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

Experience reigns as Republicans chosen to lead Bristol council

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

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.

Spirit of Christmas Awards bestowed on event founders

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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