Category: News

Mum fest begins with ‘soft opening’

By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR The Mum Festival Committee likes to learn lessons good or bad from its efforts, said its marketing co-chair. To that end, Mickey Goldwasser, who is in charge of publicity, said, “We’ve revamped Thursday night.” He…

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…

New electronic sign placed at St. Paul

The City of Bristol announced this week the installation of an additional electronic sign at St. Paul Catholic High School, bringing the total number of signs throughout the city to five.  Beginning in 1999, these signs were purchased by local…

CAPP looking for nominations for awards

The Connecticut Association of Prevention Professionals (CAPP) is seeking nominations for its annual Prevention Awards on Oct. 25 as part of its annual meeting at the Energize CT Center, 122Universal Dr. N., North Haven, CT. The organization is accepting nominations…

Cooking demonstration at Farmers Market Sept. 14

The Bristol Farmers Market announced that Lauren Hassan, registered dietitian nutritionist from ShopRite Supermarket of Bristol will be joining the City of Bristol for a cooking demonstration on Saturday, Sept. 14. Lauren Hassan, RDN will prepare seasonal dishes using locally-grown…

Miss Mum pageant coming up fast

By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR Four young women will be surrendering their crowns and four new young women will take their place when the Miss Mum pageant returns on Friday, Sept. 13. Miss Mum Kayla Paulette, Junior Miss Mum Carson…

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…