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  • Bristol Mayor Zoppo-Sassu Responses to Lamont’s Budget

    Governor Ned Lamont presented his budget proposal to the state legislature. I was pleased with the Governor’s tone of civility and bipartisanship, and I am glad to see that he is making an earnest attempt to reach out to members on both sides of the aisle to critique his plan and offer alternative solutions to address Connecticut’s budget crisis. It is clear to me that Governor Lamont ...READ MORE
  • Meet Scott Rosado: Bristol’s New Councilor

    Mayor Ellen Zoppo-Sassu announced Thursday that she appointed local businessman and community leader Scott W. Rosado to fill a vacancy on the City Council after the recent resignation of former Councilor Josh Medeiros, who stepped down earlier this week to become the city’s new Superintendent of Parks and Recreation. Because the City Charter only gives the mayor two weeks to make an ...READ MORE
  • Imagine Nation to Host Annual Teddy Bear Health Clinic

    Imagine Nation, A Museum Early Learning Center located at One Pleasant Street in Bristol is hosting the annual Teddy Bear Health Clinic on Saturday, March 16th from 10:00am-1:00pm. Children are encouraged to bring their favorite Teddy Bear or stuffed friend for activities focused around physical fitness, wellness, and healthy bodies! Each animal receives a certificate of good health at the end of ...READ MORE
  • Bristol Public Works to Host Invasive Species Workshop

    On March 20, 2019 at 6:00 PM, the Bristol Public Works Department, in conjunction with the Environmental Learning Centers of CT (ELCCT) and the Bristol Garden Club, will host a workshop on Invasive Species at the Bristol Public Library (Main Library, 5 High Street). An invasive species is a plant, fungus, or animal species that is not native to a specific location (an introduced species), and ...READ MORE
  • Mardi Gras at the Carousel Museum

    The New England Carousel Museum will be in full New Orleans-style celebration mode during its 29th annual Mardi Gras party on Saturday, March 2, 2019 from 7:30 PM – midnight. Join them for an evening of fun and frolicking with great music, good food, bourbon, and beads. The Big Easy evening features music and dancing in the magnificent museum ballroom. Along with a 50/50 raffle and live ...READ MORE
  • Bristol Man Shot Dead in Hartford

    Hartford Police have identified a man shot and killed on Tuesday. 46-year-old Richard Kinoshita of Bristol was shot in front of 249 New Britain Avenue. Authorities said Kinoshita suffered one gunshot wound to the upper torso. Police said Kinoshita was shot and brought to Hartford Hospital where he died from his injuries. Lt. Paul Cicero, Hartford Police Department said “It’s very ...READ MORE
  • Mobile Marketing Program Drives Awareness for Diabetes

    Diabetes is a serious disease affecting millions of Americans. Wrap for a Cause, a nonprofit mobile marketing program, has been helping the Juvenile Diabetes Research Fund (JDRF) raise awareness and funds for their mission. This year on Diabetes Alert Day on March 26th, the founder of Wrap for a Cause, Laura Saggese, is encouraging everyone to join the fight. “We launched a Wrap for a Cause ...READ MORE
  • Bristol man uses lit blow torch in one hand, a knife in the other and a German Shepard to assault two 93 year-old residents

    A Bristol man is facing charges after he allegedly threatened three residents in their home, two of which were 93 years old. Middletown police have arrested 27-year-old Kevin Gray after he reportedly threatened to kill a person, and assaulted two others. Police say Gray had a lit blow torch in one hand, and a knife in the other, waving them around. Police then say Gray threatened to burn the ...READ MORE
  • Downtown Business to Host Salsa & Bachata Brunch

    Baila Con Gusto CT and T Salon Cafe House will present a one of a kind brunch event in Bristol Sunday, February 10th. Come enjoy a Latin dance fiesta and dance the stress away. Kitchen and bar open, with special brunch offerings. Now serving a variety of liquors, cocktails, in addition to beer and wine. If you go: February 24 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm $15 per guest includes: 12:30 p.m. Dance ...READ MORE
  • BHS to Host Annual Scholarship Fundraiser

    The Bristol Historical Society is sponsoring a pasta dinner to raise funds for its 2019 scholarship. The dinner will be held on Thursday, February 21st, 5pm-7pm. (Snow date Feb 28th) at Nuchie’s Restaurant. Tickets may be purchased by calling the Bristol Historical Society at 860-583-6309. You call ahead and leave a message at BHS prior to Thursday and you can pay at the door. Snow Date of Feb ...READ MORE
  • YES! Bristol is Having a Downtown Boom — Be Positive!

