Author: mchaiken

City recognizes World Aids Day

The following press release was issued: The Bristol Mayor’s Task Force on HIV/AIDS held its annual World AIDS Day event at the Hartford Dispensary’s Opioid Treatment Program on Farmington Avenue on November 30.  Over 240 patients and families received a…

The Bell belongs to BE, again

The venerable bell of the Battle for the Bell will sit pretty at Bristol Eastern High School for yet another year as the Lancers beat out their crosstown rivals Bristol Central High School on Thanksgiving 17-6. The Rams held tightly…

Gov. signs orders to assist in hurricane recovery

(HARTFORD, CT) – Governor Dannel P. Malloy today signed four executive orders designed to assist Connecticut’s recovery from Hurricane Sandy. The Executive Orders will allow faster restoration of the state power infrastructure, as well as offer certain tax filing extensions…

CL&P bringing in out of state workers

This just in… (BERLIN, Conn. – October 29, 2012) The effects of Hurricane Sandy are being felt across the state, with wind speeds increasing and water levels on the rise.  Connecticut Light & Power’s response has begun, and workers have…

Gov. requests pre-landfall emergency declaration

Governor Dannel P. Malloy on Sunday afternoon requestedthat President Barack Obama declare a pre-landfall emergency in Connecticut.  This declaration allows the state to request funding and other assistance in advance of the storm impacting the state.   “Hurricane Sandy is…

Parade winners announced

The following press release was issued this evening about the winners of Sunday’s Mum Festival parade… Mum Parade winners listed   BRISTOL — The winners of float and marching awards from Sunday’s Bristol Mum Festival Parade have been announced.  …

Mum Festival opens

  The annual Mum Festival kicked off in Bristol Friday night with the Crowning of  Miss Mum pageant. Grace Gagnon was selected as Miss Mum for 2012 and her Junior Miss Mum is Victoria Kilbourne. The duo helped Bristol mayor,…

Movie night at Muzzy on Sept. 7

Just in from the Recreation Department…      The BristolParksand Recreation Department in conjunction with First Bristol Federal Credit Union will be sponsoring their 10th Annual Back To School Movie Night at Muzzy Field on Friday, September 7th.  Show time will…