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  • 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
  • Bristol Public Works Department Teaches Bristol Students the Three Rs: Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle

    The Bristol Public Works Department in partnership with Take 2 Inc. conducted workshops in the Bristol elementary schools. The workshops were presented to all third grades in the City and consisted of all things recycling. Lindsey Rivers, Public Works Analyst coordinated the workshops with Take 2 Inc. and the Board of Education. David Oakes, Facilities Manager along with Lindsey presented ...READ MORE

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Airline to start flying from Tweed to Nantucket

Airline to start flying from Tweed to Nantucket

NEW HAVEN – Travelers to Nantucket will be able to fly directly there from Tweed-New Haven Airport starting June 14. Southern Airways Express announced seasonal service from New Haven, Providence, and the Boston suburb of Norwood for the 2019 summer travel season. Flights will operate on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays, with fares starting at $199 each way. Tickets are on sale now. Service will continue through October 14. Flights will operate Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays. The airline said, “These flights […]

Shirtless man subdued by witnesses after throwing rocks at buses, vehicles in LA

Shirtless man subdued by witnesses after throwing rocks at buses, vehicles in LA

LOS ANGELES – A shirtless man seen on cellphone video smashing car windows with rocks as he walked up and down a busy street in the Mid-City area of Los Angeles Tuesday was eventually subdued by members of the public. Police received a call about a transient throwing rocks at vehicles near the intersection of Venice Boulevard and South Fairfax Avenue at about 3:50 p.m., Los Angeles Police Department Officer Norma Eisenman said. The man was later identified as 32-year-old […]

WWII veteran has surprise reunion with man whose life he saved

WWII veteran has surprise reunion with man whose life he saved

LEHIGHTON, Pa. – A World War II veteran was honored by his Pennsylvania hometown for his heroic efforts, but the evening also included a surprise reunion for 95-year-old Clarence Smoyer of Lehighton, “And I never got around to meet you, but I would like to meet you now,” said 94-year-old Earl Bridygham, a fellow veteran who came to the event to thank Smoyer for saving his life. It happened Wednesday evening at the Lehighton Area Elementary Center where folks had […]

Man says intruder broke into his home, cleaned it immaculately, and left

Man says intruder broke into his home, cleaned it immaculately, and left

MARLBOROUGH, Mass. – A Massachusetts father came home to a sparkling clean house – but he has no idea who tidied it. Nate Roman told NBC News he knew something was wrong when he and his son returned to their Marlborough home on May 15th and the 5-year-old noticed the back door was ajar. The 44-year-old said he was worried someone was still inside, but instead of an intruder he found the smell of cleaning supplies still in the air, […]

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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.

All Elite Wrestling Challenges WWE With Double Or Nothing

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.

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This Hawaii Paradise Was Just Named U.S. Beach of the Year

This Hawaii Paradise Was Just Named U.S. Beach of the Year

The Oahu beach is now a two-time winner

Judge Unseals Jussie Smollett’s Case File, Says Actor Isn’t ‘Seeking to Maintain His Privacy’

Judge Unseals Jussie Smollett’s Case File, Says Actor Isn’t ‘Seeking to Maintain His Privacy’

Prosecutors dismissed all charges against him with little explanation in March

Senate Finally Reaches Deal on $19 Billion Disaster Aid Bill That Will Benefit Puerto Rico

Senate Finally Reaches Deal on $19 Billion Disaster Aid Bill That Will Benefit Puerto Rico

Republicans agreed to toss out Trump’s $4.5 billion border request

Alabama Lawmaker Calls to Censure Colleague Who Criticized Donald Trump Jr. After Abortion Debate

Alabama Lawmaker Calls to Censure Colleague Who Criticized Donald Trump Jr. After Abortion Debate

Rep. John Rogers used a slur to describe President Trump’s eldest son

U.S. Charges WikiLeaks’ Julian Assange With Receiving and Publishing Classified Information

U.S. Charges WikiLeaks’ Julian Assange With Receiving and Publishing Classified Information

The charges are contained in an 18-count indictment announced Thursday

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Fans Chant ‘Come To LA” At Kyrie Irving As He Walks Through Los Angeles

Fans Chant ‘Come To LA” At Kyrie Irving As He Walks Through Los Angeles

The Boston Celtics busy offseason has barely begun, but Kyrie Irving is already hearing pitches from fan bases across the… Read More »

Bruins’ Cam Neely Addresses TD Garden Crowd: ‘Four Wins To Go’

Bruins’ Cam Neely Addresses TD Garden Crowd: ‘Four Wins To Go’

BOSTON — It’s been quite the season for the Boston Bruins, and they’ll try to win it all when they… Read More »

NESN Bruins Podcast: Previewing Stanley Cup Final Vs. Blues, Reviewing Hurricanes Series

NESN Bruins Podcast: Previewing Stanley Cup Final Vs. Blues, Reviewing Hurricanes Series

Three rounds down, one to go. The Boston Bruins have knocked off three teams this spring, securing them a place… Read More »

Kawhi Leonard Receives Multi-Million Dollar Condo Offer To Stay With Raptors

Kawhi Leonard Receives Multi-Million Dollar Condo Offer To Stay With Raptors

The Raptors are two wins away from an NBA Finals appearance and Kawhi Leonard already is receiving offers to stay… Read More »

Raptors Vs. Bucks Live Stream: Watch NBA Playoff Game 5 Online

Raptors Vs. Bucks Live Stream: Watch NBA Playoff Game 5 Online

We have ourselves a series. The Milwaukee Bucks appeared to be well on their way to the NBA Finals after… Read More »

Take Your First Look At TD Garden All Decorated For Stanley Cup Final

Take Your First Look At TD Garden All Decorated For Stanley Cup Final

The Boston Bruins are in the Stanley Cup Final, and TD Garden is ready to go. It’s been known for… Read More »

Boston Basketball Greats Gather For John Havlicek’s Memorial Service

Boston Basketball Greats Gather For John Havlicek’s Memorial Service

Trinity Church in Boston’s Back Bay neighborhood was filled with Boston basketball greats Thursday afternoon for John Havlicek’s memorial service…. Read More »

Rod Brind’Amour Paid Patrice Bergeron Ultimate Compliment In Handshake Line

Rod Brind’Amour Paid Patrice Bergeron Ultimate Compliment In Handshake Line

Boston Bruins fans do not need to be informed of what a rare breed Patrice Bergeron is. Bergeron has been… Read More »

Bucks’ Giannis Antetokounmpo Eligible For These NBA-Record Contract Terms

Bucks’ Giannis Antetokounmpo Eligible For These NBA-Record Contract Terms

Giannis Antetokounmpo probably will set the going rate for the NBA’s best players in the new decade. The Milwaukee Bucks… Read More »

Bruins’ Pre-Stanley Cup Final Scrimmage Not Just About Putting On ‘Show’

Bruins’ Pre-Stanley Cup Final Scrimmage Not Just About Putting On ‘Show’

It’d be easy for the Boston Bruins to get caught up in the pageantry of Thursday night’s intrasquad scrimmage at… Read More »