The

Heartbeat Blog

Welcome to the Heartbeat Blog! Where you'll enjoy the positive stories of heart from our community in the form of words, pictures, and video. Share these positive pulses with your contacts, even contribute your own stories, and take part in spreading Bristol's All Heart culture!

Justin Root, unemployed for two years after working as a landscaper, is married with one daughter and another on the…


By Grace Gagnon, Content Marketer You don’t need to go on a tropical vacation to enjoy your summer when you…


In March the City of Bristol established a hotline, the All Heart Hotline, to provide Bristol residents in need of…


by Grace Gagnon Bart Holcomb – Bristol’s own living proof that you can switch careers at any age, as long…


by Grace Gagnon Vanessa Rivera, who moved to the United States from Puerto Rico 6 years ago and speaks fluent…


by Grace Gagnon College. For some high school seniors, reading that word induces extreme stress. Teenagers are faced with the…


Elizabeth West, a lifelong dancer and gymnast, discovered yoga while she was in college. It instantly became a perfect compliment,…


Life-long Bristol resident, Linda Rich spent her early childhood years feeling embarrassed about her family’s financially challenged situation – she…


In 1877 a town meeting was held and it was decided to employ night watchmen, two men in the south…


Bristol’s Museum Collaborative was founded more than ten years ago to facilitate collaboration among the Bristol-area museums in order to…