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Obituary: Rose A. Murphy, 74

June 6, 2019
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Obituary: Rose A. Murphy, 74

Rose A. Murphy, 74, of Bristol, widow of Francis A. Murphy, died on Tuesday (June 4, 2019) at St. Francis Hospital, Hartford.  Rose was born in Opelika, AL on December 25, 1944 and was a daughter of the late Louis and Alice Sanders.  Raised in Opelika, she also formerly lived in Georgia, Florida, and Norwich,…

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Obituary: Andrew (Andy) A. “Skev” Soltis, 90

June 6, 2019
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Obituary: Andrew (Andy) A. “Skev” Soltis, 90

Andrew (Andy) A. “Skev” Soltis passed away peacefully on May 31, 2019 at the age of 90 with his family by his side. Andy was born in New Britain on August 7, 1928 to Anna (Svitana) and John Soltis. He was raised in New Britain, attended local schools and was the first in his family…

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Obituary: Rose A. Murphy, 74

June 6, 2019
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Obituary: Rose A. Murphy, 74

Rose A. Murphy, 74, of Bristol, widow of Francis A. Murphy, died on Tuesday (June 4, 2019) at St. Francis Hospital, Hartford.  Rose was born in Opelika, AL on December 25, 1944 and was a daughter of the late Louis and Alice Sanders.  Raised in Opelika, she also formerly lived in Georgia, Florida, and Norwich,…

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Obituary: Bilie-Jean Daigle, 43

June 6, 2019
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Obituary: Bilie-Jean Daigle, 43

Bilie-Jean Daigle, 43, of Bristol passed away on Wednesday May 29, 2019. She was born in Hartford, CT on December 4, 1975 and grew up in northern Maine. Bilie-Jean was the Director of Residential Services for Bristol ARC. Bilie-Jean is survived by her parents, Rosaire and Lila (Christensen) Daigle of Winterville, ME; her daughters Corey…

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Obituary: Bilie-Jean Daigle, 43

June 6, 2019
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Obituary: Bilie-Jean Daigle, 43

Bilie-Jean Daigle, 43, of Bristol passed away on Wednesday May 29, 2019. She was born in Hartford, CT on December 4, 1975 and grew up in northern Maine. Bilie-Jean was the Director of Residential Services for Bristol ARC. Bilie-Jean is survived by her parents, Rosaire and Lila (Christensen) Daigle of Winterville, ME; her daughters Corey…

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BOE approves final 2019-20 budget; 2.43% increase

June 6, 2019
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BOE approves final 2019-20 budget; 2.43% increase

By TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER The Plainville Board of Education held a special meeting on Tuesday, May 28 to finalize the reduction of $100,000 from their budget, as well as some realized savings from this school year’s budget freeze. After two referendums, the BOE budget was approved in the amount of $38,229,105, a 2.43 percent…

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BOE approves final 2019-20 budget; 2.43% increase

June 6, 2019
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BOE approves final 2019-20 budget; 2.43% increase

By TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER The Plainville Board of Education held a special meeting on Tuesday, May 28 to finalize the reduction of $100,000 from their budget, as well as some realized savings from this school year’s budget freeze. After two referendums, the BOE budget was approved in the amount of $38,229,105, a 2.43 percent…

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Youths receive awards at dinner

June 6, 2019
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Youths receive awards at dinner

TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER The Boys and Girls Club of Bristol Family Center held the annual Youth Recognition Awards Dinner May 22. President and CEO of the BBGC, Michael Suchopar, said the Recognition Dinner is the “biggest youth centered event that we have in the club.” “It’s where we really acknowledge the incredible achievements that…

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Youths receive awards at dinner

June 6, 2019
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Youths receive awards at dinner

TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER The Boys and Girls Club of Bristol Family Center held the annual Youth Recognition Awards Dinner May 22. President and CEO of the BBGC, Michael Suchopar, said the Recognition Dinner is the “biggest youth centered event that we have in the club.” “It’s where we really acknowledge the incredible achievements that…

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Go to the head of the Class: Plainville’s valedictorian and salutatorian

June 6, 2019
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Go to the head of the Class: Plainville’s valedictorian and salutatorian

By SHERIDAN ROY STAFF WRITER Plainville High School’s Class of 2019 top two students are just about ready to leave their time in Plainville schools behind and venture off to higher education. Valedictorian Rachel Parsons and salutatorian Daniel Szymula look forward to making an impression at the University of Connecticut in the fall. Getting to…

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