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

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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

Burlington Tavern Day Opportunities — Food Trucks Welcome!

This year, the Tavern Day committee is again being chaired by David Goshdigian who has some great plans that will include Food Trucks by the Tavern, another Farmers Market, Historical Re-enactors Tavern Day is Sunday, September 15. Help our Chamber continue to lead the way in support of Tavern Day and all the community fellowship … Continue reading Burlington Tavern Day Opportunities — Food Trucks Welcome!

Bristol Roundup – Annual Zucchini Letter Offers Multiple Ways to Help People in Need

Yes, it’s THE annual “zucchini” letter. What do you do with the extra zucchini (and beans and tomatoes and other garden goodies)?  How about helping out those who truly need them? Each year, I ask Bristol’s agencies who feed and clothe and heat and cool and provide furniture for those who are in need, what … Continue reading Bristol Roundup – Annual Zucchini Letter Offers Multiple Ways to Help People in Need

Community Family Events In Burlington This Weekend

Upcoming community family events this weekend in Burlington! Saturday June 8th from 3pm to 9:30pm is the Johnnycake Music Fest at the Park off Johnnycake Mt Rd.  Benefits to Region 10 Make A Mark Enrichment Fund. Sunday June 9th from 9am to 3pm at the Nassahegan Recreational Complex (222 Punchbrook Road)  is “Bike and Bites.” … Continue reading Community Family Events In Burlington This Weekend

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 … Continue reading Betts: Ziogas Needs to Justify His Support for Tolls

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 = … Continue reading Bristol to Participate in National Library Week