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Fire report for Feb. 2

The Bristol Fire Department reported the following incidents: Jan. 19 28 Jewel St., carbon monoxide incident Birch Street and Bittersweet Lane, vehicle accident, general cleanup. 1 Pleasant St., smoke detector activation, no fire. 1400 Farmington Ave., lock-out. Cross Street and…

Breakdown of budget process

By TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER As the budget season plunges forward, Bristol comptroller Diane Waldron provided an explanation into what goes into putting together a fiscal year budget for those new to the process. Waldron explained a fiscal year differs…

Library surveying patrons

During January and February of 2018, the Strategic Planning Committee of the Library Board of Directors is seeking community input about how local residents use and would like to use, the Bristol libraries in the future. A public survey will…

Police blotter for Feb. 2

Bristol police reported the following arrests: Thomas M. Damiano, 26, of 41 Coppermine Rd., Farmington was arrested on Thursday, Jan. 18 and charged with possession of a controlled substance or more than one half ounce of cannabis, unlawful discharge of…