Articles by Michael J. Uchalid

How well do you know Bristol?


How well do you know Bristol? Prove your “Bristolite” credentials at the first-ever Bristol History Trivia Quiz. Historical Librarian Jay Manewitz will provide the questions and award a mystery prize to the winner. The quiz will be held on Saturday, September 30 at 11:00 a.m. in the Bristol ...READ MORE

Witch’s Dungeon Returns September 29


The 51st season of “The Witch’s Dungeon Classic Movie Museum” starts on Friday, September 29th at 7:00 pm and October 1th at 10:00 pm. The annual event features a live guided tour of the wax museum, displays of original movie props & makeup, plus 1960’s “Monster Craze” memorabilia, ...READ MORE

Get Featured on The Roundup


Who We Are The Roundup is a popular source for news, events, and information serving the greater Bristol Connecticut area. The Roundup currently has over 5,300 subscriptions and a local social media following of over 30,000 readers across multiple sites, pages and groups. The Roundup provides ...READ MORE

Visions For Vacancies: 465 North Main Street


Periodically, I’ll feature a commercial building, business or lot for lease and for sale and ask you what you think would be the best use for it. Forget what zone it’s in, ignore setback regulations, dump lot coverage rules and all the other zoning jargon that puts most people to sleep. If you ...READ MORE

Bristol Firefighters Tackle Trailer Park Fire


Bristol Firefighters were on the scene of a fire in a trailer park on Emmett Street. Engine 4’s crew along with firefighters from Engine 1 & 3 and Tower 1 made a quick knockdown of the fully engulfed trailer. Crews encountered downed live power lines and a trek to the nearest hydrant some ...READ MORE

PHOTOS: 56th Mum Festival Parade and Spectators


The Mum Festival Parade was another great success. Parade goers of all ages enjoyed the Bristol tradition. The Mum Festival gave a special shout-out to Ron Tessman for his outstanding photos and all the Mum Memories. Tessman has been photographing the Parade since the late 90’s. Tessman is ...READ MORE

Gigs in Bristol: 9/24/17


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 Bristol Roundup connect you with your local dream job. Check out this week’s gigs. Crew Member – new ...READ MORE