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. 

Bristol, Lincoln have newcomers on the ballot

On Town Meeting Day, voters in Bristol and Lincoln will weigh in on contested races for open seats on their respective town’s selectboard.

Bristol sees progress with capital projects

Bristol is making headway on several capital improvement projects around town. 

Bristol Shaw’s boosts local food shelf

The Bristol Have a Heart Food Shelf has served a record number of local families during the past few months, a feat the nonprofit has accomplished with help from the Shaw’s supermarket in town.

That deer in Bristol has a name!

If you frequent Bristol’s Main Street, you’re probably familiar with the giant wooden deer outside the downtown gallery, Art on Main. Well, the gallery held a “Name the Deer” challenge recently and… we have a winner!

Group offers community events for Bristol seniors

“We want to offer (seniors) a place where they can meet locals, share their interests, as well as engage in activities that they would enjoy,” Program Coordinator Jackie Steponaitis said of the new offering. 

Male-Riordan to helm Bristol library

Collaboration has been a key part of Katie Male-Riordan’s work as director of the New Haven Community Library.

Bristol mulls zoning regulations change

The Bristol selectboard will on Jan. 22 hold a final public hearing on proposed changes to the town’s zoning regulations. The hearing is set after the selectboard tweaked a handful of the amendments originally put forth by the Bristol Planning Commission. … (read more)

Racist incident at Bristol Elementary sparks response

Over three dozen community members stood before the Mount Abraham Unified School Board on Tuesday, united in their plea for district officials to instate anti-racist education for teachers and staff and curriculum for students following a recent incident … (read more)