New assistant principal at Bristol Eastern

The Bristol Board of Education has appointed Melanie Vetrano as assistant principal of Bristol Eastern High School. Vetrano is a 20-year veteran science teacher and instructional leader at Eastern. Vetrano began her teaching career in Winsted and joined the faculty of Bristol Eastern High School in 1998. Following her time away to start her family, … Continue reading “New assistant principal at Bristol Eastern”

New aquatic coordinator for city announced

The City of Bristol Department of Parks, Recreation, Youth and Community Services recently announced the selection of Raelynne Andrews as the new aquatics coordinator. Andrews graduated from Bristol Central High School in 2012, University of Saint Josephs in 2017, and she is currently pursuing a masters of social work degree from Quinnipiac University. Andrews is … Continue reading “New aquatic coordinator for city announced”

Police hand out awards

The Bristol Police Department held its monthly awards meeting. Officer Zachary Levine received the Silver Star award for his performance, which reflects exceptionally upon the officer’s knowledge, skills, and devotion to duty. Levine conducted a self-initiated car stop investigation that resulted in the seizure of 199 bags of Fentanyl bagged for individual sale, over $1,500 … Continue reading “Police hand out awards”

Fundraiser to help send kids to Wrestlemania

by JAMILA YOUNG STAFF WRITER Michael Prentiss, assistant vice president of Starkweather & Shepley Insurance Brokerage Inc. is starting off the New Year with a fundraising initiative to help Connecticut children see their favorite WWE wrestlers. “I’m raising money for Make-A-Wish Connecticut to help grant wishes for children with critical illnesses, said Prentiss. “It’s truly … Continue reading “Fundraiser to help send kids to Wrestlemania”