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City reminds residents of responsibilities during snow storms

January 15, 2019
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In preparation for the upcoming snow season, the City of Bristol, Public Works Department in a press release issued a reminder to the public about snow removal operations.   The City of Bristol has approximately 225 miles of road and strives to plow and treat them as quickly as possible, said the release. Several different…

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Silver Alert issued for 14-year-old female

January 15, 2019
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Bristol police have issued a Silver Alert for Star Rodriguez, 14, of Bristol. She was reported missing on Jan. 14 at 1:53 p.m.. Police said Rodriguez is a habitual runaway and was last seen walking in the area of School Street in Bristol. She is described as a white Hispanic female, 5’5” tall, 125 pounds, brown…

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Petit, Martin hold Coffee and Conversation evens Jan. 15

January 12, 2019
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State Representative William A. Petit Jr. (R-22) and Sen. Henri Martin (R-31) on Tuesday, Jan. 15 will hold their first Coffee & Conversation event of the 2019 legislative session. The session will be held 8 to 9 a.m. at Bolo Bakery, 33 Whiting St., Plainville and from 6 to 7 p.m. at Rebel Dog Coffee,…

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Obituaries: Barbara E. Tanguay

January 12, 2019
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Obituaries: Barbara E. Tanguay

Barbara E. (Rhodes) Tanguay, 89, beloved wife of 48 years to the late John J. Tanguay, passed away peacefully on Saturday (January 5, 2019) surrounded by the love and support of her family. Barbara was the daughter of the late Elmer and Elizabeth (Novitch) Rhodes. Barbara grew up in New Britain and moved to Bristol…

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Obituaries:Richard Roos, Sr.

January 12, 2019
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It is with great sorrow that we announce the passing of our beloved husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather, Richard Roos, Sr., 77, of Bristol. He was born in Springfield, MA and grew up in the “Hungry Hill” section.  Dick served as altar boy for several years at Our Lady of Hope Church.  While a student…

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Obituaries: Richard Roose, Sr.

January 12, 2019
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It is with great sorrow that we announce the passing of our beloved husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather, Richard Roos, Sr., 77, of Bristol. He was born in Springfield, MA and grew up in the “Hungry Hill” section.  Dick served as altar boy for several years at Our Lady of Hope Church.  While a student…

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Obituaries: Sonya A. Petroff

January 7, 2019
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Obituaries: Sonya A. Petroff

Sonya A. Petroff, 85, of Bristol, fell asleep in the Lord Friday January 4, 2019 at Sheriden Woods, Bristol. Sonya was born August 1, 1933 in Bristol, CT, daughter of the late Walter & Olga (Suslenko) Petroff. Prior to her retirement she was employed by the Bristol School System and Board of Education for 41…

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Health listings for Jan. 4

January 4, 2019
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TUESDAY, JAN. 8 BRISTOL BLOOD DONATION. 1 to 6 p.m. Elks Lodge, 126 South St., Bristol. RedCrossBlood.org, 1-800-Red-Cross.   SOUTHINGTON BLOOD DONATION. 11:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Smith’s Medical, 201 West Queen St., Southington. RedCrossBlood.org, 1-800-Red-Cross.   JAN. 8 to MARCH 28 SOUTHINGTON DIABETES PREVENTION PROGRAM. Held by Southington Community YMCA and Hartford HealthCare. (860)…

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Health listings for Jan. 4

January 4, 2019
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TUESDAY, JAN. 8 BRISTOL BLOOD DONATION. 1 to 6 p.m. Elks Lodge, 126 South St., Bristol. RedCrossBlood.org, 1-800-Red-Cross.   SOUTHINGTON BLOOD DONATION. 11:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Smith’s Medical, 201 West Queen St., Southington. RedCrossBlood.org, 1-800-Red-Cross.   JAN. 8 to MARCH 28 SOUTHINGTON DIABETES PREVENTION PROGRAM. Held by Southington Community YMCA and Hartford HealthCare. (860)…

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Support groups for Jan. 4

January 4, 2019
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TUESDAY, JAN. 8 SOUTHINGTON FREE SUPPORT GROUP FOR FAMILIES AND CAREGIVERS OF PATIENTS WITH ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE OR RELATED MEMORY DISORDER. 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Mulberry Gardens, 58 Mulberry St., Southington. Mulberrygardens.org   WEDNESDAY, JAN. 9 SOUTHINGTON. DEMENTIA SUPPORT GROUP. 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Southington Care Center, 45 Meriden Ave., Southington. Register. (860) 628-3830.   ONGOING…

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