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Black Label Society goes that extra mile; Zakk Wylde has a laugh

July 28, 2018
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Black Label Society goes that extra mile; Zakk Wylde has a laugh

by MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR If you hear what sounds like a pop song being played backwards emanating from Zakk Wylde’s tour bus as it rolls into Connecticut, don’t fret. The guitarist is just coming up with riffs for his next song. Wylde said some guitarists take it easy by learning scales and modal scales.…

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Obituaries: Leo Gerard Raboin

July 27, 2018
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Obituaries: Leo Gerard Raboin

Leo Gerard Raboin, 70, of Plainville, passed away in the comfort of his home surrounded by his loving family on Tuesday, July 10, 2018 after a lengthy illness. He was the loving husband to Celeste (Bonalli) Raboin. Leo was born on May 12, 1948, in Bristol, CT to the late Gerard A. and Marie R.…

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Obituaries: Leo Gerard Raboin

July 27, 2018
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Leo Gerard Raboin, 70, of Plainville, passed away in the comfort of his home surrounded by his loving family on Tuesday, July 10, 2018 after a lengthy illness. He was the loving husband to Celeste (Bonalli) Raboin. Leo was born on May 12, 1948, in Bristol, CT to the late Gerard A. and Marie R.…

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Obituaries: Leo Gerard Raboin

July 27, 2018
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Leo Gerard Raboin, 70, of Plainville, passed away in the comfort of his home surrounded by his loving family on Tuesday, July 10, 2018 after a lengthy illness. He was the loving husband to Celeste (Bonalli) Raboin. Leo was born on May 12, 1948, in Bristol, CT to the late Gerard A. and Marie R.…

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Obituaries: Mabel Elizabeth ‘Betty’ Radcliff

July 20, 2018
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Obituaries: Mabel Elizabeth ‘Betty’ Radcliff

Mabel Elizabeth “Betty” (Rowley) Radcliff, 92, passed from this life to the next on July 17, 2018 at her home in Bristol, Connecticut. Betty was the beloved wife of the late Donald F Radcliff for 63 years. Born in Newington, Connecticut, she was the daughter of the late Harry Rowley and Mabel (Hickox) Rowley. She…

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Obituaries: Allen L. Martin

July 10, 2018
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Obituaries: Allen L. Martin

Allen L. Martin, 47, of Bristol, beloved husband of Kellie (McGivney) Martin, passed away after a two year battle with cancer on Saturday, July 7, 2018, at St. Francis Hospital.  Allen was born on May 30, 1971 in Bristol and was the son of the late Leo Martin and Jacqueline (Roussel) Martin.   Raised in…

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They’re a bunch of Tramps

November 25, 2016
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By MICHAEL LETENDRE STAFF WRITER BRISTOL – The Bristol Tramps Sports Reunion is dedicated to the people of our community (sponsors, participants and supporters) who promote and engage in sports in Bristol, Connecticut. For 46 years, the Tramps have been Helping Preserve Bristol’s Sports History. You’ve heard about Bristol Tramps before but what is the…

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Connecticut jury awards $7M in scouts abuse case

December 18, 2014
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WATERBURY, Connecticut (AP) _ A man who says he was sexually abused by a Connecticut scout leader in the mid-1970s won a $7 million jury verdict against the Boy Scouts of America. Lawyers for the man said the decision handed down Friday in Waterbury Superior Court was the largest verdict for compensatory damages against the…

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Groups object to Democrats’ Malloy mailer

October 16, 2014
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HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ State elections regulators and a government watchdog group have formally objected to the Connecticut Democratic Party, saying money raised for federal campaigns is being used to pay for a mailer benefiting Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s re-election bid. The State Elections Enforcement Commission and Common Cause of Connecticut said Tuesday they’ve submitted…

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Gov. urges caution during weekend storm

December 13, 2013
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Gov. Dannel P. Malloy in a press release urged residents to avoid travel during the first significant snowstorm of the season. The National Weather Service has issued Winter Storm Watches for most of the state from tomorrow afternoon until Sunday morning. “Although this does not appear to be a major storm, it does have the potential to…

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