Bristol Company Named One of the Best Places to Work

Bristol-based The Arthur G. Russell Company announced that it has been awarded a 2018 Top Workplaces honor by the Hartford Courant. The Russell Company designs and develops innovative automatic assembly equipment for the medical device, consumer, and electronics industries. The Award is based solely on employee feedback gathered through a third-party survey. The anonymous survey … Continue reading Bristol Company Named One of the Best Places to Work

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Downtown Bristol Farmers Market Yields Success

There are only five more Saturdays for residents to enjoy plants, coffee, fresh produce, eggs, cheeses, meats, baked goods, jerky, oat bars, and organic soap products from the downtown Bristol Farmers Market. “Attendance has been great throughout the summer,” said Mayor Ellen Zoppo-Sassu. Vendors including Better Baking by Beth, Gresczyk Farms, KAL Company Handcrafted Oat … Continue reading Downtown Bristol Farmers Market Yields Success

Mayor’s Youth Cabinet Returns October 9

The Mayor’s Youth Cabinet resumes in October and the members will take a field trip to the Bristol Police Department to see some of the inner workings of the Police Department’s various divisions on Tuesday, October 9, 2018. Youth Members and parents should meet in the police Department lobby no later than 5:30pm. Parking is available on the street … Continue reading Mayor’s Youth Cabinet Returns October 9

Armed Bristol man robs pharmacy for oxycodone, gets arrested: Lawyer says to be lenient because he choose a female pharmacist

According to Mass Live: A defense lawyer said a Bristol man took care during his armed robbery of a Springfield pharmacy to put as few people in fear as he could. "He told the pharmacist to get him oxycodone, which the pharmacist did. By choosing a man to rob instead of a female pharmacist, by keeping … Continue reading Armed Bristol man robs pharmacy for oxycodone, gets arrested: Lawyer says to be lenient because he choose a female pharmacist

Connecticut BBB: Tips for Charitable Giving After a Natural Disaster

When a natural disaster strikes many people look to help in any way they can–most of the time that is financial. With the recent aftermath of Hurricane Florence, Better Business Bureau wants to remind consumers to research charities before they donate. BBB not only reviews businesses but also charities. Give.org is a website devoted to BBB's Wise Giving Alliance which … Continue reading Connecticut BBB: Tips for Charitable Giving After a Natural Disaster

Ned Lamont & JFK Nephew Host Roundtable on Opioid Epidemic

Ned Lamont, Democratic nominee for governor, and mental health advocate and former U.S. Rep. Patrick J. Kennedy hosted a roundtable and discussed solutions to the opioid epidemic and toured the state’s largest detox facility, InterCommunity in Hartford. A member of the Kennedy family, Patrick is the youngest son of the long-time Massachusetts Senator Ted Kennedy and is a nephew of former … Continue reading Ned Lamont & JFK Nephew Host Roundtable on Opioid Epidemic

The Haunted Graveyard Returns

Lake Compounce will once again transform itself into a Halloween experience for adults and children. The midways are decorated, and many of the park’s rides run in the dark starting September 28th. Rides open at 5pm, and The Haunted Graveyard gates open at dusk to take you on a terrifying 1-mile journey through darkly glittering catacombs … Continue reading The Haunted Graveyard Returns

Mum Festival Volunteers Working Hard Behind The Scenes — Tons of New Vendors Lined Up

The Mum Festival is quintessentially Bristol's Town Fair.  In recent years, the Mum Festival Committee has adopted a new way of thinking about what the Festival is, and what it should be.  The bigger, the better approach appears to be the right formula for the Festival now. The last few years produced record turnouts and participating … Continue reading Mum Festival Volunteers Working Hard Behind The Scenes — Tons of New Vendors Lined Up