Tag: Mayor

Election results are in: Zoppo wins mayor’s seat

Democratic candidate Ellen Zoppo-Sassu won the mayor’s seat in Bristol with 6,413 votes, according to unofficial results reported by the Bristol Registrar of Voters. Two-term Republican incumbent Ken Cockayne received 5,030 votes. Write-in candidate Richard Kriscenski received 43 votes. Meanwhile,…

Mayor’s censure discussed again

By JEN CARDINES STAFF WRITER The city council addressed the investigation of Mayor Ken Cockayne at its regular meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 13, attempting to bring clarity to public information that they believed was confusing. After a question from the…

Mayor’s office reports website gives city high ranking for business

The Mayor’s Office announced in a press release the City of Bristol has been recognized as the “Best Small City for Doing Business in Greater Hartford” by WalletHub.com, a personal finance website that provides ratings of various metrics. As reported…

Election Results Are In: Cockayne re-elected mayor; Dems take over Board of Ed

After a close race against Democratic candidate Ellen Zoppo-Sassu, Republican incumbent Ken Cockayne has been re-elected as the Mayor of Bristol. According to unofficial results from the Registrar of Voters office, Cockayne received a total of 6,084 votes, just 128…

Mayoral hopefuls face off

By KAITLYN NAPLES STAFF WRITER Just three weeks before a vote takes place, the two candidates running for the city’s top job faced off in a debate that covered a variety of issues the city is facing. Republican mayoral candidate…

Councilor steps down

By KAITLYN NAPLES STAFF WRITER Last week, Kevin Fuller, a Democrat serving the first city council district, handed in his resignation from the council, effective as of 5 p.m. last Wednesday. Fuller, who was in his second term on the…