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Posted on: April 12, 2018

Bristol's On Top In Memorial Day Weekend Destination Ranking

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On April 5th, 2018, the Town of Bristol was ranked in Trip to Discover's 2018 10 Spots in the Northeast to Spend Memorial Day Weekend. Recognized for having "an All-American vibe", the article mentioned some of Bristol's top destination location...

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Posted on: March 6, 2018

Bristol Ranked In 2018 Best Small Towns In America

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On February 7th, 2018, the Town of Bristol was ranked in Architectural Digest's 2018 25 Best Small Towns In America. Touted as "a classic New-England getaway", Bristol was recognized for its strong nautical heritage, the America's Cup Hall of Fa...

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Posted on: January 18, 2019

Winter Storm Parking Ban - Sunday, January 20, 2019

Snow Emergency

Friday, January 18th, 2019 5:00 PM

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Watch from Saturday (1/19/19) afternoon through Sunday (1/20/19) evening. Current forecast project  2-6 inches of snow, with the potential for flash freezing...

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Town of Bristol News
Posted on: December 31, 2018

2019 District 68 Special Election

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 January 10, 2018, 3:30 PM

There will be a special Representative District 68 Democrat Primary that will be held on Tuesday, February 5, 2019. This Primary will be held at the Quinta-Gamelin Recreation Center at 101 Asylum Road (Colt State Park). ...

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Town of Bristol News
Posted on: December 14, 2018

Tangible Tax Return

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Each year, the Town of Bristol requires that businesses report the value of their tangible property through a return. Based on the value and depreciation of those reported items, the Town of Bristol assess applicable taxes. In order to streamline the repo...

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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

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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

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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 21, 2018

2018 State Mandated Property Revaluations Are Underway

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The Town of Bristol has begun the 2018 full Property Revaluation. The state of Rhode Island mandates that Cities and Towns revalue all property every three years, and perform full inspections every 9 years. (RIGL 44-5-11.6).  The Town has hired N...

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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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