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

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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

Record-Setting Event to Support Shepard Meadows Therapeutic Riding Center

On Friday, October 5th Shepard Meadows Therapeutic Riding Center, Inc. held its annual gala event to a sold-out crowd of friends – both old and new at Chippanee Country Club. Farm tours were available before the event, and dozens of supporters met the herd of therapy horses and took-in all the facility upgrades and improvements … Continue reading Record-Setting Event to Support Shepard Meadows Therapeutic Riding Center

50th Anniversary Mum-A-Thon Road Race

The Mum Festival concludes with this fun Halloween themed walk/run. Compete in the 8 mile race for a $600 purse prize, or join the non-competitive 1 mile race, the Monster Mile! Awards will also be given out to best Halloween costume.  Come run either of these race courses. It has flats, rollers and a down hill … Continue reading 50th Anniversary Mum-A-Thon Road Race

Bristol NAACP to Host Municipal Candidate Town Hall Forum

On October 7th at 6:00 pm-8:00 pm candidates for Municipal office including the Mayor, City Council, and Board of Education present themselves and their ideas to the Bristol community ahead of the November 5th election day. "The NAACP is proud to to sponsor this annual forum which gives the public an opportunity to ask the … Continue reading Bristol NAACP to Host Municipal Candidate Town Hall Forum

Bristol Public Library to Discuss College Financial Aid Process

On Thursday, October 24 @ 6:390 PM the Bristol Public Library will host "Simplifying the College Financial Aid Process: How to Gain the Best Possible Financial Aid Package." The workshop is presented by Consultant Jennifer Phillips, formerly Assistant Director  of Financial Aid at Fairfield University.   There is no charge for this program. RSVP: at the … Continue reading Bristol Public Library to Discuss College Financial Aid Process

Meet Live Falcons and Exotic Parrots at Birdie Bash 2019

The Parrot Club's biggest annual event, Birdie Bash 2019, features an exciting line-up of activities for wild and exotic bird enthusiasts from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, November 2, at the Elks Club in Middletown, Connecticut. A “Fascinating Falcons” live bird show, presented by Killingworth, Connecticut-based A Place Called Hope, is the highlight of the day's … Continue reading Meet Live Falcons and Exotic Parrots at Birdie Bash 2019