Category: News

Police blotter for Feb. 22

The Bristol Police Department reported the following arrests: •Valery Augustin, 31, of 97 Gridley St., Bristol was arrested on Feb. 8 and charged with injury/risk/impairing morals, interfering with an officer, disorderly conduct and threatening. •Nicholas Anthony Golden, 19, of 50…

Snow in the forecast for this weekend, says Accuweather: CT may be spared the worst of it

 It’s the weekend, it must mean it’s going to snow. Accuweather is warning that New England is likely to see snow this weekend. Although, Connecticut seems as if it will be spared the whallop in storm for Massachusetts, where places…

Tell us who your favorite pizza place is with Pick-A-Pizza

The Step Saver Observer publications are sponsoring a Pick-A-Pizza in conjunction with the Republican-American and the Citizens News. This bracket-style contest (think March Madness) will pit local pizza places against each other during a five week span. The contest is…

Police blotter for Feb. 15

The Bristol Police Department reported the following arrests: •Melissa A. Maddaloni, 22, of 1190 Peck Lane., Cheshire was arrested on Feb. 5 and charged with defective brakes, failure to obey stop sign, illegal operation of motor vehicle under suspension, second…

Trash collection update

The city Public Works Department issued the following statement late yesterday. Bristol remains in a state of emergency. The emergency parking ban remains in effect. Residents are encouraged to hold their rubbish over to the next collection if possible. Public…

Imagine Nation offers activities for children during Feb. break

The Imagine Nation issued the following release about upcoming activities at the Bristol museum The ImagineNationMuseum, located at One Pleasant Street in Bristol, will have something new and exciting happening every day during the week of February school vacation from…

Update from city post-blizzard; state of emergency still in effect

The city issued the following statement regarding curbside pick up and other storm related matters: Bristol remains in a state of emergency. The emergency parking ban remains in effect. Public Works focus is now on clearing of intersection sight lines…

Gov. says if you’re non-essential employee, stay home Monday

As the state continues to clean after Friday’s blizzard, the governor has told non-essential employees to stay home Monday. The following release was issued out of the governor’s office: Governor Dannel P. Malloy is asking all nonessential state employees to…

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…