Bristol to host Memorial Day ceremony

Bristol’s American Legion Post 19 will host the 2024 Memorial Day Ceremony on the Village Green at 1 p.m. this coming Monday, May 27.

Students explore housing needs in Bristol

Bristol residents agree their community needs more housing, particularly single family homes and senior living options. However, there are several obstacles developers face in creating more housing and that residents face in finding it. 

Former Bristol man gets 18 years in prison for plotting to kill his stepdad

A former Bristol man has been sentenced to at least 18 years in prison for conspiring with his mother to kill her husband, who was also his stepfather.

New Bristol bandstand design proposed

Community members in the 5-town area are proposing a redesign of the Roy J. Clark Memorial Bandstand on the Bristol Town Green, in particular, replacing the structure with an alternative design that addresses various safety and accessibility concerns. 

Students to examine Bristol housing

A team of Middlebury College students is examining housing needs in Bristol and looking to hear from town residents to inform their research. 

Bristol store latest business targeted in vape theft

Recent burglaries at gas stations around the state have targeted thousands of dollars’ worth of vape products; Bristol Country Store is the latest target.

Bristol eyes plan for Basin St. intersection

The town is making progress on a multi-year project tackling safety and stormwater drainage improvements on Basin Street.

Letter to the editor: MAUSD staff cuts hurt more than just teachers

To all MAUSD residents: The budget has failed for a second time in our district, so the school has responded by issuing potential layoff notices to a number of beloved teachers and talking seriously about making major changes to the arts department and sp … (read more)

Youth mountain biking club off to strong start

It’s been about three seasons since the 5Town Riders youth mountain biking club got off to the races, and those involved in the program have had a lot to celebrate since then. 

Mount Abe school budget fails at ballot box again (UPDATED)

Voters in the Mount Abraham Unified School District on Tuesday defeated a proposed $35.9 million spending plan by 57 votes.

Bristol lumber mill hurt by changing times

For more than eight decades, the A. Johnson Company’s Bristol lumber mill rang with the sounds of logs being sawed, sorted and sold to customers. Things are quieter at the site off Route 116 lately, as the company permanently closed its lumber mill this p … (read more)

AllEarth Renewables first tenant at Bristol’s new park

AllEarth Renewables, a prominent provider of sustainable solar energy solutions in Vermont, has announced its recent relocation from its current headquarters in Williston to a new state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in Bristol. 

Bristol to weigh land purchase at town meeting

Bristol voters will be asked at the town’s annual meeting next week to OK the purchase of land to house a new Public Works Department facility. 

Bristol cop resigns following remarks

A law enforcement officer with ties to Addison County has resigned from his post at the Bristol Police Department and other agencies in the state following remarks he made during a Vermont Criminal Justice Council meeting on Feb. 7. 

Two vie for open seat on Bristol selectboard

Town Meeting Day voting in Bristol will feature a two-way race to fill an open seat on town’s selectboard, as incumbent and current selectboard vice chair Darla Senecal will not run to keep her two-year seat after March 5.