Category: Community news

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…

Local Eagle Scouts honored

The Mark Twain District of Connecticut Rivers Council, Boy Scouts of America, held a recognition dinner for local Boy Scouts who earned their Eagle Scout Award in 2018. Front row from the left are Benjamin Jabs, Anthony Buonafede, Jonathan Markham,…

Bristol sailor honored

U.S. Navy Aviation Boatswain’s Mate (Handling) 3rd Class Alexander Rotko, from Bristol poses for a photograph as the Sailor of the Day with Capt. Randy Peck, right, commanding officer of the aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) and…

Bristol Lions donate to large-print book collection at library

The Bristol Lions Club recently donated funds to the Bristol Public Library to support the large-print book collection at the main branch. From the left, Scott Stanton, librarian, and Roger Pelletier, club president. Committed to assisting Bristol residents with sight-related…

Let the curtain rise on the OMs

The annual OM Show at St. Paul Catholic High School was held this past weekend. The show benefits the Boys and Girls Club Family Center of Bristol.

PHOTOS by JANELLE MORELLI

Main Street foundation has scholarships, grants available

Main Street Community Foundation is currently accepting scholarship applications from local students as well as grant applications from area nonprofit organizations through its competitive General Grant Cycle and the Plainville Community Fund. All guidelines, eligibility criteria and links to the…