Celebrate the Season in Connecticut with New Holiday and Winter Events, Family Friendly Activities and Charming Getaways

Cooler temperatures in New England bring a flurry of winter wonders to Connecticut, where visitors can enjoy twinkling holiday lights and Santa sightings, new indoor and outdoor activities for adventure and history lovers, fireside dining, and reduced rates at hotels, inns and B&Bs along the shoreline and countryside. It is easy to maximize every moment … Continue reading Celebrate the Season in Connecticut with New Holiday and Winter Events, Family Friendly Activities and Charming Getaways

CT Towns Graded, From A+ To D: How Did Your Community Do?

Here's a report card you should be paying attention to. And you may want to think twice about living in a place that was graded with a D. Niche has come out with its new 2019 rankings of the "Best Places to Live" in Connecticut, but for at least the third year in row, it … Continue reading CT Towns Graded, From A+ To D: How Did Your Community Do?

Lifelong Bristol Resident Promoted to Aquatics Coordinator

The City of Bristol Department of Parks, Recreation, Youth and Community Services announced the selection of Raelynne Andrews as the new Aquatics Coordinator. Raelynne graduated from Bristol Central High School in 2012, University of Saint Josephs in 2017, and she is currently pursuing a Masters of Social Work Degree from Quinnipiac University. Raelynne is a … Continue reading Lifelong Bristol Resident Promoted to Aquatics Coordinator

Take it from Larry of Bristol. Number 1-6-2-0 is a “very good number.”

Larry Webster of Bristol is especially fond of playing the Play4 numbers 1-6-2-0, taken directly from the last four digits of his phone number.  On the night of November 11, Larry's numbers paid off in a super-big way.   He made a "Straight" wager on a $5 bet and purchased four Play4 Night tickets.  When Larry's 4-digit number … Continue reading Take it from Larry of Bristol. Number 1-6-2-0 is a “very good number.”

Bristol Strives to End Homelessness

The City of Bristol will mark End Homelessness Week from November 24-30 to raise awareness of local needs. Mayor Ellen Zoppo-Sassu stated that she and members of the City Council are working with the local social service agencies including United Way of West Central Connecticut, Brian’s Angels, The Agape House, Salvation Army, Bristol PD and … Continue reading Bristol Strives to End Homelessness

Simsbury Art Trail Teases Triumphant Return in 2020

The sculpture sensation that swept across Simsbury, Connecticut last summer will make its highly-anticipated return in 2020. The Simsbury Chamber of Commerce Art Trail will once again delight visitors with over 30 lifelike bronze sculptures depicting people doing everyday activities placed outdoors throughout town. The works of internationally-renowned sculpture artist Seward Johnson will be on … Continue reading Simsbury Art Trail Teases Triumphant Return in 2020