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  • 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
  • Burlington Approves Multi-family Housing Near Town Green

    During a recent planning and zoning meeting, the commission voted in favor of multi-family housing near the town green. JP Parente, Planning and Zoning Commissioner said the multi-families will be a trio of two duplexes with a single shared driveway. “Part of the approved plan is to flatten the frontage area for increased line of sight. The proposed designs of the structures should be ...READ MORE
  • North America’s Second Oldest Amusement Park Named Best Amusement Park — Lake Compounce Not Included in Top 10

    North America is home to more than 400 amusement parks and attractions attracting some 375 million visitors annually, according to the International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions. That’s an overwhelming number of options when faced with planning that perfect family vacation. To make it easier, 10Best asked our readers to vote for their favorite parks across the continent. ...READ MORE
  • July 4th: What you need to know about how to get around

    As the July 4th weekend approaches, Connecticut State Police have released travel safety tips and a list of scheduled roving patrols and DUI checkpoints across the state. Troopers say they will be stepping up patrols in response to the thousands of drivers traveling across the state from Wednesday evening, July 3rd, to Sunday evening, July 7th. Drivers are reminded to… Buckle up Adhere to the ...READ MORE

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Hot Tuesday with rising humidity; Tracking storms for Wednesday

Hot Tuesday with rising humidity; Tracking storms for Wednesday

If you love summer, this forecast will be your cup of tea with rising heat and humidity sticking around into next week. Today will be another very warm/hot day with partly cloudy skies and highs in the upper 80s-near 90 degrees. While the humidity will rise a little bit, it still won’t be too steamy out there. Wednesday is a different story, however. The humidity will surge as moisture from once tropical storm Barry moves in. That moisture will also […]

Fairfield County business owners pitch in to help in the search for Jennifer Dulos

Fairfield County business owners pitch in to help in the search for Jennifer Dulos

NEW CANAAN — When Sky Mercede, a New Canaan resident and Norwalk business owner, learned about Jennifer Dulos, the New Canaan missing mother of five, he said he had to do something. “I didn’t even know her but I’m trying to help,” Mercede said. Mercede taped a “missing person” flier in the window of his business, Forever Sweet Bakery, in Norwalk. Then he started to distribute fliers to some of his neighbors and friends. “It affected me, it affected my […]

Art meets the chainsaw in Southington

Art meets the chainsaw in Southington

SOUTHINGTON – The sawdust has yet to settle, and it won’t anytime soon in Jared Welcome’s world. Welcome is one of the few chainsaw carvers in the state and travels Connecticut putting his indelible touch on downed trees. “I do this because I have a passion for it,” said Welcome, who works as a teacher in an area correctional institution. Working at a house where Eversource was forced to cut down a tree that threatened power lines, Welcome was about […]

PD: 4 arrested in connection to fight at Ocean Beach Park in New London

PD: 4 arrested in connection to fight at Ocean Beach Park in New London

Story written by: Julia Matter  NEW LONDON —  Police said four people were arrested after a fight broke out at Ocean Beach Park Sunday evening. New London Police Department said they responded to Ocean Beach Park around 6:54 p.m., following a report of a physical disturbance. Police said when they arrived, officers came into contact with multiple individuals involved in the incident. Pepper spray was used by officers to gain control of the situation, according to New London Police. Police […]

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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.

‘I’ve Never Seen Parts Like This, Particularly For Women’: Jill Hennessy Discusses Showtime’s ‘City On A Hill’

‘I’ve Never Seen Parts Like This, Particularly For Women’: Jill Hennessy Discusses Showtime’s ‘City On A Hill’

‘City On A Hill’ star Jill Hennessy speaks with CBS Local ahead of this week’s all-new episode to discuss signing onto the project and the way the show creates never-before-seen roles for women.

High School Softball Player Battling Cancer Hits First Home Run

High School Softball Player Battling Cancer Hits First Home Run

Ashlyn Clark has stage four Hodgkin’s Lymphoma, but between chemo treatments she still suits up to play on her high school softball team in Iowa.

WWE Extreme Rules 2019 Picks: The Undertaker Back With No Holds Barred

WWE Extreme Rules 2019 Picks: The Undertaker Back With No Holds Barred

WWE’s Extreme Rules 2019 builds on the return of The Undertaker, who will team with Roman Reigns against Shane McMahon and Drew McIntyre.

Woman Orders ‘Moana’-Themed Birthday Cake, Gets Marijuana Design Instead

Woman Orders ‘Moana’-Themed Birthday Cake, Gets Marijuana Design Instead

A miscommunication resulted in an unusual birthday cake for a Georgia woman.

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Celtics Set To Introduce Kemba Walker On Wednesday At Auerbach Center

Celtics Set To Introduce Kemba Walker On Wednesday At Auerbach Center

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It Appears Anthony Davis Learned Lesson From Kyrie Irving’s Celtics Fiasco

It Appears Anthony Davis Learned Lesson From Kyrie Irving’s Celtics Fiasco

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Tom Brady Blocks Twitter Troll For This Completely Understandable Reason

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Andrew Cashner Believes Red Sox Haven’t ‘Played To Their Potential Yet’

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Red Sox Vs. Blue Jays Lineups: Brock Holt Returns For Series Opener

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ESPN Predicts Patriots To Win ‘At Least One More’ Super Bowl Before 2023

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USA’s World Cup Winners Appear Individually On Sports Illustrated Covers

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