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Bristol Mayor Says School Board Leaders Should Resign Over Deficit

Frustrated by an unexpected $2.4 million deficit last year's school budget, Mayor Ken Cockayne is calling on leaders of the board of education to quit. "They didn't even know this until last month when our finance department found it. Before that, they were saying there's no problem," Cockayne said.

HARTFORD COURANT - 2017-09-20 19:35:00

Passenger Seriously Injured in Bristol Crash

The passenger in a car that hit a utility pole in Bristol early Tuesday morning suffered serious injuries and has been taken to a trauma hospital, according to police. The crash was reported on Riverside Avenue near East Street just before 4:30 a.m. and a police officer found a passenger, 22-year-ol

NBC CONNECTICUT - 2017-09-19 13:25:34

Two vehicles collide in Bristol; no serious injuries reported

BRISTOL - No serious injuries were reported when two vehicles collided Tuesday at the intersection of James P. Casey Road and Clark Avenue. The accident was reported at about 3:42 p.m., when a Toyota Tundra and a Buick Rendezvous crashed into one another. Police, firefighters and an ambulance respo

BRISTOL PRESS - 2017-09-19 23:41:00

Bristol woman, charged in serious assault, arrested for not appearing in court

BRISTOL - A Bristol woman charged in a vicious assault was arrested again on Monday, this time for allegedly not showing up to court. Latasha Rowe, 27, of 82 Bartholomew St., was taken into custody after officers learned there was a warrant out for her arrest. She was in a vehicle Monday that came

BRISTOL PRESS - 2017-09-19 22:15:00

Passenger seriously injured after Jeep crashes into pole in Bristol

(WTNH/ Stephanie Simoni) BRISTOL, Conn. (WTNH)- A 22-year-old Bristol man was seriously injured after the car he was in crashed into a utility pole on Tuesday morning. Police say just before 4:30 a.m., officers responded to a single vehicle crash on Riverside Avenue, near the intersection of East

WTNH.COM - 2017-09-19 13:08:28

Man Seriously Injured In Bristol Crash

A man riding in a Jeep early Tuesday was hurt when the vehicle crashed into a utility pole on Riverside Avenue, police said. Officers were called to the accident near East Street about 4:30 a.m. They learned that the driver failed to negotiate the left curve in the road and hit the utility pole, po

HARTFORD COURANT - 2017-09-19 13:00:00

One person seriously hurt in Bristol crash; another sustains minor injuries

BRISTOL -- One person was seriously injured early Tuesday when the vehicle he was riding in left the roadway and struck a utility pole. Police said Bristol resident Philip Bouchard, 22, was taken to an area trauma center after suffering a "potentially life-threatening" injury. Steven Bouchard, also

BRISTOL PRESS - 2017-09-19 16:53:00

Bob Seger demonstrates why he's an American musical icon

EDITIONS EDITOR When it comes to music, you can't get more American than Bob Seger. Seger's iconic music pays homage to regular working folks who are just trying to make ends meets, have a good time, find love, and live a good comfortable life. When someone talks about "meat and potatoes" rock and r

BRISTOLOBSERVER.COM - 2017-09-20 18:23:25

Portion of Riverside to be closed for culvert work Sept. 21

The City of Bristol will be performing an inspection of the underground conduit that conveys the Pequabuck River from the West End to the area east of Main Street. The inspection of the twin 10 ft. by 15 ft. concrete culverts are scheduled to be performed Thursday, Sept. 21. A portion of the culvert

BRISTOLOBSERVER.COM - 2017-09-20 16:08:07

Local legislators praise budget that passed

State Representatives Whit Betts (R-78), Cara Pavalock D'Amato (R-77), and William A. Petit, Jr. (R-22) and State Senator Henri Martin (R-31) applauded passage of a bi-partisan budget that avoids new tax increases, preserves core social services, keeps commitments to education, provides stability fo

