Category: Community news

Rotary awards grants

The Bristol Rotary Club awarded $15,500 in grants to several local organizations in support of programs, activities and events benefiting area children and families. Grants were awarded to the Bristol Historical Society and Witchs Dungeon; For Goodness Sake; Bristol Business…

Rotary inducts 3 new members

The Bristol Rotary Club inducted three new members at their meeting, Tuesday, March 22. From left to right are James Albert, president, Bristol Rotary Club; Thomas Balokosiabi, owwner, The Malachite Gem Stone; Phyllis Tucker, branch manager, Thomaston Savings Bank; and…

Program on cookbook author Fanny Merritt Farmer at March 10 DAR meeting

The Daughters of the American Revolution Katherine Gaylord Chapter will hold its Thursday March 10 meeting at 6:30 p.m. at the Bristol Public Library. Speaker will be DAR Member Marcia Eveland, performing a program in costume on lecturer and cookbook…

Magnet school applications due Feb. 29

Magnet schools in Hartford are currently accepting applications for students. Programs include science, technology, engineering, and math; journalism and media; social justice; and performing arts. Parents and students can access these magnet schools through the Regional School Choice Office magnet…

First Congregational Church honor those who transformed ‘the world with Christ’s love.’

During worship on Sunday, Feb. 14, First Congregational Church of Bristol will honor two local organizations and a church member for actions that have been or are “transforming the world with Christ’s love.” The Parent and Child Center at Bristol…

Foundation accepting grant, scholarship applications

Main Street Community Foundation is currently accepting grant applications from area nonprofit organizations through its competitive General Grant Cycle and the Plainville Community Fund while scholarship applications are being accepted from local students. All guidelines, eligibility criteria and applications are…

Valentine’s Day candy available Bristol Adult Resource Candy Kitchen

The Bristol Adult Resource Candy Kitchen is making Valentine’s Day pops. Call and place your order for pops at (860) 582—9102, ext. 134. There also is chocolate covered candy, coconut shells, peanut butter cups, pretzels, and Oreos available for you…

Main Street foundation offering grants, scholarships

Main Street Community Foundation is accepting scholarship applications from residents of Plainville, Bristol, Burlington, Plymouth, Southington, Wolcott, and other towns. Scholarships are available from over 60 funds in 2016, and they are available to students at various points in their…