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  • Bristol Police Announce DWI Checkpoint on May 24

    On Friday evening, May 24, 2017, Bristol Police will be conducting a DWI checkpoint on Route 229. This is part of a federal grant to help reduce incidences of DWI crashes and fatalities in the Bristol community. Let’s face it, we all party like rock stars at times, but Don’t Drink & Drive! Get a ride. Call Uber! A designated driver helps you party another ...READ MORE
  • Bristol Hospital Seeks Local Artists for New Downtown Building

    Bristol Health is looking for local artists to help decorate the interior of the new downtown medical building on Main Street. “We are calling artists to submit their proposals and ideas for artwork that will go in the new Medical Care Center waiting and patient areas.” The hospital has identified 8-10 public areas for artwork, and 20+ patient areas, including hallways and patient ...READ MORE
  • Harwinton Woman is “Tickled Pink” by $20,000 Top Prize Win

    Keitha Pollutro of Harwinton told Lottery officials that she doesn’t play the Lottery very often, but while shopping at the Daily Mart in Harwinton, she stopped and looked at all the scratch tickets and thought to herself, “Wouldn’t it be great if I won $50?” At first, Keitha couldn’t decide which ticket to buy.  After some deliberation, she chose the “20X ...READ MORE
  • Bristol Reminds Residents to Pay Real Estate Taxes

    The city of Bristol Tax Collector Ann Bednaz announced that in accordance with CT State Statute, Sec. 12-173 liens will be placed on all outstanding real estate taxes. These liens will be placed on the City of Bristol Land Records as of June 1, 2019. Residents unsure of their real estate taxes can check their outstanding balance and make a payment, by visiting: http://www.bristolct.gov, under ...READ MORE
  • Bristol Interfaith Coalition to Host Taste of Ramadan at Giamatti

    Bristol Interfaith Coalition will host its second Ramadan celebration on May 21st, United Nations Day of Cultural Diversity, Dialogue and Development. The coalition hosted a similar event last May as well as several other Interfaith events in the past two years. The evening will include speakers from many faiths discussing the role of charity in each, helping the community to see the ...READ MORE
  • Bristol Public Works Department to Present Composting 101 Workshop

    The Bristol Public Works Department will be hosting a composting workshop at the Bristol Public Library on Wednesday May 8, 2019 from 6:00 to 7:30 pm. Alastair Ong, Esq., a graduate of the UConn Extension Master Gardner Program, will be presenting the workshop where participants will learn the benefits of composting using Alastair’s method to an easy way to compost which does not involve a lot ...READ MORE
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    Celebrate Father’s Day, Have Fun & Support Local Men and Boys

    You’re invited to play mini-golf and bowl while celebrating families with the Men & Boys’ Fund of the Main Street Community Foundation. Family, Fun & Fathers will be held on Friday, June 14 from 5 pm to 8 pm at Lessard Lanes in Plainville. It’s a great way to honor and spend time with fathers and families while supporting local men and boys.   Tickets are $20 for the first adult, ...READ MORE
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    Bristol Honored with Sustainable CT Certification

    The City of Bristol’s significant achievements to earn Sustainable CT Bronze certification were recently recognized with a tree planting at Veterans Memorial Boulevard Park. Bristol has earned a Bronze certification and was one of the first towns certified in Connecticut, as announced in late 2018. Launched in 2018, Sustainable CT has seen strong momentum and growth as a valuable program for ...READ MORE
  • Bread Delivery Route Pays Off with a Whole “Lotto” Dough

    Having been laid off from work since January, Stephanie Buzbee of Stratford was available to lend her boyfriend a helping hand by accompanying him on his bread delivery route last week. At one stop, Buzbee decided to do something out of the ordinary and buy a “$5,000,000 Ultimate” scratch game ticket.  “It was the first time I’ve ever bought a $30 ticket.  When I won ...READ MORE
  • Bristol Fire Department Receives Grant from Local Bank to Purchase Smart Dummy

    The Bristol Fire Department is grateful for the grant they received from the Thomaston Savings Bank Foundation to fund a “Smart Dummy” which will enhance the rigorous training that Bristol’s firefighters undergo on a continuous basis. “Having a life-sized mannequin to work with during their drills makes the experiences so much more realistic that anything less would be unacceptable,” ...READ MORE
  • Bristol Man Wheeled Through the Boston Marathon Backward

