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Obituaries: Dennis J. Rabideu

August 28, 2018
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Dennis J. Rabideau, 60, of Bristol, passed away on Thursday August 23, 2018. He was born on July 9, 1958 in Plattsburgh, NY, the son of the late Marshall and Achsah (Vancour) Rabideau. Dennis worked for Springfield Spring Corp and Companion Industries and was an avid fisherman, camper and hunter who enjoyed a good game…

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Obituaries: Karen Elizabeth Smith

August 28, 2018
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Obituaries: Karen Elizabeth Smith

Karen Elizabeth (Meusel) Smith, 64, wife of Patrick Christopher Smith, ascended to heaven on Saturday August 25, 2018, after a courageous battle with juvenile diabetes. Karen was born on September 21, 1953 and was the oldest of three daughters of Ruth L. (Freimuth) Meusel and the late Walter G. Meusel. She was a graduate of…

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Obituaries: Lorraine R. Duquette

August 28, 2018
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Lorraine R. (Page) Duquette, 97, of Pinehurst, NC, a former Bristol resident and widow of John A. Duquette, died on Monday August 20, 2018 at The Greens at Pinehurst, NC. Lorraine was born in Waterbury on February 19, 1921 and was a daughter of the late Arthur and Alzina A. (Goulet) Page. Lorraine resided in…

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Obituaries: Claire D. Mackey

August 28, 2018
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Claire D. Mackey died peacefully on Sunday, August 26, 2018. She was the beloved wife of the late Charles W. Mackey, II.   Born in Hartford, Connecticut, she was the daughter of Maxwell and Kathryn Moses, and lived in Vernon most of her life. She attended Weaver High School of Hartford and the University of…

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Obituaries: Lois Fournier

August 28, 2018
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Lois (Grabelski) Fournier, 77, of Vero Beach, FL, formerly of Terryville, CT lost her battle with cancer on Wednesday August 22, 2018 at Hartford Hospital. Lois was born in Bristol, CT, daughter of the late Joseph and Sophie Grabelski. Prior to her retirement to Florida she was employed by Pratt & Whitney Aircraft of East…

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Obituaries: Orilla M. Roane

August 21, 2018
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Orilla M. (Corriveau) Roane, 90, of Terryville, widow of John W. Roane, Sr., died on Thursday (August 16, 2018) at home.  Orilla was born in Van Buren, ME on October 24, 1927 and was one of eight children of the late Patrick and Lea (Bouchard) Corriveau.  A longtime Bristol resident, she enjoyed knitting, gardening, and…

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Police blotter for Sept. 15

September 15, 2017
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The Plainville Police Department announced the following arrests and citations from Friday, Sept. 1 to Saturday, Sept. 9: Robert J. Malecki, 39, of 620 Elm St., Rocky Hill, was arrested on Sept. 1 and charged with first degree burglary, sixth degree larceny, and second degree criminal mischief. John G. Maile, 53, of 226 Grove St.,…

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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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