Author: mchaiken

Recommendation led to Foreigner gig

by MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR Rick Wills said he can thank his wife for setting the stage for his arrival in the band Foreigner. Wills, who had played with the likes of Peter Frampton and Pink Floyd’s David Gilmour, said…

Obituaries: Mary Ann Reynolds

Mary Ann Reynolds, 86, of Bristol, CT passed away on August 18. Born in New Haven to Bronislaw and Catherine Topor and raised in Meriden, she graduated from Meriden High School.  Mary Ann met Patrick Reynolds of Naugatuck, CT as…

Barnes Museum seeks funding for new roof

By SHERIDAN ROY STAFF WRITER The town council unanimously approved a request from Barnes Museum officials for permission to apply for a reimbursement grant of approximately $60,000 for repairs on the roof of the museum. The grant would come through…