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ARCHIVED NEWS: 2021

The 42nd Annual Telly Awards Honor the City of Bristol and MazzMedia for “Made in Bristol” Video Series
December 27, 2021

The City of Bristol CDBG Program Helped to Fund a New Roof at BARC
December 21, 2021

$24M in ARPA Funding Set Aside for Bristol Businesses, Nonprofits, and City Projects
December 13, 2021

The City of Bristol Announces the Reopening of the Memorial Boulevard Bridge
December 3, 2021

The City of Bristol CDBG Program Supports Activities at Shepard Meadows Equestrian Center
November 15, 2021

Vote on Your Favorite Design for New Playground in Bristol
November 10, 2021

The Community is Invited to Attend the Fall Festival Farmers Market on Saturday, November 20
November 10, 2021

Help Bring the Joy of the Holidays to the City of Bristol
November 2, 2021

Combined Metals to Begin Operations at Former Theis Precision Steel Facility
November 1, 2021

The Final Regular Season Farmers Market to Take Place on Saturday, October 30
Save the Date for the Fall Festival Farmers Market on Saturday, November 20
October 26, 2021

24th Annual Turkey Shoot Basketball Contest Scheduled for Saturday, November 20
October 22, 2021

Halloween Spooktacular to Take Place on Saturday, October 23
October 20, 2021

100th Anniversary Celebration Planned for Veterans Memorial Boulevard
October 8, 2021

Mayor Ellen Zoppo-Sassu and Bristol Parks Facilities and Programs Receive State Awards from CRPA
October 6, 2021

The Bristol Hunger Action Team Wants to Hear from Bristol Residents – Survey Available Until October 31
October 5, 2021

The Bristol Farmers Market Will Be Included in the “Virtual” Boston Marathon route on October 9
October 1, 2021

Farmers to Families Produce Distribution Scheduled for September 30 and October 21
September 27, 2021

Veteran’s Memorial Boulevard Has Gained a New Piece of Public Art!
September 16, 2021

The Bristol Farmers Market Will Include a Community Shred Day Event on September 18
September 14, 2021

Bristol Receives Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting
September 10, 2021

September 18 Family Camp Out Provides Residents with Opportunity to Stay Overnight at Muzzy Field
September 9, 2021

Burlington Stores To Celebrate Grand Opening in Bristol Plaza on September 17
September 2, 2021

Electronics Recycling Begins at the Farmers Market On September 4
September 1, 2021

The City of Bristol Announces Two More ARPA Food Distribution Dates for September
September 1, 2021

The City of Bristol Announces Fall 2021 Street Paving Schedule
August 27, 2021

The Bristol Farmers Market Continues to Be a Great Saturday Destination in Downtown Bristol
August 26, 2021

The City of Bristol Urges Residents to Be Prepared for Heatwave: August 24-26
August 24, 2021

The City of Bristol Issues Recommendations on How to Handle Panhandlers
August 24, 2021

Red Cross Urges the Community to Prepare for Tropical Storm Henri
August 19, 2021

The Mayor’s Back to School Pencil Hunt is Scheduled for August 26
August 18, 2021

The Final Food Distribution Event is Scheduled for Thursday, August 19
August 16, 2021

The City of Bristol Will Host a Food Distribution Event on Thursday, August 5
August 3, 2021

Vote for Your Favorite Bristol Places in Connecticut Magazine’s BEST OF CONNECTICUT 2021 Readers Survey
July 27, 2021

Grand Opening for the Rockwell Park Bike Pump Track Set for Tuesday, July 27, All Ages Invited
July 26, 2021

Statement From the City of Bristol On $300 Million Pharmaceutical Settlement to the State of Connecticut
July 22, 2021

The Bristol Farmers Market Has Been Approved As An Authorized SNAP/EBT Farmers Market!
July 20, 2021

Road Closures Announced for Memorial Boulevard Bridge Construction Project
July 16, 2021

The American Rescue Plan Act Food Box Distribution is Scheduled for July 15
July 12, 2021

