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  • Community Invited to 8th Annual Summer Festival at Bristol Pagan Church

    The Church of Eternal Light returns with its 8th annual Summer Festival, July 20th. The Festival will include multiple vendors on hand, as well as church concessions and a bake sale stand. They will also have our Procession of the Goddess Ritual at 7 pm, and we will close the festivities at nightfall with a huge bonfire, drum circle, and possibly some fire spinning. Concessions will be available ...READ MORE
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    CT United Way Offers Family Preparedness Plan for Those Subject to Ongoing ICE Raids

    In a recent press release, Governor Lamont encouraged families in Connecticut who are concerned about separation due to ongoing raids by the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency (ICE) to utilize a toolkit offered by the state to create a Family Preparedness Plan. The toolkit provides step-by-step instructions to help parents and guardians create a plan to ensure the safe care of their ...READ MORE
  • August Happening at Barnes Memorial Nature Center

    ANIMAL MENAGERIE Saturday, August 3, 2019, 1-2pm Harry C. Barnes Memorial Nature Center, 175 Shrub Rd., Bristol Learn characteristics of animals and meet live examples of each including Madagascar Hissing Cockroaches and an Eastern Screech Owl! KID FRIENDLY! Members: FREE; Non-Members: $5/Adults, $3/Children (12 & under) & Seniors (65+) FABULOUS FROGS Saturday, August 10, 2019, 1-2pm ...READ MORE
  • Mike Reiss Named 2019 Mum Festival Grand Marshall

    Mike Reiss has won four Emmys and a Peabody Award during his thirty years writing for “The Simpsons”.  Reiss also ran the show in Season 4, which Entertainment Weekly called “the greatest season of the greatest show in history.” Reiss has written nineteen children’s books, as well as “Springfield Confidential”, a best-selling memoir of his three decades at “The Simpsons’. ...READ MORE
  • Youth Leaders Join Forces Making Prevention a Priority Statewide

    Bristol’s B.E.S.T. Youth Leaders are on their way to Rhode Island to attend the Youth to Youth Conference at Bryant University for a 4 day retreat! The group of young adults have been meeting weekly, working with Prevention Coordinator, Christina Sanchez and Outreach Support Worker, Stephen Bynum, from Bristol Youth & Community Services. Helping young people through positive peer programs ...READ MORE
  • Armed Robbery on Main Street

    Bristol Police say an armed robbery occurred on Monday evening at Mi Tierra Multiservices, an international grocery store, located at 178 Main Street in Bristol. A male walked into the store and robbed the clerk at knife point. The suspect got away with an undetermined amount of cash and no injuries were reported. Bristol Police are asking for the assistance of the public in attempting to ...READ MORE
  • Bristol Offers Cooling Centers During Heatwave

    The temperature is on the rise the next few days with anticipated high heat and humidity. The Mayor’s Office said there are cooling stations for those needing help to get away from the heat.    The Bristol Public Library – Main Branch at 5 High Street, is open as a Cooling Center Monday-Thursday, 8:30-8:00pm and Friday 8:30am-5:00pm.    The Bristol Senior Center -240 Stafford ...READ MORE
  • Bristol NAACP to Host Bus Trip to National Museum of African American History

    On July the Bristol NAACP is sponsoring a bus trip to Washington, D.C. July 12th – 13th, 2019. The trip includes one night’s stay in a DC hotel, complimentary breakfast, and entrance to the National Museum of African American History & Culture.  The National Museum of African American History and Culture is a Smithsonian Institution museum located on the National Mall in Washington, ...READ MORE
  • NBYT to Perform “Mary Poppins Jr.” in Plainville

    No Boundaries Youth Theater will bring a “supercalifragilistic” musical to life as it produces Disney’s Mary Poppins Jr. this month in Plainville. Based on one of the most popular Disney films of all time and the Broadway musical that played for over 2,500 performances, Disney’s Mary Poppins Jr. is a “practically perfect” musical experience for young actors and audiences ...READ MORE
  • GOP Candidate at Odds With Republican Town Committee

    Community Volunteer, Small Business Owner, Member of the American Middle Class, Not the “Minority”. Bristol Republican Counsel candidate Camerin J. Crowal is not to happy with his party. In a letter sent to the Bristol GOP, it made referred to a June 7th article published in the Bristol Press. Crowal says he was directly labeled under “minorities” that would round out the Republican ...READ MORE
  • Know Your Neighborhood: Check for Sex Offenders in Your Area

    If you were to see your neighbor in a coffee shop or grocery store, could you say with 100 percent certainty that you’d know their name? Do you think they’d be able to recognize you, let alone know your name if you met in the wild? A recent report by City Observatory stated that one-third of Americans have never interacted with their neighbors. When compared to the 1970s, in which the same ...READ MORE
  • Dog Days of Summer

