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  • Fundraising Dinner Will Help Victims of Domestic Violence and the Formerly Homeless

    For Goodness Sake, a local 501(c)(3) nonprofit that provides donated furniture and household goods to individuals and families transitioning to independent living, will have its 5th annual fundraising dinner, A Plate at the Table, on Thursday, May 16, at The Aqua Turf’s Wagon Room in Plantsville, from 6 to 9 pm. The event will feature live music from the popular band, All Washed Up, a silent ...READ MORE
  • Bristol Joins Recovery Friendly Community Initiative

    At their regular meeting Tuesday night, the City Council voted unanimously to establish the City of Bristol as a “Recovery Friendly Community,” as defined by the Connecticut Alcohol and Drug Policy Council. The designation is for those communities which are interested in supporting residents who are in recovery from substance abuse disorders. “This is a project that the ...READ MORE
  • City of Bristol to Exhibit at EASTEC

    The Bristol Development Authority (BDA) will be exhibiting at EASTEC 2019, the leading Northeast manufacturing trade show, May 14 through May 16 in West Springfield, MA at the Eastern States Exposition (the Big E). Bristol offers quality lots for manufacturers to build existing buildings and space available for purchase and many incentives to encourage companies to relocate to Bristol. The BDA ...READ MORE
  • Bristol and Burlington Petition Feds to Rename “Negro Hill Brook”

    The Burlington Board of Selectmen and Bristol City Council announced on Wednesday that each body unanimously endorsed an effort to rename “Negro Hill Brook” to “Pigeon Hill Brook.” The effort to rename the brook originated when the two municipalities began cooperating with the Environmental Learning Center of Connecticut to secure an open space grant from the State with ...READ MORE
  • Local Urgent Care Centers Ease Brutal Spring Allergies

    Connecticut’s wet winter will unleash a flood of pollen this spring season. Sniffles, sneezes and sore throats may be triggered by allergies, but how can you tell if it’s a cold, sinus infection or the flu instead? Physicians at American Family Care (AFC), expect to see scores of suffering patients seeking relief from sinus symptoms. “Nasal allergy symptoms and common cold symptoms ...READ MORE
  • 2019 Enchanted Forest Gala Transforms the Lives of People With Disabilities

    There may not be any fairies or magic beans at the annual Ability Beyond Gala, but it does have the power to fulfill the dream of a better life for more than 3,000 individuals with disabilities. The “2019 Enchanted Forest” Gala was held on Saturday, April 27th at the Amber Room Colonnade in Danbury, Connecticut. This is Ability Beyond’s largest fundraising event, attracting close to 500 ...READ MORE
  • VIDEO: Boulder Dash at Lake Compounce is INSANE

    Are you planning your next theme park visit? Have you spent enough time at Walt Disney World and Universal Studios enough and are ready to try something new? Some less heralded parks feature some of the most impressive rides on the planet. When you think about great theme park destinations, Bristol, Connecticut admittedly isn’t at the top of the list. It’s primarily known as home base for ...READ MORE
  • Betts: Ziogas Needs to Justify His Support for Tolls

    As your elected state representative it is my job to seek out the concerns and opinions of my constituents in Bristol and Plymouth over controversial legislative proposals. One such issue is the proposal to install tolls throughout Connecticut. Do my neighbors and friends in Bristol and Plymouth support or oppose tolls? If tolls are installed will drivers in the central Connecticut region be ...READ MORE
  • Bristol Museum to Host “My Art- My Story” Exhibit

    The public is invited to attend the opening reception of “My Art- My Story”, an exhibit of artwork created by our Early Learning Center and community preschools on Tuesday, May 7th at Imagine Nation, A Museum Early Learning Center located at One Pleasant Street in Bristol. “My Art- My Story”, a spring art show will take place from 6-8pm and will feature a gallery walk with children’s ...READ MORE
  • Bristol, Plymouth Veterans Honored at Service Medal Ceremony

    The Veterans Strong Community Center, the Town of Plymouth and the City of Bristol hosted a Veterans Wartime Service Medal Ceremony recently to honor local Veterans in the Bristol and Plymouth communities. The ceremony took place in the Bristol City Hall Council Chambers and began with the Presentation of Colors by the American Legion Post 2 Honor Guard with an Invocation given by Stanley ...READ MORE
  • Bristol to Participate in National Library Week

