Category: News

Obituaries: Colleen Alma Perone

Colleen Alma (Goodine) Perone, 61, of Bristol, the youngest daughter of the late Vernon and Bernice (McCarthy) Goodine, passed on Thursday, November 22, 2018 following a lengthy illness attended to by her loving family, friends/neighbors, and the extraordinary care of…

Obituaries: Frank Merenda

Frank Merenda, 88, died on Veterans Day, November 11, 2018, a holiday filled with patriotism that meant very much to him. Born October 10, 1930 to John and Amalia (Vitelli) Merenda, he was a lifelong Bristol resident, veteran of the…

Obituaries: Antoinette LaMothe

Antoinette LaMothe, 82, Bristol, CT peacefully passed away Sunday, November 18, 2018, at her home surrounded by family.  She was the wife of the late Richard LaMothe with whom she raised six children.  Antoinette was born February 15, 1936, in…

Obituaries: Abbe Rasmussen

Abbe Rasmussen, 29, of Terryville, formerly of Farmington, daughter of Karen Rasmussen of Terryville and Walter Rasmussen of Essex, joined her Grandparents and Uncle Mark unexpectedly on Nov. 16th.  Abbe’s name means ‘’source of joy” and she was a lovely,…

Voters show generosity

The United Way of West Central Connecticut held a food drive at voting locations throughout Bristol on Election Day. In addition to the food donations, $4,813.01 was collected. Posing with some of the donations are, from the left, Kimberly Carmelich,…

City welcomes Max Pizza IV

By TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGER STAFF WRITER Stelios Koutouvides, owner of Max Pizza, was front and center for the ribbon cutting and official grand opening of Max Pizza IV, one of six locations throughout Bristol. Koutouvides and his wife opened their first…

Welcome to Hope Street

After receiving hundreds of suggestions from Bristol residents, the Bristol Development Authority and the Mayor’s Office has announced the results of a public survey for the naming of Bristol’s newest street which runs through Bristol’s Centre Square.  “Hope Street” was…