Category: News

Advisory on EEE issued in city

The Mayor’s Office along with The Bristol/Burlington Health District , Bristol Parks Department, and Board of Education recently issued an advisory to citizens about the risks of Eastern Equine Encephalitis. In a press release, the city said EEE is a…

Workforce development program for manufacturing jobs offered

The City of Bristol and Bristol Adult Education in partnership with local manufacturers are launching an workforce development program called “BristolWorks!” It is a free, 10-week program offered by Bristol Adult Education for Bristol residents who are underemployed and in…

City comptroller receives honors

The City of Bristol’s Comptroller, Diane Waldron was recently recognized by her peers and colleagues at the annual meeting of the Connecticut Government Finance Officers’ Association (CTGFOA), and presented with the Al Young Award. The award was established by Hooker…

Women’s empowerment group being launched; first meeting Oct. 2

by MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR A women’s empowerment group already established with a chapter in neighboring Wolcott is coming to Bristol. The umbrella organization, Women Empowering Women, was founded in Watertown by Doreen Dilger, who has ambitions to take the…

Emerging Leaders saluted

by TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER The Professional Young Visionaries of Tomorrow and the Central Connecticut Chambers of Commerce held the inaugural Emerging Leaders event on Wednesday, Sept. 18, where 19 young professionals were recognized for their dedication to their professional…

Ballot order selection held

The Registrars of Voters, Democrat Kevin McCauley and Republican Sharon Krawiecki oversaw a lottery selection for candidate order for the upcoming November ballot. The lottery was held at city hall Tuesday, Sept. 10. City Democrats secured the top slot on…

Are they ready to Kiss-A-Pig?

The candidates are ready and in need of your monetary donations to support the Imagine Nation, A Museum of Early Learning Center in raising funds for quality education programs for children during its fifth annual Kiss-A-Pig Contest taking place on…

Police awards distributed

An award ceremony was held Sept. 17 to honor the members of the Bristol Police Department officers and Police Explorers. Members of the department’s Central Region Emergency Response Team received a letter of commendation for placing first overall in the…

Bristol man arrested on child porn charges; was substitute teacher in Region 10

BY JACQUELINE STOUGHTON REPUBLICAN-AMERICAN A Bristol man who worked for more than 10 years as a substitute teacher for the Region 10 school district, which serves students in Harwinton and Burlington, has been charged with possessing child pornography on his…