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Zoppo-Sassu to Host Second Open House


In keeping with her campaign promise to open lines of communication with the members of the community, Mayor Ellen Zoppo-Sassu announced the second Open Office Hours has been scheduled for Wednesday, February 14 from 1:30- 4pm in the Mayor’s office, on the third floor of City Hall. “This will ...READ MORE

Bearded Villains Raise Over $10,000 for Autism


The second annual Pasta & Meatball Benefit Dinner for FOCUS Center for Autism was an outstanding success, surpassing last year’s fundraiser by thousands of dollars. Organized by Ric McAllister and the Bearded Villains of New England, the event took place on Sunday, January 28th at ...READ MORE

Veterans Strong becomes non-profit


Veterans Strong Community Center announced that it has incorporated and been granted non-profit status by the Internal Revenue Service.  The new name is officially Veterans Strong Community Center, Inc. The Center is a regional information and resource office serving the communities of Bristol, ...READ MORE

Shots fired into Bristol home


Around  10:00 p.m. Friday several officers responded to a residence on Pleasant View Ave. on a complaint of shots fired. An investigation showed that several rounds were fired into the front of the residence however no one was struck. A small blue-colored car with Mass. plates that fled the scene ...READ MORE

Martin Stands Behind Lumaj


Peter Lumaj, Conservative Republican for Governor, announced the endorsement of State Senator Henri Martin (R-31) in his bid to become the 2018 Republican Party Nominee for Governor of Connecticut. Martin joins a growing list of Republican leaders and conservative organizations throughout ...READ MORE

Major Arrest Made at Bristol Central High School


According to Bristol Police, on Tuesday a Bristol Detective observed a male exit the front entrance to Bristol Central High School, 480 Wolcott Street, and recognized the male as Jose Torres, 37, of Gridley Street in Bristol. Torres had two outstanding arrest warrants for Sale of Narcotics. ...READ MORE

Mayor’s Schedule for the Week of January 15-20


Monday, January 15 Bristol CT NAACP‘s MLK day Breakfast; Grand Opening at Dynamite Deals, Farmers Market info meeting (Collinsville), meeting with Councilwoman Fortier on various items. Tuesday, January 16 Meetings with Water Superintendent Rob Longo, Senior Center Director Patty Tomasczak, ...READ MORE

Men & Boys’ Fund Supports Parent & Child Center


On Wednesday, January 10th Bristol Hospital’s Parent & Child Center was awarded a $1,200 grant to support the Full Circle Program for single fathers. The grant from Men & Boys’ Fund at Main Street Community Foundation will enable the hiring of a program director. Starting this month, ...READ MORE

MLK Holiday Service Schedule


City Hall and the Bristol Transfer Station will be closed on Monday, January 15th, 2018 in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. There will be no curbside collections on Monday, and all collection routes will be done one day later in the week, with Friday rubbish and recycle routes being done on ...READ MORE