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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: November 13, 2018

Solicitation Complaints

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November 13, 2018

Citizens of Bristol:

Recently, it has come to our attention that there have been calls placed to businesses and residents in the community from a group who states that they are soliciting donations on behalf of the police union.

Please be a...

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Posted on: November 14, 2018

Job Opportunities within the Bristol Police Department

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The Bristol Police Department is seeking qualified candidates for the following positions:

  • Police, Fire & EMS Dispatcher (part-time)
  • Animal Control Officer (part-time)

Salary for each position is $15.00 per hour. 

  • Must be a US Citizen.
  • Must be 21 ...
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Posted on: November 13, 2018

Solicitation Complaints

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November 13, 2018

Citizens of Bristol:

Please be aware, that neither the Bristol Police Department; nor the IBPO Local 304 is soliciting donations on behalf of the members of the Bristol Police Department. Currently, there ARE NO ACTIVE FUNDRAISERS FOR THE ...

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Town of Bristol News
Posted on: November 8, 2018

Tangible Tax Survey

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This year, the Town of Bristol began a review of its current Tangible Tax Policy. As we continue our discussions on this important topic, we want to hear from you. 

 Please take a few moments to answer this community survey here.

 ...

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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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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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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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Posted on: March 7, 2018

Bristol Recovery Drop-In Center Officially Opens

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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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