Category: News

Meet the council candidates

We asked the Town Council candidates the following questions: 1) What do you see as the role of government in the City of Bristol? 2) The City of Bristol has put an emphasis on economic development, and reinvigorating the downtown…

Meet the mayoral candidates for 2019

We asked the mayoral candidates the following questions: 1) What does the office of mayor mean to you? And, what ideas/programs/projects do you think should be implemented under the next administration? 2) What do you see as the main focus/role…

Legislative round table held

by JAMILA YOUNG STAFF WRITER Members of the local business community gathered for a Legislative Roundtable on Thursday, Oct. 17. The event held at Bristol Hospital was hosted by the Central Connecticut Chambers of Commerce. The guest speaker was Keegan…

Labor unions endorse city Democrats

The Greater Bristol Labor Federation, AFL-CIO, announced its endorsement of the following candidates for mayor and city council in Bristol: Ellen Zoppo-Sassu for mayor; Scott Rosado and Greg Hahn for City Council in the First District; David Preleski and Peter…

GOP to hold meeting Oct. 28

The Bristol Republican Town Committee will be holding a regularly scheduled RTC Meeting on Monday, Oct. 28. The meeting will be at the Bristol Board of Education building, 129 Church St. at 7 p.m. For information, visit the Bristol Republican…

Late voter registration set for Nov. 4

All Registrars of Voters’ offices in Connecticut will hold a statewide voter registration session for those who have turned 18, become a US citizen, or moved to Connecticut since Oct. 29 of this year. This registration session is also open to…

Leaf collection dates announced

The City of Bristol has extended its leaf collection dates from Monday, Oct. 28 to Friday, Dec. 13, weather permitting, to assist local residents will Fall leaf cleanup. The expansion also affects residents who subscribe to the “green barrel” yard…

ACE award recipients announced

The New England Carousel Museum’s Board of Directors and the Bristol Center for Arts & Culture has announced the recipients of the 2019 ACE Awards: Jerry Brick, general Manager of Lake Compounce and BBK’s Bob Alim, Bob Beaudreau, and Kevin…