Nutmeg Financial Brings Affordable Car Program to City of Bridgeport

November 25, 2019 –The City of Bridgeport and the Small and Minority Business Enterprise is partnering with Nutmeg State Financial Credit Union to help low income families afford the cars they need to get back and forth to work. Mayor Joe Ganim made the announcement about the Working Wheels program at a press conference on November 19, 2019 at the Margaret … Continue reading Nutmeg Financial Brings Affordable Car Program to City of Bridgeport

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

Lifelong Bristol Resident Promoted to Aquatics Coordinator

The City of Bristol Department of Parks, Recreation, Youth and Community Services announced the selection of Raelynne Andrews as the new Aquatics Coordinator. Raelynne graduated from Bristol Central High School in 2012, University of Saint Josephs in 2017, and she is currently pursuing a Masters of Social Work Degree from Quinnipiac University. Raelynne is a … Continue reading Lifelong Bristol Resident Promoted to Aquatics Coordinator

Take it from Larry of Bristol. Number 1-6-2-0 is a “very good number.”

Larry Webster of Bristol is especially fond of playing the Play4 numbers 1-6-2-0, taken directly from the last four digits of his phone number.  On the night of November 11, Larry's numbers paid off in a super-big way.   He made a "Straight" wager on a $5 bet and purchased four Play4 Night tickets.  When Larry's 4-digit number … Continue reading Take it from Larry of Bristol. Number 1-6-2-0 is a “very good number.”

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

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

Community Health Center in Hartford Renamed

Matching Gift Campaign, Community Health Center in Hartford Renamed,to Honor Retired Wheeler President and CEO, Susan Walkama, LCSW The career and contributions of retired Wheeler President and Chief Executive Officer, Susan Walkama, LCSW, are being marked through a matching gift campaign to raise support for nutrition programming, and renaming the organization’s community health center in … Continue reading Community Health Center in Hartford Renamed

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