Category: Community news

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…

United Way offering tax preparation help

United Way of West Central Connecticut will again be hosting a free tax preparation site for individuals residing in Bristol, Burlington, Plainville, Plymouth and Terryville throughout the tax season. The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program provides low-income workers and families…

Friendly’s ‘Cones for Kids’ supports Easter Seals

Friendly’s Ice Cream, LLC has launched its 35th annual “Cones for Kids” campaign. The Valentine’s Day fundraiser will benefit the Easter Seals programs and services of Greater Waterbury, Central and Northwest Connecticut. For a $1 donation, Friendly’s provides restaurant guests…