Category: Community news

All that jazz at Delish

TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER Forestville saw a different kind of experience arrive when Delish Lounge opened in October 2018 The lounge at 12 East Main St.is owned and operated by Janessa Woods and Franny Buzimkich. Woods, a Bristol native, said…

Bristol hosts TRIAD conference

TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER The West Central TRIAD group hosted a conference on Thursday, May 2, at the Bristol Senior Center, in order to share information between businesses and organizations on how senior community members can “Take Care of Yourself.”…

Chamber salutes small businesses

By TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER The Central Connecticut Chambers of Commerce hosted the 2019 Small Business Appreciation Breakfast on Thursday, May 9, at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel. Chamber president Cindy Bombard, said this event is one of her favorites…

Farmington Avenue closure

Bristol Police Department announced that Farmington Ave., (Route 6) will be closed from Mix Street to Camp Street due to the investigation of an accident. “It is anticipated that the road will be closed for the next several hours,” according…

Four-part series to assist non-profit professionals

The Main Street Community Foundation is partnering with , in partnership with the Association of Fundraising Professionals Connecticut Chapter announced education opportunities available in 2019. The foundation will offer four web/audioconferences on topics of interest to enhance the development and…

Arts panel plans activities

By TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER Bristol’s City Arts and Culture Commission met on Wednesday, April 17, and discussed several upcoming events, including musical entertainment at the summer farmers market, live entertainment at the Duck Race festival, and an event with…

Celebrating the earth

Erin O’Connell of Environmental Learning Centers of Connecticut, Inc., holds a red-tailed hawk, at a ‘Birds of Prey’ demonstration at an Earth Day celebration at Indian Rock Nature Preserve Saturday. Photo by JANELLE MORELLI

It’s showtime

Cast members rehearse last Thursday at St. Paul Catholic High School for this past weekend’s presentation of ‘This is Me!’ the annual OM variety show. The show was a benefit for the Boys and Girls Club of Bristol Family Center.…

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…