World AIDS Day to be Commemorated in Bristol

The Mayor’s Task Force on HIV/AIDS will be commemorating World AIDS Day on December 2nd with a showing of the AIDS documentary, 5B at Bristol Public Library at 12 noon.  All are welcome and a lunch will be provided by Jansen Pharmaceuticals.  Mayor Ellen Zoppo Sassu will issue a proclamation from the City. The film’s website, www.5Bfilm.com describes the … Continue reading World AIDS Day to be Commemorated in Bristol

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The ARC of Bristol Thanks the City of Bristol & The Shaffer Company With Project of the Year Award

The Bristol Adult Resource Center (BARC) celebrated donors, supporters and outstanding individuals who support their mission of “advocating personal growth and community inclusion for all we serve” at their 9th annual gala “A Night For Our Stars To Shine” recently.  Among the honorees were the Bristol Development Authority (BDA) and The Shaffer Company who were … Continue reading The ARC of Bristol Thanks the City of Bristol & The Shaffer Company With Project of the Year Award

Voters Asked to Support the City’s Most Vulnerable Populations on Election Day

The City of Bristol is hoping voters will again participate with the City's Stock Our Shelters initiative on Election Day, November 5th to support the winter operations for the city's most vulnerable populations. The Mayor and City Council have been working with the various social service agencies to ensure that needs are met. "The City … Continue reading Voters Asked to Support the City’s Most Vulnerable Populations on Election Day

Cannabidiol Store Opens in Bristol

A new business in Bristol is a one stop shop for cannabidiol (CBD), an herbal health supplement. Your CBD Store offers a variety of forms of CBD including oil tinctures that can be dropped under the tongue, water soluble oil that can be mixed in drinks, gummies, soft gel caps, topical creams, e-liquids for vaping and … Continue reading Cannabidiol Store Opens in Bristol

Bristol Resident Appointed Assistant Dean of Student Affairs at Quinnipiac University

Jill Bassett of Bristol has been appointed assistant dean of student affairs at Quinnipiac University. "I am excited, both personally and professionally, to join the Quinnipiac community," Bassett said. "As a Connecticut native, I have always been impressed with Quinnipiac's academic programs and the positive impact that the students have on our larger community. I am … Continue reading Bristol Resident Appointed Assistant Dean of Student Affairs at Quinnipiac University

Bristol Rep Opposes New Digital Tax

Connecticut users of the streaming music service Spotify received emails recently that the state sales tax on digital goods would increase in October. As of October 1, 2019, sales of “digital goods,” which includes audio works, visual works, audio-visual works, reading materials or ring tones, which are electronically accessed or transferred, are subject to sales … Continue reading Bristol Rep Opposes New Digital Tax

Bristol to Unveil New Downtown Traffic Box Art on October 26

On October 26th, Bristol’s Arts & Culture Commission is hosting an unveiling of new traffic box art in downtown Bristol, highlighting memories and historical imagery of the city.  The art, dubbed the “Dear Bristol” Project, features postcards written by longtime Bristol residents highlighting their dear memories of living, working and playing in Bristol. To accompany … Continue reading Bristol to Unveil New Downtown Traffic Box Art on October 26

Bristol Receives Prestigious Financial Award

The Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting has been awarded to the City of Bristol by Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) for its comprehensive annual financial report. The Certificate of Achievement is the highest form of recognition in the area of governmental accounting and financial reporting, and … Continue reading Bristol Receives Prestigious Financial Award