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

Voters Asked to Support the City’s Most Vulnerable Populations 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 Voters Asked to Support the City’s Most Vulnerable Populations on Election Day

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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

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

Raise a Pint at Main Street Pint & Plate in Bristol to Raise Funds for Local Men and Boys

Raise the quality of life for local men and boys by raising a pint with the Men & Boys’ Fund of Main Street Community Foundation. The Men & Boys’ Fund is holding the second annual “Raise a Pint” at Main Street Pint & Plate in Bristol on Monday, October 28 from 5-7 p.m. Tickets are … Continue reading Raise a Pint at Main Street Pint & Plate in Bristol to Raise Funds for Local Men and Boys

Licensed Counselor Pays $45K to Settle False Claims Allegations

John H. Durham, United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, announced that Valerie Williams, LPC and her business, Circle of Life Treatment, LLC, have entered into a civil settlement agreement with the federal and state governments and will pay more than $45,000 to resolve allegations that they violated the federal and state False Claims … Continue reading Licensed Counselor Pays $45K to Settle False Claims Allegations

Bristol Man Charged with Child Exploitation Using Kik

John H. Durham, United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, announced that Jeffery L. Bacon, 60, of Bristol, was arrested on a federal criminal complaint charging him with multiple child exploitation offenses. Bacon appeared this afternoon before U.S. Magistrate Judge Donna F. Martinez in Hartford and was released on a $100,000 bond and electronic … Continue reading Bristol Man Charged with Child Exploitation Using Kik

Bristol Tribute to Highlight the Life of Christa McAuliffe

History At Play Founder, Judith Kalaora, will will portray America's teacher in space at the Bristol Public Library, on Wednesday, August 7 @ 6:00 PM. to present “CHALLENGER: Soaring With Christa,” a tribute to teacher and astronaut Christa McAuliffe. Ask anyone about Christa McAuliffe and they will tell you exactly where they were when the … Continue reading Bristol Tribute to Highlight the Life of Christa McAuliffe