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CT bassist Doug Wimbish making sure kids have same opportunities he did

August 17, 2018
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CT bassist Doug Wimbish making sure kids have same opportunities he did

By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR Talking to bassist Doug Wimbish is like talking to a living breathing exhibit at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. The number of legitimate name drops he can offer is impressive. He was part of the rhythm session for the Sugar Hill Gang’s “Rapper’s Delight.” He was part of…

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CT bassist Doug Wimbish making sure kids have same opportunities he did

August 17, 2018
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CT bassist Doug Wimbish making sure kids have same opportunities he did

By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR Talking to bassist Doug Wimbish is like talking to a living breathing exhibit at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. The number of legitimate name drops he can offer is impressive. He was part of the rhythm session for the Sugar Hill Gang’s “Rapper’s Delight.” He was part of…

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CT bassist Doug Wimbish making sure kids have same opportunities he did

August 17, 2018
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CT bassist Doug Wimbish making sure kids have same opportunities he did

By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR Talking to bassist Doug Wimbish is like talking to a living breathing exhibit at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. The number of legitimate name drops he can offer is impressive. He was part of the rhythm session for the Sugar Hill Gang’s “Rapper’s Delight.” He was part of…

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Plans for Mum Festival Gala announced

August 17, 2018
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The Mum Festival Committee, in keeping with this year’s theme of “Fall in Love with Bristol,” announced that this year’s festival will include a Mum Festival Gala to be held on Sept. 29. “Each year the Mum Festival Committee tries to restore another historic Mum Festival event,” said Jack Ferraro, Mum Festival chairman in a…

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Opioid panel meets with health director

August 17, 2018
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By TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER The Mayor’s Opioid Task Force met on Monday, Aug. 6, and were introduced to Marco Palmeri, the new director of the Bristol Burlington Health District. According to the city website, the task force “is a group of organizations and individuals united in their commitment to reduce the tragic consequences that…

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Opioid panel meets with health director

August 17, 2018
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By TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER The Mayor’s Opioid Task Force met on Monday, Aug. 6, and were introduced to Marco Palmeri, the new director of the Bristol Burlington Health District. According to the city website, the task force “is a group of organizations and individuals united in their commitment to reduce the tragic consequences that…

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Farmer’s market in full swing

August 17, 2018
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Farmer’s market in full swing

By TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER The Plainville Farmers Market is approximately halfway through its seventh season. Each Friday, the market is set up in the parking lot between the municipal building and the police department, at 1 Central Square. Lena Pietri, who has been the head of the market since 2016, said the core vendors…

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Farmer’s market in full swing

August 17, 2018
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Farmer’s market in full swing

By TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER The Plainville Farmers Market is approximately halfway through its seventh season. Each Friday, the market is set up in the parking lot between the municipal building and the police department, at 1 Central Square. Lena Pietri, who has been the head of the market since 2016, said the core vendors…

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Relocation of city hall discussed

August 17, 2018
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By TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER The Bristol City Council held a special meeting on Wednesday, Aug. 8, in which there was a closed door session to discuss relocating City Hall from 111 North Main St., to 10 Main St. Mayor Ellen Zoppo-Sassu and the City Council were joined by corporation counsel attorneys Wyland Dale Clift,…

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Relocation of city hall discussed

August 17, 2018
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By TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER The Bristol City Council held a special meeting on Wednesday, Aug. 8, in which there was a closed door session to discuss relocating City Hall from 111 North Main St., to 10 Main St. Mayor Ellen Zoppo-Sassu and the City Council were joined by corporation counsel attorneys Wyland Dale Clift,…

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