Category: News

Summer campaign launched by state to fight underage drinking

With the official summer season kicking off, the Connecticut Department of Transportation Office of Highway Safety, along with the Connecticut Department of Motor Vehicles and other community advocates, is reminding residents about the dangers and penalties for underage drinking with…

Fire dept. plans ahead for 10 years

By TAYLOR MURCHISON- GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER The Ten-Year Capital Improvement and Strategic Planning Committee held a special meeting on Tuesday, June 25, and heard an update from Bristol Fire Chief Jay Kolakowski regarding the fire headquarters renovation project. According to…

Parks master plan leads list of capital requests at Parks Dept.

By TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER The Ten Year Capital Improvement and Strategic Planning Committee held a special meeting on Tuesday, June 25, and heard an update from superintendent of parks, Joshua Medeiros. Three items were approved by the Capital Improvement…

Obituaries: Reginald H. Beaulieu

Reginald “Pete” H. Beaulieu, 76, of Terryville, husband of Evelyn (Violette) Beaulieu passed away Thursday June 27, 2019 at home.  Reginald was born December 24, 1942 in Madawaska, Maine, son of the late James and Marie (DuFour) Beaulieu.  Prior to…

City amateur photographer fascinates local historian

By TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER By Taylor Murchison-Gallagher Local Historian, Tom Dickau, presented “George Moulthrop: Amateur Photographer and Visual Historian,” the second part in a series about the Bristol-born photographer, on Tuesday, June 25, at the F.N. Manross Library, 260…

Household hazardous waste collection set for July 13

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, July 13 from 8 a.m.…

Graduating class of Bristol Central

The Bristol Central High School class of 2019 is: Ebony Aliyah Agustin, Jack Christopher Alling, Javier Almodovar, Jayda Amil Almodovar, William Alexander Almodovar, Soledad Alonso, Gianna Awilda Annelli, Taira Rose Armitage, Aysel Z. Aslan, Tahir Aslan, Dodge Ayala, Sonya Baez…

Lancers ride toward commencement

By TAYLOR MURCHISON- GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER The Bristol Eastern Lancers rode forth into the world on Friday evening, as friends and families came together to celebrate the Class of 2019 on graduation night. Class of 2019 president, Paige McLaughlin said…

Kindness rules at BC graduation

By JAYMIE BIANCA CORRESPONDENT For its 2019 commencement, Bristol Central High School centered its theme around kindness, titling their event: “In a world where you can be anything; be kind.” This theme manifested itself throughout several of the evening’s festivities.…

Graduating class of Bristol Eastern

Bristol Eastern High School’s Class of 2019 is: Michael Charles Adames, Zachary James Adkins, Abdulrahman Emmad Al Juburi, Olivia Grace Allen, Ashley Marie Aponte , Jack Andrew Armstrong, Preshes Diamond Ashley-White, Danielle Karen Bairrington, Darnell Courtney Barnes, Briana Taylor Barrow,…

Obituaries: Jean Mack

Jean (Hargrove) Mack, 72, of Bristol, wife of Ozell Mack passed away on Sunday, June 9, 2019.  She was born January 17, 1947 in Bristol and was a daughter of the late Adolf Eugene Hargrove and Myrtis (Brown) Hargrove Payne. …