BRISTOLOBSERVER.COM - 2017-09-20 15:42:57

Registrars remind voters to check their registration

Registrars of Voters, Kevin McCauley and Sharon Krawiecki, in a press release this week, urged residents of Bristol to check their voter registration status if they haven't voted in a while, have recently moved into town, moved within the town or had a name change prior to the upcoming Nov. 7 Genera

BRISTOLOBSERVER.COM - 2017-09-20 10:33:08

Thanksgiving football game will remain at Muzzy Field

STAFF WRITER The football teams at Bristol Eastern and Bristol Central high schools may have their own turf fields to play on, but they will still face off this Thanksgiving at Muzzy Field. During a Board of Education meeting last Wednesday, Chris Cassin, the district's supervisor of athletics and p

BRISTOLOBSERVER.COM - 2017-09-19 15:40:25

Bristol man crashed into Southington bar: police

SOUTHINGTON - Police are investigating after a man crashed into a local bar on Sunday. According to police, Bristol resident Nathan Cannon, 22, was driving west in a Volkswagen Jetta on West Main Street at about 2:27 a.m., when he left the roadway and crashed into the east side of the Hop Haus rest

BRISTOL PRESS - 2017-09-18 22:01:00

1 in Custody After Chase on I-91 from Massachusetts to Hartford

One person is in custody after a chase from Massachusetts ended on Interstate 91 South in Hartford, according to state police. State Police said four to five cruisers from both Connecticut and Massachusetts have been struck. The chase ended in the area of exit 32. There is a large police presence

NBC CONNECTICUT - 2017-09-19 15:45:49

I-91 south closed in Hartford after police chase

HARTFORD - Police have closed the southbound side of Interstate 91 in Hartford by exit 32 following police pursuit. State police said a vehicle struck several cruisers and three suspects are in custody. State police said drivers should expect highway lane closure. #CTtraffic: I91 sb x32 Windsor expe

FOX61.COM - 2017-09-19 15:50:59

Track to retire number of driver killed in plane crash

STAFFORD SPRINGS, Conn. (AP) - A Connecticut race track is retiring the number of a NASCAR driver who died in a plane crash. Stafford Speedway announced that Ted Christopher's No. 13 will be retired in a ceremony during Friday's races. The 59-year-old Christopher was a passenger on a plane that cras

WTNH.COM - 2017-09-20 15:33:00

Police blotter for the Sept. 22 edition

Quy Mai, 27, of 229 Silo Rd., Bristol, was arrested on Sept. 7 and charged with driving under the influence of liquor or drug, failure to drive in the proper lane, and interfering with an officer.Ethan Manyak, 22, of 225 Pondview Dr., Southington, was arrested on Sept. 6 and charged with possession

SOUTHINGTONOBSERVER.COM - 2017-09-20 12:00:43

Witch's Dungeon opens for the spooky season next week

BRISTOL - The Witch's Dungeon Classic Movie Museum will return to the Bristol Historical Society from Sept. 29 through Halloween, presenting a collection of movie props, life-sized replicas of iconic monsters and film screenings. The Witch's Dungeon, owned by Cortlandt Hull who created the life-siz

BRISTOL PRESS - 2017-09-20 04:23:00

YOUR VIEW: Reader was impressed by candidate Howe

To the Editor: With political season upon us here in Bristol, I have seen so many attacks on candidates through social media. I feel like it is Trump and Hillary part two. I am not involved in the political process in town but it is hard not to hear all the negativity being spewed. I feel a change

BRISTOL PRESS - 2017-09-20 03:02:00

Anna (Mieczkowski) Perrino

Anna (Mieczkowski) Perrino, 70, of Plainville, widow of John A. Perrino, died on Sunday, Sept. 17, 2016, at Bristol Hospital. Anna was born in New Britain on Nov. 14, 1946, and was a daughter of the late Peter and Stella (Kulis) Mieczkowski. She was raised in New Britain and graduated from New Brit

BRISTOL PRESS - 2017-09-20 02:50:00