    LIBRARIES = STRONG COMMUNITIES is the theme of this year’s National Library Week (April 7 to 13).  This year marks the 61 st observation of National Library Week. National Library Week is an annual celebration highlighting the valuable role libraries, librarians, and library workers play in transforming lives and strengthening our communities. This year’s theme, Libraries = Strong ...READ MORE
  • Bristol to Use Fuel Cell for Water Pollution Control

    The City of Bristol entered into a 20 agreement with Doosan Fuel Cell America Inc., to establish a fuel cell for the Water Pollution Control Facility. A fuel cell is an electrochemical device that combines hydrogen fuel and oxygen to produce electricity, heat and water. “We are very excited to work with the City of Bristol to help them reach their renewable energy goals and cut costs using a ...READ MORE

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Trial postponed for man accused of abducting son in 1987

Trial postponed for man accused of abducting son in 1987

HARTFORD — A trial has been postponed for a Canadian man accused of abducting his toddler son in 1987 and disappearing for 31 years before being arrested in Connecticut. The Hartford Courant reports Allan Mann Jr.’s trial was supposed to start in late April in federal court, but his federal public defender, Ross Thomas, recently asked for a delay until late May to negotiate a plea deal. Thomas says the government proposed a deal in February. Mann was indicted on […]

Rhode Island: $715M in bridge and road repairs are planned

Rhode Island: $715M in bridge and road repairs are planned

PROVIDENCE — Rhode Island transportation officials say they’ll have 77 construction projects this year totaling $715 million. The state began tolling trucks last year to pay for bridge and road repairs. Neighboring Connecticut is considering whether to implement tolls. The Department of Transportation held an event Friday to begin its 2019 construction season at the Interstate 295 bridges between Johnston and Cranston, Rhode Island. The department is repairing the bridges this year, a $22 million project. The 77 projects include […]

Rain brings a soggy start to the holiday weekend in Connecticut

Rain brings a soggy start to the holiday weekend in Connecticut

Dark, wet and gloomy is how mother nature greeted Easter weekend. The rain began last night covering the state and continuing throughout the day. We took to the roads in the FOX61 Stormtracker, experiencing intermittent rain that made driving conditions hazardous. “It’s been down pouring all morning,” said Jessica Gaj of Meriden. “Just a half hour ago it was completely downpouring. You couldn’t see in front of you.” The on and off showers dumped over an inch and a half […]

#Share61: Easter bunny photos

#Share61: Easter bunny photos

We all have those childhood photos: You’re either laughing and happy with the Easter Bunny, or you’re crying. Regardless, let’s share those Easter memories! Send your holiday photos to share61@fox61.com , use #SHARE61 , or use our app! You may see your photos on FOX61 news!

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Stream The RBC Heritage

Stream The RBC Heritage

The RBC Heritage comes to you live from Harbour Town Golf Links in Hilton Head Island, South Carolina.

Dana Warrior, Ultimate Warrior’s Widow, Now Integral Part Of WWE

Dana Warrior, Ultimate Warrior’s Widow, Now Integral Part Of WWE

As a WWE brand ambassador, Dana Warrior keeps a busy outreach schedule, but has recently been crafting storylines with the creative team.

Griffin Newman On ‘Our Cartoon President’, ‘The Tick’ & ‘Draft Day’

Griffin Newman On ‘Our Cartoon President’, ‘The Tick’ & ‘Draft Day’

Newman shares stories about his career and how he wound up playing Jared Kushner on “Our Cartoon President.”

Ken Ehrlich On ‘Motown 60: A GRAMMY Celebration’: “I Would Just Hope That Viewers Reminisce”

Ken Ehrlich On ‘Motown 60: A GRAMMY Celebration’: “I Would Just Hope That Viewers Reminisce”

‘Motown 60: A GRAMMY Celebration’ producer Ken Ehrlich discusses the special coming to CBS this Sunday night honoring 60 years of Motown.

Target Recalling Half Million Christmas Toys Sold In Bullseye’s Playground

Target Recalling Half Million Christmas Toys Sold In Bullseye’s Playground

Target is recalling nearly a half million Christmas-themed toy cars sold in its Bullseye’s Playground due to a choking hazard.

