Category: News

Fatal crash Friday morning

Bristol police are investigating a fatal motor vehicle accident that occurred last Friday morning at the intersection of South Street and Willis Street. According to a press release, officers arrived on scene and found three people injured in a two…

City recognizes World Aids Day

The following press release was issued: The Bristol Mayor’s Task Force on HIV/AIDS held its annual World AIDS Day event at the Hartford Dispensary’s Opioid Treatment Program on Farmington Avenue on November 30.  Over 240 patients and families received a…

Dear voter…. Dec. 7

By MARY RYDINGSWARD DEMOCRATIC REGISTRAR OF VOTERS Dear Voter, Did you know… Bristol’s Nov, 6, voting results can be found on the Registrars of Voters page on the city of Bristol website. The election ran smoothly in Bristol. With changes…

Armed robbery at United Bank

This just in from Bristol police: At approximately 5:53 p.m. yesterday, Thursday, two males entered United Bank of 888 Farmington Ave., and committed an armed robbery. One of the males was armed with a handgun, however no shots were fired…

Chamber’s response to the Real Estate Committee’s decision

After the city’s Real Estate Committee opted not to accept the Central Connecticut Chambers of Commerce RFP (request for proposal) presentation, the chamber issued the following statement: Statement by the Central Connecticut Chambers of Commerce regarding the decision by the…

Police blotter for Nov. 30

The Bristol Police Department reported the following arrests: •Ryan Skonieczny, 22, no address provided was arrested on Nov. 16 and charged with sixth degree larceny. •Louis J. Deptula, 43, of 41 Miller Rd., Apt. No. 18, Bristol was arrested on…

Edgewood club to meet

The Edgewood Women’s Club will meet on Wednesday, Dec. 5 at 6 p.m. at the Oasis Restaurant on Pine Street for its Christmas Party. A Grab Bag will take place after the dinner. Any questions, call Jane at (860) 583-8463.

Police blotter for Nov. 23

The Bristol Police Department reported the following incidents: •Miguel A. Cardona, 51, of 23 Cottage St., Bristol was arrested on Nov. 13 and charged with fifth degree larceny. •Jonathan Ortiz, 18, of 353 Park St., Bristol was arrested on Nov.…

Thanksgiving service schedule

From Bristol’s Public Works Department: City Hall will be closed on Thursday, Nov. 22 and Friday, Nov. 23 for the Thanksgiving Holiday. There will be no curbside collections on Thursday, Nov. 22, and the Transfer Station will also be closed.…

Police blotter for Nov. 16

Bristol police reported the following arrests: •Jailene M. Diaz, 19, of 95 Carolina Rd., Bristol was arrested on Nov. 5 and charged with second degree harassment. •Jeanette Carrasquillo-Torres, 34, of 177 West St., Apt. No. 3, Bristol was arrested on…

Incumbents rule across city

By KAITLYN NAPLES STAFF WRITER Last week’s election ended with the entire slate of area incumbents surpassing their challengers as 70 percent of Bristol’s 34,791 eligible voters turned out to cast their ballots. The race for the District 31 state…

Info session set for those interested in downtown apartments

Renaissance Downtowns and the 2,300 member crowdsourced placemaking community, Bristol Rising, are sponsoring a Residential Info Happy Hour later this month for people interested in the new apartments Renaissance is proposing on Depot Square. The event will be held on…