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  • Bristol Strives to Plow 225 Miles of Road as Quickly as Possible

    The City of Bristol announced plans in preparation for the upcoming snow season. The Public Works Department is providing the following information to the public regarding snow removal operations. The City of Bristol has approximately 225 miles of road and strives to plow and treat them as quickly as possible. Several different strategies are used to clear roadways during a snow event. Roads are ...READ MORE
  • Creator of Popular Video Game has “F” Rating with CT BBB

    The gaming company behind such popular titles as Fortnite and Infinity Blade has an “F” rating with Better Business Bureau due to unanswered customer complaints. BBB is warning consumers about Epic Games of Cary, NC, which has 279 BBB complaints on file in the past three years with 271 of those complaints filed in the last year alone. Of the 279 total complaints, 247 of those have gone ...READ MORE
  • Bristol 101 — What You Need to Know

    For a special Third Thursday, present-day guests are invited to attend a reception on January 17, at 7 p.m. with some of Bristol’s prominent historical citizens. Actors portraying Chauncey Jerome, Albert Rockwell, Helen Welch Atkins-McKay, and others will take over the stage and tell their stories, describing their lives, their achievements, and sometimes, the scandals that outlived them. ...READ MORE
  • Meet Isaiah Miller: Mayor Selects 19-year-old to Important Bristol Commission

    At the January City Council meeting, the mayor made several appointments, including appointing seven members to the newly appointed Charter Revision Commission. New to the Charter Revision Commission this year is 19-year-old Democrat Isaiah Miller, currently an Economics major at Wesleyan University. Miller has lived in Bristol since about the age of 8, when his family relocated here from ...READ MORE
  • Bristol Approves New Senior Volunteer Tax Relief Program

    The Bristol City Council approved the 2019 Senior Volunteer Tax Relief Program at the January 8th City Council meeting. The purpose of the program is to provide a tax credit of $300 to persons (or a household) over the age of 65. Additional criteria for eligibility includes owning real property as a principal residence, with an annual income not to exceed $45,000 for a single senior or $50,000 ...READ MORE
  • St. Paul Catholic High School to Host Open House

    St. Paul Catholic High School’s New Year Open house will be held on Saturday, January 5, 2019 for prospective students and their families with a tour of the campus beginning at 10:00 a.m.. Come discover why St. Paul Catholic High School has become the choice for more and more families for a truly great Catholic education experience. Current students, faculty and families will be on hand to ...READ MORE
  • What a Christmas Gift: $3 Million Lottery Ticket Sold in Bristol

    A lottery ticket bought in Bristol became quite the Christmas present after Tuesday night’s Mega Millions drawing. The $3 million ticket was sold at Avenue News, 821 Farmington Ave, in Bristol, according to the CT Lottery. The Mega Millions jackpot for Christmas night’s drawing was an estimated $321 million, or a cash option of $193.7 million. No jackpot winners were announced, ...READ MORE
  • New Year’s Eve Party Featuring The Chaparrals

    The museum will be hosting its annual New Year’s Eve Party on Monday, December 31st. Come enjoy a delicious buffet dinner and dance the night away to live music by the Chaparrals. The event begins and 7 PM and ends at 12:30 AM after we say goodbye to 2018 and hello to 2019. Bring your favorite beverage to celebrate and partake in a midnight toast. Noise makers, hats and streamers will be ...READ MORE
  • New Laws Begin in Connecticut with the Start of 2019

    Beginning next year, Connecticut employers will no longer be allowed to ask prospective employees about their salary histories during job interviews. It’s one of a handful of new laws that are set to take effect on Jan. 1, 2019. Dubbed the “pay equity bill,” the 2018 legislation was part of an effort to help women receive equal pay for equal work. Proponents, including ...READ MORE
  • Carousel Museum in Bristol Receives $150,000 From Arts and Cultural Group

    A dozen Connecticut nonprofit arts and cultural organizations are set to receive more than $3 million through a state grant program. The Department of Economic and Community Development’s Good to Great initiative funds projects that tell stories of cultural and historic sites in engaging, meaningful and relevant ways. This list of grants includes $150,000 for a humidity control system at ...READ MORE
  • Discover Burlington: It’s People

