Bristol Roundup

Cheerleading Showcased At Lake Compounce


The Central Valley Panthers, an All-Star cheerleading gym located in Plainville, was given the opportunity by Lake Compounce to showcase their talent at the park on July 27. The teams consists of members from Southington, Plainville, Bristol, Berlin, New Britain and other surrounding towns. All ...READ MORE

Its Going To Be A Great Time At The Park


Heres what you need to know about the West End Associations Rockwell Park Summer Festival to be held on August 17, 2013. The festival starts at 10:00 AM until 4:00 PM. The opening ceremonies will be held at the main entrance. Mayoral candidates Ken Cockayne (R) and Chris Wilson (D) will give ...READ MORE

Aaron Hernandez’s Uncle Killed in Moped Accident


In the never-ending Aaron Hernandez story we can add another sad chapter. Last night his uncle Robert Valentine died in a moped accident in Bristol. He was the brother of Aaron’s mother Terri Hernandez. Emergency personnel responded to the intersection of Central Street by Church Avenue for a ...READ MORE

Major Roadwork Ahead in Bristol


The City of Bristol will begin major roadway maintenance operations on Monday, August 5, 2013. Work will consist of milling and resurfacing of selected streets and is currently anticipated to proceed in the following order: • Buckboard Lane • Oxbow Drive • Oak Hill Drive • Barber Street • ...READ MORE

Summer Fun in Connecticut


There’s so much to see and do in Connecticut during the summer – from adventurous ziplining to refreshing water fun, fantastic summer theater and more. Plus, there’s no better time than now to take some time off and book a summer getaway, especially because many Connecticut destinations have ...READ MORE

Hidden Gems of Bristol


By Paul Murdock People travel from all over the country to visit the museums in Bristol, Connecticut. However, it was recently brought to my attention that most residents of Bristol have never visited the museums in our own back yards. Recently, I attended a Bristol Rising Meeting which was hosted ...READ MORE

Commenting Policy: A Modern Standard


The Central Connecticut Post welcomes comments on our posts. We know readers have plenty to contribute and that we are not the only source for information. But we are determined to set as high a standard for commenting. Freedom of speech is important and everyone has the right to voice their ...READ MORE

8th Annual Touch-A-Truck Festival In Bristol


Climb aboard for the 8th Annual Touch-A-Truck Festival on Friday, August 2, 2013 from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm at the Imagination Museum for Children and Families. Jump around in the Monster Truck bounce house. Trucks of all kinds will be on display. Make your own truck in the Art area!   Pizza and ...READ MORE

Working Out of the Trunk of a Bicycle in Bristol


The Spinning Rain Dance Part One of a Series By Ron Goralski I’ve been riding my bike a lot lately. And for the sake of full disclosure, it hasn’t always been my choice. So, I’ve been taking it to house showings, to meetings, and to the homes of many of the clients I work with. It’s been ...READ MORE