Press conference on bomb scares today at 5

Police chief Thomas Grimaldi announced a press conference will be held today at 5 p.m. to discuss the recent rash of bomb scares in the city.

Over the past nine days, five schools have had bomb scares. Bristol Central, Bristol Eastern, and St. Paul Catholic high schools as well as Chippens Hill and Northeast middle schools have been the victims of these threats.

In the chief’s press release, he said the Police Department, the Board of Education, and mayor’s office will address the matter.