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

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

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Candidate Q&A: Cheryl Thibeault City Council, District 3

The Roundup has once again sent questionnaires to every local candidate running for public office in this year’s election. In an effort to properly inform voters, their answers are unedited. The goal is to give the candidates the opportunity to offer their thoughts on issues directly to their constitutes. In return, it gives voters the … Continue reading Candidate Q&A: Cheryl Thibeault City Council, District 3

Candidate Q&A: Vince Lambri Candidate for Burlington Board of Finance 

The Roundup has once again sent questionnaires to every local candidate running for public office in this year’s election. In an effort to properly inform voters, their answers are unedited. The goal is to give the candidates the opportunity to offer their thoughts on issues directly to their constitutes. In return, it gives voters the … Continue reading Candidate Q&A: Vince Lambri Candidate for Burlington Board of Finance 

Imagine Nation Election Day Workshops For Kids

Imagine Nation, A Museum Early Learning Center, located at One Pleasant Street in Bristol will be open from 9:30am-5pm on Election Day, Tuesday, November 5th. A variety of themed educational workshops will be held throughout the day in the museum studios. All workshops are free with museum admission. No advance registration is required. Election Day … Continue reading Imagine Nation Election Day Workshops For Kids

Candidate Q&A: Andrew Klimkoski Candidate For Burlington Board of Finance

The Roundup has once again sent questionnaires to every local candidate running for public office in this year’s election. In an effort to properly inform voters, their answers are unedited. The goal is to give the candidates the opportunity to offer their thoughts on issues directly to their constitutes. In return, it gives voters the … Continue reading Candidate Q&A: Andrew Klimkoski Candidate For Burlington Board of Finance

Senator Murphy and Mayor Zoppo-Sassu Team up to Discuss the Opioid Crisis

This Friday, October 11th, U.S. Senator Chris Murphy and Mayor Zoppo-Sassu will host a roundtable discussion on the opioid crisis.Senator Murphy will discuss recent federal funding and efforts that he continues to pursue in the Senate, as well listen to those people affected. “Senator Murphy has been tracking the city’s effort following our receipt of … Continue reading Senator Murphy and Mayor Zoppo-Sassu Team up to Discuss the Opioid Crisis

Bristol Voters Asked to Support the Shelters 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 Bristol Voters Asked to Support the Shelters on Election Day