Author: mchaiken

‘Mob’ to head to George’s

By TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER Bristol, get ready for the next installment of the cash mob. The event, managed through the Facebook page, Bristol Talks, will be held on Tuesday, Aug. 20 at George’s Terryville Avenue Market, 627 Terryville Ave.,…

Miss Mum contestants sought

IThe Mum Festival Committee has announced Miss Mum Pageant will once again be a highlight of this year’s Mum Festival. Applications are now being accepted for the 2019 Miss Mum Pageant. A cornerstone tradition of the Mum Festival, the pageant…

Humanitarian awards announced

Several individuals and organizations from the greater Bristol community will be honored by the Boys & Girls Club of Bristol Family Center during the 35th Annual Humanitarian Awards Dinner on Thursday, Oct. 10. The dinner will be held at 5:30…

U.S. Sen. salutes R&R

U.S. Senator Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) last week announced that R&R Corrugated in Bristol was his “Murphy’s Monday Manufacturer.” Founded in 1968, R&R specializes in the manufacturing of custom cardboard and corrugated packaging for a variety of industries, including food and provisions…

Grant opportunities offered by Main Street Community Foundation

Main Street Community Foundation is currently accepting grant applications from area nonprofit organizations. All guidelines, eligibility criteria and links to the online applications are available on the Foundation’s website, mainstreetfoundation.org. The following grant cycles are open; the deadlines and basic…

Dems, GOP make their slates official

By TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER Bristol’s Democratic and Republican town committees announced their slates for city council and mayor at their July 22 caucuses. Mayoral incumbent Ellen Zoppo-Sassu will face off against Republican Dante Tagariello. Tagariello, 22.is a corporate tax…

Dems, GOP firm up Board of Education slates

By TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER Bristol’s Republican and Democratic Town Committees have endorsed the candidates seeking to serve on the Board of Education. The endorsements came during the respective caucus meetings, held on Monday, July 22. During the 2018 Gubernatorial…

Rep. D’Amato represents couple seeking to take down immunization rate list

By TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER State Representative Cara Pavalock-D’Amato will be representing Brian and Kristen Festa, in a lawsuit against the State of Connecticut. D’Amato said the Festa family, who are constituents of hers in the 77th district, is working…