Hero Boxes Continue to Help Overseas Service Members

Karen Cote, of Berlin Connecticut is doing a remarkable gesture this holiday season. Most of us are fortunate enough to get to spend the holidays with our family and friends in our own homes. Most have the luxury of being able to enjoy delicious food, tasty desserts, and maybe even exchange a small gift or … Continue reading Hero Boxes Continue to Help Overseas Service Members

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Community Health Center in Hartford Renamed

Matching Gift Campaign, Community Health Center in Hartford Renamed,to Honor Retired Wheeler President and CEO, Susan Walkama, LCSW The career and contributions of retired Wheeler President and Chief Executive Officer, Susan Walkama, LCSW, are being marked through a matching gift campaign to raise support for nutrition programming, and renaming the organization’s community health center in … Continue reading Community Health Center in Hartford Renamed

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

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

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

Poll Shows Kit-Kat as the Most Favored Candy in Connecticut — Yes, There Was a Poll For This

With Halloween around the corner you probably have seen endless amount of candy polls, maps, and debates over the past few weeks on social media. Most of which will just make you angry and/or hungry. After surveying over 2,000 people in residential neighborhoods across the country, Connecticut seems to favor Kit-Kats according to bid-on-equipment.com. Bid-on states … Continue reading Poll Shows Kit-Kat as the Most Favored Candy in Connecticut — Yes, There Was a Poll For This

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