Gigs in Bristol: 7/30/17

Welcome back to Gigs in Bristol — your source for finding current job openings in Bristol. Whether you are searching for a part-time position or full-time, let the Bristol Roundup connect you with your dream position. Check out this week’s gigs. Great job hunting folks! Automotive Detailer / Helper Touch Ups Unlimited LLC. – Bristol, CT 06010 Required license or certification:. Must have valid driver’s license. Touch Ups Unlimited LLC is a detail shop specializing in bumper scuffs and key scratch… Easily apply 4 days ago – save job – more… Dishwasher – new Bright Horizons Family Solutions –  1,167 reviews – Bristol, CT Read More …

Hearst meet-up group gathers for hit-and-run thriller in Stamford

Photo: Film Movement / Contributed Photo Image 1of/2 Caption Close Image 1 of 2 Emmanuelle Devos, right, stars as the mother of a hit-and-run victim who becomes determined to avenge herself on the driver of the car (played by Nathalie Baye, left) in “Moka.” Emmanuelle Devos, right, stars as the mother of a hit-and-run victim who becomes determined to avenge herself on the   Read more of  Hearst meet-up group gathers for hit-and-run thriller in Stamford

Hearst movie meet-up increasingly popular

Photo: Contributed Photo /Rialto Films Image 1of/1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 The Hearst movie meet-up group had a big turn-out for the restored version of “The Third Man” in Bethel. The Hearst movie meet-up group had a big turn-out for the restored version of “The Third Man” in Bethel. Photo: Contributed Photo /Rialto Films Hearst movie meet-up increasingly popular Back to Gallery   Read more of  Hearst movie meet-up increasingly popular

Day programs for disabled close because of budget stalemate

Read more of  Day programs for disabled close because of budget stalemate HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH) — Many of the day programs for the disabled had to shut down Wednesday for the first of six “furlough” days forced on the nonprofit agencies that run them. This is because there’s no budget. There was a major disruption Wednesday for many of the nearly 12,000 Connecticut residents that receive services for the intellectually and physically disabled from more than 150 different nonprofit agencies across the state. Related Content: State budget stalemate forced towns to set budgets Read More …

Avon woman arrested, charged for dog attacking 78-year-old man

WEST HARTFORD — A Connecticut woman has been charged after her dog attacked and injured a 78-year-old man.Katherine Stevenson, of Avon, was charged Tuesday with second-degree assault of an elderly person and other offenses. The Bloomfield man attacked last week suffered a fractured pelvis and dog bites to his ribs, hand and bicep.The Hartford Courant reports that Stevenson is in custody and she had the dog euthanized.Police say the 41-year-old Stevenson […] Read more of  Avon woman arrested, charged for dog attacking 78-year-old man

West Hartford Police: Avon Woman Arrested In Dog Attack

An Avon woman whose Boxer mix attacked a 78-year-old Bloomfield man last week has been arrested, police said Wednesday. Katherine Stevenson, 40, of Old Farms Road was charged with second-degree assault of an elderly person, first-degree reckless endangerment, violation of a restraint order, nuisance… Read more of  West Hartford Police: Avon Woman Arrested In Dog Attack

Avon woman faces charges after dog attack in West Hartford

Read more of  Avon woman faces charges after dog attack in West Hartford WEST HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH) — A woman from Avon is facing charges after her Boxer attacked someone in West Hartford on July 17. At around 8:45 p.m., police say Katherine Stevenson’s dog attacked someone on Iroquois Road last week. Police say after a thorough investigation, they learned that the dog in this case had a long history of aggressive behavior. They say the dog violently attacked two people in the past. According to Animal Control Officials, the dog was Read More …

Hold in the Wall Theater presents 'Alice's Adventures in Wonderland' opening Friday

NEW BRITAIN >> It’s down the rabbit hole and into the fantastical world of Lewis Carroll, as Hole in the Wall Theater presents Rachel Teagle’s adaptation of “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland” for the next three weekends. Teatime is at 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, July 28 and 29 and Aug. 4 and 5, with 2 p.m. Sunday matinees on July 30 and Aug. 6. Tickets are $20 for adults, and $15 for students and senior adults. Purchase tickets at the box office, reserve in advance at 860-229-3049, or buy online Read More …

American Legion: Zone 4 dominates field as Super Regional state tournament round begins

