Evelyn Paradis of Colchester said she couldn't believe it when she realized she had won one of the $10,000 top prizes playing the CT Lottery scratch game, "10X Cash 13th Edition." "Sometimes I play, but not all the time. This morning, I decided to buy a ticket. I went home and was scratching the ticket...when I got a 3X and then … Continue reading Lottery Winner Plans to Pay it Forward
With just two weeks to go until Christmas Day, the Seaport Association in Norwalk Connecticut has made sure there is no “Claus” for alarm come December 25 by offering a collection of extraordinary gifts. The Seaport Association has just opened an online store making shopping for friends and family super easy. All gift certificates are … Continue reading Ho Ho Ho: The Joy of Gifting with the Seaport Association
Brian Horberg, 30, of Danbury, Connecticut remembers chatting with a man at Stop and Shop when was about nine or ten years old. But the chance meeting led to a gift that would ultimately change the course of his life. Horberg was born blind and is deaf in his right ear. His family received a … Continue reading Blind-Deaf Pianist Spreads Holiday Joy
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
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!
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?