    Recently I had a back and forth with an individual about these pictures. I posted them in Picturing Bristol — a new rising group growing in popularity. The group posts old pictures of Bristol. Unlike Bristol Talks, — a horrible closed Facebook group not helping Bristol at all — Picturing Bristol offers great dialog with its members. Occasionally you will find a post about the ...READ MORE

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What if Trump refuses to accept defeat in 2020?

What if Trump refuses to accept defeat in 2020?

President Donald Trump’s critics are increasingly focused on the question of which Democrat will challenge him for the presidency in 2020. It’s an important question, but another one might be even more important: Regardless of who runs in 2020, if Trump loses, will he leave the Oval Office peacefully? Let’s start with why we need to ask this question: Trump is increasingly proving himself to be a President eager to overstep his authority. Just last week, Trump displayed his willingness to […]

Dove is offering $5,000 grants for dads without access to paid paternity leave

Dove is offering $5,000 grants for dads without access to paid paternity leave

The idea of paid paternity leave has hit the national stage as focus shifts from new moms to the whole family unit when a child is born. One company in particular is offering a grant to fathers who do not have access to paid paternity leave. Dove started a Paternity Leave Fund that is an effort to raise over $1 million for dads across America over the next two years, according to their website. The fund will provide fathers who do […]

Connecticut lawmakers considering mandatory helmet law

Connecticut lawmakers considering mandatory helmet law

HARTFORD — Connecticut lawmakers are considering once again whether to require motorcycle drivers to wear helmets. The Public Health Committee is holding a public hearing Monday on two bills that would impose mandatory helmet use. One bill would require helmets be worn by motorcycle operators and passengers under age 21. The other bill would require all motorcycle operators and passengers to wear protective headgear. The second bill also would require anyone riding in the back seat of a vehicle to […]

Injured owl rescued in East Windsor

Injured owl rescued in East Windsor

EAST WINDSOR — Now here is something to give a hoot about! An injured owl was found on Scantic Road by the East Windsor Public Works Department. They were plowing during the last storm. The bird was taken to the Roaring Brook Nature Center in Canton to recover from its injuries. According the East Windsor Police Department, the owl will be returned to Scantic road after it makes a full recovery.

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2 Baseball Players With Same Name, Similar Looks Took DNA Tests To See If They Were Related

2 Baseball Players With Same Name, Similar Looks Took DNA Tests To See If They Were Related

Minor league baseball players Brady Feigl and Brady Feigl have a lot of similarities, including their name. They decided to take a DNA test to see if there were any others.

Best Fits For NFL Free Agent Quarterbacks: Where Will Nick Foles, Teddy Bridgewater End Up?

Best Fits For NFL Free Agent Quarterbacks: Where Will Nick Foles, Teddy Bridgewater End Up?

Nick Foles and Teddy Bridgewater are the headliners of the QB free agent class. Where should they end up?

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Kevin Smith And William Shatner Guest Star On An All-New ‘The Big Bang Theory’

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Kevin Smith And William Shatner Guest Star On An All-New ‘The Big Bang Theory’

‘The Big Bang Theory’ returns with an all-new episode guest starring William Shatner, Joe Manganiello and Kevin Smith tonight at 8:00 PM ET/PT, only on CBS.

Police: Man Wearing Gorilla Suit Accused Of Breaking Into Home

Police: Man Wearing Gorilla Suit Accused Of Breaking Into Home

A Louisiana man who allegedly broke into a home while wearing a gorilla suit is under arrest, authorities said.

Woman Arrested For Allegedly Shooting Pet llama That Attacked Her

Woman Arrested For Allegedly Shooting Pet llama That Attacked Her

A woman in Louisiana charged with animal cruelty said she shot her pet llama three times in self-defense.

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