Category: News

Mayor to appoint new BOE member

The following release from the Mayor’s office was submitted Monday afternoon: Mayor Ken Cockayne announced his intention to appoint Jennifer Dube to the Bristol Board of Education. Dube will replace Karen Bourassa (R) who resigned last month for personal and…

Connecticut Business Day at the LOB

From the Central Connecticut Chambers of Commerce: The Central Connecticut Chambers of Commerce will once again be providing transportation for Chamber members at no cost to and from Connecticut Business Day at the Legislative Office Building. Connecticut Business Day will…

Police blotter for Feb. 7

Bristol police reported the following arrests: •Victor Garcia, 27, of 62 South Street Ext., Bristol was arrested on Jan. 28 and charged with criminal violation of protective order threatening, criminal violation of protective order non-threatening, third degree assault, second degree…

More snow…., says AccuWeather

More snow could be on tap for the east coast on Monday, says AccuWeather. AccuWeather.com reports as the latest winter storm delivers a swath of snow reaching more than 1,500 miles at midweek, another snowstorm is being monitored for this weekend.…

It’s a ‘mess,’ says AccuWeather

AccuWeather boils down the weather situation pretty succinctly, it’s a mess all over. AccuWeather.com reports another winter storm is blasting through the Midwest and Northeast, following quickly on the heels of Monday’s weather mess. Roads are a mess and travel is…

Governor: ‘Stay home’

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy today announced that he has ordered all first-shift non-essential state employees to stay home on Wednesday, Feb. 5, in response to winter storm conditions across the state, according to a press release from his office. The…

Emergency operations center to go into partial activation for impending storm

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy will partially activate the state’s Emergency Operations Center (EOC) at midnight tonight to monitor storm conditions across the state and prepare for the heavy snow forecasted to begin overnight and continue into the late afternoon Wednesday,…

Snow causes city to schedule earlier garbage pick-up; parking ban at 6 a.m.

In anticipation of the inclement weather, Public Works will begin curbside collections at 6 a.m. tomorrow: Wednesday, Feb. 5.  Please make sure that barrels are at the curb by 6 a.m. An emergency parking ban will also be in effect beginning at…

Impending snow could have additional ramifications, says Accuweather

As if the snow wasn’t enough, Accuweather said the precipitation could cause flooding.   AccuWeather.com reports as storms continue to bring heavy snow in a swath from the Midwest to the Northeast, they will also raise the potential for flooding. The…