Shop Locally All Summer Long at the Bristol Farmers Market
July 8, 2021

Shop for All Your Weekend Get-Together Needs at the Bristol Farmers Market on Saturday, July 3rd
June 30, 2021

Bristol CERT is Recognized for Their Efforts During the Pandemic and Receives a $2,500 Donation from the Community Health Center
June 29, 2021

The State of Connecticut Department of Economic and Community Development Awards Bristol a $2M Grant for Remediation of J.H. Sessions Property
June 24, 2021

The city of Bristol Announces a Successful Start to the Farmers Market Season and Updates the Community on June 26 Market Happenings
June 23, 2021

Trash to Treasure Program Returns to Bristol Farmers Market Saturday, June 26
June 22, 2021

Summer Concert Series at Rockwell Park Begins on June 22 for the 2021 Season
June 21, 2021

The City of Bristol Invites the Community to Attend Opening Day of the Bristol Farmers Market and the Unveiling of a New Downtown Mural at Centre Square on Saturday, June 19
June 15, 2021

The City of Bristol Encourages Preparation for the First Heat Wave of the Season
June 4, 2021

The City of Bristol Announces the Start of Construction for the Memorial Boulevard Bridge Project
June 4, 2021

The City of Bristol Will Raise Pride Flag in Ceremony to be Held on June 8
June 3, 2021

The City of Bristol is Accepting Applications for Police Officer Testing
May 26, 2021

The City of Bristol Continues to Offer Walk-In Vaccination Opportunities
May 20, 2021

Farmers to Families Food Distribution on Saturday, May 22
May 20, 2021

City Continues Providing Vaccination Opportunities in May and June
May 14, 2021

Bristol Tax Collector to Place Liens on Unpaid Real Estate Taxes as of June 1
May 11, 2021

Bristol Establishes Task Force to Address the American Rescue Plan Funds
May 11, 2021

Farmers to Families Food Box Program and Opening Day at Lake Compounce Happen on Saturday, May 8
May 6, 2021

City Requests Public’s Feedback on Feasibility Study for City-Owned Fiber-Optic Network
April 30, 2021

Farmers to Families Food Distribution Will Continue in May
April 29, 2021

The City of Bristol To Bring Additional Vaccine Clinic to the City – April 27-30
April 26, 2021

The City of Bristol Continues Vaccine Push
April 22, 2021

The City of Bristol To partner with the State of CT and Griffin Health to Bring Mobile Vaccine Clinics to Bristol
April 19, 2021

The City of Bristol Will Host a Community Clean Up Day on April 24
April 9, 2021

Bristol Announces 2021 Spring Paving Program
April 9, 2021

Farmers to Families Food Distribution Scheduled for April 10 and 24
April 6, 2021

City Announces Additional Construction of Louisiana Avenue Bridge Project
April 2, 2021

Bristol Eliminating Substance Use Together (BEST) Will Hold a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for Drug Disposal Box at Beacon Prescriptions
March 23, 2021

Burlington to Open New Store in Bristol Plaza
March 22, 2021

City of Bristol Acknowledges Essential Workers Throughout the City
March 19, 2021

City Requests Public’s Feedback on Feasibility Study for City-Owned Fiber Optic Network
March 18, 2021

City of Bristol Fire Department Members Seek Donations for 9/11 Memorial and Monument Restoration
March 17, 2021

The City of Bristol Offers Guidance to Restaurants on Outdoor Dining for 2021
March 12, 2021

Farmers to Families Food Distribution Scheduled for March with Additional Dates Planned for April
March 5, 2021

City of Bristol Department of Parks, Recreation, Youth and Community Services Formally Adopts Master Plan
March 3, 2021

Bristol Encourages Participation In State’s COVID-19 Alert System
February 23, 2021

Bristol Encouraging Small Businesses to Apply for Special Paycheck Protection Program
February 23, 2021

Bristol Manufacturing Companies Can Now Apply for Grant Funding to Help Improve Business Operations
February 18, 2021

