Statewide News

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. ...READ MORE

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 ...READ MORE

BARC to Host Job Fair


The Bristol Adult Resource Center (BARC) will host a Job Fair on Thursday, October 4 from 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM at 621 Jerome Ave. Bristol. There will be onsite interviews for all shifts and departments. Full time, part time and per diem direct support opportunities are available. Bristol Adult ...READ MORE

Your Ultimate Weekend Guide to All Things Mum 2018


The Mum Festival has been an epic fall festival in Bristol’s history. Over the course of the weekend the 2018 Mum Fest will feature a carnival, dozens of vendors from area businesses, crafters, local producers, restaurants, food trucks, community organizations, non profits, and museums, in ...READ MORE

PHOTOS: Burlington Tavern Day 2018


Tavern Day is Burlington’s annual community celebration that brings the sprawling geographic community together each September at the Town Green. 2018 proved to be another success. This year’s event offered beer & wine at the tavern, a food court, food trucks, farmers market, ice ...READ MORE

Target Plans To Hire 120,000 Workers Immediately


Target is planning to hire 120,000 workers across the country ahead of the holiday season. The Minneapolis-based retailer made the announcement Thursday, adding that this year’s hiring commitment is 20 percent greater than that of the 2017 holiday season. “Coming off a strong second quarter, ...READ MORE

Bristol Man Kills Roommates Cat — Why?


A Connecticut man has been charged with killing his roommate’s cat. Bristol police say 27-year-old Jonathan Ely is being held on $15,000 bail on a charge of first-degree maliciously wounding or killing an animal pending an Oct. 4 court date. The Bristol Press reported Monday the roommate ...READ MORE