The City of Bristol is hoping voters will again participate with the City's Stock our Shelters initiative on Election Day, November 5th to support the winter operations for the city's most vulnerable populations. The Mayor and City Council have been working with the various social service agencies to ensure that needs are met. "The City … Continue reading Bristol Voters Asked to Support the Shelters on Election Day
Many people have heard of the “summer slide” – the decline in skills that can occur over the summer months when school isn't in session. Well, for seven lucky students in Bristol, the opposite is happening – their skills are actually improving this summer. Specifically their music skills, thanks to grants from the Dan Cistulli … Continue reading Seven Lucky Bristol Students Receive Dan Cistulli Memorial Music Grant
There are many opportunities for Bristol’s youth to continue learning during the summer months in the “All Heart” City. One of the many programs is the Elementary Summer Enrichment Program. This program has been in existence for many years in Bristol and provides elementary school students who are entering kindergarten through grade six a fun … Continue reading Learning During the Summer Months Continues in the All Heart City
The City of Bristol’s Department of Public Works is scheduled to reconstruct New Hampshire Drive, Lexington Street, East Road (from Wolcott to Greystone), Rockwell Avenue and Graham Street starting on Tuesday, July 23, 2019. The work will consist of reclaiming (pulverizing) the existing roadway pavement and installing a new bituminous roadway surface and curbing. The … Continue reading Bristol Announces Roadway Pulverizing
Bristol’s B.E.S.T. Youth Leaders are on their way to Rhode Island to attend the Youth to Youth Conference at Bryant University for a 4 day retreat! The group of young adults have been meeting weekly, working with Prevention Coordinator, Christina Sanchez and Outreach Support Worker, Stephen Bynum, from Bristol Youth & Community Services. Helping young … Continue reading Youth Leaders Join Forces Making Prevention a Priority Statewide
The City of Bristol Parks and Recreation Department recently announced the selection of Doug Trillo as the new Assistant Parks, Grounds and Facilities Supervisor. Doug Trillo is a graduate of Bristol Eastern High School and has worked for the Parks Department in a variety of roles since 2005. His service to date includes Helper Craftsman, … Continue reading Bristol Parks & Recreation Promote Bristol Native
While the students are on summer Break, Public Works Department built a 5x12 raised garden. The students from Kindergarten through 8th grade summer camp will begin planting the garden with vegetables, which the students and faculty will manage. The mission of “Bristol Gardens - A Work of Heart” is to encourage Bristol students to go … Continue reading Bristol All Heart Garden Event Slated For 6/28
The Bristol Development Authority (BDA) and City Council are charged with coordinating development on Centre Square. Prior to submitting projects to these boards, City staff work closely with developers/businesses interested in developing on the downtown parcel(s). This early work is critical to ensuring projects align with the community’s vision for Centre Square and to address … Continue reading Bristol Roundup – Patience Pays Off. Taking the Time to Do it the Right Way.