Category: News

Robbery on Saturday

Bristol police are investigating a robbery that happened last Saturday at the Citgo gas station at 527 Middle St. The clerk at the gas station said the male suspect handed her $10 for cigarettes, and when she opened the cash…

Lutheran bishop to visit city next weekend

The following press release was received Bishop James Hazelwood, newly elected Bishop of the New England Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America will be visiting Saint Andrew Evangelical Lutheran Church on 1125 Stafford Ave in Bristol, Sunday December…

Bristol Hospital slated for sale

By KAITLYN NAPLES STAFF WRITER Last Wednesday, Bristol Hospital and Health Care Croup, Inc, a non-profit, announced its agreement to be purchased by Vanguard Health Systems, Inc., a Tennessee based for-profit health care system, and a Fortune 500 company. The…

Police blotter for Dec. 7

Bristol police reported the following arrests: •Dayanara Acevedo, 30, of 23 Grove St., Bristol was arrested on Nov. 26 and charged with third degree assault and second degree breach of peace. •Henry Reyes, 32, of 17 Sunrise Terrace., Bristol was…

This just in from the Imagine Nation, One Pleasant St., Bristol… Dr. Addy and eight professionals from Bristol’s education community are competing in Imagine Nation Museum’s annual Kiss-a-Pig Contest. At 5pm on Friday, December 7th at the Imagine Nation Museum…

Santa’s coming to Rockwell Park

Santa Claus is coming to Bristol about a week before Christmas and will be making a stop at Rockwell Park. The Bristol Parks and Recreation Department is sponsoring the 27th Annual Santa’s Workshop at Mrs. Rockwell’s Pavilion in Rockwell Park…

Police investigating attempted abduction

Police are investigating an attempted abduction of an 18-year-old female that occurred Wednesday evening. The incident happened in the vicinity of Zipp Avenue and Curtis Avenue, a press release said. The victim said two males, about six-feet-tall with large builds,…

Accuweather says expect a warm-up

State College, Pa. — 3 December 2012 — AccuWeather.com reports surging temperatures over the Mississippi Valley from this weekend will continue to spread through much of the East through Tuesday. The warmth will make skiers and snowmobilers antsy, but will…

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…

City’s winter parking ban

The Bristol Police Department announced that the winter parking ban begins on December 15and will be in effect until March 15, 2013. The ban prohibits parking on city streets between the hours of 2 a.m. and 6 a.m.

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…