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The Bristol Press – Legion Post 209 is seeking donations for annual Fishing Derby

BRISTOL – American Legion Post 209 is seeking the community’s support in making this year’s Fishing Derby another success. “The expenses for are through the roof – from fish to trophies to prizes,” said Brian Avery, commander of American Legion Post 209. “These last couple of years it has been very difficult due to covid. …

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The Bristol Press – Volunteers clear invasive plants to improve state endangered bird habitat in Roberts Property

BRISTOL – In an effort to encourage better nesting sites for the Connecticut endangered grasshopper sparrow, several volunteers from a variety of environmentally-minded organizations gathered to clear the Roberts Property Park area of ​​invasive plant life. Around 20 individuals spent the morning pulling up vines, multiflora roses and more, targeting around two acres to be …

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The Bristol Press – Long-running fishing derby will return to Page Park this month

BRISTOL – The long-running fishing derby at Page Park will return April 30, promising prizes, family fun and an opportunity to make lasting memories. The 71st Annual Perry J. Spinelli Fishing Derby will be held Saturday, April 30 from 7 to 10 am at Page Park Pond for children 13 and younger. Parents may assist …

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