State Sen. Henri Martin speaks with a taxpayer during the West End Association’s Summer Festival on Aug. 15. The association aims to help create and maintain a safe, friendly, and family oriented neighborhood, filled with thriving businesses, convenient public transportation, attractive amenities and activities. Membership is open to all who have an interest in improving the West End. Meetings are held at 7 p.m. on the second Wednesday of each month at Riverview Apartments on Laurel Street. For more information, contact Henri.Martin@cga.ct.gov or firstname.lastname@example.org, also visit www.senatorhenrimartin.com or www.westendbristol.org .