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CyberKnights finish 3rd in the nation

May 10, 2019
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CyberKnights finish 3rd in the nation

FIRST Robotics Team 195, the Southington CyberKnights competed in Detroit at the FIRST Robotics Championship the first weekend in May, where 18 countries were representing and all 408 teams present had earned their spot at the global event by previously winning in their own districts. Each robotics team is placed in one of six divisions…

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Eastern acts a ‘Who’

May 10, 2019
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Eastern acts a ‘Who’

Bristol Eastern High School students performed ‘Seussical the Musical’ this past weekend. Photo by JANELLE MORELLI

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Obituary: Leo Truncalli, 87

May 9, 2019
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Obituary: Leo Truncalli, 87

Leo Truncalli, 87, of Bristol, husband of Mary (Perlotto) Truncalli, passed away peacefully at his home on May 4, 2019. With a heavy and broken heart, we say good-bye to a gentle, kind, and loving man. Born in Hartford, CT, on June 5, 1932, he was the son of the late Victor and Pauline (Augello)…

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Obituary: Leo Truncalli, 87

May 9, 2019
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Obituary: Leo Truncalli, 87

Leo Truncalli, 87, of Bristol, husband of Mary (Perlotto) Truncalli, passed away peacefully at his home on May 4, 2019. With a heavy and broken heart, we say good-bye to a gentle, kind, and loving man. Born in Hartford, CT, on June 5, 1932, he was the son of the late Victor and Pauline (Augello)…

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Obituary: Yvette (Couture) Simard, 82

May 9, 2019
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Obituary: Yvette (Couture) Simard, 82

Yvette (Couture) Simard, 82, beloved wife of Raymond H. Simard, passed away on Saturday, May 4, 2019 with her family by her side. She was born in New Haven, CT on July 2, 1936, the daughter of the late Adelmore and Angelina (Bernier) Couture. Raised in Bristol, she graduated from St. Anthony High School and…

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Obituary: Yvette (Couture) Simard, 82

May 9, 2019
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Obituary: Yvette (Couture) Simard, 82

Yvette (Couture) Simard, 82, beloved wife of Raymond H. Simard, passed away on Saturday, May 4, 2019 with her family by her side. She was born in New Haven, CT on July 2, 1936, the daughter of the late Adelmore and Angelina (Bernier) Couture. Raised in Bristol, she graduated from St. Anthony High School and…

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Obituary: Stanley W. Orzell, 88

May 9, 2019
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Obituary: Stanley W. Orzell, 88

Stanley W. Orzell, 88, of Bristol, beloved husband of Lillian (Lacombe) Orzell, died on Saturday (May 4, 2019).  Stan was born on September 15, 1930 in West Rutland, VT and was a son of the late John and Antoinette (Dydo) Orzell.  He moved to Bristol in 1956 where he went to work for the Bristol…

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Obituary: Marilyn Ruth (McGrath) Griffin, 90

May 9, 2019
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Obituary: Marilyn Ruth (McGrath) Griffin, 90

Marilyn Ruth (McGrath) Griffin, 90, of Bristol, passed with dignity early Monday morning, April 22, 2019. She married Edward W. Griffin in 1953 and the couple made their home in Bristol. Mr. Griffin passed in 1997. Marilyn was born in New Britain on April 16, 1929 to Joseph and Mary McGrath. She attended New Britain…

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Obituary: Stanley W. Orzell, 88

May 9, 2019
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Obituary: Stanley W. Orzell, 88

Stanley W. Orzell, 88, of Bristol, beloved husband of Lillian (Lacombe) Orzell, died on Saturday (May 4, 2019).  Stan was born on September 15, 1930 in West Rutland, VT and was a son of the late John and Antoinette (Dydo) Orzell.  He moved to Bristol in 1956 where he went to work for the Bristol…

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Obituary: Marilyn Ruth (McGrath) Griffin, 90

May 9, 2019
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Obituary: Marilyn Ruth (McGrath) Griffin, 90

Marilyn Ruth (McGrath) Griffin, 90, of Bristol, passed with dignity early Monday morning, April 22, 2019. She married Edward W. Griffin in 1953 and the couple made their home in Bristol. Mr. Griffin passed in 1997. Marilyn was born in New Britain on April 16, 1929 to Joseph and Mary McGrath. She attended New Britain…

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