Bristol Company Named One of the Best Places to Work

Bristol-based The Arthur G. Russell Company announced that it has been awarded a 2018 Top Workplaces honor by the Hartford Courant. The Russell Company designs and develops innovative automatic assembly equipment for the medical device, consumer, and electronics industries. The Award is based solely on employee feedback gathered through a third-party survey. The anonymous survey […]

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Downtown Bristol Farmers Market Yields Success

There are only five more Saturdays for residents to enjoy plants, coffee, fresh produce, eggs, cheeses, meats, baked goods, jerky, oat bars, and organic soap products from the downtown Bristol Farmers Market. “Attendance has been great throughout the summer,” said Mayor Ellen Zoppo-Sassu. Vendors including Better Baking by Beth, Gresczyk Farms, KAL Company Handcrafted Oat […]

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Connecticut BBB: Tips for Charitable Giving After a Natural Disaster

When a natural disaster strikes many people look to help in any way they can–most of the time that is financial. With the recent aftermath of Hurricane Florence, Better Business Bureau wants to remind consumers to research charities before they donate. BBB not only reviews businesses but also charities. Give.org is a website devoted to BBB’s Wise Giving Alliance which […]

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Ned Lamont & JFK Nephew Host Roundtable on Opioid Epidemic

Ned Lamont, Democratic nominee for governor, and mental health advocate and former U.S. Rep. Patrick J. Kennedy hosted a roundtable and discussed solutions to the opioid epidemic and toured the state’s largest detox facility, InterCommunity in Hartford. A member of the Kennedy family, Patrick is the youngest son of the long-time Massachusetts Senator Ted Kennedy and is a nephew of former […]

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The Haunted Graveyard Returns

Lake Compounce will once again transform itself into a Halloween experience for adults and children. The midways are decorated, and many of the park’s rides run in the dark starting September 28th. Rides open at 5pm, and The Haunted Graveyard gates open at dusk to take you on a terrifying 1-mile journey through darkly glittering catacombs […]

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Never Before Seen Pictures of Lake Compounce Released

It is not Hersey Lake Compounce or The Lake. There are no concerts with residents holding decibel meters ready to complain about the loud music to officials. It is Lake Compounce. Opened in 1846, it is the oldest, continuously operating amusement park in the United States. The park’s history goes back to 1846 when Gad Norton hired […]

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BARC to Host Job Fair

The Bristol Adult Resource Center (BARC) will host a Job Fair on Thursday, October 4 from 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM at 621 Jerome Ave. Bristol. There will be onsite interviews for all shifts and departments. Full time, part time and per diem direct support opportunities are available. Bristol Adult Resource Center (BARC) is a private, non-profit, 501(c)3, […]

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