Parks, Recreation, Youth & Community Services is Now Accepting Nominations for 2021 Youth Recognition Awards
February 17, 2021

Farmers to Families Food Distribution Dates Scheduled for February and March
February 17, 2021

Historic Main Street Building Will Continue With New Purpose When Webster Bank Closes
February 10, 2021

City Officials Announce Recent Governor Executive Order Affecting Bristol Homeowner Tax Relief Programs
February 6, 2021

Bristol CERT to Conduct All Heart Food Drive in February to Support The Agape House and Bristol Housing Authority Resident Assistance
January 28, 2021

Eversource Gas to Install Gas Lines in Bristol
January 25, 2021

The City of Bristol Receives a Community Connectivity Grant from the CT Department of Transportation to Expand Pedestrian Connectivity in the Downtown Area
January 25, 2021

Eversource Gas to Install Gas Line in Forestville
January 15, 2021

January 12 City Council Meeting to Include State of the City Update
January 11, 2021

ARCHIVED NEWS: 2020

COVID-19 Property Tax Relief Program For the City of Bristol Extended To April
December 22, 2020

City Appoints New Chief Building Official
December 15, 2020

Emergency Parking Ban and Other Winter Storm Information
December 15, 2020

The City of Bristol Announces Winter Parking Ban: December 15, 2020 to March 15, 2021
December 14, 2020

Page Park’s Disc Golf Course Ranked One of the Most Popular Disc Golf Courses in Connecticut
December 10, 2020

The City of Bristol Announces Third Round of CARES Act Funding Awards to Local Organizations
December 9, 2020

Commission for Persons with Disabilities Hosts Guest Speaker at December 9 Meeting
December 3, 2020

Farmers to Families Food Distribution Happening on Saturday, December 5th – UPDATED
December 3, 2020

#ShopBristolCT Marketing Campaign Launches in Time for the Holiday Shopping Season
November 25, 2020

Thanksgiving Farmers Market to be Held on Saturday, November 21 in Downtown Bristol
November 16, 2020

City Publishes Schedule for Transfer Station, Trash, Recycling During Thanksgiving Week and Extends Leaf/Yard Waste Pickup Until December
November 13, 2020

The City of Bristol Encourages All Residents to Help Stop the Spread of COVID-19 By Using Newly Launched App
November 13, 2020

Bristol and New Britain Leaders Encourage Small Businesses & Nonprofits to Learn More About the CT CARES Small Business Grant Program
October 30, 2020

Bristol Achieves Silver Sustainable CT Certification
October 29, 2020

Farmers to Families Food Box Program Will Take Place on Friday, October 30
October 29, 2020

Saturday’s Farmers Market Brings Back Trash-to-Treasure, Collects Unwanted Drugs for National Drug Take Back Day, and Hosts Bristol Health for Breast Cancer Awareness Month
October 24, 2020

Bristol Issues Recommendations for Safe Halloween Activities and Trick Or Treating
October 15, 2020

The Final Weeks of the 2020 Season of the Bristol Farmers Market
October 13, 2020

Food Distribution Opportunities Available to Local Residents
October 8, 2020

Farmers to Families Food Box Program Continues in October
September 29, 2020

Bristol To Be Featured in CPTV’s Premiere of Sustainable Communities
September 24, 2020

Town Clerk’s Office to Temporarily Change Hours of Operation
September 23, 2020

Mandatory Water Restrictions Have Been Issued for the City of Bristol
September 22, 2020

2020 Census Day at the Bristol Farmers Market
September 9, 2020

Farmers to Families Food Box Program Continues in Bristol in September
August 31, 2020

The City of Bristol Water Department Issues Voluntary Water Restrictions
August 24, 2020

City Announces End to Free Brush/Wood Debris Curbside Collection from Storm Isaias
August 21, 2020

International Overdose Awareness Day to Be Recognized in Bristol on August 31
August 14, 2020

The Third Annual Mayor’s Back to School Pencil Hunt Will Take Place on August 22
August 12, 2020

