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Workers chop apart a tree in Bristol Monday night.

Parts of Bristol may be powerless for two more days

Parts of Bristol may be powerless for two more days

On Tuesday morning, Bristol Town Administrator Diane Mederos was relieved that the force of Hurricane Sandy was less than what forecasters predicted, but was still frustrated that portions of the town were without power. “I just spoke with National Grid and they said it could be a couple of days before we get power,” she said. Fallen trees were

Poppasquash Road will remain closed until early April for repair work.

Bristol fire chief says trucks can’t pass through watery Poppasquash Road

Heavy seas from Hurricane Sandy knocked out a 30 foot section of the northern seawall that separates Bristol Harbor from an adjacent salt pond. The structural damage, discovered earlier today as Fire Chief Bob Martin patrolled the town to assess the effects of the storm, isn’t the only thing of concern. The greater unknown is

As Sandy nears, waters rise in Bristol

With the effects of Hurricane Sandy kicking up strong winds, properties in low lying areas of Bristol have received evacuation notices and the waters of the Kickemuit River are getting dangerously close to some homes in the area. Shortly before 9 a.m., the emergency shelter at Franklin Court was empty, with volunteers there ready to provide relief to those

Bristol-Warren schools closed Monday

Bristol-Warren schools will be closed on Monday in anticipation of Hurricane Sandy. That information was delivered by chief of police, Josue Canario, after meeting with superintendent of schools, Melinda Thies. Chief Canario said that families will be notified via the Connect-Ed telephone system, as well as announcements through the news media. At a mid-day meeting

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