Category: News

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.…

Republicans’ meeting shortened; urge attendance at toll forum March 25

The Monday, March 25 Republican Town Committee meeting will become a shortened special meeting only addressing State Central Delegate Selection and pressing business. The meeting will still be at the Board of Education, but will start at 6:30 p.m.  The local…

Legislators talk session with chamber

TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER The Central Connecticut Chamber of Commerce hosted a legislative breakfast on Wednesday, Feb. 20, and several legislators addressed legislative topics of interest. State Senator Henri Martin, state Representative Mike Demicco, state Representative Whit Betts, state Representative…

Superintendent gives update on plans for Memorial Boulevard

TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER During the Wednesday, Feb. 6, meeting of the Board of Education, Superintendent of Bristol Public Schools Dr. Susan Moreau, gave an update regarding the Memorial Boulevard Inter-District Arts Magnet School project. Moreau said that there has…

Emergency parking ban lifted

The Bristol Police Department announced on the morning of Wednesday, Feb. 13, that the emergency parking ban has been lifted. The Department of Public Works had announced that the ban would take effect as of midnight on Tuesday, Feb. 12,…

Emergency parking ban issued

The Bristol Department of Public Works has issued an emergency parking ban. The ban will go into effect at midnight, Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019. According to the Bristol Police Department, “the emergency parking ban will remain in effect until further…

City of Bristol announces severe cold weather actions, emergency parking ban

The Office of the Mayor announced that the State of Connecticut Severe Cold Weather protocol has been put into effect, “beginning at noon on Sunday, Jan. 20, and lasting through noon on Wednesday, Jan. 23, as bitter cold temperatures are…

Still waiting for the jobs

TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER The jobs still haven’t returned to Connecticut. That was one of the message delivered to an economic forecast breakfast of the Central Connecticut Chamber of Commerce last Thursday. Members of the business community and central Connecticut…