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

World AIDS Day to be Commemorated in Bristol

The Mayor’s Task Force on HIV/AIDS will be commemorating World AIDS Day on December 2nd with a showing of the AIDS documentary, 5B at Bristol Public Library at 12 noon.  All are welcome and a lunch will be provided by Jansen Pharmaceuticals.  Mayor Ellen Zoppo Sassu will issue a proclamation from the City. The film’s website, www.5Bfilm.com describes the … Continue reading World AIDS Day to be Commemorated in Bristol

Cars & Coffee Toy Drive Fills Hummer

It’s almost the season to gather with your family and friends to celebrate and give thanks for what we are fortunate enough to have. Holidays can be tough for some families, so what better way to show thanks than giving a helping hand to those in need.    On November 3rd, the Farmington Polo Grounds held … Continue reading Cars & Coffee Toy Drive Fills Hummer

The ARC of Bristol Thanks the City of Bristol & The Shaffer Company With Project of the Year Award

The Bristol Adult Resource Center (BARC) celebrated donors, supporters and outstanding individuals who support their mission of “advocating personal growth and community inclusion for all we serve” at their 9th annual gala “A Night For Our Stars To Shine” recently.  Among the honorees were the Bristol Development Authority (BDA) and The Shaffer Company who were … Continue reading The ARC of Bristol Thanks the City of Bristol & The Shaffer Company With Project of the Year Award

Dental Group Swaps 155 Pounds Of Sweets For The Soldiers

Patriotic children sold back more than 155 pounds of their Halloween treats to Elmwood Dental Group in West Hartford to benefit U.S. soldiers overseas. The practice hosted their first annual Halloween Candy Buy Back program from November 1-4, 2019 for Operation Gratitude, a non-profit organization that sends care packages to deployed troops and their families. … Continue reading Dental Group Swaps 155 Pounds Of Sweets For The Soldiers