Category: News

Police blotter for Aug. 3

Bristol police reported the following arrests: Jennifer Gardner, 35, of 94 Kenney St., Bristol, was arrested on Monday, July 23, and charged with evading responsibility of injury or property damage. Eric Marino, 36, of 46 Neapaug Rd, Burlington, was arrested…

Public gives input on charter changes

By TAYLOR MURCHISON- GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER The city council held a public hearing on Thursday, July 19, to receive public input regarding proposed changes to the charter, as proposed by the Charter Revision Committee. The Charter Revision Committee proposed changes…

Grant applications sought from nonprofits

Main Street Community Foundation is currently accepting grant applications from area nonprofit organizations. All guidelines, eligibility criteria and links to the online applications are available on the Foundation’s website, www.mainstreetfoundation.org. The following grant cycles are open; the deadlines and basic…

Distracted driving campaign underway

The Bristol Police Department along with the Connecticut Department of Transportation’s Highway Safety Office, has announced today the continuation of the “U DRIVE. U TEXT. U PAY.” campaign. Through this initiative, officers will be cracking down on motorists who text,…

Register for classes at Tunxis

Credit registration for the fall 2018 semester is under way at Tunxis Community College in Farmington. For information on how to apply and register, contact the Admissions Office at (860)773-1490, or visit tunxis.edu/apply. Those who would like to register can…

Personnel director takes retirement

By TAYLOR MURCHISON- GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER City personnel director Diane Ferguson will be retiring. At the Tuesday, July 10, meeting of the City Council, Mayor Ellen Zoppo-Sassu said with Ferguson’s departure, the position will be reevaluated. Zoppo-Sassu explained that as…

Police blotter for July 27

Bristol police reported the following arrests: Melissa Gagnan, 35, of 165 Steven St., Bristol, was arrested on Monday, July 16, and charged with sixth degree larceny. Melissa Jeanne Guay, 41, of 92 Robertson St., Bristol, was arrested on Monday, July…

Obituaries: Irmgard Busse

Irmgard (Felber) Busse, 87, widow of the late Richard A. Busse, died on Wednesday (July 25, 2018) at TouchPoints at Farmington. Irmgard was born in Munich, Germany on January 4, 1931 and was a daughter of the late Earhart and Rose…

Greeners survive tough stretch

By MICHAEL LETENDRE STAFF WRITER After a tough three-game stretch, the Bristol Greeners of the Tri-State Baseball League got back to the pay window in three important victories over the Canton Crushers, Torrington Rebels, and Southington 66ers. Each victory has…

Police blotter for July 20

Bristol police reported the following arrests: Emmanuel Barracato, 25, of 32 Dudley St., Bristol, was arrested on Monday, July 9, and charged with disorderly conduct. Duryl Beaufort, 49, of 15 Goodridge St., Hartford, was arrested on Monday, July 9, and…