Bristol Roundup

VIDEO: Boulder Dash at Lake Compounce is INSANE


Are you planning your next theme park visit? Have you spent enough time at Walt Disney World and Universal Studios enough and are ready to try something new? Some less heralded parks feature some of the most impressive rides on the planet. When you think about great theme park destinations, ...READ MORE

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 ...READ MORE

3rd Annual Whigville Pride Day Set For April 28


The Whigville Preservation Group announced the 3rd Annual Whigville Pride Day to be held on Sunday April 28th. Volunteers from the WPG, its parent organization the Burlington Land Trust, and other community groups will be taking part. “The residents of Whigville take pride in their community,” ...READ MORE

Bristol to Host Educational HIV/AIDS Forum


On Wednesday, April 17, professionals involved in HIV/AIDS prevention and care are invited to attend the annual HIV Educational Forum sponsored by Bristol Mayor’s Task Force on HIV/AIDS. This event will feature speakers on multiple topics related to HIV/AIDS including Hepatitis C, Opioid ...READ MORE

Lake Compounce to Hire Over 1,000 Workers


Bristol’s Lake Compounce Family Theme Park, one of Connecticut’s largest seasonal employers, says it’s filling more than 1,200 summer jobs. The hiring will include a mix of part- and full-time positions to manage the waterpark, rides, games, grounds, retail, security, catering and ...READ MORE