Want to Donate Locally But Not Sure How? Get to Know Your Community Foundation

Exponent Philanthropy a nationwide center for family philanthropy says everyone wants to help during a crisis, and, for many, that means giving money. But few understand what it takes to distribute funds to the people, businesses, or nonprofits that will create the greatest impact and fulfill the most need — especially if the money livesRead More

Burlington Scavenger Hunt Underway — Offers Safe Family Activity

Looking for a safe socially distant family activity? Consider the Burlington Community Fund Scavenger Hunt. Participants will be tasked with finding and perhaps discovering ten popular Burlington locations. Participants will use a Scavenger Hunt link to receive a clue to the first location. Once you find it, you will find a laminated QR code withRead More

This Man Across The Globe Had No Clue His Studies Were Being Taught in Bristol Schools

Payeng’s four-decade-long feat of single-handedly raising a 550-acre forest of barren sandbar will now grace the curriculum of sixth grade Bristol Connecticut school students, in what will be the latest laurel for the 57-year-old Assamese farmer. Payeng said he was unaware about the development, but was happy to know that students in the US wereRead More

Updated School-By-School and Nursing Home Coronavirus Case Lists

Connecticut released its first batch of public school-by-school coronavirus data which showed there have been 459 recorded staff cases and 1,061 student cases in public and private schools between the beginning of September and end of October. Below are school-by-school coronavirus cases from the state Department of Education. The case figures are only from theRead More

CT DOT: Daylight Saving Time Requires Drivers to Be ‘Pedestrian Aware’

The Connecticut Department of Transportation’s Highway Safety Office strongly urges motorists and pedestrians to be more alert to roadway risks as the end of Daylight Saving Time approaches. The change to Eastern Standard Time, occurring on November 1, at 2:00 AM, means drivers’ evening commutes will suddenly switch from daylight driving, to dark, nighttime drivingRead More

Larger Boxes of Food — With Meat to be Distributed at Oct 30 Farmers to Families Event in Bristol

The Mayor’s Office, United Way, and FoodShare are working together to offer another Farmers to Families Produce Distribution programs this Friday, October 30th. Distribution will take place from 3pm-5:30pm at the new location–Lake Compounce Parking Lot. (185 Enterprise Drive). “The Fall food boxes have been upgraded to include not only fresh produce, but also dairyRead More

Make your voting plan now — it only takes a few minutes

We’re one week away from Election Day, and more than half a million people in Connecticut have already cast their ballots — are you one of them? If you’ve received your absentee ballot, I strongly recommend that you drop it off at your local drop box. With recent USPS delays, I can’t stress this enough: doRead More

Visions For Vacancies: Former Savers

Periodically, I’ll feature a commercial building, business or lot for lease and for sale and ask you what you think would be the best use for it. Forget what zone it’s in, ignore setback regulations, dump lot coverage rules and all the other zoning jargon that puts most people to sleep. If you had your way,Read More

Opinion: You Really Should Visit The Museums in Bristol

People travel from all over the country to visit the museums in Bristol, Connecticut. However, it was recently brought to my attention that most residents of Bristol have never visited the museums in our own back yards. Recently, I attended a Meeting which was hosted by the American Clock and Watch Museum. While the curatorsRead More

Fear Factor: Haunted Houses in Connecticut

A home in Southington, Conn. that was formerly the site of a funeral home and allegedly haunted in 1986 is seen Wednesday, March 18, 2009. A Hollywood horror film that depicts the alleged haunting of the home is turning into a nightmare for the home’s current owners. Halloween has become a month-long celebration in Connecticut,Read More

Bristol Center Offers Unique Approach to Ease The Stresses Brought on by COVID-19 Pandemic

Photo (c) Shepard Meadows Therapeutic Riding Center Shepard Meadows Therapeutic Riding Center, Inc. in Bristol is now offering Equine Assisted Psychotherapy in response to the new needs brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic.  Shepard Meadows helps individuals with special needs by providing equine assisted activities and therapies. Over the past year there has been anRead More

Wheeler Recognized for Reducing Disparities in Health Care

Wheeler has received $108,000 in federal awards for quality care, including special recognition as one of only two community health centers in Connecticut that met or exceeded goals for reducing health disparities across different racial and ethnic groups between 2018 and 2019. On Tuesday, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced moreRead More

Anti-Racism Resources: Educate Yourself

Diving into the world of anti-racism for the first time can be confronting. It may feel challenging to understand your place and where to begin with educating yourself. Luckily, there are endless resources online to help you learn about anti-racism work, dismantle the unconscious biases that exist within yourself, and take action to create aRead More

25th Annual Edmund Ganem 5K Race/Walk Slated for july 18

The Rotary Club of Terryville, CT’s 25th Annual Edmund Ganem 5K Race/Walk will be held Saturday, July 18, 2020 at 9:30am.  Some new protocols will be in place to ensure the health and safety of our runners and volunteers. Pre-register online at https://www.raceentry.com/races/edmund-ganem-memorial-5k-runwalk/2020/register and enjoy reduced registration fees.  Participants may also register the day of the raceRead More

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