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

DOT to Bulldoze West End in Bristol

A public information meeting is scheduled for December 3, 2019 at 7:00pm in City Hall Council Chambers. The public information meeting will include members of the State of Connecticut’s Department of Transportation planning team responsible for the design and construction of the new intersection. The purpose of the project is to reduce congestion, address traffic … Continue reading DOT to Bulldoze West End in Bristol

Elderly Care Earns Employee $5k Award

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