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

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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

Seven Lucky Bristol Students Receive Dan Cistulli Memorial Music Grant

Many people have heard of the “summer slide” – the decline in skills that can occur over the summer months when school isn't in session.  Well, for seven lucky students in Bristol, the opposite is happening – their skills are actually improving this summer. Specifically their music skills, thanks to grants from the Dan Cistulli … Continue reading Seven Lucky Bristol Students Receive Dan Cistulli Memorial Music Grant

Q&A: New CT Taxes That Will Change Your Life

The Connecticut Department of Revenue Services announced that retailers making sales in Connecticut of tangible personal property to the public are required to collect a $0.10 fee per single-use plastic checkout bag for sales and use and excise tax purposes. The store must indicate the number of single-use plastic checkout bags provided, and the total … Continue reading Q&A: New CT Taxes That Will Change Your Life

LIST: Bristol stores cited for selling alcohol to underage youths

Members of the Bristol Police Department Detective and Patrol Divisions, along with the Connecticut State Liquor Commission and trained youth volunteers conducted an operation targeting liquor and convenience stores that sell alcohol to underage buyers in Bristol. “The teams attempted underage liquor purchases in 28 stores. Of those stores our underage youth volunteers successfully purchased … Continue reading LIST: Bristol stores cited for selling alcohol to underage youths

CT United Way Offers Family Preparedness Plan for Those Subject to Ongoing ICE Raids

In a recent press release, Governor Lamont encouraged families in Connecticut who are concerned about separation due to ongoing raids by the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency (ICE) to utilize a toolkit offered by the state to create a Family Preparedness Plan. The toolkit provides step-by-step instructions to help parents and guardians create a … Continue reading CT United Way Offers Family Preparedness Plan for Those Subject to Ongoing ICE Raids

NBYT to Perform “Mary Poppins Jr.” in Plainville

No Boundaries Youth Theater will bring a “supercalifragilistic” musical to life as it produces Disney’s Mary Poppins Jr. this month in Plainville. Based on one of the most popular Disney films of all time and the Broadway musical that played for over 2,500 performances, Disney's Mary Poppins Jr. is a "practically perfect" musical experience for … Continue reading NBYT to Perform “Mary Poppins Jr.” in Plainville

North America’s Second Oldest Amusement Park Named Best Amusement Park — Lake Compounce Not Included in Top 10

North America is home to more than 400 amusement parks and attractions attracting some 375 million visitors annually, according to the International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions. That's an overwhelming number of options when faced with planning that perfect family vacation. To make it easier, 10Best asked our readers to vote for their favorite … Continue reading North America’s Second Oldest Amusement Park Named Best Amusement Park — Lake Compounce Not Included in Top 10