Principal leaving Bristol Elementary School

Less than a year on the job, the principal alerted the community that he would take a leave of absence for the rest of the school year.

Arbuckle puts community on TV in Bristol area

Something clicked for Mary Arbuckle when she picked up a camera. For two decades she has been putting folks in the 5-town area on screen.

Bristol man pleads not guilty to wire fraud charges

Federal authorities claim that a Bristol man swindled customers of a fraudulent woodworking business out of $165,000.

Bristol selectboard considers installing bus shelters

The town of Bristol has been offered three bus shelters as part of a pilot program through the Vermont Agency of Transportation, AARP and Waitsfield’s Yestermorrow Design/Build School.

Bristol wrestles with 117-year-old water pipes

The Bristol selectboard is determining how to go about replacing around half of the water lines in the town’s aging water distribution system, many which are well over 100 years old and contributing to significant water loss in the system.  

Bristol police budget up for vote on Tuesday

Bristol police and town officials conducted a public hearing on the Bristol Police District budget for fiscal year 2024 during Monday’s regular selectboard meeting at Holley Hall. 

1-2-3 Act! Bristol’s one-act plays are back

The stage is set; the audience is seated; the curtain rises… Putting on a play, is as easy as 1-2-3, right?

A true friend

The age old saying “Your friends are the family you get to choose” is something that I think about a lot when it comes to my friendship with Faith.

Kid program fees made flexible

In an effort to make youth programming more accessible to families in the 5-town area, the Bristol Recreation Department will be implementing a new, “pay what you can” payment system for half of its youth camps this summer.

New faces fill 5-town area Town Meeting Day ballots

Two communities in the 5-town area of Bristol, Lincoln, Monkton, New Haven and Starksboro will elect new selectboard members on Town Meeting Day after a handful of incumbents decided not to run again. 

Pocock and farmers market are returning to Bristol

Folks in the 5-town area in and around Bristol have a lot to look forward to, as two well-loved community events are slated to return this summer.

Annual Homelessness Awareness Day will see three gatherings in Addison County on Jan. 19

Houseless and formerly houseless Vermonters and caring citizens will gather on Thursday to engage with their community to end homelessness in Vt.

Silkworm spins home for vintage attire

Upon entering Callie McGarghan’s new shop at 27 Main St. in Bristol, customers might feel like they’re taking a step back in time.

Robin J. Gorton, 72, of Bristol

ROBIN J. GORTON BRISTOL — Robin J. Gorton, 72, passed away Friday, Dec. 16, 2022, surrounded by family at her home in Bristol. She was born on Oct. 29, 1950, in Middlebury, the daughter of Richard and Vivian (Pecor) Austin. Robin’s grandchildren and great … (read more)

Bristol selectman recovering after health crisis

Longtime Bristol Selectman Joel Bouvier is recovering after suffering a health crisis last Thursday.