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Letter: Clarifying the Bristol budget

By   /  April 18, 2013  /  Letters to the Editor  /  No Comments

To the editor: Some clarification is in order for reporting the Town of Bristol Budget provisionally set for Fiscal ’14 (July 1, 2013 through June 31, 2014). First, the Bristol-Warren Regional School budget representing more than 50% of the Bristol town budget: For the first time ever the Bristol-Warren School Finance Committee voted unanimously to […]

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Experience reigns as Republicans chosen to lead Bristol council

By   /  December 5, 2012  /  News  /  No Comments

Mary Parella, with Halsey Herreshoff in the background, at the 2012 Inauguration.

In its first order of business at the twenty first re-organizational meeting held on Wednesday, Dec. 5, the newly elected Bristol town council elected incumbent Republicans, Mary Parella and Halsey Herreshoff, to lead the Democrat dominated council as its chairwoman and vice chairman. Ms. Parella’s nomination came from Timothy Sweeney, a first term councilman. That […]

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Spirit of Christmas Awards bestowed on event founders

By   /  November 28, 2012  /  News  /  No Comments

Dottie Cordeiro helped start Bristol's Grand Illumination 25 years ago with Halsey Herreshoff. The two will receive the Spirit of Christmas award on the event's 25th anniversary.

After 25 years, the annual Grand Illumination Christmas celebration in the center of downtown seems to be a natural part of the community’s fabric, second only to the Fourth of July festivities. The Bristol Christmas festival celebrates its 25th anniversary this year. And that, even to the woman who inspired the idea, is nothing short […]

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