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

Dental Group Swaps 155 Pounds Of Sweets For The Soldiers

Patriotic children sold back more than 155 pounds of their Halloween treats to Elmwood Dental Group in West Hartford to benefit U.S. soldiers overseas. The practice hosted their first annual Halloween Candy Buy Back program from November 1-4, 2019 for Operation Gratitude, a non-profit organization that sends care packages to deployed troops and their families. … Continue reading Dental Group Swaps 155 Pounds Of Sweets For The Soldiers

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Mayor Zoppo-Sassu Receives Government Sector All Star Award

The Connecticut Association of Prevention Professionals (CAPP) presented Mayor Ellen Zoppo-Sassu with the Government Sector All Star Award during their annual meeting on October 25, 2019. CAPP is a statewide network of prevention advocates that identifies and spreads awareness of behavioral health trends and provides resources across the state. Mayor Zoppo-Sassu was recognized for her … Continue reading Mayor Zoppo-Sassu Receives Government Sector All Star 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

Southington Woman Admits Embezzling $370K from Employer

John H. Durham, United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, announced that Lydia Cabrera, 36, of Southington, pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Jeffrey A. Meyer in New Haven to one count of bank fraud related to an embezzlement scheme. According to court documents and statements made in court, from approximately August 2016 to … Continue reading Southington Woman Admits Embezzling $370K from Employer

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