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Welcome!  This is the “one-stop” place to gather information, photos and approved logos for the City of Bristol.  The Bristol Development Authority (BDA) manages the website and serves as the primary government organization dedicated to promoting commercial development and fostering community development while securing and administering the financial resources required to carry out these goals. The BDA is overseen by an appointed nine-member Board of Commissioners which governs economic and community development policies for the City.  This site is designed to help you.  I look forward to meeting you. Feel free to contact me anytime with questions, comments or issues.

Mark E. Thomas
Marketing & Public Relations Specialist
City of Bristol – Bristol Development Authority
111 North Main Street
Bristol, CT 06010
Tel: 860-584-6190
Fax: 860-584-7800

Press Releases

Here is a list of press releases and information for your reference.

News From the Bristol Development Authority

City of Bristol/NutmegTV Win National “Telly” Award
June 4, 2018

BDA Awards Business Expansion Grants
March 9, 2018

Thomas Wins National Social Media Honor
March 2, 2018

Bristol Free Fire Alarm Program
December 26, 2017

Bristol Development Authority Launches Small Business Saturday Effort
November 17, 2017

Groundbreaking on O’Connell and Bingham Schools
September 6, 2017

BDA Launches Uniquely Bristol TV Show
August 25, 2017

2017 StartUP Bristol Winners Announced
July 21, 2017

SGRO Joins the BDA
une 21, 2017

BDA Launches All Heart App
May 24, 2017

2017 StartUp Bristol Program Announced
March 17, 2017

Public Input Meeting for Centre Square Announced
February 22, 2017

Bristol Early Childhood Alliance Recognized
January 18th, 2017

Bristol Development Authority Adds Two Staff Professionals
January 10th, 2017

Press Releases From the Bristol Mayor’s Office

Bristol Premiers PD Lip Sync Challenge
September 13, 2018

Mayor Seeks Nominations for Bristol All Heart Award
August 8, 2018

Additional Farmer’s Market Day Announced
July 9, 2018

City Wins Financial Reporting Recognition
June 28, 2018

Bristol Farmer’s Market Returns Saturday
June 18, 2018

City of Bristol Hosts Internet Safety Outreach Program
June 12, 2018

Bristol Police Department Raising Funds to Fight Opiod Crisis
May 14, 2018

Funds Approved for Memorial School Transformation
May 10, 2018

Preview of May City Council Meeting
May 7, 2018

Bristol Approves 2018-19 Budget
May 2, 2018

Bristol Nominated for Opportunity Zone
April 24, 2018

Mayor Recognizes National Volunteer Week
April 20, 2018

April 10 City Council Preview
April 6, 2018

Council Supports SustainableCT Platform
April 2, 2018

Donate Life Flag Fund Raiser
March 29, 2018

Mayor Solicits for Youth Recognition Awards (Application)
March 15, 2018

Cold Weather Warning – Warming Station Status
December 27, 2017

Prepay Questions on January 2018 Property Taxes
February 27, 2017

Mayor Forms Task Force To Study Arts
November 21, 2017

Mayor Reaffirms No Tax Increase For 2017
November 1, 2017

Mayor’s Economic Development Platform Response
November 1, 2017

Bristol Credit Rating Reaffirmed Positive For The City
October 31, 2017

Bristol Coalition Offers Rehabiliation Scholarship to Bristol Residents
October 27, 2017

Celebrate CT Gives Award to Bristol Centre Square Project
Ocotber 24, 2017

Bristol’s Comptroller Appointed to National Committee
September 26, 2017

Significant Progress by Drug Free Coalition
September 19, 2017

Bristol Leads Economic Develoment Trend
September 13, 2017

Bristol Helps Houston Storm Victims
August 29, 2017

Blues Extend Contract
August 28, 2017

City’s Bond Rating Benefits Bristol In the Long Term
May 24, 2017

Bristol Receives Top Bond Rating From Fitch
May 9, 2017

City of Bristol & Bristol Hosptial Purchase Agreement
April 21, 2017

Youth Recognition Day of Bristol Accepting Applications
Updated (March 222, 2017)

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This Week In Bristol

Events for week of October 15, 2018

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Mon 15th

N.A.A.C.P. Monthly Meeting

October 15 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Bristol Library
Tue 16th
Wed 17th
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Thu 18th

Author Brunch with Martha Hall Kelly

October 18 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
Double Tree by Hilton
Fri 19th

Friday Morning Tai Chi Classes @ Bristol Public Library

October 19 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Bristol Public Library
Sat 20th

Bristol Farmer's Market, Saturdays from June 23 to October 27, 2018

October 20 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Centre Square at North Main St.
Sun 21st

49th Annual Bristol Mum-A-Thon 8K Road Race and Monster Mile

October 21 @ 8:45 am - 12:00 pm
St. Paul Catholic High School