After receiving rave reviews for her compassionate and competent elderly care, Mary Donkor of Brooklyn, N.Y. was presented with the Assisted Living Services, Inc. Platinum Caregiver Award for September. The homecare agency surprised the live-in caregiver with the prestigious honor at the home of client Matilda Ellwanger in Madison, CT on Oct. 31, 2019. In addition to a check for … Continue reading Elderly Care Earns Employee $5k Award
November 25, 2019 –The City of Bridgeport and the Small and Minority Business Enterprise is partnering with Nutmeg State Financial Credit Union to help low income families afford the cars they need to get back and forth to work. Mayor Joe Ganim made the announcement about the Working Wheels program at a press conference on November 19, 2019 at the Margaret … Continue reading Nutmeg Financial Brings Affordable Car Program to City of Bridgeport
Holiday cheer is upon us in Connecticut! Get in the holiday spirit by getting out and experiencing some of the brilliant holiday lights festivals and displays around the state. Gather your family and friends for a festive, magical, memorable outing sure to delight audiences of all ages. Start a Family Tradition This year, the annual Lake … Continue reading Follow the Lights to Holiday Cheer!
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
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?
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
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.”
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