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  • Bristol Councilor Resigns

    Freshman City Councilor Dr. Josh Medeiros announced he is resigning February 19, 2019 to become the city’s new Superintendent of Parks and Recreation. Medeiros, is a Bristol resident who was elected to his first term on the City Council in November 2017. He represents the First District. The vacancy at Parks and Recreation comes after Brian Wilson left the City of Bristol in November to ...READ MORE
  • This Bristol Social Media Program Could Help Prevent Future School Shootings

    One year ago, a gunman killed 17 people at a high school in Parkland, Florida. A commission there released a report last month, which mentioned among other things, many missed warning signs. Now, some schools across the country are finding their own ways to make sure they don’t miss a thing. Natasha Chen visited one district in Connecticut, using software that alerts them to troubling ...READ MORE
  • Chamber Announces 15th Annual Pequabuck River Duck Race

    On Sunday, May 5th, 5,000 rubber ducks will race down the Pequabuck River as spectators watch to see which will be among the first to cross the finish line. The top three prizes range from the $1,500 cash grand prize to the $750 cash second place prize and a 43″ LG Smart 4-K HDTV for the third place finisher. Dozens of additional prizes will also be awarded to the top finishing ducks. This ...READ MORE
  • Free Artist Reception at Barnes Nature Center

    Stop by the Barnes Nature Center for a free exhibit of artwork that will warm you this winter with smiles and good humor! Elizabeth Ann McNally is an artist and printmaker whose narrative work explores the nature of animals in a fun whimsical way. Her abstract art explores the color relationships reflected in the natural world focusing on the properties of the material and compositional elements. ...READ MORE
  • Special Election to Fill Beth Bye Senate Seat Feb 26th — Debates Scheduled

    Governor Ned Lamont’s recent appointment of Beth Bye to key positions in the Governor’s administration has created openings in the 5th District of the Connecticut State Senate. Lamont on Jan. 2 chose former 5th District Sen. Beth Bye of West Hartford to lead the Office of Early Childhood. Bye’s vacancy puts in motion a special election that is scheduled for Feb. 26. The endorsed Democratic ...READ MORE
  • Bristol Lawmakers Honor Police Explorers of the Year at Awards Dinner

    State Representatives Cara Pavalock-D’Amato (R-77) and Whit Betts (R-78) celebrated the accomplishments of several young men and women Wednesday night during an annual awards event held for those enrolled in the Bristol Police Explorer Post 111 program. The program consists of youths between the ages of 14 and 21, who either live in Bristol or a bordering town that doesn’t currently have ...READ MORE
  • Small Business Top Priority for Ziogas

    One of our priorities for the 2019 legislative session is to improve our support for local businesses by streamlining government services and expanding access to capital for small businesses. Small businesses are the lifeline of our economy. They create jobs, increase productivity, and capitalize on growth opportunities here and globally. We must continue supporting small businesses by providing ...READ MORE
  • Our Thoughts: Show Your Support for People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities — Attend Family Hearing Day at the Capital

    Connecticut has a new Governor and 41 new legislators. With projected deficits for years to come, decision-makers will need to make tough choices about the future of our state. In spite of the fiscal challenges our state is facing, there is much to be hopeful about. With a new Governor and so many faces in the legislature, our community needs to seize the opportunity to use our collective voice ...READ MORE
  • 34th Annual Home Show Returns to Bristol Eastern

    The 34th Annual Greater Bristol Chamber of Commerce Home & Business Expo, returns to Bristol Eastern High School on February 16-17, 2017. Some of the highlights of the 2018 Home & Business Expo are over a hundred vendors, special kid’s activity section, food and snacks, free door prize drawings for all attendees, plus a huge craft fair! Vendors on-hand include landscapers, ...READ MORE
  • Bristol Public Library: Black History is American History

    On Sunday, February 24 @ 2:00 PM the Bristol Public Library will host an illustrated presentation about Black History Month, by historian, writer & curator William Hosley, on the places and stories that preserve the traditions of Black History and its great significance as a part of American — and local — history. William Hosley is a former Director of the New Haven Museum, and of ...READ MORE
  • Mayor Ellen Zoppo-Sassu: We Want You!

