Bristol Gardens – A Work of Heart Continues

The City of Bristol Department of Public Works partnered with the Bristol Board of Education to bring the “Bristol Gardens – A Work of Heart” to three more schools in Bristol. While students were on summer break, the Public Works Department built raised gardens at Greene Hills School, Stafford School, and Ivy Drive School. The … Continue reading Bristol Gardens – A Work of Heart Continues

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Free Community Shred Day Sept 28

The City of Bristol Will be Offering a FREE Community Shred Day at the Bristol Farmers Market on September 28. The City of Bristol Department of Public Works along with the Bristol Public Library will be hosting a FREE Community Shred Day at the Bristol Farmers Market on Saturday, September 28, 2019. The event will … Continue reading Free Community Shred Day Sept 28

Tales of a Bristol Paperboy

Bristol City Historian Bob Montgomery is inviting the public to share their childhood memories of delivering newspapers this Saturday at 1pm for his “Tales of a Paper Boy” program at the Bristol Historical Society. The program, which is free to attend, and will also feature Rit Pinette who delivered newspapers during the 1960s like Montgomery and Robin Ferraro, who worked managed … Continue reading Tales of a Bristol Paperboy

Bristol Police Recognizes Officers & Explorers

The Bristol Police Department recognized multiple officers and Police Explorers at an awards ceremony on Tuesday 9/17. They are as follows:  The Bristol police department members of the Central Region Emergency Response Team. These officers placed first overall at the 2019 CT SWAT Challenge competition. The multiple day event is comprised of dozens of teams … Continue reading Bristol Police Recognizes Officers & Explorers

Bristol Mayor’s Task Force to Hold Annual AIDS Candlelight Vigil

On Wednesday, October 2 at 5 p.m., the Bristol Mayor’s Task Force on HIV/AIDS will hold its annual Candlelight Vigil on Federal Hill Green on Queen Street in Bristol to honor and remember those who live with HIV, those who have died and the families and friends affected by this disease. The Task Force includes … Continue reading Bristol Mayor’s Task Force to Hold Annual AIDS Candlelight Vigil

Beloved Holiday Tradition Returns to Simsbury on Nov. 30th!

Each Thanksgiving weekend, the town of Simsbury is transformed into a magical winter wonderland for Simsbury Celebrates! The free entertainment extravaganza filled with family-friendly fun has become the region’s largest holiday event attracting 12,000 visitors. Now in its 18th year, a dedicated committee of volunteers is asking for community support to ensure that the beloved … Continue reading Beloved Holiday Tradition Returns to Simsbury on Nov. 30th!

5 Common Reasons People Get Fired

I see no point in mincing words here: If you’re an at-will employee—as most of us non-union members are—you can get fired at any time for no reason at all (so long as it isn’t illegal). That’s a fact. But assuming you don’t work for an organization that’s likely to ax you for well, doing a … Continue reading 5 Common Reasons People Get Fired

8 jobs every company will be hiring for by 2020

The labor market is changing faster than you might realize. Demographic changes and technological advancements may lead to the net loss of 5 million jobs by 2020, according to a report published by the World Economic Forum. In total, the report estimates that a total of 7.1 million jobs could be lost, the majority of … Continue reading 8 jobs every company will be hiring for by 2020