Bristol holidays feature craft fair, sweets, lights and Santa

Community gatherings, musical entertainment, crafts, magical lighting, horses — what does Bristol NOT have for this holiday season?

Bristol Hub extends hours, adds evening programs

The Bristol Hub Teen Center this fall has extended its hours and is now offering dinner and themed workshops two nights a week for teens in the 5-Town area.

Health care forum to be held in Bristol

The Addison County and Bristol Democrats have organized a forum this Thursday where people can learn about an effort to offer primary health care to all Vermonters.

Bristol looks for ways to build more housing

Bristol’s planning commission is about to begin a deep dive into the local zoning regulations in the hopes of identifying changes that would expand housing opportunities in and around the town’s village.

Teens collaborate on vibrant murals

This fall, all 7th- and 8th-grade students at Mount Abraham Middle School participated in a community art project resulting in three vibrant team murals now on display at the school.

Letter to the editor: Democrats really have done things for Vt.

Here are a few important facts about the Biden Administration’s achievements that help Vermonters: The government debt fell by $1.4 trillion — the most of any administration. Rebuilding the economy with the most jobs. Adding a 15% tax on billion-dollar co … (read more)

Bristol selectboard to study spot for police department

The Bristol selectboard has accepted a proposal from Cushman Design Group to study the feasibility of building an addition for the Bristol Police Department onto the town’s fire station.

Bristol organization helps global leaders

For 17 years, the Wells Mountain Initiative has helped fund and support the work of people making a difference in communities far outside of Addison County.

Letter to the editor: Compassion needed for accident victims

I’d like to offer my sincere condolences to whoever lost two horses in a road accident on Route 116 recently. 

New murals unveiled at Bristol Rec Park

The murals were commissioned in celebration of the Rec Club’s 100th Anniversary.

Bristol explores alternative locations for police force

The Bristol selectboard is considering a possible change of location for the town’s police department including, perhaps, by adding a space onto the town fire station. 

Bristol ARPA committee to begin reviewing ideas

Priorities for spending Bristol’s $1.1 million in American Rescue Plan Act funds appear to be coalescing around several themes.

Bristol adds firefighters; eyes 25 mph limit

James Cole and Randy Disorda were introduced to the board by Fire Chief Brett LaRose and appointed to the fire department.

Bristol & Vergennes get housing money

The Vermont Housing & Conservation Board recently announced that it had awarded funding to create and rehabilitate 283 new homes in 12 communities statewide. One fifth of these homes will serve households that have experienced homelessness. 

Mount Abe school renovations come into focus

Renovations are still under way at Mount Abraham Union Middle and High School, where construction crews are renovating the lobby entrance, bathrooms and other spaces throughout the Bristol school. 

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