3-straight wins snap Blues’ 6-game skid

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER After beginning their summer season with three-straight losses in week one, the Bristol Blues baseball team continued down the same road with three losses last week. However, the Blues crawled out of the cellar and…

Obituaries: Richard Samuel Buchanan

Mr. Richard Samuel Buchanan, 77, died Saturday (June 10, 2017) at Hartford Hospital after a brief illness.  He was the father of Cheryl Buchanan and fiancé Stephen Smith and Cathleen and Patrick O’Hare, former husband of Maureen Buchanan, and current…

Kids listings, starting June 16

MONDAY, JUNE 19 BRISTOL ‘BUILD A BETTER WORLD.’ SUMMER READING PROGRAM. Program runs for eight weeks. Register at Children’s Department at the Bristol Public Library, 5 High St., Bristol. Win prizes. Free. (860) 584-7787.   JUNE 19-AUG. 18 BRISTOL FREE…

Meeting listings, starting June 16

TUESDAY, JUNE 20 BRISTOL QUILTS THAT CARE. 6:30 to 8 p.m. Bristol Public Library, 5 High St., Bristol. (860)782-1043, Deborah@quiltsthatcare.org   ONGOING PLAINVILLE CITIZENS AND PROPERTY OWNERS ASSOCIATION. 7 p.m., first Tuesday of the month. Concerned citizens and taxpayers of…

Miscellaneous listings, starting June 6

SATURDAY, JUNE 17 OTHER TUNXIS DRAWING III ART EVENT. Held by Tunxis Community College and the West Hartford Art League. 1 to 4 p.m. West Hartford Art League’s Clubhouse Gallery, 37 Buena Vista Rd., West Hartford.   PLAINVILLE ‘PASSPORT ON…

Support group listings, starting June 16

ONGOING BRISTOL NATIONAL ALLIANCE OF MENTAL ILLNESS FAMILY AND FRIENDS SUPPORT GROUP. Last Wednesday of every month. Bristol Senior and Community Center, Room 101, 240 Stafford Ave., Bristol. (860) 205-9542, (860) 830-2129.   NAR-ANON FAMILY GROUP MEETING. Thursday at 7:30…

Senior listings, starting June 16

TUESDAY, JUNE 20 PLAINVILLE ‘SENIOR CENTER ANNUAL SUMMER PICNIC.’ 12 p.m. Enjoy a Brazilian Carnivale with Jose Paulo. He sings music in English, Portuguese, Spanish, Italian, and French. Hot dogs, hamburgers, baked beans, macaroni, potato salads, cole slaw, dessert. Co-sponsored…

More names added to veterans wall

The following names have recently been added to the Plainville Veterans Memorial Wall. SP-4 Clayton Plourde- U.S. Army SGT Alden H. Doughty- U.S. Army Air Corp. PFC Thomas M. Zooleck- U.S. Army The Memorial Wall is located on the main…

Obituaries: Barbara B. Savino

Barbara B. Savino, 86, of Lady Lake, FL, formerly of Bristol,  widow of Vincent Savino, died on Wednesday, February 8, 2017 in Florida. Barbara was born in Plainville on July 19, 1930. She was raised and lived in Plainville until…