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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…

DWI checkpoint Thursday evening

Bristol police will be conducting a DWI checkpoint on Thursday, May 15, in the area of Route 72. The checkpoint will be held Thursday evening, and the check is part of a federal grant the Bristol Police Department has received…

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…

Police investigating hit and run

Bristol police are investigating a hit and run that happened Saturday evening on Middle Street where a motorcyclist sustained minor injuries. A press release said the accident happened a little before 6 p.m. Saturday and caused the motorcyclist to be…

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…