The City of Bristol Announces 2020 Fall Paving Schedule
August 7, 2020

Bristol’s Solar for All Program Sets Goal of 100 Solar Families
August 6, 2020

The City of Bristol Will Celebrate National Farmers Market Week August 2-8
July 30, 2020

The Bristol Public Library and Bristol Senior Center Receive Life-Saving Devices to Protect the Community
July 29, 2020

Harbor Freight Tools Now Open in Former Staples Building
July 24, 2020

Summer Campers Participate in STEP Program to Learn How to Prepare Emergency Communication Plans
July 24, 2020

Five Below is Now Open in the Bristol Plaza
July 22, 2020

The Farmers Market Welcomes New Food Truck on Saturday, July 18
July 16, 2020

The Bristol Farmers Market to Be Held on July 4th
June 30, 2020

The City of Bristol Announces Summer Road Paving
June 29, 2020

New Vendors and Trash to Treasure is Added to June 27 Farmers Market
June 24, 2020

Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program to Begin in July for the 2020 Season – Update
June 23, 2020

The City of Bristol Honored with Sustainable CT Bronze Certification
June 18, 2020

Bristol’s Farmers Market Returns to Downtown for the 2020 Season on June With Social Distancing Guidelines
June 17, 2020

Bristol Announces Reopening Plan for City Hall
June 16, 2020

The City of Bristol Reminds the Community About the Use of Fireworks and Staying Safe This Summer
June 16, 2020

Bristol Invites the Community to Join in “Bells for 100 Days” to Acknowledge the Sacrifices of Many
June 15, 2020

The City of Bristol Announces the 2020 Community Development Block Grant Awards and Special Allocation for COVID-19
June 12, 2020

Bristol Invites the Community to Learn Benefits of Innovative Solar and Energy Efficieny Program
June 10, 2020

City Announces Construction of Louisiana Avenue Bridge Project
June 9, 2020

The City of Bristol Will Host Diversity, Inclusion, and Equity Events
June 8, 2020

City of Bristol 2020 Youth Recognition Awards are Announced
June 3, 2020

City Will Raise Pride Flag to Celebrate Pride Month
June 3, 2020

Route 6 Milling and Paving Project to Be Done In June
June 1, 2020

Drive-By Birthday Parties End as Phase 1 of Reopening Begins
May 21, 2020

The Memorial Boulevard Reopens to Traffic
May 21, 2020

Jersey Mike’s – “A Sub Above” When It Comes to Giving Back to the Community
May 20, 2020

The City of Bristol is Partnering With Local Restaurants on Outdoor Dining
May 18, 2020

Five Below to Open New Store in Bristol Plaza
May 15, 2020

New Assisted Living Project Has Been Approved in Bristol, CT
May 14, 2020

The Bristol Farmers Market Returns for the 2020 Season in June
May 1, 2020

Bristol’s First Responders Keeping It Positive While Continuing to Serve the Community During COVID-19
April 27, 2020

Updates on Summer Parks Programs and Facilities
April 24, 2020

City of Bristol Department of Aging and Senior Center Staff Remain Active During COVID-19
April 23, 2010

Harbor Freight Tools To Open New Store in STAPLES Building
April 15, 2020

City of Bristol Announces Spring 2020 Paving Schedule
April 9, 2020

Parks and Playground Use During COVID-19
April 9, 2020

Hearts for the All Heart City Campaign is Launched This Week – A Collaboration Between the Bristol Public Schools and the City of Bristol
March 25, 2020

The City of Bristol Establishes an All Heart Hotline to Help with the Coronavirus Pandemic
March 17, 2020

Parks, Recreation, Youth and Community Services is seeking nominations for the 2020 Youth Recognition Awards
March 12, 2020

Mayor’s Youth Cabinet Focuses on General Government
March 6, 2020

New Logo Reflects Expanded and Newly Unified Parks, Recreation, Youth and Community Services Department
March 2, 2020

