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Fire Department personnel salute as Chi Chi Cirillo's casket is carried up the steps of St. Mary's Church. Photos by Manuel C. Correira.

Town pays Chi Chi final respects

Town pays Chi Chi final respects

In a genuine display of human emotion and appreciation, hundreds of people paid their final respects to Louis J. “Chi Chi” Cirillo, first at the Sansone Funeral Home during his wake on Friday, and then on Saturday, at his funeral at St. Mary’s Church. Mr. Cirillo passed away Aug. 24 at the age of 85.


Man in distress after fall from Church Street Dock

A man reportedly fell off the Church Street dock in Bristol, and appeared to be in distress after passers-by pulled the man from the water, according to witnesses at the scene. Rescue personnel have responded and administrated CPR before rushing the man away, they said. There is no official word on the man’s condition. The man fell into