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Rep. Betts Issues Statement on Bristol Officers Killed in the Line of Duty

Posted on October 13, 2022


BRISTOL – Rep. Whit Betts, R-Bristol, Plymouth and Terryville, issued the following statement in response to the killings of two police officers and the wounding of a third who were shot while responding to a domestic-related call on Wednesday evening.

“This is tragic and heartbreaking on so many levels. My thoughts and prayers are with the families and loved ones of these officers, their friends and all the members of the Bristol Police Department during these times,” Rep. Betts said. “The police

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State Reps. Pavalock-D’Amato, Betts and Sen. Martin Resume Legislative Coffee Hours

Posted on October 4, 2022


BRISTOL – State Representatives Cara Pavalock-D’Amato (R-77), Whit Betts (R-78) and Sen. Henri Martin (R-31) would like to invite Bristol residents to join them as they resume their monthly legislative coffee hour this Friday at Rodd’s Restaurant.

WHEN: Friday, October 7th
TIME: 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.
WHERE: Rodd’s Restaurant, 854 Farmington Ave., Bristol

This monthly event is to provide residents with an opportunity to speak with the lawmakers about issues affecting the district along with any other

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New Laws Going Into Effect on Oct. 1

Posted on September 29, 2022


As we enter autumn, there are also new laws that will go into effect on Oct. 1 that could have an impact on you, your business, or our community.

A full list of those laws that take effect on Oct. 1, along with summaries, can be accessed here or by clicking on the graphic above.

A summary of some of the major changes include:

Account Closure Notices – A new law requires Connecticut-chartered banks and credit unions to tell account holders why their deposit accounts (e.g., personal checking or savings

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