Bristol Fire Department Promotes Firefighter Alan Rudolewicz to Lieutenant
February 28, 2020

Bristol Announces Severe Cold Weather Warming Shelter Options
February 14, 2020

Bristol Parks Are Smoke Free Zones
February 13, 2020

The Mayor’s Youth Cabinet Returns on February 19
February 4, 2020

The City of Bristol has received the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award from the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GOFA)
January 31, 2020

Bristol Development Authority Changes Name to Economic and Community Development To Better Align With Its Mission
January 14, 2020

The City of Bristol: Commission for Persons with Disabilities Reminds Residents and Businesses to Please Keep Sidewalks Clear of Ice and Snow
January 10, 2020

The City of Bristol Partners with SeamlessDocs to Convert Paper-Based Forms to Online Services
January 6, 2020

Bristol Gardens – A Work of Heart Continues at Central High School’s Greenhouse in Time for Garden Club to Begin
January 3, 2020


ARCHIVED NEWS: 2019

Bristol Announces Severe Cold Weather Warming Shelter Options
December 18, 2019

Bristol Public Works and Bristol Public Schools Need the Community’s Help to Raise Funds to Bring Outdoor Classrooms to Bristol Schools
November 27, 2019

Public Information Meting Regarding Improvements to Route 72 at Route 69
November 23, 2019

The City of Bristol Announces Homelessness Week Initiatives
November 21, 2019

City Opioid Task Force Launches PSAs as New C.O.B.R.A. Partnership Begins with City and Hospital
November 14, 2019

City Announces Inauguration Schedule
November 7, 2019

Bristol Adult Resource Center Recognizes the Bristol Development Authority With Project of the Year Award
October 31, 2019

Mayor Zoppo-Sassu Receives Government Sector All-Star Award from Connecticut Association of Prevention Professionals
October 30, 2019

City Receives Financial Reporting Certificate and Assistant Comptroller Receives Financial Reporting Achievement Award
October 24, 2019

Bristol Water Department Joins Fifth Annual “Imagine a Day Without Water” to Raise Awareness About the Value of Water
October 18, 2019

Bristol Arts & Culture Commission to Unveil “Dear Bristol” Traffic Box Project
October 16, 2019

Bristol Manufacturers Expand Their Footprints
October 9, 2019

Senator Chris Murphy Will Visit Bristol to Talk About the Opioid Crisis
October 8, 2019

The City of Bristol Emergency Response Team (CERT) Will be Participating in the Capital Region Emergency Preparedness Community Field Day
October 7, 2019

Bristol Voters Are Asked to Stock the Shelters on Election Day
October 4, 2019

Advisory for Bristol Residents Regarding Eastern Equine Encephalitis
September 27, 2019

BristolWORKS! Program to Transform Careers While Assisting Local Manufacturers
September 25, 2019

The City of Bristol Will Be Offering a FREE Community Shred Day at the Bristol Farmers Market on September 28
September 17, 2019

Electronic Signs Help Promote Local Events and Important Information Throughout the Bristol Community
September 13, 2019

Bristol Gardens – A Work of Heart Continues at Three More Elementary Schools in Bristol in Time for the Start of the School Year
September 12, 2019

City Employees Start Initiative at City Hall to Reduce Plastic Water Bottle Waste
August 29, 2019

FEMA Awards Bristol Fire Department With $130,000 Grant for Fire Officer and Fire Instructor Training Program
August 29, 2019

Preparing Children for Elementary School is an “All Heart” Effort
August 22, 2019

2nd Annual Mayor’s Back to School Pencil Hunt
August 12, 2019

Bristol Wants Citizens to “See It and Click It” So That the City Can “Fix It!”
August 8, 2019

The City of Bristol Celebrates National Farmers Market Week: August 4-10, 2019
August 7, 2019

The Bristol Commission for Persons with Disabilities is Seeking Nominations
July 30, 2019

Learning During the Summer Months Continues in the All Heart City
July 26, 2019

The City of Bristol Announces Cooling Stations for the Weekend of July 20-21, 2019
July 18, 2019

