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Anonymous donor willing to match donations for Bristol Town Hall move

The Bristol Wisconsin Historical Society has found an anonymous donor willing to give its drive to relocate the 1870 Bristol Town Hall a substantial financial boost. The anonymous donor will match the first $5,000 raised to assist in moving and restoring the hall to its new location, the society announced in a news release last week. The […]

Units responding for crash in Bristol

At about 5:09 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are rsponding to a report of a crash in the 6000 block of 184th Avenue in Bristol. UPDATE about 5:13 p.m. — Deputy on scene reports one behocle rolled over and on its roof. UPDATE about 5:15 p.m. — Deputy calls for flatbed […]

Highway 45 update Oct. 13, 2017: Concrete sidewalk and driveways, rumble strips

Note: With the help of the Wisconsin Department of Transportation, we will be telling our readers what work took place on the Highway 45 project in the week just past and what is expected to take place in the coming week. The state is now providing an update every two weeks, instead of weekly. Check […]

Units responding for crash in Bristol

At about 7:53 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a crash in the 21100 block of 81st Street in Bristol. Per dispatch: Single vehicle in the ditch. Driver injured.

Units responding for crash along Bristol-Paris border (PHOTOS)

At about 5:35 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue and Paris Fire and Rescue units are responding to a crash at Highways K and MB along the Bristol-Paris border. Per dispatch: Three vehicles involved. Injuries being reported. UPDATE 5:39 p.m. — Deputy to shut down northbound traffic on Highway MB. Traffic on Highway K also to […]

Bristol Job’s Daughters host pancake breakfast, bake sale is Oct. 1

Bristol Job’s Daughters Bethel #79 is hosting a pancake and porky breakfast from 8:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 1, at Washburn Masonic Lodge, 8102 199th Ave., Bristol. Tickets cost $7 for adults and $5 for kids age 3 to 12. Children under 3 are free. Cost includes all-you-can-eat pancakes, one serving of sausage and coffee, […]

Bristol increases storm water fee

Bristol homeowners will see a higher storm water fee on their next property tax bill. On Monday, the Bristol Village Board voted to increase the fee to $30 per year. That charge appears on the property tax bill as a separate item. The fee had been $9 annually. A survey of nearby municipalities with similar […]

Highway 45 update Sept. 15, 2017: Signs installation completed between Highways WG and C, completed excavation and base aggregate placement, completed sidewalk from 83rd to 86th Street

Note: With the help of the Wisconsin Department of Transportation, we will be telling our readers what work took place on the Highway 45 project in the week just past and what is expected to take place in the coming week. After today, the state will begin providing an update every two weeks, instead of […]

Retired Kenosha FD battalion chief displays 9-11 memorial in Bristol

The above 9-11 memorial tribute is in the Bristol front yard of Richard Bosanko, a retired Kenosha Fire Department battalion chief.

Highway 45 update Sept. 8, 2017: Lots of work between Highway C and WG (PHOTOS)

Note: With the help of the Wisconsin Department of Transportation, we will be telling our readers what work took place on the Highway 45 project in the week just past and what is expected to take place in the coming week. Check back every Friday for the latest. — DH What happened this week (Week […]

Bristol to study Lake George flooding

A study of the Lake George flood plain and offering possible solutions to flooding there was approved by the Bristol Village Board Monday. The study will cost an estimated $17,600 and be performed by Strand Associates, the village’s engineers. It was unanimously approved by the board. The Lake George area has a history of flooding, […]

Units responding for fire in Bristol

At about 6:30 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue, Paris Fire and Rescue, Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a possible fire in the 16500 block of 75th Street (Highway 50) in Bristol. Per dispatch: Possible fire being reported on upper floor of a residence. UPDATE 6:34 p.m. — […]

Repaving on Highway MB in Bristol to begin this week

Work on Highway MB in Bristol will begin this week and last through mid-Septmeber. From a news release from the county: A repaving project on Kenosha County Highway MB (160th Avenue) in the Village of Bristol will begin this week. Highway MB will be resurfaced from Highway 50 (75th Street) to just north of the roundabout at Highway […]

Highway 45 update Aug. 25, 2017: Continue with sewer work, final slope grading, final landscape restoration

Note: With the help of the Wisconsin Department of Transportation, we will be telling our readers what work took place on the Highway 45 project in the week just past and what is expected to take place in the coming week. Check back every Friday for the latest. By the way, my apologies for missing last […]

Rummage Sale/Brat Roast/Bake Sale set for Bristol United Methodist Church Fri., Sat. & Sun.

A Rummage Sale/Brat Roast/and Bake Sale fundraiser is being planned by the Bristol United Methodist Church, 8014 199th Ave. in Bristol, for Friday, Aug. 25, Saturday, Aug. 26 from 8 a.m.-3 p.m. and Sunday, Aug. 27 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Due to construction on Highway  45, follow signs from Highway 50 and Highway C to east side of the church. […]

Units responding for down wire in Bristol

At about 10:28 a.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue units are responding to a report of a down wire in the 16700 block of 92nd Street in Bristol. Per dispatch: Caller reports a tree branch fell on a wire. UPDATE 10:33 a.m. — Utility company crew responding.

