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
K-Mart has announced that the final store in Connecticut, located in Watertown, will be shutting the doors and turning off the lights in December. It’s been a long standing K-Mart, having been in business since the late 90’s- early 2000’s with multiple stores all over the area. But, all good things must come to an … Continue reading Good Bye K-Mart! Last CT Store to Close
Most kids use some form of social media and have a profile on a social networking site. Many visit these sites every day. There are plenty of good things about social media — but also many risks and things kids and teens should avoid. They don't always make good choices when they post something to … Continue reading Teaching Your Kids to Be Smart About Social Media
Do you love pizza? Of course you do – who doesn’t? We want to know who you think makes the best pizza in West Central Connecticut. There are all kinds of different pizza styles to choose from in the Upstate from thin, brick oven, pan, deep dish – well you get the point. You can … Continue reading Poll: Best West Central Connecticut Pizza?
A committee — called the Dog Poop Initiative (DPI) — whose responsibilities include posting “shame on you” yellow flags around Irwin Park, has been approved by the Parks and Recreation Commission. The committee will stick temporary flags that say “Shame on You” and “#nomorepoop,” in the dirt near places where dog litter has not been … Continue reading Fed up with dog poop, local group installs “Shame on You” Flags
There are lots of people who throw the term ‘ghetto’ around. But where is the actual ghetto in Connecticut? How do you decide if a place is ghetto or not? You ask the internet. According to the Urban Dictionary, a ghetto is defined as: “urban; of or relating to (inner) city life” and “poor; of … Continue reading These Are The 10 Most Ghetto Cities In Connecticut