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By-law meeting planned for Historical Society May 10

April 15, 2014
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The Bristol Historical Society is requesting, if possible, all members to attend the By-law Ratification Meeting scheduled for Saturday, May 10 at 1 p.m. at the Bristol Historical Society, 98 Summer St., Bristol.  Refreshments will be served.

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Quota Club shoe drive continues through April

April 15, 2014
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Quota International of Bristol is conducting a shoe collection drive during the month of April 2014. Quota is a non-profit club that works with those less fortunate in Bristol and surrounding towns, by helping disadvantaged women & children, providing scholarship and volunteering at a local…

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State distilled Onyx Moonshine featured in Pop Evil music video

April 15, 2014
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Connecticut-made Onyx Moonshine has been featured in internationally acclaimed rock band Pop Evil’s new music video for their single “Torn To Pieces,” off the 2013 album “Onyx.” Pop Evil is one of the most successful rock bands in the country, with the single “Trenches” reaching…

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March for Babies coming up in New Britain; Plymouth couple tapped as 2014 Ambassadors

April 15, 2014
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On Sunday, May 4 at WalnutHillPark in New Britain, hundreds of families and business leaders will join together to March for Babies—the March of Dimes walk honoring babies born healthy and those who need help to survive and thrive. Funds raised help support prenatal wellness…

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City hall closed, garbage collection postponed on Good Friday

April 15, 2014
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City Hall and the Bristol Transfer Station will be closed on Friday, April 18 in honor of Good Friday. There will be no curbside collections on Friday, and all Friday collection routes will be done on Saturday, April 19. The Transfer Station will be open…

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Keynote speaker announced for Armenian Genocide Commemoration April 26

April 15, 2014
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Keynote speaker announced for Armenian Genocide Commemoration April 26

Ruth Thomasian, a photograph archivist and historian, will be the keynote speaker at the annual 99th Armenian Genocide Commemoration which will be held in the House Chambers at the State Capitol on Saturday, April 26, starting at 11 a.m. The announcement was made by State…

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Missing man last seen in Bristol

April 15, 2014
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Missing man last seen in Bristol

A missing person alert has been issued for 41-year-old Sifredo LeBron Jr. A press release from Bristol Police said LeBron Jr., was last seen in Bristol on March 7, and was possibly headed to New York in a 1999 red Dodge Caravan with a CT…

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Curbside leaf bag collection runs through April 25

April 15, 2014
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The following press release was sent out by the Bristol Public Works Department. “As a reminder, leaf bag collection will run through April 25. Curbside Leaf Bag Collection –Leaf bags (brown, recyclable paper bags) are collected on the normal rubbish collection day. Place bags at…

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Road milling projects to begin on several city streets April 21

April 14, 2014
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The City of Bristol is scheduled to start its spring 2014 roadway resurfacing program on April 21, 2014. As part of the program the following streets will be milled and resurfaced: Maple Avenue (Burlington Ave to Round Hill) Battle Street (Cider Mill to Hill Street)…

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