Author: mchaiken

Post 33 battles it out to win column

By KEN MORSE CORRESPONDENT There were signs in the early part of the American Legion baseball season indicating that Post 33 of Plainville had the competitiveness to go head-to-head with the teams in Zone 1. The overall record 0-4 didn’t…

Former Dem state rep. taking on GOP incumbent in 31st

By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR Former state representative Chris Wright is stepping back into Connecticut politics by running for state senator in the 31st district on the Democratic ticket. Wright will run against Henri Martin, a Republican, in the district…

Comedian arises from unlikely place

By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR Emma Willmann does not come from the most likely of communities to generate a stand-up comedian. Willmann, who appears Comix at Mohegan Sun from July 12 to 14, came from Blue Hills, Maine—a town with…

Obituaries: Ronald R. Bouchard

Ronald R. Bouchard, 76, of Bristol, beloved husband of Karen (Foley) Bouchard, passed away on Tuesday, July 3, 2018 at the Hospital of Central Connecticut, New Britain, following a long battle with pulmonary fibrosis. Born in Waterville, ME on May…

Obituaries: Ronald R. Bouchard

Ronald R. Bouchard, 76, of Bristol, beloved husband of Karen (Foley) Bouchard, passed away on Tuesday, July 3, 2018 at the Hospital of Central Connecticut, New Britain, following a long battle with pulmonary fibrosis. Born in Waterville, ME on May…

Obituaries: Armand J. Fiorillo

Armand J. Fiorillo, 81, of Bristol, beloved husband of Marcia (Czopek) Fiorillo, died Tuesday (July 3, 2018) at Bristol Hospital.  Armand was born in Bristol on February 27, 1937 and was the son of the late Armand and Thelma (Cargill)…

Senior listings, starting July 6

ONGOING BRISTOL BRISTOL SENIOR CENTER PHOTO CLUB. Thursdays, 9 to 11 a.m. Bristol Senior Center, Room 101, 240 Stafford Ave., Bristol.

Miscellaneous listings, starting July 6

FRIDAY, JULY 6 OTHER SINGLES HAPPY HOUR. Sponsored by Social Connections. 5 p.m. Happy hour prices and appetizers. Mingle with new friends and old. La Boca’s Mexican Restaurant, 337 Main St., Middletown. (860) 582-8229.   SATURDAY, JULY 7 SOUTHINGTON CADILLAC…

Health listings, starting July 6

WEDNESDAY, JULY 11 BRISTOL PREVENT DEHYDRATION THIS SUMMER. KNOW THE WARNING SIGNS. 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Bristol Senior Center, 240 Stafford Ave., Bristol. RSVP. (860) 584-7895.   THURSDAY, JULY 12 SOUTHINGTON BLOOD DRIVE. 8:30 to 1:30 p.m. American Legion Hall,…

Kids listings, starting July 6

FRIDAY, JULY 6 BRISTOL FOOD PLAY MAGIC JUGGLING SHOW. 10 a.m. Bristol Public Library, 5 High St., Bristol. www.BristolLib.com, (860) 584-7787.   SATURDAY, JULY 7 PLAINVILLE GOOD NEWS SPECTACULAR ONE DAY BIBLE CLUB. Presented by Faith Bible Church and Child…