Bristol’s Nelligan Inducted into CT Veterans Hall of Fame

Posted on December 11, 2019 by admin


Bristol resident and U.S. Army Reservist Patrick Nelligan on Dec. 6 was among 10 local veterans who were inducted into the Connecticut Veteran Hall of Fame.

Sen. Henri Martin, Rep. Cara Pavalock-D’Amato with her son Leo, Patrick Nelligan, and Rep. Whit Betts at the Dec. 6 Connecticut Veteran Hall of Fame induction ceremony.

The Hall of Fame was established in November 2005 to help raise awareness about the achievements and contributions

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State Reps. Betts, Pavalock-D’Amato and Sen. Martin to “Ring the Bell” at Bristol’s Walmart on Thursday, December 12th

Posted on December 4, 2019 by admin


State Reps. Whit Betts (R-78), Cara Pavalock-D’Amato R (77) and State Sen. Henri Martin (R-31) will be volunteering to raise money for Connecticut residents in need by collecting for the Salvation Army at Bristol’s Walmart on Thursday, December 12, 2019.

WHEN: Thursday, December 12th, 2019 from 4:00 to 5:00pm

WHERE: Walmart, 1400 Farmington Ave., Bristol, CT

Reps. Betts, Pavalock-D-Amato and Sen. Martin welcome all of their constituents to stop by the store to help make the fundraising event a success!

Letter to the Editor: State Representative Whit Betts on Tolls

Posted on December 4, 2019 by admin


The voters and taxpayers I represent are overwhelmingly and adamantly “opposed to having any tolls” put in Connecticut. I strongly support their opposition for the following reasons:

  1. Toll Revenue is a tax on everyone. It is absolutely false to claim that tolls only on trucks means that Connecticut residents and businesses are exempt from paying a toll. The increased expenses to trucks will be passed on to consumers who will pay higher prices for food, gas, and anything that is delivered by truck.
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