Category: Local News

Renaissance Downtowns explores financing for Depot Square project

By LISA CAPOBIANCOSTAFF WRITER Renaissance Downtowns is working on a financial package that will move the long-awaited Depot Square project forward. During a Bristol Downtown Development Corporation meeting held last Monday, project manager Ryan Porter shared an alternative financing method…

Larson introduces social security proposal to cut taxes for seniors and increase benefits

WASHINGTON–Today, Congressman John B. Larson (D-CT 1st District) joined several members of the Ways and Means Committee and others to introduce the ‘Social Security 2100 Act’, HR 1391. According to a press release from Larson’s office, the congressman, a member…

DOT to launch CTfastrak transit system with 9 days of free service

NEWINGTON—The Connecticut Department of Transportation (DOT) announced today that CTfastrak bus rapid transit system will be offering free rides for all passengers during the initial nine days of service. The free service, from March 28 to April 5, is available…

Betts, GOP force haring on bill providing $60M in tax relief for businesses; request to testify deadline Monday

HARTFORD – State Representative Whit Betts (R-Bristol, Plymouth) along with the rest of the House Republicans forced the legislature’s Labor and Public Employees Committee into having a public hearing on a bill that would provide $60 million in business tax…

Fund raiser for Relay for Life set for Feb. 26; kick-off at Bleachers on Feb. 9

The Fighters For Family Team for Bristol Relay for Life is sponsoring a fundraiser to raise money for their team and the American Cancer Society. The team and captain Colleen Miller, a cancer survivor, will host “Flight Night” at Flight…

Listings for July 12

Miscellaneous listings FRIDAY, JULY 12 OTHER SINGLES HAPPY HOUR. Sponsored by Social Connections. 5 p.m. Stonewell Restaurant, 354 Colt Highway, Farmington. No charge. (860) 582-8229.   SUNDAY, JULY 14 PLAINVILLE GENERAL ELECTRIC 5K ROAD RACE. 9 a.m. Begins on East…