    The mayor and city council are asking Bristol residents to come forward if they are interested in serving on a city board or commission. “City boards and commissions offer the public a chance to become involved in different aspects of local government,” said Mayor Ellen Zoppo-Sassu. “One of the most effective ways to volunteer in the community and drive the change you wish to ...READ MORE
  • Avenue News in Bristol Sells $3 Million Winning Ticket

    Thanks to one family’s long-standing tradition of gifting scratch tickets at Christmas, a $3 million-prize winning Mega Millions ticket was purchased for last year’s Christmas Day drawing. Last Friday, the winning ticketholders, Big Sky Revocable Trust, Christmas 2018 Revocable Trust, Christmas 2018 3 Revocable Trust of Bristol, and Christmas 2018 2 Revocable Trust of Plainville, ...READ MORE

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Hartford Yard Goats hold National Anthem tryouts

Hartford Yard Goats hold National Anthem tryouts

HARTFORD — It may be the middle of February but some people have baseball on their mind. The Hartford Yard Goats held tryouts for the National Anthem Saturday. The tryouts were open to singers all ages from 9 a.m. – 12 a.m. at Dunkin’ Donuts Park. The Yard Goats 2019 home opener will be on Thursday, April 11 at 7:05 PM against the New Hampshire Fisher Cats at Dunkin’ Donuts Park. Season tickets, ticket packages, hospitality, and group tickets for […]

Shooter in deadly Illinois rampage was not supposed to own a gun, police say

Shooter in deadly Illinois rampage was not supposed to own a gun, police say

AURORA, ILLINOIS — Gary Martin took a gun into work Friday, a pistol he didn’t legally own. The work day began as usual at 7 a.m. CT. That afternoon Martin was called to an office at Henry Pratt Co., a manufacturing business in Aurora, Illinois, a large suburb 40 miles west of Chicago. While it is unknown whether Martin knew he was about to be fired, a company official said he had been going though a discipline procedure and he […]

Police sources: New evidence suggests Jussie Smollett orchestrated attack

Police sources: New evidence suggests Jussie Smollett orchestrated attack

CHICAGO — Two law enforcement sources with knowledge of the investigation told CNN that Chicago Police believe Jussie Smollett paid two men to orchestrate the assault. The brothers, who were arrested Wednesday, were released without charges Friday after Chicago police cited the discovery of “new evidence.” The sources told CNN that the two men are now cooperating fully with law enforcement. Smollett told authorities he was attacked early January 29 by two men who were “yelling out racial and homophobic […]

Testimoy: Mom charged with murder researched overdoses

Testimoy: Mom charged with murder researched overdoses

NEW HAVEN — A computer forensics expert says the cellphone of a Connecticut mother charged with murdering her children included searches for overdoses, suicide and the effects of natural gas. The New Haven Register reports that Mark Newth, who works for the state Forensic Science Laboratory, testified Friday in the murder trial of LaRoya Moore. The 39-year-old East Haven woman has been held on $2 million bail since she was arrested June 10, 2015, eight days after her children were […]

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Terror Plot Suspect Charged With Threatening President Donald Trump, Family

Terror Plot Suspect Charged With Threatening President Donald Trump, Family

A man who allegedly planned a terrorist attack in Cleveland last summer and expressed his desire to plan an attack in Philadelphia also made threats to kill President Donald Trump and his family, federal prosecutors said Wednesday.

‘I’m Fixin To Blow It Up’: Bathroom Warning Mistaken For Bomb Threat At Home Depot

‘I’m Fixin To Blow It Up’: Bathroom Warning Mistaken For Bomb Threat At Home Depot

A report of a bomb threat at a Home Depot store in Kansas turned out to be a big misunderstanding.

Fisher-Price Recalls 44,000 Power Wheels Barbie Dream Campers Due To Injury Hazard

Fisher-Price Recalls 44,000 Power Wheels Barbie Dream Campers Due To Injury Hazard

Fisher-Price is recalling a popular Barbie toy over fears that it could cause injuries.

Elimination Chamber 2019: WWE Insiders Pick

Elimination Chamber 2019: WWE Insiders Pick

WWE insiders break down Elimination Chamber 2019, which includes Daniel Bryan and Ronda Rousey defending their titles.

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