Statewide News

Here Are the Best (and Worst) Airlines in America


Finding the best airline in the United States may sound like a challenge. After all, between the ever-shrinking legroom and expanding baggage fees—never mind delays and overbooking debacles—air travel sometimes seems more like a necessary hassle than anything else. But not all U.S. airlines ...READ MORE

ESPN: A Culture of Sexual Harassment?


Veteran ESPN anchor John Buccigross is the subject of many of the allegations in the complaint, which alleges that female employees were subjected to a demeaning workplace culture that systematically denied them opportunities to advance. The complaint also includes an allegation lodged on behalf ...READ MORE

Trump Talks A Good Game On Guns, But Fails to Act


President Donald Trump has been all over the place on guns, but he hasn’t yet done the one thing that helps move votes in Congress: publicly support specific legislation to address gun violence. In the days since the horrific school shooting in Parkland, Florida, the president has suggested ...READ MORE

Teachers with guns is a bad idea


You know what Donald Trump is like when he gets a policy bee in his bonnet: He will continue to argue for it with increasingly twisted logic, and the more liberals (and law enforcement, and teachers, and children) try to rationally dispel it, the more firmly he will cling. “Arming the ...READ MORE

Busy weekend in Bristol


Bristol has so much to offer this weekend with many activities. Here is a list provided by Friday, June 19, 2015 Zorba 2015 Greek Festival Saturday, June 20, 2015 Bristol Auto Club – Saturday Cruise Night 6th ANNUAL CITY OF BRISTOL CAR SHOW The CAST of Beatlemania in Bristol ...READ MORE

Connecticut Launches New Official Website


Governor Dannel P. Malloy announced that the State of Connecticut has launched a complete redesign of its official website – – containing a new layout, new features, and new efficiency measures that will ultimately increase usability, customer service, transparency, ...READ MORE

Library Coffee House is back by popular demand


The Library Coffee House is back by popular demand for the summer!  All Coffee House Concerts are free of charge.  Refreshments are also free of charge courtesy of the Friends of the Bristol Public Library.  Library Coffee House Concerts are hosted at the Bristol Public Library, 5 High Street in ...READ MORE

Meet Ada Rios: She Wants You To Relax


Mayor Ken Cockayne welcomed Ada Rios: Body, Mind, and Nutrition to Bristol. The health spa is opening its first Holistic Center in Bristol after operating a spa and retail store in West Hartford since 2012. Ada Rios, a native of Guatemala, created a line of natural personal care products based on ...READ MORE

City hall drive–thru is a no-go


The City of Bristol released the following: City Tax Collector, Teresa Babon, announced that the drive–thru window usually open to accept tax payments in July will NOT be open this year. During regular, annual maintenance of the drive-thru facility, it was discovered that the drawer is not ...READ MORE