Category: News

Fire report for Sept. 14

The Bristol Fire Department reported the following incidents: Aug. 24 55 Gaylor St., cooking fire, confined to container. 329 Redstone Hill Rd., power line down. 1149 Farmington Ave., motor vehicle accident with no injuries. 51 Broderick Rd., unintentional transmission of…

Prevention Coalition gets $125,000 grant

By TAYLOR MURCHISON- GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER The Drug-Free Communities Support Program rolled about $2.8 million in funding, and the Bristol Prevention Coalition received $125,000, the third of five installments. According to the B.E.S.T-4-Bristol website, the mission of the organization is…

Police blotter for Sept. 14

Bristol police reported the following arrests: Eugene Blowin, 39, of 218 West St., Apt. D2, Bristol, was arrested on Thursday, Aug. 30, and charged with second degree failure to appear. Wesley Brown, 22, of 124 George St., Bristol, was arrested…

Dining listings, starting Sept. 14

SATURDAY, SEPT. 15 BRISTOL LOBSTER DINNER. Pick-up times, 3:30 p.m., 4 p.m., 4:30 p.m., 5 p.m. Take out only. Sponsored by the Columbus Association of Bristol. Dinner includes one quarter-pound lobster, corn, potatoes, and clam chowder. $20 per dinner. 360…

Kids Listings for Sept. 14

FRIDAY, SEPT. 14 PLAINVILLE OUTDOOR SCAVENGER HUNT. 12:15 p.m. At the Empower Leadership Sports and Adventure Center. Modeled on the show “The Amazing Race.” Solve puzzles at each station to reveal the clue for the location of the next station.…

Bristol man arrested for fight that led to hospitalization of 2 victims

On Tuesday, Sept. 11, at approximately 9 a.m., Southington police arrested Landin Rutledge, 21, of Bristol for his involvement in a fight in a Southington municipal parking lot earlier that day which led to the hospitalization of two victims. Police…

StartUP panel communicates with new city entrepreneurs

By TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER The Bristol StartUP Task Force held a special meeting on Wednesday, Aug. 22, to facilitate a discussion between themselves and local entrepreneurs. Executive Director of the Bristol Development Authority, Justin Malley, explained that the StartUP…

Police blotter for Sept. 7

Bristol police reported the following arrests: Leidy Florez-Diaz, 32, of 83 Wolcott St., apartment 1F, Bristol, was arrested on Monday, Aug. 27, and charged with disorderly conduct. Destiny Adgenty Jiminez, 18, of 60 Sycamore St., Bristol, was arrested on Monday,…