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Police blotter for Nov. 2

The Bristol Police Department reported the following arrests: •Joseph Strain, 46, of 45 Middle St., Apt. No. 4, Bristol was arrested on Oct. 22 and charged with violation of probation. •Robert Gediman, 43, of 193 Center St., Apt. No. 4,…

Election Day Info

City of Bristol Polling Places are: City Council District 1: 77A Edgewood School, 345 Mix St.; 77B Northeast School, 530 Stevens St.; 77C Mountainview School, 71 Vera Rd. City Council District 2: 78A Chippens Hill Middle School, 551 Peacedale St.;…

Sandy’s aftermath

While the Connecticut shoreline is dealing with heavy devastation, crews in Bristol worked Tuesday morning to clean up fallen branches and split trees on Bristol’s  Memorial Boulevard. As of 1 p.m. Tuesday afternoon, there were still 227 residents in the…

Travel ban lifted

This just in from the governor’s office. GOV. MALLOY LIFTS TRAVEL BAN EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY (HARTFORD, CT) – Governor Dannel P. Malloy on Tuesday morning announced that he has lifted the travel bans that he ordered in the state yesterday, effective…

Gov. shutting down the roads

This just in from the governor’s office: No Trucks Allowed into State After 11AM; Complete Road Closure at 1PM (HARTFORD, CT) – Governor Dannel P. Malloy today ordered road closures for all state highways. The closures will be implemented in…

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.,…