Category: Local News

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…

St. Stanislaus reaches century mark

TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER The parishioners of St. Stanislaus Church are preparing to celebrate the 100 year anniversary of their parish. Celebrations will culminate in the Great Mass Sunday, April 28, with the Archbishop of Hartford, Leonard Blair. Father Tomasz…

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…

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…

Panel addresses invasive species

TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER The Bristol Public Works Department, in conjunction with the Environmental Learning Centers of Connecticut, and the Bristol Garden Club, hosted a workshop on invasive species of plants and insects that are threatening the native ecosystem of…

History of Bristol’s high schools takes residency at library

TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER Through the month of March, the Bristol History Room will, highlight the history of Bristol’s public high schools. Jay Manewitz, director of the Bristol History Room at the Bristol Public Library explained there were high school…

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…