Local News for Bristol, Connecticut

03/27/2020

Bonus Borrows Now Available from Hoopla

hoopla’s new Bonus Borrows – Free to Libraries & Patrons! In order to provide relief to Libraries and to provide more content to Patrons during this difficult time of sheltering at home, we are proud to announce the hoopla Bonus Borrows Collection with more than 1,100 top titles and hoopla favorites. All you need is READ MORE.
Write to city seniors isolated by pandemic03/26/2020

Write to city seniors isolated by pandemic

The City of Bristol has created an”All-Heart Pen Pal” program in an attempt to reduce social isolationism in the Nursing Care-Convalescent Home communities that have banned visitors, and to encourage literacy for the children doing school work from home, as well as for anyone from the community in general. The Mayor’s Office has received permission READ MORE.
Bristol restaurants try to stay open as rules change03/26/2020

Bristol restaurants try to stay open as rules change

With Gov. Ned Lamont having signed an executive order limiting restaurants to non-alcoholic beverages and take-out/delivery services only, Bristol restaurants are being forced to close down, which is leading to lost income for employers and employees. Numerous Bristol restaurants have resorted to providing residents with take-out and delivery options to still serve the public, such READ MORE.