Bristol skating rink open for season

The ice skating rink at Stocks Playground on Middle Street officially opened today. The rink will be open, weather permitting, on Mondays to Wednesdays from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., Thursdays and Fridays from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., and Saturdays and Sundays from noon to 5 p.m. Skating is free of charge, and participants must bring their own skates. For more information and skating conditions call Bristol Parks and Recreation Department at (860) 584-6160.