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Bristol Talks: Headlines & News for March 3, 2015

Bristol Talks is a daily roundup of what people are talking about in Bristol and beyond.

Local Headlines:

Celebrating Queen will rock the Boulevard this April

Bristol Clearing Streets After Another Snowstorm

Thomaston Savings Bank eyes expansion

Queen tribute to rock Memorial Blvd. School

Parking OK is big boost to Page Park field plans

#AaronHernandez

This & That:

The Mayor visited an elementary school today in honor of Dr. Seuss's Birthday. The two books he read to the class are Green Eggs and Ham & Gerald McBoing Boing. Love Dr. Seuss!

The Mayor visited an elementary school today in honor of Dr. Seuss’s Birthday. The two books he read to the class are Green Eggs and Ham & Gerald McBoing Boing. Love Dr. Seuss!

Second Thursday Drum Circle with JAMI RAY!!!

Main Street Community Foundation is no longer on Main Street!

Forestville resident has the flu

Meetings Scheduled for Tuesday, March 3rd

Pine Lake Study
1st Floor Meeting Room, City Hall – 6:30pm

Zoning Board
Council Chambers, City Hall – 7pm

Mixed Martial Arts found their way to Bristol

Mixed Martial Arts found their way to Bristol

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From CTNewsJunkie:

Lawmakers Debate Regulations For Ridesharing Services

The Transportation Committee heard testimony on the topic Monday. Read more

Lembo Predicts Bigger Deficit, Doubts Personal Income Growth

Comptroller Lembo is predicting a $101.2 million deficit. Read more

Harris Discusses DCP

The Courant’s Kevin Hunt sat down with the Department of Consumer Protection Commissioner Jonathan Harris to discusse his goals and plans for the department. Read more

Education Advocates Expected At Approps Hearing

Education advocates including charter school groups are expected to attend the Appropriations Committee public hearing tonight to discuss their concerns with the governor’s proposed budget. Digital First has more

Boucher Critical
of Budget Proposal

State Sen. Toni Boucher criticized the governor’s budget as redistributing money from wealthy towns to cities. The governor and Bridgeport Mayor Bill Finch disagree with the state senator’s claim. Hearst Connecticut has more. If the link fails, try this one.

State’s Early
Childhood Services

The Courant takes a closer look at the state’s newly(ish) created Office of Early Childhood. Read more

More Concerns Over Budget Cuts To Programs

This time lawmakers expressed concerns over the governor’s proposed cuts to state parks, fish hatchery and pheasant hunting programs. Courant has more

Malloy Announces Funding for 416 More Preschool Slots

The governor announced fourteen municipalities will receive funding as part of the state’s Smart Start initiative. Read more

CT By The Numbers:

Hospital Outreach Program, New Website and Video Advance Mission of The Hole in the Wall Gang Camp

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Wallingford hockey team dedicates season to coach who died of cancer

Wallingford hockey team dedicates season to coach who died of cancer

FOX61 first introduced you to the Wallingford Hawks, an under 12 hockey team that racked up several trophies en route to a New England Regional Championship. But it’s their tribute to their late assistant coach that has impressed so many. Scott DeFilio lost his battle with cancer during the season, but the Hawks rallied around the DeFilio family to dedicate the season to Scott’s memory. FOX61’s sports Kainani Stevens has their story.

UConn holds off Buffalo for 26th straight trip to Sweet 16

UConn holds off Buffalo for 26th straight trip to Sweet 16

STORRS— Napheesa Collier scored 27 points and grabbed 16 rebounds as UConn held off 10th seeded Buffalo 84-72 on Sunday night to move into the Sweet 16 for a 26th consecutive season. Katie Lou Samuelson and freshman Christyn Williams each added 17 points for the No. 2 seed Huskies (33-2). Cierra Dillard, the nation’s second leading scorer, had 29 points to lead Buffalo, which made a big run in the fourth quarter but could not overcome a 24-point second-half deficit. […]

Van crashes into Danbury church rectory

Van crashes into Danbury church rectory

DANBURY — A van crashed through a church rectory in Danbury Sunday. Fire officials said that they responded to 39 New Street on calls of a vehicle hitting a building. Once on scene, firefighters said that a full-sized van crashed through a building owned by the Philadelphia Pentecostal Church. The building was used a rectory. The van caused considerable damage to the structural supports to the second floor. Firefighters were able to use their rescue skills and specialized tool to […]

Rocky Hill firefighters rescue victim from roof of hotel

Rocky Hill firefighters rescue victim from roof of hotel

ROCKY HILL — Firefighters rescued a person from the roof of a hotel in Rocky Hill Sunday. According to the Rocky Hill Facebook page, firefighters were called to the Hampton Inn on Cromwell Avenue. A “stokes basket” was used to safely extricate the victim from the roof of the pool building. The victim was said to have sustained non-life threatening injuries and was taken to the local hospital. Multiple crews were dispatched to the scene and helped with the rescue.

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