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Bristol’s 228th patriotic speaker tells historic tale

By   /  July 4, 2013  /  News  /  No Comments

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BRISTOL— On the Fourth of July, it’s the parade people line up for in Bristol, but shortly after 8:30 a.m., U.S. Navy Rear Admiral Robert O. Wray, Jr. etched his name into Bristol’s history as the town’s 228th patriotic speaker, delivering a message that echoes America’s promise of life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. […]

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I’m in Bristol for the Fourth. Now what?

By   /  July 3, 2013  /  News  /  1 Comment

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An estimated 100,000 people will arrive in Bristol between July 3rd and 4th to enjoy concerts, marching bands competitions, fireworks, patriotic exercises, and, of course, the parade. And most everyone who comes to Bristol will have the same question when they get here: Where can I park? The answer: Good question. To ensure the best […]

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Bristol’s Fourth of July party is underway

By   /  June 24, 2013  /  News  /  No Comments

Miss Fourth of July Daniela Lopes (left) and Little Miss Fourth of July  Lily Sarnowski dance at Independence Park in Bristol during one of the weekend concerts.

The Town of Bristol plays host to thousands who want to enjoy the Fourth of July in all its patriotic splendor. Bristol’s Fourth of July celebration calendar of events Monday, June 24 Concert Series at Independence Park 6:30 p.m. East Bay Summer Wind Ensemble A wind ensemble experience comprised of advanced instrumentalists of high school […]

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Bristol’s concert series off to a sunny start

By   /  June 22, 2013  /  News  /  No Comments

Carissa Correia leads the Pledge of Allegiance with, from left, Dick Devault, Lou Cirillo, Taryn Largarto and Lea Alexandre join in.

Sunny skies, warm temperatures and an evening of music marked the first day of summer and the first concert of Bristol’s Fourth of July concert series on Friday, June 21. People began to arrive early at Independence Park to hear the concert band, Our Lady of Lights. After their performance, the Boston Premier Band takes […]

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