The so-called Super Regional phase — translation: neutral-site, double-elimination phase — of the American Legion State Tournament opens Saturday at Palmer Field with two games. Three of the teams are from Zone 4 — Greenwich, Stamford and Trumbull — with one familiar face, Zone 3 champion Cheshire, completing the field. In the first game at 1 p.m., Zone 4 champion Greenwich (25-2), which swept two games from Middletown this week, takes on Stamford (24-5). In the second game at 4 p.m., Trumbull (25-5) will play Cheshire (25-5). Greenwich and Stamford Read More …

Dog attacks 79 year-old man multiple times

Read more of  Dog attacks 79 year-old man multiple times WEST HARTFORD, Conn (WTNH) — West Hartford police were called to 56 Iroquois Road on Monday at 10:07 pm after receiving reports that a dog that attacked a 79 year-old man. Witnesses to the attack were holding the dog down, but the dog was able to escape multiple times. Each time the dog separated from the witnesses, it would return to the victim. Animal control secured the Boxer mix. The victim, William Chesanek of Bloomfield, was transported to St. Francis hospital with injuries Read More …

Sugar Ray plays Stamford’s Alive@Five concert

Photo: Kingdom Entertainment / Contributed Photo Image 1of/1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 Sugar Ray, with frontman Mark McGrath, will perform at Stamford’s Alive@Five concert series at Columbus Park on Thursday, July 20. Sugar Ray, with frontman Mark McGrath, will perform at Stamford’s Alive@Five concert series at Columbus Park on Thursday, July 20. Photo: Kingdom Entertainment / Contributed Photo Sugar Ray plays Stamford’s Alive@Five   Read more of  Sugar Ray plays Stamford’s Alive@Five concert

The 2017 New Haven Register All-Area Boys Lacrosse Team

••• The 2017 New Haven Register All-Area Boys Lacrosse Team. Compiled by Dan Nowak. Portraits by Peter Hvizdak. Designed by Sean Patrick Bowley. ••• Stats: Had 58 goals, 36 assists and 37 ground balls, had four goals and five assists to lead the Jesuits to a 12-8 win over Cheshire in the SCC tournament final. Prep ended up 16-4. Honors: U.S. Lacrosse All-American, CHSCA All-State, All-SCC pick. Off the field: National Honor Society, graduated Summa Cum Laude, also played ice hockey. Up next: Will play lacrosse at Princeton. ••• Stats: Led Read More …

Hazmat Crew Responds To Avon Town Hall; Substance Not Harmful

A suspicious white powder discovered at town hall Wednesday was a harmless pet antacid, police said. Simsbury’s hazmat team responded to town hall about 11 a.m. following reports from employees that a substance was leaking from a mailed package, Avon police Lt. Kelly Walsh said. Avon police and… Read more of  Hazmat Crew Responds To Avon Town Hall; Substance Not Harmful

Connecticut DMV offices closed for July Fourth holiday

WETHERSFIELD, Conn. (AP) — Offices for the Connecticut Department of Motor Vehicles are closed for the Fourth of July holiday. The agency says it will reopen its regional service centers and major service offices on Wednesday, beginning at 7:45 a.m. AAA offices will also be closed Tuesday in Avon, Cromwell, Enfield, Manchester, Old Saybrook, Plainville, Waterford and West Hartford. They are scheduled to reopen on Wednesday to process renewals for driver licenses and non-driver identification cards. Customers can visit the DMV’s website for a full list of offices and hours. Read More …

Bio-drama about friends Paul Cezanne and Emile Zola a hit in Stamford

Photo: Contributed Photo Image 1of/2 Caption Close Image 1 of 2 Guillaume Gallienne, left, plays Paul Cezanne and Guillaume Canet is the writer Emile Zola in “Cezanne and I.” Guillaume Gallienne, left, plays Paul Cezanne and Guillaume Canet is the writer Emile Zola in “Cezanne and I.” Photo: Contributed Photo Image 2 of 2 A circle of struggling friends in   Read more of  Bio-drama about friends Paul Cezanne and Emile Zola a hit in Stamford

Berkshire League ponders where future will lead

Northwestern athletic director Fred Williams is president of the Berkshire League.Jim Shannon Republican-American By STEVE BARLOW Republican-American A loud sigh of relief could be heard across Litchfield County nearly two months ago when the Region 10 Board of Education decided it would keep Lewis Mills High in the Berkshire League rather than pursue membership in the Central Connecticut Conference. “Personally, I’m happy Lewis Mills decided to stay,” said Gilbert athletic director Pat Cooke. “Lewis Mills is a big part of the Berkshire League.” “Mills would have been a big chip Read More …