Council OKs TIF plan for city’s downtown

September 21, 2018
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By TAYLOR MURCHISON- GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER At its Sept. 11, the city council approved the Tax Increment Financing Downtown Bristol TIF District master plan. Justin Malley, executive director of the Bristol Development Authority, explained that once a TIF district is set, a portion of “the incremental tax increases on real property” will be set aside…

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Lancers still wait for things to click

September 21, 2018
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Lancers still wait for things to click

By MICHAEL LETENDRE STAFF WRITER BRISTOL – There’s going to come a time this season when everything clicks for the Bristol Eastern football team. Unfortunately, the Lancers just have to learn from nights like Friday, Sept. 14 as Middletown rolled up a 41-7 decision in a Central Connecticut Conference interdivisional tilt from Alumni Field on…

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Lancers still wait for things to click

September 21, 2018
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Lancers still wait for things to click

By MICHAEL LETENDRE STAFF WRITER BRISTOL – There’s going to come a time this season when everything clicks for the Bristol Eastern football team. Unfortunately, the Lancers just have to learn from nights like Friday, Sept. 14 as Middletown rolled up a 41-7 decision in a Central Connecticut Conference interdivisional tilt from Alumni Field on…

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Gridiron preview for Sept. 21

September 21, 2018
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By MICHAEL LETENDRE STAFF WRITER BRISTOL – Wins were a bit hard to come by from our scholastic squads over Week 2. Both the public schools rolled up against top-15 programs as Central fell to Windsor and Bristol Eastern was rolled by Middletown. St. Paul Catholic salvaged the weekend for Bristol, snaring a 30-16 win…

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Gridiron preview for Sept. 21

September 21, 2018
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By MICHAEL LETENDRE STAFF WRITER BRISTOL – Wins were a bit hard to come by from our scholastic squads over Week 2. Both the public schools rolled up against top-15 programs as Central fell to Windsor and Bristol Eastern was rolled by Middletown. St. Paul Catholic salvaged the weekend for Bristol, snaring a 30-16 win…

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50 years of housing town’s history saluted

September 21, 2018
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By SHERIDAN CYR STAFF WRITER The Plainville Historical Society celebrated its 50 year anniversary at a reception and open house on Sept. 15 with a full house and several guest speakers to help commemorate the society’s longevity. Fifty years ago, a group of people realized that the history of their town was being lost. On…

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