Burlington 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

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

BBB: Planning Your Next Vacation or Trip


Whether you are looking for a good deal for summer travels, planning an annual holiday trip, or have just decided you need a getaway, Better Business Bureau Serving Connecticut (BBB) warns people to plan ahead to save money, avoid scams, and travel safely. Scammers commonly target people looking ...READ MORE

Bristol Police warn residents about scams


The Social Security Administration (SSA) and its Office of the Inspector General (OIG) launched a joint Public Service Announcement (PSA) campaign addressing a nationwide telephone impersonation scheme. Social Security and the OIG continue to receive reports from across the country about fraudulent ...READ MORE

Indian Rock Celebrates Earth Day With Activities


Spend Earth Day weekend outdoors at Indian Rock Nature Preserve. Enjoy tours, hayrides around Indian Lake and through the forest, programs and activities related to Earth Day, visits with farm animals, a native plant sale, live bird of prey show and a Native American demonstration (including a tour ...READ MORE