Category: Local News

Governor announces declaration of emergency granted

Connecticut has received the presidential emergency declaration, the governor’s office announced. Additionally, the governor in a prepared statement is asking for cooperation and patience from residents during the clean-up. “This declaration will provide much needed assistance to the state and…

The latest info on city’s response to aftermath of blizzard

As frustration mounts among residents waiting to be dug out, the city issued the following announcement. “Bristol emergency response vehicles have resources to reach those in need. Some other municipalities are dependent on National Guard assistance for emergency response. “Crews…

Travel ban lifted

The governor announced he is lifting the travel ban. The following news release was issued. Governor Malloy today announced that the travel ban will be lifted at 4PM.  This will apply to all roads, including limited access highways. “While we…

Metro-North trains suspended in wake of storm

The governor has now shut down Metro-North trains. The governor’s office issued the following update. Governor Dannel P. Malloy today announced that due to current storm conditions and projections of heavy snowfall accumulations, Metro-North Railroad will suspend service tonight beginning…

Popular eatery closes

By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR Garnish, the popular eatery that came to signify the beginning of a revival of the fortunes of the village of Forestville… and the city of Bristol at large, is no more. As of Monday, the…

Central’s Got Talent!

Bristol Central High School students performed an evening of talent on Saturday, January 19th.  Singers, dancer, instrumentalists, and even a human beat box were a part of the evening.  Photos by:  Tammi Naudus              …