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Posted on: October 15, 2019

Rogers Free Library Announces Contract with Lynda.com

Lynda.com

Rogers Free Library (RFL) has contracted with Lynda.com to bring its 14,000 video courses into the homes and offices of RFL cardholders free of charge. Lynda.com is recognized as the world's top teaching site for mastering technical skills, creative techn...

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Town of Bristol News
Posted on: October 30, 2019

Silver Creek Bridge

RIDOT ABLE TO KEEP BRISTOL’S SILVER CREEK BRIDGE 

PARTIALLY OPEN DURING CONSTRUCTION

As promised, Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) project managers, the contractor for the Silver Creek Bridge replacement project and Town ...

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Town of Bristol News
Posted on: October 9, 2019

Town Announces Proposed Sale of the Bristol Shopping Center

Gooding Plaza

On Wednesday, October 9th, 2019, the Town of Bristol announced the proposed sale of its public property at 6-40 Gooding Avenue to Gooding Realty Corporation (GRC) for $2.8M.

Commonly known as the Bristol Shopping Center, this 10.3-acre commercial property ...

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Town of Bristol News
Posted on: June 26, 2019

Bristol Announces New Extended Hours of Operations

Clock Illustration - Courtesy of timeanddate.com

Wednesday, June 26, 2019 8:30 AM

Bristol, RI - The Town of Bristol is pleased to announce a change in its normal hours of operation. Effective July 1st, 2019, all municipal offices located at Town Hall (10 Court Street, Bristol, RI 02809) and Department of...

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Town of Bristol News
Posted on: June 20, 2019

RIDOT Releases Fact Sheet on Silver Creek Project

Bristol Silver Creek Bridge Aerial

Learn more about the State's upcoming bridge project in Bristol.

Additional Info... Town of Bristol News
Posted on: May 15, 2019

RIDOT Announces New Ferry Service to Bristol

RIDOT Bristol Logos

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

SERVICE TO BRISTOL KICKS OFF FOURTH YEAR OF RIDOT’S FERRY

Service to begin in time for Memorial Day Weekend

May 15, 2019 

Contact: Charles St. Martin 

401-563-4007 or 401-641-8934

The Rhode Island Department of ...

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Town of Bristol News
Posted on: April 29, 2019

Update: BCWA Lifts Water Restrictions

BCWA Building

UPDATE: May 29, 2019 4:00 PM

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To read the BCWA initial press release on the East Bay pipeline leak, please click here.

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Town of Bristol News
Posted on: January 16, 2019

Stony Hedge Farm Preserved Through Purchase Of Conservation Easement

Stony Hedge

Bristol Town  Administrator  Steven Contente is pleased to announce the purchase of a conservation easement for the Stony Hedge Farm located at 1362 Hope Street.   The Town of Bristol and the United States Department of Agricult...

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Town of Bristol News
Posted on: October 4, 2018

Black Ships Return To Bristol In 2019

JASRI-BRISTOL

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEOctober 4, 2018

BLACK SHIPS RETURN TO BRISTOL IN 2019

BRISTOL, RI-Today, the Town of Bristol and Japan-America Society of Rhode Island (JASRI) announced that the Black Ships Festival will be returning to Bristol in 2019.

“The T...

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Town of Bristol News
Posted on: May 21, 2018

Bristol Receives Qualified Opportunity Zone Designation By U.S. Treasury

Updated Town of Bristol Color Seal

On May 21, 2018, the U.S. Treasury designated the Town of Bristol's Census Tract 307 as a Qualified Opportunity Zone (QOZ). Created as part of the Tax Cut and Jobs Act of 2017, the Opportunity Zones Program is a new approach to encourage private-investmen...

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Town of Bristol News
Posted on: March 7, 2018

Bristol Recovery Drop-In Center Officially Opens

Recovery Drop In Center Team

The Town of Bristol is pleased to announce that beginning March 1, 2018, a new Recovery Drop-In Center will be opening at the St. Michaels Parish Center on Hope Street. This initiative, led by The Bristol Health Equity Zone, The East Bay Center and St. Mi...

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Town of Bristol News