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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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A Guide to Moving to: Connecticut

Maybe you’ve been toying with the idea of moving to Connecticut, but just a few pieces of the puzzle are still missing. Not to worry, friend, you’ve come to the right place. We’ve taken the liberty of compiling this little guide to things we think you might like to know when contemplating a move to […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Lake Compounce Splash Into Summer Giveaway — Ends July 31

Win 4 Tickets to Lake Compounce by showing your best summer selfie! Upload your photo and add fun summer stickers and then fill out the entry form.  Must be 18 years or older to enter, or 13 years or older with parent permission. No purchase required. See Official Rules for details. Ends July 31, 2019.

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