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St. Baldrick’s Day

Bristol’s finest get more than a little off the top. All for a good cause.

By   /  March 14, 2013  /  News  /  2 Comments

Members of Bristol's police and fire departments became 'baldees' to help raise money for childhood cancer research.

About a dozen members of Bristol’s police and fire departments were joined by town administrator Tony Teixeira to celebrate St. Baldrick’s Day on Thursday night. The event, sponsored by the St. Baldrick’s Foundation is a fund-raising activity where donors pledge money to help fund research for childhood cancer. In return, participants pledge to become ‘baldees’. […]

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Bristol’s firefighters and crime fighters become cancer fighters

By   /  March 7, 2013  /  News  /  No Comments

Some of the people who are participating in the challenge are (front row, from left to right) Gary Geoffroy and Scott Illingworth, and (back row) Tim Greves, Vicky Sylvaria, James Vieira and Tony Teixeira.

It’s unclear whether St. Baldrick is an actual saint, but for those willing to shave their head to raise money for children with cancer, their efforts are saintly. From now through March 15, teams from Bristol and Warren’s police and fire departments have put their hair on the line in hope of collecting $2,000 for […]

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