World Series Win Don’t Mean Beans, As Yanks Top Red Sox
CONNECTICUT – Despite their World Series win, the Boston Red Sox still trail the New York Yankees 43 – 38 percent in Quinnipiac University’s 12th Annual Connecticut Baseball Poll. Only 8 percent of fans cheer for the New York Mets. This compares to the 42 – 37 percent Yankees lead in the June 20, 2013, survey by the independent Quinnipiac (KWIN-uh-pe-ack) University.
In the survey, a total of 52…
Pink’s Hot Dogs Coming To Bristol
BRISTOL – Pink’s Hot Dogs, a Hollywood Legend since 1939, has partnered with Lake Compounce and will open a restaurant in the park, across from the Carousel this May. This family owned business was named by Fox News as number one in a list of Top Ten Hot Dog Stands in the U.S., and attracts celebrities including Jay Leno, Martha Stewart, and Food Network superstars Giada de Laurentiis and Guy…
Buying a Foreclosure in Connecticut
By Jacquelyn B Marks
CONNECTICUT – One in every 768 Connecticut housing units received a foreclosure filing. In November a foreclosure filing rose 35 percent to 1,931 from 1,412 for the same month one year ago. In the United States, Connecticut ranked at fifth amongst all states.
Although Connecticut ranks close to New York and California for a high cost of living, it is still 17 percent lower…
Connecticut Ranks In The Middle Of The Pack In Road Safety
A new report shows that there are some areas where Connecticut needs new laws to improve traffic safety.
CONNECTICUT — Many motorists in Connecticut have experienced a situation where they narrowly avoid being in a car crash. These near-misses often provide an excellent reminder of how important it is to practice safe driving habits. While the state has taken a very aggressive approach to…
Renaissance Looks To Reach Residential Goal
BRISTOL – Renaissance Downtowns is asking the public to fill out their online Letter of Interest form. LOI’s are non-binding letters of interest for residential market rate housing at phase one.
Mark Walerysiak Jr., Community Liaison for Renaissance Downtowns said “We’re working on an awesome project that will transform the dead space that was the Centre Mall into a vibrant walkable community. In…
ESPN To Launch ‘Exit 31’ After I-84 Exit
BRISTOL – To focus on expanding creative storytelling beyond traditional content areas, ESPN is forming Exit 31, a creative enterprise that will combine the resources of three existing units – ESPN Films, Grantland and FiveThirtyEight – under one umbrella. The group – whose name refers to the exit off Interstate 84 which leads to ESPN’s Bristol headquarters – will experiment with subjects,…
Bristol Police Warn Of Rental Scam
BRISTOL – The Police department is alerting individuals looking to rent residential properties that a telephone scam is asking residents to mail a $500.00 deposit to a P.O. Box. Once the deposit money was received by the alleged property owner the keys to the residence would be sent in return.
The victim of this property scam would never receive keys and their deposit money would be lost. Any…
West End Association Monthly Meeting
The West End Association will be holding our regular monthly meeting on Wednesday, March 12, 2013 at 7:00 PM in the Riverview Apartments community room on 171 Laurel St. All are welcome to attend and hear about our plans for 2014. Our special guest speaker will be Robert Grimaldi the Bristol Fire Marshall and Mark Walerysiak from Downtown Renaissance.
Adam Lanza’s Father In Interview: He Would Have Killed Me ‘In A Heartbeat’
Originally posted on WTIC FOX CT:
By Ralph Ellis
(CNN) — The father of Sandy Hook Elementary School shooter Adam Lanza said his son would have killed him if he’d had the opportunity.