Units responding for investigation in Salem Lakes

At about 8:36 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units and a sheriff’s deputy are responding for an investigation in the 21600 block of Highway 50 near the Salem Lakes/Bristol border. Per dispatch: Caller reporting seeing large flames behind a building. No structure appeared to be on fire. UPDATE 8:40 p.m. — Deputy on scene reports seeing […]

WisDOT to host informational meeting on Highway 45 north of Highway 50 project

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation will hold a Public Involvement Meeting for the resurfacing of Highway 45 from Highway 50 to Highway 11 in Kenosha and Racine counties. The meeting will be held at the Kenosha County Center (Hearing Room), 19600 75th St. Bristol on Thursday, Aug. 3 from 5-to-7 p.m. From a WisDOT news release: The format […]

Highway 45 update July 28, 2017: Sewer work, concrete patches, joint and crack repair

Note: With the help of the Wisconsin Department of Transportation, we will be telling our readers what work took place on the Highway 45 project in the week just past and what is expected to take place in the coming week. Check back every Friday for the latest. What happened this week (Week of July […]

July 27, 2017 Lake George beach test results: Both beaches open

The two beaches on Lake George in Bristol tested this week showed water E.coli levels below the caution and closure levels. Below are the test results for samples taken July 25, 2017: Lake George (101 st ) – 135 E.coli/100 mL Lake George (South) – 57 E.coli/100 mL The testing was performed by the Kenosha […]

Bristol Village Board hears complaints about Lake George flooding

The Bristol Village Board heard complaints Monday about recent flooding in the Lake George neighborhood and acknowledged that communication from the village standpoint could be better. About 10 residents attended the regular Village Board meeting Monday to voice concerns and ask questions of village officials. The Lake George neighborhood was one of many in Western […]

Highway 45 update July 22, 2017: New closures, common excavation, water main relocates, erosion control

Note: With the help of the Wisconsin Department of Transportation, we will be telling our readers what work took place on the Highway 45 project in the week just past and what is expected to take place in the coming week. Check back every Friday (well, Saturday this week. Completely my bad. WisDOT was on […]

Municipal officials address flooding impact in their municipalities

Elected and municipal officials from Western Kenosha County towns and villages gave updates on their jurisdictions or emphasized information that has received less attention at a press conference in Silver Lake this afternoon. Speaking were: Salem Lakes village President Diann Tesar, Paddock Lake village President Terry Burns, Salem Lakes Trustee William Hopkins, Brighton Chairman John […]

Highway 45 update July 14, 2017: Binder layer between C and 86th Street during Progress Days, more storm sewer installation

Note: With the help of the Wisconsin Department of Transportation, we will be telling our readers what work took place on the Highway 45 project in the week just past and what is expected to take place in the coming week. Check back every Friday for the latest. What happened this week (week of July 10) […]

Units responding for crash in Bristol

At about 7:55 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash at Highways 45 and Q in Bristol. Per dispatch: One vehicle involved. It has rolled over and occupant may be trapped inside. UPDATE 7:58 p.m. — Dispatch reports that scene is east of Highway 45 […]

Local fire departments responding for aid to Burlington

Western Kenosha County Fire Departments are responding to a request for mutual aid for a fire task force for Burlington. Equipment and personnel are mustering at Brighton School before heading to staging in Burlington. Requested to respond are: With engines: Town of Wheatland Fire Department, Twin Lakes Fire Department, Pleasant Prairie Fire Department, Paris Fire […]

2017 Bristol Fire & Rescue Recognition Ceremony coverage (PHOTOS)

Bristol Fire & Rescue honored current and past members of distinction at its Recognition Ceremony. The ceremony took place at the department’s memorial just outside of the fire station on 198th Avenue. Creating the memorial was a joint project between the Bristol Volunteer Firemen’s Association and Bristol Fire Department. It includes the original department bell […]

2017 Bristol Progress Days parade coverage (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

The 2017 Bristol Progress Days Parade stepped off Sunday afternoon right on time and unfazed by major highway construction crossing the route at one point. The parade makes its way through the streets of central Bristol and ending at Hansen Park, the site of the rest of the community festival’s activities. Along the way, units in […]

Shania Dumelle is 2017 Miss Bristol

Shania Dumelle was named the 2017 Miss Bristol at the Progress Days banquet Friday evening. The naming of Miss Bristol is a traditional part of the banquet that kicks off the first day of the three-day community festival. First runner up and Miss Congeniality was Haley Gorsuch, second runner up was Nina Scott and third […]

Ruby Loecher and Logan Piktel are 2017 Bristol Junior Outstanding Citizens

Ruby Loecher and Logan Piktel were named the 2017 Bristol Junior Outstanding Citizens at Friday’s Progress Days Banquet. The naming of a junior outstanding citizen girl and a junior outstanding citizen boy is an annual part of the first day of the three-day Progress Days comminity festival. Loecher was recognized for her involvement in Bristol […]

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