Category: News

Picture this: Historical society celebrates Preservation Week

The Bristol Historical Society will celebrate Preservation Week. The event is sponsored by the American Library Association, which encourages libraries and other institutions to connect with their communities through events and other resources to highlight things citizens can do, both…

Pequabuck River cleanup in Bristol, Plainville, Terryville April 27

The Pequabuck River Watershed Association seeks volunteers to help clean the river Saturday, April 27 from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. This year’s river cleanup will cover areas in Terryville, Bristol, and Plainville. “The Pequabuck River Watershed Association is dedicated…

Applications for Neighbor Assistance program being accepted

The Bristol Development Authority is now accepting applications for the 2019 Neighborhood Assistance Act Tax Credit program. The program is designed to provide funding for municipal and tax exempt organizations through business tax credit incentives for businesses that make cash…

Social Security warns of scam

The Social Security Administration and its Office of the Inspector General (OIG) launched a joint Public Service Announcement campaign addressing a nationwide telephone impersonation scheme. A press release from the organizations reported Social Security and the OIG continue to receive…

Compounce offering jobs

Lake Compounce Family Theme and Water Park is looking to add over 1,200 individuals to their team for the 2019 summer season. Positions available include food and beverage, rides, games, retail, admissions, security, maintenance, grounds, housekeeping, and campground. Applicants must…

Lake Compounce Family Theme and Water Park is looking to add over 1,200 individuals to their team for the 2019 summer season. Positions available include food and beverage, rides, games, retail, admissions, security, maintenance, grounds, housekeeping, and campground. Applicants must…

NAACP offering bus trip to D.C.

The Bristol NAACP has organized a trip to Washington D.C., to visit the National Museum of African American History and Culture. Lexie Mangum, president of the Bristol chapter, said information collected on the trip will be shared with all Connecticut-based…

Dental hygiene students to provide free oral care for vets

Tunxis Community College dental hygiene students in the student chapter of the American Association of Public Health Dentistry (AAPHD) have started“Recruit a Smile” an ongoing service project to provide free oral care to Tunxis student veterans. Tunxis veterans can receive free…

Korean War veterans serving up meatloaf to help Memorial Day parade

The Korean War Veterans will be running and cooking a fundraising meat loaf dinner to benefit the Bristol Veterans Council’s Procession Fund, which helps defray the cost of putting on the Memorial Day Procession (paying for flowers, wreaths, transportation). The…

Hospital leads delegation to Connecticut Hospital Day at capitol

Bristol Hospital and Health Care Group will be participating in the Connecticut Hospital Association’s annual Connecticut Hospital Day, to be held at the state capitol, on Wednesday, March 27. The hospital has arranged for transportation, and the bus will leave…

Imagine Nation Early Learning School now enrolling

Imagine Nation, A Museum Early Learning Center’s Early Learning School, located at One Pleasant Street in Bristol, is now enrolling for the 2019-2020 academic year. The NAEYC-accredited, Reggio Emilia-inspired state licensed Early Learning School offers a School Readiness Preschool Program.…