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Town takes closer look at neighborhood water woes

Town takes closer look at neighborhood water woes

With snow from the barrage of winter storms piled high around Bristol, the Town Council and town Planning Board met jointly on Thursday, Feb. 12, to discuss how to handle water. But the discussion wasn’t focused on water that will inevitably come from the melting snow, but the water that runs from one neighbor’s property

Letter: Residents can have say on revaluation process

Bristol is conducting a “statistical update” of assessment for properties. This will provide a fair distribution of obligations for supporting the town of Bristol through real estate taxation. Last year’s job was defective, so we now repeat the process to get it right. Toward this end, the Town Council, administrator, treasurer and tax assessor have

Town Council fills Bristol boards and commissions

The Bristol Town Council continued to take care of its new year obligations at its meeting on Wednesday, Jan. 7, complying with its duty to fill several town council appointed positions. Gregg Marsili, the sole applicant for the position of harbormaster, was unanimously re-appointed to the position. His application for re-appointment came with the recommendations


Ursillo reappointed as town solicitor

The Bristol Town Council settled some unfinished business from its reorganizational meeting by reappointing the firm of Ursillo, Teitz and Richt Ltd. as the town’s solicitor for the next two years. The council reappointed the firm Dec. 17 after interviewing Michael Ursillo, a partner in the firm, which has held the solicitor position in Bristol

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Bristol finances solid, but on ‘slippery slope’

Overall, the Town of Bristol is on solid ground financially, according to a recent audit of the town’s financials for fiscal 2014, but, the auditors warned, recurring deficiencies and a downward trend in the town’s unrestricted funds could put Bristol’s favorable bond rating at risk. Judith Ventura Enright, of LGC&D, the auditing firm hired to

Editorial: Change is good … sometimes

Change came to the Bristol Town Council quickly, just moments after the council’s democratic majority took control of the gavel. Councilman Nathan Calouro replaced Mary Parella as chairperson of the council last Wednesday night, and Timothy Sweeney took over the vice-chairmanship from Halsey Herreshoff as the Democratic majority took the reins over the two Republicans.


In Bristol, Democratic majority takes control over Town Council

While the Bristol Town Council remained intact after voters re-elected all five incumbent candidates, the three Democratic Party members of the five-seat council ousted Republican Chairwoman Mary Parella from that position, putting Nathan Calouro in charge of the gavel. Councilman Tim Sweeney, who after last election caught flak from the Democratic Party for supporting Ms.