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?

Connecticut Dentist Recognized as Top Dentist for 12th Year in a Row

Dr. Ana Paula Gomes, owner of Elmwood Dental Group in West Hartford, has been named to the elite 2019 topDentists™ list for the twelfth year in a row. topDentists™ is a national database which includes listings for dentists and specialists in each state. The list of dental professionals selected in the Hartford Metro area is based on thousands of … Continue reading Connecticut Dentist Recognized as Top Dentist for 12th Year in a Row

Ray’s Auto Body in Bristol Celebrates 30th Anniversary

Ray’s CARSTAR Auto Body in Bristol is proud to celebrate their 30th year of business. Owner Steve Merchant has always enjoyed anything having to do with cars. With his dad owning the repair facility, Merchant was able to start his career in the industry at the age of 15 sweeping floors and cleaning cars. “I … Continue reading Ray’s Auto Body in Bristol Celebrates 30th Anniversary

All Heart: Hundreds Gather at Bristol Thanksgiving Service

Two hundred people gathered at Saint Joseph Church on Wednesday, November 27th, giving thanks with neighbors of different faiths. This was the third time that members of the Bristol Area Association of Ministry partnered with the Interfaith Coalition in hosting the event.  Combined adult, children’s and handbell choirs performed and instrumental accompaniment was provided by … Continue reading All Heart: Hundreds Gather at Bristol Thanksgiving Service