Author: jgoralski

Bristol Blues open June 1; hosting pro wrestling this year

The Bristol Blues season is right around the corner with Opening Day on June 1. This season there will be an expanded “Blues Entertainment Experience” to Muzzy Field. The Blues have announced an agreement with Northeast Wrestling, the leading independent…

Consumer Protection issues warning about consumer scam

On Thursday, March 30, the Department of Consumer Protection (DCP) issued a warning to consumers about a scam targeting businesses and professionals.  The email says that you must respond to a complaint filed against you.  DCP urges consumers and professionals not to…

Connecticut State Police announce trooper exams and info session

The Connecticut State Police Academy will be holding a coffee and conversation meeting for men and women looking to become state troopers. On Saturday, April 8, from 8 a.m. to noon, anyone with interest is welcome to visit the academy…

Obituary: Marcia Ann (Muszynski) Genatowski, 72

Marcia Ann (Muszynski) Genatowski, resident of Owasso, Okla., passed from this life on Monday, March 6, 2017 at the age of 72 years. Marcia was born January 11, 1945 in New Britain, CT to Michael and Helen (Zionce) Muszynski. She…

Obituary: Mildred (Czapla) Pilarski, 87

Mildred (Czapla) Pilarski, 87, passed away on Saturday March 4 2017 at Hartford Hospital. She was the wife of the late Wallace Pilarski. Mildred was born on Feb. 20, 1930 in Clifton Heights, PA, the daughter of the late John…

Obituary: Donald W. Barrows, 82

Donald W. Barrows, 82, of Plainville and Ft. Lauderdale, FL, passed away on Friday, Feb. 3, 2017 at St. Francis Hospital. Born on January 29, 1935 in Plainville to the late Albert and Alfield (Sungren) Barrows, he had been a…

State troopers plan enforcement for Super Bowl Sunday

Connecticut State Police announced their plans for law enforcement as football fans prepare for Super Bowl Sunday on Feb. 5. “Parties and gatherings can make Super Bowl Sunday one of the year’s most dangerous days on the roads and highways…

Exploring the duties of the Plainville-Southington health district

By JEN CARDINES STAFF WRITER Between the United States’ exposure to the Zika virus, the Hexavalent Chromium spill at Light Metals Coloring in Southington, a rampant flu and norovirus season, and the usual day-to-day operations, the Plainville-Southington Regional Health District…

Obituary: Elizabeth Mary Uchalik-Gimma, 66

Elizabeth Mary Uchalik-Gimma, 66, passed away on Sunday, January 29, 2017 at Bristol Hospital after an illness, with her son and granddaughter by her side. She was born in New Britain, to the late Michael and Mary (Koval) Gimma. Elizabeth…

Dementia and caregiving series at Calendar House

Caring for someone with dementia or Alzheimer’s disease is not an easy task. A free five-week series provides strategies and effective communication tips to better understand and relate to the individual with memory loss. Hartford HealthCare Center for Healthy Aging…