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Fashion show at Carousel Museum on Thursday night

Bristol, Conn. (November 29, 2012) – The Sanford-Brown College-Farmington fashion design and merchandising program will host a fashion show at 8pm on Thursday November 29, 2012 at The New England Carousel Museum. The “Forget-me-not” Fashion Show will feature one-of-a-kind garments…

Edgewood club to meet

The Edgewood Women’s Club will meet on Wednesday, Dec. 5 at 6 p.m. at the Oasis Restaurant on Pine Street for its Christmas Party. A Grab Bag will take place after the dinner. Any questions, call Jane at (860) 583-8463.

Police blotter for Nov. 23

The Bristol Police Department reported the following incidents: •Miguel A. Cardona, 51, of 23 Cottage St., Bristol was arrested on Nov. 13 and charged with fifth degree larceny. •Jonathan Ortiz, 18, of 353 Park St., Bristol was arrested on Nov.…

Thanksgiving service schedule

From Bristol’s Public Works Department: City Hall will be closed on Thursday, Nov. 22 and Friday, Nov. 23 for the Thanksgiving Holiday. There will be no curbside collections on Thursday, Nov. 22, and the Transfer Station will also be closed.…

Police blotter for Nov. 16

Bristol police reported the following arrests: •Jailene M. Diaz, 19, of 95 Carolina Rd., Bristol was arrested on Nov. 5 and charged with second degree harassment. •Jeanette Carrasquillo-Torres, 34, of 177 West St., Apt. No. 3, Bristol was arrested on…

Incumbents rule across city

By KAITLYN NAPLES STAFF WRITER Last week’s election ended with the entire slate of area incumbents surpassing their challengers as 70 percent of Bristol’s 34,791 eligible voters turned out to cast their ballots. The race for the District 31 state…

Tribute to Veterans concert

On Thursday, Nov. 15, the Bristol Brass & Wind Ensemble will hold a free concert at 7 p.m. at Prospect United Methodist Church. The concert is called “Tribute to Veterans” and donations will benefit the Bristol Veterans’ Council. Prospect United…

Bristol Tech open house tonight

Bristol Technical Education Center is having an Open House Wednesday, Nov. 14, from 5 to 7 p.m. A pasta dinner fundraiser will be held from 4 to 6 p.m., and the proceeds will benefit the Bristol TEC Student Council. Bristol…

Line dancing classes begin Monday

This just in from the city’s Parks and Recreation Department… LINE DANCE CLASSES The Bristol Parks and Recreation Department is offering Beginner and Beginner Plus Line dancing classes starting November 19th. Classes are being taught by Ann LaLiberte, former dance…

Adult volleyball begins this week

This just in from the city Parks and Recreation Department… The Bristol Parks and Recreation Department is accepting registration for its Adult Volleyball program that will begin on November 15th. This program is designed for adults 18 years of age…

Incumbents resume posts after election

This week’s election ended with the entire slate of area incumbents surpassing their challengers as 70 percent of Bristol’s 34,791 eligible voters turned out to cast their ballots. The race for the District 31 state senate seat was a close…

Chance to help by regifting

By KAITLYN NAPLES STAFF WRITER Everyone has received that sweater they just won’t ever wear, which still has the tags on it as it sits in their closet. Or they have boxes of candles that will last them for the…

Police blotter for Nov. 9

The Bristol Police Department reported the following arrests: •Doreen M. Bouchard, 51, of 27 Margerie St., Bristol was arrested on Oct. 28 and charged with third degree assault and second degree breach of peace. •James T. O’Donnell, 53, of 27…

Veteran’s Day closings in city

This just in from city’s Public Works… City Hall and the Bristol Transfer Station will be closed on Monday November 12th, 2012 in honor of Veterans Day. There will be no curbside collections on Monday. Rubbish, recycling, leaf bag and…