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Mum fest officials ask Mother Nature to be kind to event: Opening day Thursday

By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR At the annual Mum Festival two years ago, as its marketing chair Mickey Goldwasser explains it, the weather was a scorcher. Keeping hydrated, said Goldwasser, for volunteers and festivalgoers was key. The shade became everybody’s…

Obituaries: Gloria Broadwell

Gloria (Dumond) Broadwell, 83, of Terryville, widow of Delbert L. Broadwell died Thursday, Sept. 12 at Bristol Hospital.  Gloria was born June 7, 1936 in Lille, Maine, she was the daughter of the late Patrick & Marie (Albert) Dumond.  She…

Household hazardous waste, paint collection set for Oct. 5

A Household Hazardous Waste and Paint Collection Day is scheduled for the towns of Ansonia, Beacon Falls, Bethlehem, Bristol, Cheshire, Derby, Middlebury, Naugatuck, Oxford, Prospect, Seymour, Southbury, Thomaston, Waterbury, Watertown, Wolcott and Woodbury for Saturday, Oct. 5, from 8 a.m.…

Green Team gets things clean

By TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER The Bristol Parks and Recreation Department showcased its new initiative, the Bristol Green Team, throughout the summer. The Bristol Green team is a group of volunteers, who gather on the last Saturday of the month…

Pair of officers promoted at BPD

By TAYLOR MURCHISON- GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER Bristol police officers Lang Musseun and Dan Dwyer, were promoted and recognized in a ceremony held on Friday, Aug. 16. Sergeant Musseun was promoted to the role of patrol lieutenant, and Patrolman Dwyer was…

Obituaries: Erna Rode

Erna (Jabs) Rode, 91, of Plymouth, widow of Gustave Rode who died in 1993, passed away Friday August 23, 2019 at Cook Willow Convalescent Home, Plymouth.Erna was born October 15, 1927 in Grosdembe, Poland, she was the 8th child of 11…