    The Roundup has put together a special section called ‘Discover Burlington!’. It highlights the history of Burlington and what it has to offer now. Burlington is situated at the foot of the Berkshires and bordering the Farmington River, Burlington is a scenic hill town, rural in nature, located 20 miles west of Hartford. Incorporated in 1806, Burlington is home to the State of Connecticut ...READ MORE
  • Happy Holidays and Merry Christmas From The Roundup

    Happy Holidays, Merry Christmas and a belated Happy Hanukkah to all… I’m sending another personal “thank you” to all of our supporters of The Roundup and beyond! Your support is so much appreciated! I hope you enjoy this great image of the Holiday Lights at Lake Compounce. It’s a wonderful Holiday reminder that Bristol is definitely ‘All Heart‘ and very merry! Enjoy being with your ...READ MORE

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Mysterious cow in New Britain rescued, being MOOved out of state

Mysterious cow in New Britain rescued, being MOOved out of state

NEW BRITAIN — The mysterious phantom cow that has been wandering through the New Britain streets has finally been rescued, according to Mayor Erin Stewart. Stewart says that the #moobritain cow was being sent to the Farm Sanctuary in New York state. The cow has been seen several times in the past week, and the FOX61 news team is happy to see that the cow is healthy, despite the arctic blast that covered the state just a few days ago. […]

City of Bridgeport employees ‘disciplined’ following FBI investigation

City of Bridgeport employees ‘disciplined’ following FBI investigation

BRIDGEPORT — Bridgeport Mayor Joe Ganim announced that the city had taken ‘swift, disciplinary’ actions against several city employees after an internal investigation. Ganim said the investigation was into mishandling funds related to selling scrap metal.  Director of Public Facilities, John Ricci, will forfeit the equivalent of four weeks pay, two weeks of employment salary, and two weeks vacation time. Three additional employees of the department were also reported to violate city politics and ordinances. Ganim says those employees will be […]

‘Emergency search’ for 3-year-old who went missing from grandmother’s home in NC

‘Emergency search’ for 3-year-old who went missing from grandmother’s home in NC

CRAVEN COUNTY, N.C. — An “emergency search” is currently underway for a 3-year-old North Carolina boy who reportedly went missing while playing in his grandmother’s yard on Tuesday afternoon, according to authorities. Casey Lynn Hathaway was reported missing around 1:45 p.m. on Tuesday. Officials believe the boy walked into the woods behind his grandmother’s home. Officials said the wooded area has several sinkholes, water sources and ditches. Temperatures in Craven County reached the mid-30s overnight Tuesday. Authorities said the boy’s […]

Canton fitness gym wants to help with your New Year’s resolution!

Canton fitness gym wants to help with your New Year’s resolution!

CANTON — If your New Year resolutions include fitness, Barre3 in Canton wants to help! Barre3 is a full-body mindful workout featuring micro-movements and cardio bursts for a complete refresh, inside and out. “For me it is a great physical release, it is a great mental release,” says Amy Ducci. “I’ve got a wonderful community here, great friends, and it is a part of my day, every day!” This workout is an hour-long, and is open to men and women […]

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CBS Sports Opens Its 2019 Golf Coverage

CBS Sports Opens Its 2019 Golf Coverage

CBS Sports is set to tee off its 2019 golf coverage, which includes the Masters, PGA Championship and 17 total PGA Tour events.

‘Help Me’: Terrified Woman Whispers Plea To Visiting Deputy After Being Strangled, Raped

‘Help Me’: Terrified Woman Whispers Plea To Visiting Deputy After Being Strangled, Raped

A sheriff’s deputy in North Carolina was in the right place at the right time to rescue the victim of a violent rape.

‘Miracle’ Puppy That Survived Attempted Euthanasia Finds Forever Home

‘Miracle’ Puppy That Survived Attempted Euthanasia Finds Forever Home

A puppy that survived attempted euthanasia has found a forever home after his incredible story of survival went viral.

Phil Simms: Changing P.I. To Reviewable Play Would Cause More Problems Than Fixes

Phil Simms: Changing P.I. To Reviewable Play Would Cause More Problems Than Fixes

The Inside the NFL analyst doesn’t think the league needs to change the rules in the wake of the Saints-Rams game.

Video: Moose Chases Snowboarders At Breckenridge Ski Resort

Video: Moose Chases Snowboarders At Breckenridge Ski Resort

A moose sent snowboarders scrambling on Sunday — after charging at them on a run at Breckenridge Ski Resort.

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