to support the large-print book collection at the main branch. From the left, Scott Stanton, librarian, and Roger Pelletier, club president. Committed to assisting Bristol residents with sight-related…

Senior listings, starting

MAY 9-23 PLAINVILLE THE CHANGING BRAIN: A CAREGIVING AFFAIR. 6 to 8 p.m. Brain health and illness, info on professional intervention, more. Plainville Senior Center, 200 East St., Plainville. RSVP. (860)747-5728. ONGOING BRISTOL BRISTOL SENIOR CENTER PHOTO CLUB. Thursdays, 9…

Obituaries: David Huntley

David Huntley of Granby CT peacefully passed away April 12, 2018.  Born June 14, 1954, he is preceded in death by his mother Barbara Hoskins, father Donald Huntley, brother Donald Huntley, and a nephew Eric Schilling.  He is survived by…

River cleanup Saturday

The Pequabuck River Watershed Association is looking for volunteers to aid in the annual river cleanup. The cleanup will take place on Saturday, April 28, form eight o’clock in the morning until 12:30pm. PRWA President, Mary Rydingsward, said in a…

Let the curtain rise on the OMs

The annual OM Show at St. Paul Catholic High School was held this past weekend. The show benefits the Boys and Girls Club Family Center of Bristol.

PHOTOS by JANELLE MORELLI

Legislators, businesses gather for discussion

By TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER Bristol Hospital and the Central Connecticut Chamber of Commerce hosted a legislative breakfast and round table on Wednesday, April 18, at the hospital. State Senator Henri Martin (R), State Representative Chris Ziogas (D), and State Representative…

Zion Lutheran pays tribute to volunteers

By TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER Zion Lutheran Church hosted a volunteer reception luncheon on Wednesday, April 18, at Nuchie’s Restaurant, to thank and honor the volunteers that make the “Meals for Neighbors” program, formerly “Meals for the Needy,” a reality.…

Police blotter for April 27

Bristol Police Blotter Bristol police reported the following arrests: Rhonda Cancelli, 56, of 19 Mellville St., Bristol, was arrested on Saturday, April 14, and charged with first offense operation of a motor vehicle while using a hand-held mobile telephone. Kenneth…