Local News for Bristol, Connecticut

05/29/2020

“Ten Minutes” with Reinhart Walker

Hosted by David Fortier Reinhart Walker teaches math at Bristol Central High School. A lifelong Bristol resident, Walker is a member of the 1976 Forestville Little League All-Star team that made it all the way to Williamsport and has served on the Bristol Board of Education. He is a family friend. At the moment, like READ MORE.
05/29/2020

Deaths from Covid-19 reach 100,000 nationally

On Monday, the state of Connecticut coronavirus website reported 525 confirmed cases in Bristol, with 68 for a .0875 rate of infection. Total tests reported from Bristol totaled 2,420. In a population 0f approximately 60,000, the tests reflect a percentage of .04 here having been tested. At the same time, the number of confirmed cases READ MORE.
05/26/2020

Local Little League Baseball Latest COVID-19 Victim

By Rit Carter Following the lead of the CIAC, NECBL and American Legion baseball programs, which all canceled their respective seasons, Bristol’s three little league programs (Edgewood, Forestville and McCabe-Waters) are the latest local baseball institutions to cancel their season due to the COVID-19 pandemic. With heavy hearts and great disappointment, the leagues began announcing READ MORE.
05/26/2020

“Ten Minutes” with John Stavens

Hosted by David Fortier John Stavens, social studies teacher with five classes and athletic coordinator at Bristol Eastern High School, is home with his wife and four children. In this ‘Ten Minutes’ podcast, Stavens shares a bit about the new family routine, card games and dinner. Stavens and I talked on Wednesday, May 20. Read READ MORE.
05/26/2020

May (so far) in Photos

Sunset at New Departure (Photo by L. Carter)Flower Stand Hill Street (Photo by K. Carter) Bristol Hospital Flyover (Photo by L. Carter) Bristol Hospital Flyover II (Photo by L. Carter) Bristol Hospital Flyover III (Photo by L. Carter) Countryside Manor (Photo by L. Carter) Moonracer Farms (Photo by L. Carter) Moonracer Farms (Photo by L. READ MORE.
05/26/2020

Memorial Boulevard reopens to traffic May 26

To close temporarily for grad ceremonies June 8 and 9 Effective on Tuesday, May 26th, the City of Bristol will re-open the lower half of Memorial Boulevard to traffic, the city announced in a press release Thursday. At the same time, the city announced the boulevard will be closed again during the morning commute June READ MORE.