Sunday, February 14, 2016
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Eric Dickervitz

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The Bristol Town Council tabled a proposal that would restrict the size of fire pits used by residents in town, after councilors heard from residents that the ordinance would be too restrictive. As proposed, the ordinance would have limited residential...
With nearly 30 active commercial fishermen making their home port in Bristol, they, along with the Bristol Harbormaster's department will celebrate the town's long maritime tradition with a Blessing of the Fleet and Harbor Festival. On Saturday, Aug. 15,...
Parts of Bristol remain without power after an early morning storm on Tuesday, August 4, swept through the East Bay. According to National Grid, the wet and wild thunderstorm knocked out power in the Bristol Highlands and Mount Hope...
If you combined Bristol on the Fourth of July with Woodstock on the water, you might get the idea of what Aquapalooza is all about. On Saturday, July 25, hundreds of watercraft converged in Potter's Cove on the northeastern edge...
Another tree limb caused another traffic disruption on Hope Street in Bristol. Motorists traveling on Hope Street on Monday, July 27 found themselves re-routed through Chestnut Street or Poppasquash Road to avoid crews working to remove a fallen tree...
It took firefighters nearly an hour to get a smokey blaze under control on Saturday, July 25, leaving the building totally destroyed and one family homeless. A call came in just before 7:30 p.m. alerting the Bristol Fire Department of...
Bristol's volunteer firefighters took a day for themselves on Saturday, July 18, when they battled each other rather than fires. The annual Firemen's Field Day brings firefighters and their families together for friendly competition among the town's four fire companies. Again...
    For two Guiteras School parents, one a landscape architect and the other a landscape designer, the untapped potential of the natural environment around Guiteras Elementary School was an opportunity too good to miss. They saw a chance to enhance...
    The Bristol Town Council approved the first reading of an ordinance that will impact the way Bristol residents enjoy their backyard fire pits. If passed, the ordinance will outlaw any fire pit larger than 2 feet in diameter —...
A hanging tree branch over Hope Street just north of Washington Road caused a major traffic tie-up throughout town on Wednesday, July 15. Around 8 a.m., the branch was reported to the police and fire departments. Discovering that the branch...
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