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Hurricane Sandy likely will hit land Monday night, Tuesday morning

Accuweather’s latest report as of Saturday morning. AccuWeather.com reports the states of Virginia, Maryland, Pennsylvania and New York have declared a state of emergency as they await impacts from Sandy. The reason for declaring a state of emergency is to…

Congressman Larson to meet with city’s mayor about Hurricane Sandy at 4:30 today

This release came in from U.S. Rep. John Larson’s office… LARSON URGES SAFETY, PREPAREDNESS PRIOR TO HURRICANE SANDY (Hartford) – Today Congressman John B. Larson urged residents and officials to make necessary steps in preparation of Hurricane Sandy. Throughout the…

The latest update on Hurricane Sandy from Accuweather, at 11:42 a.m. Oct. 26

State College, Pa. — 26 October 2012 — AccuWeather.com reports the unseasonable warmth which has been found across much of the Northeast and mid-Atlantic this week will quickly become a distant memory as Sandy approaches and colder air comes marches…

Health district merger pondered

By KAITLYN NAPLES STAFF WRITER The Bristol-Burlington Health District has been around since the mid-1970s, and last year Plainville and Southington decided to merge their health districts to create one. If research shows a benefit to the towns, Bristol-Burlington may…

Police blotter for Oct. 26

The Bristol Police Department reported the following arrests: •Dylan Fournier, 19, of 39 Munchausen Ave., Bristol was arrested on Oct. 15 and charged with second degree assault and second degree breach of peace. •Darren Schwedler, 38, of 80 Blakeslee St.,…

Mail carriers to hold food drive

Bristol Letter Carriers will be conducting their annual community food drive on Saturday, Nov. 17. Perishable or non-perishable food donations may be left at your mailbox. Your letter carrier will pick them up during your regular Bristol mail delivery. All…

Police blotter for Oct. 19

The Bristol Police Department reported the following arrests: •Randall Carrillo, 30, of 35 Bianca Rd., Apt. No. 6, Bristol was arrested on Oct. 7 and charged with second degree assault, second degree breach of peace, third degree criminal mischief and…

Relay for Life gets ready to celebrate 10 years in Bristol; Meeting Oct. 18

Bristol, Connecticut’s Relay for Life Committee is currently planning events to celebrate the 10th year anniversary on June 7 and 8, 2013. This year’s theme for the local relay is “AtTENtion Cancer: Bristol’s Relaying!” The organization said in a press…

Chamber tells city, it does this or zilch to Memorial Blvd., either way it will cost

By KAITLYN NAPLES STAFF WRITER If no action is taken on what to do with the vacant Memorial Boulevard Middle School building, the city and taxpayers will continue to shell out $10,000 and $14,000 per month, said President and CEO…

Police blotter for Oct. 12

The Bristol police reported the following incidents: •Luis A. Camacho, 47, of 96 Davis Dr., Bristol was arrested on Sept. 30 and charged with disorderly conduct. •Carleton M. Plummer, 44, of 111 Davis Dr., Bristol was arrested on Sept. 30…