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Community garden to be constructed at former O’Connell School parking lot

“The Bristol Community Organization (BCO), in conjunction with the Mayor’s Task Force on Marketing and the West End Association, has announced that they will be conducting a community garden program in the parking lot of the former O’Connell School on…

Terryville man listed in critical condition after Riverside Avenue crash

Bristol police are investigating an accident that happened on Riverside Avenue Thursday morning that resulted in transporting one of the vehicle occupants to the hospital. Richard Daponte, 81, of Terryville was listed as being in critical condition at a Waterbury…

SONIC opens May 7

SONIC, America’s Drive-In, will open a new location in Bristol on May 7 at 1379 Farmington Ave. Whether it’s to enjoy a Cherry Limeade, signature Tots or a Real Ice Cream Shake for dessert, the Bristol community is invited to…

April Council meeting brings new BDA director, Muzzy renovations

At a recent City Council meeting earlier this month, the City Council unanimously approved the appointment of a new director in the city’s Bristol Development Authority office. Former Grants Administrator Justin Malley has been hired to be the executive director…

Bristol police officers recognized for going beyond the call of duty

The following recipients received awards/commendations at the Board of Police Commissioners regular meeting on Tuesday, April 15. All of the recipients received a Letter of Commendation for “outstanding work performance that is an example to all other employees,” and “outstanding…

Bristol one of six towns approved for medical marijuana dispensary facilities

The following is a press release from the state’s Department of Consumer Protection. “Connecticut Department of Consumer Protection Commissioner William M. Rubenstein announced today the names and locations of the first six dispensary facilities that will be authorized by the…