    Imagine Nation, A Museum Early Learning Center located at One Pleasant Street in Bristol welcomes the public to beat the summer heat and visit the Dog Days Of Summer on Thursday, July 25th from 10:00am to 12:00pm. Meet a variety of tail wagging friends and learn about loveable canine companions with guests and activities including: • Bristol Police Department K-9 Unit: Bronn the Police Dog • ...READ MORE

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Hostess Twinkies cereal reportedly on the way

Hostess Twinkies cereal reportedly on the way

Calling all Twinkies lovers. Hostess is reportedly rolling out their most famous prized treat into cereal. According to Comicbook.com, a mysterious Reddit source surfaced earlier Sunday of a new box design of a Twinkies based cereal. No additional details are available on this reported cereal at the moment. But in the meantime, several people online voiced their opinions: Steve S: That’s a real bummer if these don’t have some sort of cream filling inside the cereal pieces. Otherwise, they’re not […]

Retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens dies at 99

Retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens dies at 99

Justice John Paul Stevens, who was nominated to the Supreme Court by Republican President Gerald Ford in 1975 in the wake of Watergate and stepped down almost 35 years later as a leader for the liberal side of the bench, has died. He was 99. Stevens, known as a soft spoken midwesterner with a searing intellect, died on Tuesday, according to a statement from the Supreme Court. Stevens was born in the South Side of Chicago in 1920 and graduated […]

Man arrested for allegedly abusing dog in New Britain

Man arrested for allegedly abusing dog in New Britain

NEW BRITAIN — Police said they arrested Christopher Vantull and charged him with cruelty to animals for allegedly abusing his dog. New Britain Police Department said on April 12, they were dispatched to 37 Bassett Street for a verbal domestic. Police said the incident involved Vantull, the owner of a pitbull named “Socks”, and another tenant. “The tenant was upset that Vantull was allowing the dog to urinate and defecate inside the residence,” police said. “No action was taken at […]

American scientist killed in Greece was raped, police say

American scientist killed in Greece was raped, police say

Suzanne Eaton, the American scientist killed in Greece, was raped, police in Crete said Tuesday. Police said Monday that a 27-year-old local man had confessed to the crime. The suspect said in his confession that he had seen Eaton running, and “with sexual assault as a probable motive, hit her twice with his car in order to immobilize her,” Crete’s Chief of Police Konstantinos Lagoudakis said at a press conference Tuesday. “Then, after she was unconscious, he put her in the trunk […]

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Police: Girlfriend Punches, Threatens Boyfriend With Box Cutter Over Song Lyrics

Police: Girlfriend Punches, Threatens Boyfriend With Box Cutter Over Song Lyrics

A Tennessee woman who apparently didn’t like the song her boyfriend was singing is under arrest after allegedly punching him and threatening him with a box cutter.

Man Calls 911 From Police Cruiser To Complain About Air Conditioning

Man Calls 911 From Police Cruiser To Complain About Air Conditioning

An Ohio man who was detained in the back of a police cruiser called 911 to complain he was hot and wanted the air conditioning turned up, according to authorities.

‘Amazing Love Story’: Couple Married For 71 Years Dies On The Same Day

‘Amazing Love Story’: Couple Married For 71 Years Dies On The Same Day

A Georgia couple married for 71 years both died on the same day, within just 12 hours of each other.

Man Fights For His Life After Contracting Flesh-Eating Bacteria On Kayak Trip

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An Alabama man is in intensive care after contracting a flesh-eating bacteria after kayaking in the Tennessee River.

Baseball Report: Twins, Yankees Likely Buyers At Trade Deadline

Baseball Report: Twins, Yankees Likely Buyers At Trade Deadline

With MLB’s trade deadline approaching, the Twins and Yankees, both leading their divisions, could be in the market for some pitching help.

‘It’s Not Easy To Make A League Last’: Ice Cube Talks Big 3, Dr. Dre, And John Singleton

‘It’s Not Easy To Make A League Last’: Ice Cube Talks Big 3, Dr. Dre, And John Singleton

The legendary artist and actor discusses his career, working with Dr. Dre, and year three of the Big 3 basketball league.

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Wild Re-Sign Ex-Bruin Ryan Donato To Two-Year, $3.8 Million Contract

Wild Re-Sign Ex-Bruin Ryan Donato To Two-Year, $3.8 Million Contract

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Enjoy Over Seven Minutes Of Mic’d-Up Tom Brady In This Awesome Video

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Marcus Morris Joins Knicks Officially, Ends Strange Free-Agency Saga

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Nets GM Reveals Kevin Durant’s Explanation For Joining Brooklyn

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Andrew Cashner Made Sure ‘Beard Clause’ Was In 2018 Contract With Orioles

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