    Like many Boston Marathon runners, Harry McKinstry, 53, took the downhills a bit faster than he’d planned. In fact, though his typical pace is around 8:30 or 9-minute miles, he was clocking sub-7 paces at some points. That’s when Michelle Desmarais, his longtime friend and guide, told him to stop waving and high-fiving and put his hand back on the brake. McKinstry, a former steelworker, ...READ MORE
  • Bristol Rotary to Hold Can & Bottle Drive to Benefit Scholarship Fund

    The Bristol Rotary Club will be holding a can and bottle drive on Saturday, May 4th from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at the Harry C. Barnes Memorial Nature Center on Shrub Road in Bristol. Proceeds from the drive will provide scholarships for two students in the Interact Club at Bristol Central High School. These scholarships are available to Interact Club members and officers who are graduating ...READ MORE

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Drivers honked as a man in a wheelchair raced home during a storm. This teen stopped to push him all the way

Drivers honked as a man in a wheelchair raced home during a storm. This teen stopped to push him all the way

ST. LOUIS — Gregory Beck was on his way to his St. Louis home in his wheelchair when tornado sirens sounded. Beck lost both of his legs last year and is legally blind, according to KMOV4. It would normally take him 25 minutes to get back home from the supermarket, and he would need to stop as many as 10 times to rest. “Everyone kept telling me the storm is coming and you need to hurry up and get home,” […]

Memorial Day Weekend looks perfect for a trip to the beach – or your backyard

Memorial Day Weekend looks perfect for a trip to the beach – or your backyard

Today starts off with abundant sunshine and gorgeous conditions with clouds increasing late in the evening. There will be the chance for some showers overnight.  The good news is the rain will be gone by early Sunday morning, setting the stage for a beautiful second half of the Memorial Day Weekend! By Sunday, get ready for real summer time heat, as for skies will clear out and temperatures warm back into the 80s! Can you say beach or boat day? […]

Vacant building collapses in Waterbury; neighbors evacuated as precaution

Vacant building collapses in Waterbury; neighbors evacuated as precaution

WATERBURY – A vacant multi-family house collapsed last night, prompting evacuations of neighboring homes. Waterbury Police say call came at 12:39 a.m. Saturday.  They found a vacant 3-story multi-family house at 1009 Baldwin Street had collapsed in the rear. They say the reason the building began to collapse is not known. Six houses on Baldwin Street and Madison Street, between Madison Street and Laval Street, were evacuated for the residents’s safety.  Thirty-three displaced residents were taken to the Fire Station […]

Trump asks Citizenship and Immigration Services head to quit

Trump asks Citizenship and Immigration Services head to quit

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump asked the head of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services to resign, leaving yet another vacancy within the Department of Homeland Security. Lee Francis Cissna told staff on Friday that his last day would be June 1, according to a copy of the email obtained by The Associated Press. Cissna leads the agency responsible for legal immigration, including benefits and visas. With his departure, there are more than a dozen vacancies of top leadership positions at […]

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Stream The Charles Schwab Challenge

Stream The Charles Schwab Challenge

The Charles Schwab Challenge comes to you live from Colonial Country Club in Fort Worth, Texas.

Viral Video Appears To Show Man Bathing In Wendy’s Kitchen Sink

Viral Video Appears To Show Man Bathing In Wendy’s Kitchen Sink

An employee who appeared to be taking a bath in an industrial sink at a Florida Wendy’s “no longer works” at the restaurant, according to the franchise owner.

Wedding Crasher Arrested After Cutting In On Couple’s First Dance

Wedding Crasher Arrested After Cutting In On Couple’s First Dance

A Florida man was arrested Monday evening after he refused to leave a hotel after crashing a wedding, authorities said.

All Elite Wrestling Challenges WWE With Double Or Nothing

All Elite Wrestling, featuring Kenny Omega, Chris Jericho, Cody Rhodes and The Young Bucks, premieres with Double of Nothing this weekend.

All Elite Wrestling Challenges WWE With Double Or Nothing

All Elite Wrestling, featuring Kenny Omega, Chris Jericho, Cody Rhodes and The Young Bucks, premieres with Double of Nothing this weekend.

Five People Charged With Forcing 14 Mexican Nationals To Work On Farms

Five People Charged With Forcing 14 Mexican Nationals To Work On Farms

Five people who allegedly forced 14 Mexican nationals to work on farms in Wisconsin have been indicted, federal prosecutors said.

