Celebrate the Season in Connecticut with New Holiday and Winter Events, Family Friendly Activities and Charming Getaways

Cooler temperatures in New England bring a flurry of winter wonders to Connecticut, where visitors can enjoy twinkling holiday lights and Santa sightings, new indoor and outdoor activities for adventure and history lovers, fireside dining, and reduced rates at hotels, inns and B&Bs along the shoreline and countryside. It is easy to maximize every moment … Continue reading Celebrate the Season in Connecticut with New Holiday and Winter Events, Family Friendly Activities and Charming Getaways

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

Real Estate Roundup: Downsizing in Retirement? What Will Happen with Your Current Home?

A bigger home may have served you well in the past. But now that the kids are grown and your nest is finally empty, you have decided that a smaller home is a better fit for your golden years. That means searching for the perfect new home, but it also means deciding what to do … Continue reading Real Estate Roundup: Downsizing in Retirement? What Will Happen with Your Current Home?

Real Estate Round: Most Expensive House for Sale in Bristol

This beautiful Georgian Revival home sits at the end of Grove Street in the historic Federal Hill. Known on the National Registry of Historic Homes as the "Marlborough House", this home was designed by Richard Henry Dana & built in 1929 for Edward Ingraham, whose family were leaders in the locally significant clockmaking industry. The … Continue reading Real Estate Round: Most Expensive House for Sale in Bristol

Visions For Vacancies: Former Sonic Rt. 6 Bristol

Periodically, we’ll feature a commercial building and ask you what you think would be the best use for it. Forget what zone it’s in, ignore setback regulations, dump lot coverage rules and all the other zoning jargon that puts most people to sleep. If you had your way, what would you like to see there? What would … Continue reading Visions For Vacancies: Former Sonic Rt. 6 Bristol