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Over 100 gather to discuss equity, diversity, inclusion

January 17, 2019
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Over 100 gather to discuss equity, diversity, inclusion

TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER Over 100 members of the Bristol community gathered at Bristol Eastern High School on Thursday, Jan. 3, to take part in the first Community Conversation about Equity, Inclusiveness, and Excellence. Hosted by the Bristol Board of Education with the help from facilitator Kerry Lord, program coordinator at the Connecticut Center for…

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Legislators get committee assignments

January 17, 2019
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Legislators get committee assignments

TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER The members of the Connecticut General Assembly serving during the 2019 Legislative Session were sworn into office on Wednesday, Jan. 9 and the announcement of committees appointments also was released. Senator Henri Martin (R-31) will once again be representing the Bristol community, as well as Plymouth, Harwinton, and Thomaston. Senate Republican…

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Legislators get committee assignments

January 17, 2019
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Legislators get committee assignments

TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER The members of the Connecticut General Assembly serving during the 2019 Legislative Session were sworn into office on Wednesday, Jan. 9 and the announcement of committees appointments also was released. Senator Henri Martin (R-31) will once again be representing the Bristol community, as well as Plymouth, Harwinton, and Thomaston. Senate Republican…

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School records to be destroyed

January 17, 2019
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School records to be destroyed

The Bristol Board of Education will destroy special education confidential records of students who have either graduated or were dismissed from special education services, with birth dates of 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991 and 1992. Written notification will be mailed to the students’ last known address. This destruction is permitted by Connecticut state law. Confidential records…

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Resident gets Humanitarian Award

January 16, 2019
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Resident gets Humanitarian Award

By SHERIDAN ROY STAFF WRITER A Plainville resident, and the animal rescue organization she founded five years ago, have been bestowed the 2018 Betty Kroher Humanitarian Spirit Award. Jennifer Anderson Humphrey, who now lives in Southington, accepted the award on Dec. 27 for her work with Brass City Rescue Alliance during a live radio broadcast…

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Resident gets Humanitarian Award

January 16, 2019
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Resident gets Humanitarian Award

By SHERIDAN ROY STAFF WRITER A Plainville resident, and the animal rescue organization she founded five years ago, have been bestowed the 2018 Betty Kroher Humanitarian Spirit Award. Jennifer Anderson Humphrey, who now lives in Southington, accepted the award on Dec. 27 for her work with Brass City Rescue Alliance during a live radio broadcast…

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Wrestling: Eastern continues to dominate in CT

January 16, 2019
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Wrestling: Eastern continues to dominate in CT

By MICHAEL LETENDRE STAFF WRITER Bristol Eastern wrestling squad, the second ranked team in the state of Connecticut, continued its dominance on Wednesday, Jan. 9 as the Lancers toppled Edwin O. Smith of Storrs 65-6 in a Central Connecticut Conference Interdivisional battle from the Thomas M. Monahan Gymnasium in Bristol. The victory was Eastern’s 10th…

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Wrestling: Eastern continues to dominate in CT

January 16, 2019
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Wrestling: Eastern continues to dominate in CT

By MICHAEL LETENDRE STAFF WRITER Bristol Eastern wrestling squad, the second ranked team in the state of Connecticut, continued its dominance on Wednesday, Jan. 9 as the Lancers toppled Edwin O. Smith of Storrs 65-6 in a Central Connecticut Conference Interdivisional battle from the Thomas M. Monahan Gymnasium in Bristol. The victory was Eastern’s 10th…

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Ice Hockey: On fire? Not quite

January 16, 2019
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Ice Hockey: On fire? Not quite

By KEVIN ROBERTS STAFF WRITER Hall-Southington boys ice hockey coach Brian Cannon channeled Smokey the Bear when he talked to his team after a rough 5-4 loss to the Newington Co-op on Jan. 9. “I asked them what’s Smokey the Bear’s slogan? And one of them came up with it,” Cannon said. “He said ‘only…

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Ice Hockey: On fire? Not quite

January 16, 2019
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Ice Hockey: On fire? Not quite

By KEVIN ROBERTS STAFF WRITER Hall-Southington boys ice hockey coach Brian Cannon channeled Smokey the Bear when he talked to his team after a rough 5-4 loss to the Newington Co-op on Jan. 9. “I asked them what’s Smokey the Bear’s slogan? And one of them came up with it,” Cannon said. “He said ‘only…

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