Connecticut users of the streaming music service Spotify received emails recently that the state sales tax on digital goods would increase in October. As of October 1, 2019, sales of “digital goods,” which includes audio works, visual works, audio-visual works, reading materials or ring tones, which are electronically accessed or transferred, are subject to sales … Continue reading Bristol Rep Opposes New Digital Tax
On Wednesday, October 2 at 5 p.m., the Bristol Mayor’s Task Force on HIV/AIDS will hold its annual Candlelight Vigil on Federal Hill Green on Queen Street in Bristol to honor and remember those who live with HIV, those who have died and the families and friends affected by this disease. The Task Force includes … Continue reading Bristol Mayor’s Task Force to Hold Annual AIDS Candlelight Vigil
I see no point in mincing words here: If you’re an at-will employee—as most of us non-union members are—you can get fired at any time for no reason at all (so long as it isn’t illegal). That’s a fact. But assuming you don’t work for an organization that’s likely to ax you for well, doing a … Continue reading 5 Common Reasons People Get Fired
This year, the Tavern Day committee is again being chaired by David Goshdigian who has some great plans that will include Food Trucks by the Tavern, another Farmers Market, Historical Re-enactors Tavern Day is Sunday, September 15. Help our Chamber continue to lead the way in support of Tavern Day and all the community fellowship … Continue reading Burlington Tavern Day Opportunities — Food Trucks Welcome!
By Richard A. Ciccarone, President & CEO of Merritt Research Services, LLC and Co-Owner of MUNINET, LLC The Top 21% of Cities With High Pension Funding Levels Deserve Attention and Usually Praise With so much well-deserved negative attention focused on cities with huge unfunded pension overhangs, it’s probably a good time to draw attention to … Continue reading Bristol Ranked #1 on Pension Funding
Yes, it’s THE annual “zucchini” letter. What do you do with the extra zucchini (and beans and tomatoes and other garden goodies)? How about helping out those who truly need them? Each year, I ask Bristol’s agencies who feed and clothe and heat and cool and provide furniture for those who are in need, what … Continue reading Bristol Roundup – Annual Zucchini Letter Offers Multiple Ways to Help People in Need