Local Community Foundation Awards 5 Grants from the Men & Boys’ Fund

This Month, Main Street Community Foundation presented a total of $6,500 in grants from the Men & Boys’ Fund to organizations improving the lives of men and boys in Bristol, Burlington, Plainville, Plymouth, Southington and Wolcott. The grants awarded are:  Boys & Girls Club of Bristol Family Center - $1,500 - Passport to Manhood,  a … Continue reading Local Community Foundation Awards 5 Grants from the Men & Boys’ Fund

Community Invited to Celebrate Jewish Festival of Lights — With Potato Pancakes!

On Sunday, December 29th, the greater Plainville/Southington/Bristol Jewish community is invited to celebrate the festival of Chanukah with music, food and candle lighting. Gishrei Shalom Jewish Congregation will host the event at a member’s home in Bristol beginning at 5:00 p.m. Chanukah is known as the Festival of Lights and is a minor holiday in … Continue reading Community Invited to Celebrate Jewish Festival of Lights — With Potato Pancakes!

Burlington Seeks Input from the Public: What Should be Preserved or Protected? What Services and Facilities are Needed? Should There be a Guide for Growth or Change?

The Town of Burlington has scheduled a public information meeting to get comments and feedback from Burlington residents on the draft 2020-2030 Plan of Conservation and Development for the community. The meeting is scheduled for Thursday December 12, 2019 at 7:00 PM in the Auditorium. Following the public meeting, the Planning and Zoning Commission will review community input … Continue reading Burlington Seeks Input from the Public: What Should be Preserved or Protected? What Services and Facilities are Needed? Should There be a Guide for Growth or Change?

Burlington Holiday Sing

Residents of all ages are invited to Burlington's 34th Annual Holiday Sing Along on the Burlington Town Green, Wednesday, December 4, 2019 at 7pm. The HIstorical Elton Brown Tavern will open at 6:30pm for cookies and other treats at 6:30pm.  The Chamber of Commerce, Torrington Savings Bank & The United Way are sponsoring a Coat Drive inside the … Continue reading Burlington Holiday Sing

Nutmeg Financial Brings Affordable Car Program to City of Bridgeport

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

Follow the Lights to Holiday Cheer!

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!