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Volunteers, C.J. Larrow, left, and Mike Perry, work on the seating area for the Bristol Animal Shelter.

Bristol animal shelter needs skilled volunteers

Bristol animal shelter needs skilled volunteers

The Bristol Animal Shelter is open and operational, but that doesn’t mean the work is complete. Mike Perry, a volunteer with construction experience, designed, fabricated and installed some of the amenities found inside the shelter, trying to save the town and the Friends of Bristol Animal Shelter money. His next project, the fabrication and installation

Eilee Cameron, 5, plays with a kitten in a play room at the new Bristol Animal Shelter. Photos by Richard W. Dionne Jr.

Ribbon cut on Bristol’s ‘state-of-the-art’ new animal shelter

A little rain did nothing to dampen the spirits of nearly 100 people who filled the humane education center inside Bristol’s new animal shelter Monday. After years in the planning and fundraising stages, volunteers and members of the capital project committee that ushered the project to fruition welcomed the public to tour the facility after

A backhow tears down the old Bristol Animal Shelter on Minturn Road last week. The new shelter, pictured in the background, is scheduled to officially open Sept. 30. Photos by Eric Dickervitz.

New Bristol animal shelter finally rises from the rubble

After six years of planning, discussion, fundraising and patience on the part of the town’s capital project committee and the Friends of the Bristol Animal Shelter group, Bristol residents now have the $2 million animal shelter they approved in 2008, at an estimated cost of $2.6 million. Without any fanfare, shelter workers moved the dozen

Jesse Wilson forms the batter into balls as Kylie Davenport and James Faulkner look on.

Bristol students prepare treats for the Bristol Animal Shelter

With gooey hands and big smiles, a second-grade class at Colt Andrews Elementary School in Bristol whipped up a big batch of homemade dog treats to be donated to the Bristol Animal Shelter. This past Friday was a fun filled day for students at the School. Not only was it “dress up as the person

Bristol animal shelter sent back to drawing board

After a year of planning, design and compromise, the Bristol animal shelter project finally went out to bid. The company hired to manage the project, Farrar and Associates, met with the animal shelter capital project committee (CPC) last week to deliver some disappointing, if not unexpected, news. In order to stay within the $1.5 million construction budget for

Bristol animal shelter project seeks bidders

Contractor bids to build the Bristol animal shelter will be accepted until 3 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 27 at town hall, 10 Court Street, at which time all bids will be opened. Plans and specifications can be viewed on-line at www.FarrarAssociates.com. Click on the “subcontractor plan room” and enter “letmein” as the password. Bidders are