Proposal to name I-84 bridge in memory of a Southington officer

February 27, 2015
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By LINDSAY CAREYSTAFF WRITER State Rep. David Zoni is hoping to honor Lieutenant Michael Shanley, a Southington police officer who passed away last fall, by naming a local bridge in memory of Shanley. Zoni proposed renaming the westbound bridge at exit 32 on I-84 at Queen St. name after the former detective. According to a…

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Warrior-Knights are still alive in the hunt for a postseason berth

February 27, 2015
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Warrior-Knights are still alive in the hunt for a postseason berth

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER WEST HARTFORD—It won’t get any easier for the Hall-Southington hockey team as they try to manufacture a postseason bid. With two losses this week, there’s no chance for a .400 record to automatically clinch a berth. Instead, the Warrior-Knight future will hinge on a pair of games against their division II…

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Postseason rally falls short: Knights fight to the very end

February 27, 2015
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Postseason rally falls short: Knights fight to the very end

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER The boys were back in town for senior night in their last home game of the regular season on Friday night, Feb. 20. The Southington Blue Knights (6-14) boys basketball team played hosts to the Bristol Central Rams (14-6). The Knights had to win out both of their two remaining games…

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Celebrating Queen will rock the Boulevard this April

February 27, 2015
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They will rock you at the Memorial Boulevard School theater this April. It’s official, the Queen tribute band, Celebrating Queen, featuring Bristol residentsd Joe Archambeault (aka J.J. Midnight) and Shawn Fitzgerald will be the first musical act to take the stage at the boulevard since plans began to bring entertainment value to the currently decommissioned…

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Senior listings for Feb. 27

February 27, 2015
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WEDNESDAY, MARCH 11 BRISTOL FRAUD WATCH. 1:30 p.m. Seniors, look into the mind of the con artist, see the psychology behind the scams, learn protection tactics for you, your loved ones, and your assets. An interactive program presented by AARP. Sponsored by the Advocates for Bristol Seniors. Bristol Senior Center, 240 Stafford Ave., Bristol. Free.…

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Support group listings for Feb. 27

February 27, 2015
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ONGOING BRISTOL AL-ANON. Tuesdays 10 to 11:30 a.m. St. Gregory Hall, Stafford Avenue and Maltby Street, Bristol. Families and friends of alcoholics welcome. AL-ANON. Fridays 7:30 to 9 p.m. St. Andrew’s Lutheran Church, 1024 Stafford Ave., Bristol. Families and friends of alcoholics welcome. BRISTOL MS SUPPORT GROUP. 6:30 p.m. on the second Monday of each…

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Meetings listings for Feb. 27

February 27, 2015
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WEDNESDAY, MARCH 4 PLAINVILLE PHS/ YMCA PROJECT GRADUATION MEETING. 7 p.m. Wheeler Regional YMCA, 149 Farmington Ave., Plainville. BRISTOL EDGEWOOD WOMEN’S CLUB. 6:45 p.m. Gail Farrar will speak about the history and making of shells. Giamatti Little League Center, Mix Street, Bristol. (860) 583-8463. ONGOING PLAINVILLE CITIZENS AND PROPERTY OWNERS ASSOCIATION. 7 p.m., first Tuesday…

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Kids listings for Feb. 27

February 27, 2015
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SATURDAY, FEB. 28 BRISTOL MAGICIAN STEVE WOYCE PRESENTS A WINTER WONDERLAND MAGIC SHOW. 2 p.m. Bristol Public Library, 5 High St., Bristol. Free. (860) 584-7787, ext. 2021. BristolLib.com SATURDAY, MARCH 14 BRISTOL TAIL OF JOY READING EDUCATION ASSISTANCE DOGS. Saturdays, 1 to 2:30 p.m. Special reading event for children of reading age. Ideal for reluctant…

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Dining listings for Feb. 27

February 27, 2015
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WEDNESDAY, MARCH 4 BRISTOL COOKING CLASS: FUNGHI. 6:30 p.m. Mushrooms take center stage in Italian cuisine. Learn the numerous fresh mushrooms available to the home cook, when and how to use readily available dried mushrooms. Learn how to properly buy, clean, and store fragile funguses. Dinner menu is stuffed mushrooms prepared two ways, mushroom pate…

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