Feature: Bristol Water Department Joins Fifth Annual “Imagine a Day Without Water”

On Wednesday October 23, 2019, the Bristol Water Department will join water utilities, elected officials, community leaders, educators, and businesses from across the country as part of the fifth annual Imagine a Day Without Water, a nationwide day of education and advocacy about the value of water. Led by the Value of Water Campaign, a … Continue reading Feature: Bristol Water Department Joins Fifth Annual “Imagine a Day Without Water”

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Turkey Time at Barnes Nature Center

Have you ever seen a turkey up close? Do you know what snoods, dewlaps or carbuncles are? Come see and touch some of the turkeys from the farm at Indian Rock Nature Preserve. Learn about these big, beautiful birds and enjoy making turkey crafts! If you go: Sunday, November 24, 2019 12pm-3pm Members:  Free Non-Members: … Continue reading Turkey Time at Barnes Nature Center

Trash to Treasure Program Returns to Bristol Farmers Market this Saturday

The FREE “Trash to Treasure Program” returns to the Bristol Farmers Market this Saturday from 10am to 1pm. Over the last few months, the employees at the Transfer Station have been putting items in gently used condition aside, and not sending them to Covanta for incineration. “The City of Bristol pays almost $70 per ton … Continue reading Trash to Treasure Program Returns to Bristol Farmers Market this Saturday

Bristol Arts & Culture Commission to Unveil “Dear Bristol”

On October 27th, 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 Arts & Culture Commission to Unveil “Dear Bristol”

Mum-A-Thon Road Race Celebrates 50th Anniversary

Andrew Barton, Mum-A-Thon Race Director, announced the October 20, 2019 running of the Mum-A-Thon Road races. This will be the 50th Anniversary of this long-standing Bristol tradition. In 1970 Bristol hosted an 8-mile road race that brought in world class runners. This year the 8 Miler is back! The race will include 3 events – … Continue reading Mum-A-Thon Road Race Celebrates 50th Anniversary

Yep it’s Fall and the Leaves are Falling: Bristol to Expand Leaf Collection

The City of Bristol is expanding its leaf collection services to assist local residents with fall leaf cleanup. This year, Public Works will begin leaf collection on Monday, October 28 and continue through December 13, 2019 (weather permitting).  Leaves must be bagged in brown biodegradable bags, which are available at local hardware or home improvement … Continue reading Yep it’s Fall and the Leaves are Falling: Bristol to Expand Leaf Collection

City of Bristol Emergency Response Team to Participate in Preparedness Field Day

The Emergency Management Department of the City of Bristol, led by Director, Harland (Harley) Graime and the volunteers from the City of Bristol Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) will gather at Veteran’s Memorial Park, 575 Pleasant Valley Road, South Windsor on Saturday, October 19, 2019 from 10:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. along with the Community … Continue reading City of Bristol Emergency Response Team to Participate in Preparedness Field Day

Hogans Cider Mill in Burlington Adds New Tasting Room

Join Hogans Cider Mill at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, October 11 as they celebrate the opening of their new tasting room. Sample their delicious Hard Ciders while touring the beautifully renovated space that’s Burlington’s newest family hang-out. Channel 3 News will also be there. The Hogan family started the Cider Mill in 1912 when busy … Continue reading Hogans Cider Mill in Burlington Adds New Tasting Room