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Judge Orders President Trump to Stop Building Border Wall With Emergency Money

Judge Orders President Trump to Stop Building Border Wall With Emergency Money

A federal judge in California has blocked President Donald Trump from building sections of his long-sought border wall with money secured under his declaration of a national emergency. U.S. District Judge Haywood Gilliam Jr. on Friday immediately halted the administration’s efforts to redirect military-designated funds to build sections of wall on the Mexican border. His…

Why Is Trump Sending More Troops and Firepower to the Middle East? That’s Classified

Why Is Trump Sending More Troops and Firepower to the Middle East? That’s Classified

The Trump Administration has spent the past month ringing alarm bells over what it has called “troubling, escalatory and dangerous” behavior by Iran. Yet government officials have shown very little evidence to the American public about that supposed threat. The Pentagon said Friday additional troops and firepower are headed to the Middle East, marking the…

Federal Judge Temporarily Blocks Mississippi ‘Heartbeat’ Abortion Ban

Federal Judge Temporarily Blocks Mississippi ‘Heartbeat’ Abortion Ban

He heard arguments Tuesday from attorneys for the state’s only abortion clinic

Maine to Eliminate Non-Medical Exemptions for Vaccinations

Maine to Eliminate Non-Medical Exemptions for Vaccinations

Maine has one of the highest rates of non-medical vaccine exemptions in the nation

The Quick Read About… the 5G War Is Upon Us

The Quick Read About… the 5G War Is Upon Us

What Happened: Last week, the US government placed China’s state-champion Huawei on the Commerce Department’s Entity List, banning the tech company from buying critical parts it needs from US producers. For all the focus on the current trade war between the US and China, it’s this brewing tech war that has the potential to reshape…

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Here’s Bobby Orr’s Prediction For Bruins Vs. Blues Stanley Cup Final

Here’s Bobby Orr’s Prediction For Bruins Vs. Blues Stanley Cup Final

Your excitement about the Boston Bruins’ Stanley Cup Final chances should match Bobby Orr’s. The Bruins legend predicted Thursday his… Read More »

LeBron James Fuels Kyrie Irving-To-Lakers Rumors With Instagram Activity

LeBron James Fuels Kyrie Irving-To-Lakers Rumors With Instagram Activity

It’s about that time of year, folks. Let’s go crazy over stuff we see on social media. The 2019 NBA… Read More »

NBA Execs Believe Celtics Made Big Mistake In Kawhi Leonard Trade Talks

NBA Execs Believe Celtics Made Big Mistake In Kawhi Leonard Trade Talks

Will the Boston Celtics’ cautious pursuit of Kawhai Leonard prove to be a historic mistake? Some NBA observers believe that’s… Read More »

Will Kyrie Irving ‘Save The End’ Of LeBron James’ Career? Max Kellerman Explains

Will Kyrie Irving ‘Save The End’ Of LeBron James’ Career? Max Kellerman Explains

Stephen A. Smith believes the New York Knicks, more than any other team, need to sign Kyrie Irving this offseason…. Read More »

Patriots’ Twitter Trolls Aaron Rodgers After Packers QB’s Awful Beer Chug

Patriots’ Twitter Trolls Aaron Rodgers After Packers QB’s Awful Beer Chug

The Tom Brady vs. Aaron Rodgers debate somehow managed to reignite in the midst of the NFL offseason. Rodgers set… Read More »

Where Kendrick Perkins Believes Kevin Durant Should Sign In Free Agency

Where Kendrick Perkins Believes Kevin Durant Should Sign In Free Agency

If you ask one of Kevin Durant’s former teammates, the star forward should steer clear of the Big Apple this… Read More »

Zdeno Chara, Patrice Bergeron Can Cement Bruins Legacies With Stanley Cup Win

Zdeno Chara, Patrice Bergeron Can Cement Bruins Legacies With Stanley Cup Win

No matter what happens in the Stanley Cup Final, Zdeno Chara and Patrice Bergeron already have spots reserved in the… Read More »

Why Patriots’ Julian Edelman Believes Boston World’s ‘Best Sports City’

Why Patriots’ Julian Edelman Believes Boston World’s ‘Best Sports City’

Julian Edelman has felt right at home in the Boston area over the last 10 years. The New England Patriots… Read More »

Jalen Rose Explains How Kyrie Irving Could Be Viewed If Star Joins Lakers

Jalen Rose Explains How Kyrie Irving Could Be Viewed If Star Joins Lakers

Kyrie Irving dealt with an abundance of scrutiny throughout the Boston Celtics’ roller-coaster season. He could be in store for… Read More »

Awkward! Clint Bowyer, Ryan Newman Sign Autographs Together After Fight

Awkward! Clint Bowyer, Ryan Newman Sign Autographs Together After Fight

What happens on the track, stays on the track as far as Ryan Newman and Clint Bowyer are concerned. Things… Read More »