WWE Injuries Include Daniel Bryan, Sheamus, Amid Superstar Shakeups

WWE Injuries Include Daniel Bryan, Sheamus, Amid Superstar Shakeups

WWE, in the wake of WrestleMania, endures a spate of injuries, including Daniel Bryan and Sheamus, and RAW and SmackDown roster shakeups.

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Northern Irish Police Arrest 2 Teenagers Over Killing of Journalist

Northern Irish Police Arrest 2 Teenagers Over Killing of Journalist

Lyra McKee, 29, a rising star of investigative journalism, was shot and killed

Paris Yellow Vest Protests Mix Anger With Notre Dame Mourning

Paris Yellow Vest Protests Mix Anger With Notre Dame Mourning

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Why the Mueller Report Shouldn’t Be the Final Word on Trump, Russia and Obstruction of Justice

Why the Mueller Report Shouldn’t Be the Final Word on Trump, Russia and Obstruction of Justice

There is much that future investigations could still uncover

The Mueller Probe Made Them Famous. They Plan to Keep Cashing In

The Mueller Probe Made Them Famous. They Plan to Keep Cashing In

Over the course of Mueller’s secretive two-year investigation, a mix of online sleuths, Twitter activists and former Trump aides have cashed in on America’s obsession with the story.

5 Times the Mueller Report Showed Trump and His Associates Didn’t Tell the Truth

5 Times the Mueller Report Showed Trump and His Associates Didn’t Tell the Truth

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Ford F-150 Final Five Facts: Bruins Fall Short In Game 5 And Series Vs. Maple Leafs

Ford F-150 Final Five Facts: Bruins Fall Short In Game 5 And Series Vs. Maple Leafs

The Boston Bruins fell short in Game 5 of the first round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs against the Toronto… Read More »

Celtics Notes: Jaylen Brown Takes Scoring Lead In Boston’s Game 3 Win

Celtics Notes: Jaylen Brown Takes Scoring Lead In Boston’s Game 3 Win

Boston Celtics fans are used to Kyrie Irving leading the scoring charge on most nights, but Friday’s 104-96 Game 3… Read More »

Bruins’ Power Play Comes Up Short In Game 5 Loss To Maple Leafs

Bruins’ Power Play Comes Up Short In Game 5 Loss To Maple Leafs

BOSTON — The Boston Bruins’ Game 5 loss to the Toronto Maple Leafs wasn’t for a lack of chances. The… Read More »

Brad Marchand, Bruins Ready For Game 6 Battle Vs. Maple Leafs

Brad Marchand, Bruins Ready For Game 6 Battle Vs. Maple Leafs

Boston will be fighting for its life Sunday when the Bruins and Toronto Maple Leafs drop the puck at Scotiabank… Read More »

Red Sox Notes: Mookie Betts Breaks Out Of Brutal Slump In Win Vs. Rays

Red Sox Notes: Mookie Betts Breaks Out Of Brutal Slump In Win Vs. Rays

An abundance of surprising shortcomings have cost the Boston Red Sox in the early goings of 2019. It’s taken a… Read More »

Sean Kuraly Assesses His Game 5 Performance After Being Out Nearly One Month

Sean Kuraly Assesses His Game 5 Performance After Being Out Nearly One Month

BOSTON — Though the night ended with a loss, the Boston Bruins got an important addition back into the lineup… Read More »

Bruins Notes: Goaltender Interference No-Call Changes Tide Of Game 5

Bruins Notes: Goaltender Interference No-Call Changes Tide Of Game 5

BOSTON — Game 5 of the first-round Stanley Cup playoff series between the Boston Bruins and Toronto Maple Leafs didn’t… Read More »

Red Sox’s Rick Porcello Seeks First Win Of Season In Middle Game Vs. Rays

Red Sox’s Rick Porcello Seeks First Win Of Season In Middle Game Vs. Rays

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Celtics Wrap: Boston Survives Tale Of Two Halves In Game 3 Win Vs. Pacers

Celtics Wrap: Boston Survives Tale Of Two Halves In Game 3 Win Vs. Pacers

After two games where neither team did much scoring, the Boston Celtics and Indiana Pacers came out firing Friday night… Read More »

Bruins’ Bruce Cassidy Explains Decision To Shuffle Lines In Game 5

Bruins’ Bruce Cassidy Explains Decision To Shuffle Lines In Game 5

BOSTON — The Boston Bruins’ lines at puck drop Friday night looked far, far different than they did after 60… Read More »