Category: business

All that jazz at Delish

TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER Forestville saw a different kind of experience arrive when Delish Lounge opened in October 2018 The lounge at 12 East Main St.is owned and operated by Janessa Woods and Franny Buzimkich. Woods, a Bristol native, said…

Bristol hosts TRIAD conference

TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER The West Central TRIAD group hosted a conference on Thursday, May 2, at the Bristol Senior Center, in order to share information between businesses and organizations on how senior community members can “Take Care of Yourself.”…

Chamber salutes small businesses

By TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER The Central Connecticut Chambers of Commerce hosted the 2019 Small Business Appreciation Breakfast on Thursday, May 9, at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel. Chamber president Cindy Bombard, said this event is one of her favorites…

Four-part series to assist non-profit professionals

The Main Street Community Foundation is partnering with , in partnership with the Association of Fundraising Professionals Connecticut Chapter announced education opportunities available in 2019. The foundation will offer four web/audioconferences on topics of interest to enhance the development and…

Profits up at Bristol Hospital

TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER Profits were up in 2018, Bristol Hospital corporators were told at their annual meeting. During the Bristol Hospital and Health Care Group meeting on April 3, finance committee chair Louis Auletta, Jr., presented the 2018 financial…

Reaping the harvest

The Rotary clubs of Southington, Bristol and Plainville joined forces Saturday, March 30 for the Harvest Pack event. Over 15,000 meals were packed and will be sent to Haiti. Officials thanked the Harvest Pack team for their guidance, along with…

Hospital unveils new name, slogan, logo

TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER Bristol Hospital and Healthcare Group announced the organization’s new name, Bristol Health, during the annual meeting of the corporators on Wednesday, April 3. The announcement was made at Bristol’s DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel. Accompanying the new…

Clock museum opens Saturday

TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER The American Clock and Watch Museum, 100 Maple, St., will host opening day on Saturday, April 6, from 10 a.m., to 5 p.m. This year’s featured exhibit is entitled, “Selling Time: Methods and Messages in Clock…

Chamber gears up for spring events

TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER The Central Connecticut Chambers of Commerce will be offering a variety of activities from spring to summer. President and CEO of the Central Connecticut Chambers of Commerce Cindy Bombard will kick off its spring activities with…

Forum focuses on toll proposals

TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER Senator Henri Martin (R-31) and State Representative Laura Devlin (R-134) hosted an informational forum regarding the proposal of tolls in the State of Connecticut, on Monday, Mar. 25, at Bristol Central High School. The pair are…

Museum’s Wellness Studio opens

Imagine Nation, A Museum Early Learning Center located at One Pleasant Street in Bristol has invited families to explore its re-imagined Wellness Studio. The 288-square-foot studio is designed to inspire healthy behaviors and an understanding of the medical profession for…

City officials attend anti-drug conference in D.C.

TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER Eileen McNulty, director of Bristol Youth Services, and Christina Sanchez, BEST 4 Bristol project coordinator, attended Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America National Leadership Forum in Washington D.C., and returned with new knowledge to help shape their…

Casino night provides learning opportunity for chambers, NESMSA

TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER The Central Connecticut Chambers of Commerce and the New England Spring and Metal Stamping Association hosted the third casino night and tabletop show Thursday, March 14. Lynette Nadeau, the first female president of NESMA and the…