Remembering Dave Lepore in ‘Bristol Today’

Bristol Press clipping.
Bristol Press clipping.

Since Dave never had the chance to jump on the digital bandwagon, I thought it might be nice to get his name and legacy back out there in this new social media platform.

If Dave was here today, I’m pretty sure he would have a huge online following.

Many newer politicians, groups, Risers or just about anyone that is now active in the community should know who Dave was.

He deserves it…

Dave Lepore passed away at 41 on March 12, 2003. Dave was born in Bristol and a lifelong Bristol resident.

His career in journalism included Nutmeg TV, co-editor of The Citizen paper, free-lance writing for The Bristol Press, The New Britain Herald and co-founded Bristol Today, a local weekly newspaper. ~ Obituary

He served as co-editor and co-publisher of Bristol Today, which published until 2002.

He was a member of the Lions Club, the Bristol Boys and Girls Club, the Salvation Army, Bristol Theater Arts and helped form summer concerts in Rockwell Park.

Every year a scholarship in his name and memory is awarded to a high school senior interested in journalism. Candidates are judged on their talent, merit and by their passion for writing. ~ A Tribute To Mr. Lepore

Donations to the Dave Lepore Journalism Scholarship are tax-deductible. Contributors may send a check to: Main Street Community Foundation, P.O. Box 2702, Bristol, CT 06010. More information may be obtained by calling the foundation’s offices at 860-583-6363.

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Author: Bristol Chats