Bristol’s Farmers Market Returns to Downtown on June 22
June 14, 2019

Bristol’s Superintendent of Parks Reflects on His First 100 Days
June 13, 2019

The City of Bristol Will Raise Rainbow Pride Flag to Commemorate Pride Month
June 13, 2019

The City of Bristol Will Participate in the Central Coordinated Access Network (CCAN) 100 Day Challenge
June 10, 2019

Bristol Parks and Recreation Department is Pleased to Announce its New Celebrating a Life: Memorial Tree Program
June 10, 2019

Hubbell Students Participate in “One Book, One School” Program Celebration
June 6, 2019

Bristol Middle School Students Participate in Kids Speak Day at UConn School of Law
June 5, 2019

City Will Be Collecting Unwanted Books During June and July
May 31, 2019

Bristol Public Works Recycling Workshops Scheduled for June
May 29, 2019

Bristol Students Share Original works at Annual Poetry & Pasta Night
May 24, 2019

Transfer Station, Account Requirements and Updated Daily Free Allowance Changes Notice
May 20, 2019

Traffic Advisory for Memorial Day Weekend Happenings in the City of Bristol
May 17, 2019

The City of Bristol Announces Recycle Coach “App” to Help Residents Recycle
May 15, 2019

Bristol Parks & Recreation and Public Works Departments Partner on “All Heart Nests” Workshop
May 15, 2019

Bristol Tax Collector will Place Liens on Unpaid Real Estate Taxes as of June 1, 2019
May 2, 2019

Bristol Public Works Department to Present Composting 101 Workshop at Library on May 8th
April 30, 2019

Tree Planting to Honor City of Bristol’s Sustainable CT Certification
April 26, 2019

The Bristol Fire Department Receives a Grant from the Thomaston Savings Bank Foundation, Inc. to Purchase a Smart Dummy to Enhance Training of Bristol’s Firefighters
April 25, 2019

Bristol Public Works Department Teaches Bristol Students the Three Rs: Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle
April 24, 2019

The City of Bristol Will be Exhibiting at EASTEC
April 16, 2019

Bristol City Council Endorses Recovery Friendly Community Initiative
April 15, 2019

Bristol and Burlington to Petition Federal Government for Name Change of Brook
April 11, 2019

Local Veterans Honored at Service Medal Ceremony
April 8, 2019

Bristol Signs Contract with Doosan for Fuel Cell System at WPC
April 5, 2019

The City of Bristol Arts & Culture Commission Invites You to Join Them for a Community Gathering With Bristol Native and Writer of The Simpsons, Mike Reiss
April 4, 2019

City Readies for Spring and Earth Day by Offering Free Workshops
April 1, 2019

Remediation Work Begins on Brownfield Property in Bristol
March 29, 2019

Annual HIV/AIDS Education Forum Offers Training Opportunity
March 29, 2019

City of Bristol Takes Over E-Signs Management
March 28, 2019

Mayor’s Youth Cabinet Meeting to be Held on April 9, 2019
March 26, 2019

UBI Federal Credit Union, Bristol Branch Celebrates the Addition of a New ATM
March 22, 2019

The City of Bristol Emergency Management Services Helps Students and Their Families Prepare Emergency Communication Plans
March 15, 2019

Scott Rosado to Fill Vacancy on City Council
February 21, 2019

Mayor and City Council Invite You to Serve!
February 12, 2019

New Public Works Director to be Appointed
February 7, 2019

The City of Bristol, Commission for Persons with Disabilities Reminds You to Keep Your Sidewalks Clean and Clear
January 22, 2019

Memorial Boulevard Interdistrict Arts Magnet Committee Information Available on the Web
January 15, 2019

Senior Volunteer Tax Relief Program Approved for 2019
January 11, 2019

Charter Revision Commission Appointments
January 10, 2019

Dawn Nielsen Joins the City of Bristol as Marketing & Public Relations Specialist
January 9, 2019