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Woman injured in hit-and-run accident

April 22, 2019
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At 11:04 p.m. on Saturday, Bristol officers responded to the report of a motor vehicle accident involving a struck pedestrian. Police said a 34-year-old female was struck at the intersection of West Washington Street and King Street. The vehicle that struck the women left the scene, said police. A passing motorist assisted the victim by…

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Meatloaf dinner fundraiser Friday, April 26

April 22, 2019
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The Korean War Veterans Fund Raiser Meat Loaf dinner will be held 4:30 to 6 p.m. on Friday, April 26 at American Legion Post 2 on Riverside Avenue. The cost is $10. Proceeds will benefit the Veterans Council’s Memorial Day Procession Fund.  

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World War II vets sought to serve as Memorial Day grand marshals

April 22, 2019
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World War II veterans still living in Bristol are being sought to serve as Grand Marshals for the downtown Memorial Day Procession and to receive the Bristol “All Heart Award.” Those interested should contact Art Ward at (860) 978-8339 or (860) 589-4838 or contact Tim Gamache at (860) 977-2152.  

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Make-A-Wish Walk For Wishes coming to Compounce

April 22, 2019
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Make-A-Wish Connecticut Walks For Wishes will be held Saturday, May 11. There will be face painting, arts and crafts, balloon animals, a pancake breakfast from Lil’ Chip’s Pancake Truck, and prizes as families and teams walk to raise money to help make wishes come true for kids with critical illnesses. Registration is at 8 a.m.…

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Skin cancer screening offered May 7

April 19, 2019
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The Bristol-Burlington Health District is holding a free skin cancer screening program on Tuesday, May 7 from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Douglas Beals Senior Center (in the Wellness Clinic), 240 Stafford Ave., Bristol. For information and to schedule a time, contact the Bristol-Burlington Health District at (860)584-7682. This program is for the Bristol…

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Skin cancer screening offered May 7

April 19, 2019
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The Bristol-Burlington Health District is holding a free skin cancer screening program on Tuesday, May 7 from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Douglas Beals Senior Center (in the Wellness Clinic), 240 Stafford Ave., Bristol. For information and to schedule a time, contact the Bristol-Burlington Health District at (860)584-7682. This program is for the Bristol…

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Wishbone Ash born in ‘perfect storm’

April 18, 2019
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Wishbone Ash born in ‘perfect storm’

By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR Fifty years ago, the bands began to play. And along the way, they built a template that still survives today. Last year and this year are notable for representing the 50th anniversary for a large number of seminal classic rock bands. In 1968, Led Zeppelin, Yes, Crosby, Stills, and Nash,…

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Wishbone Ash born in ‘perfect storm’

April 18, 2019
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Wishbone Ash born in ‘perfect storm’

By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR Fifty years ago, the bands began to play. And along the way, they built a template that still survives today. Last year and this year are notable for representing the 50th anniversary for a large number of seminal classic rock bands. In 1968, Led Zeppelin, Yes, Crosby, Stills, and Nash,…

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Wishbone Ash born in ‘perfect storm’

April 18, 2019
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Wishbone Ash born in ‘perfect storm’

By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR Fifty years ago, the bands began to play. And along the way, they built a template that still survives today. Last year and this year are notable for representing the 50th anniversary for a large number of seminal classic rock bands. In 1968, Led Zeppelin, Yes, Crosby, Stills, and Nash,…

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St. Paul alum sings about ‘Cycles’ in new video

April 18, 2019
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St. Paul alum sings about ‘Cycles’ in new video

By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR The ups and downs – the cycles – of relationships inspired the first song and video of a young Connecticut singer. Jillian Caillouette, a graduate of Bristol’s St. Paul Catholic High School currently attending Western Connecticut State University, released the video for “Cycles” on March 30. The song, co-written by…

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