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

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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

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