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Still time to participate in 2015 Bristol Progress Days parade

There is still time to register to participate in the Bristol Progress Days parade. The parade will feature a number of marching bands and entries from area organizations and businesses. The parade will step off at 12:30 p.m. on Sunday, July 12. Here is more information on participating, including contact information and a route map.

Units responding for crash in Bristol

At about 2:27 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash at Highways 45 and WG, along the Bristol/Illinois border. Per dispatch: White pick-up truck rolled over and is in the ditch. Female driver is out of the truck and conscious, but extent of injuries unknown. UPDATE […]

Rich Rubietta to lead special musical service at Bristol United Methodist Church July 5

United Methodist Pastor Rich Rubietta from Park Ridge, Illinois will lead a special Musical service of worship hosted by Bristol United Methodist Church of Bristol, Wisconsin on Sunday, July 5 at 10 a.m. Rubietta is a songwriter and worship consultant who conducts high-energy, interactive worship experiences which include audience participation and upbeat versions of familiar hymns and original material. A […]

Pringle to host invasive species workday, backyard campout and telescope night June 27

The Pringle Nature Center will be a busy place June 27, with three events going on throughout the day: An Invasive Species Workday will take place on Saturday, June 27 from 9 a.m. to noon. Want to help with parkland restoration or use cool tools? Students or scouts, do you need to earn some community service […]

Kenosha Bowmen Inc. “Heide’s Rendezvous Benefit” will be Aug. 1

Kenosha Bowmen Inc., will be hosting its 7th Annual “Heide’s Rendezvous Benefit” for Nora Orr & Family on Saturday, Aug. 1, from 1 to 11 p.m. Nora was diagnosed with Stage IIIC Ovarian Cancer in the fall of 2010. After surgery and aggressive chemotherapy, Nora’s doctors discovered her congenital heart condition, Subaortic Stenosis. While recovering from […]

Units responding to fire in Bristol

At about 11:30 a.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue and other departments are responding to a garage fire in the 18900 block of 83rd Street in Bristol. Per Kenosha Area Fire Rescue Scanner Facebook page, Pleasant Prairie Fire and Rescue is also responding. Per scanner transmissions, Town of Salem Fire/Rescue and Paris Fire and Rescue are […]

Pringle to host Father’s Day Summer Solstice Celebration June 21

Pringle Nature Center, 9800 160th Ave., Bristol will be holding a Father’s Day Summer Solstice Celebration on Sunday, June 21, from 7:30 to 9 p.m. Bring your dad out as we celebrate the Summer Solstice and Father’s Day. Participants will learn how cultures around the world celebrate the solstice and father’s in the animal realm. Thee will […]

Bristol and Paris Cemetery Association annual meeting is June 17

The annual meeting of the Bristol and Paris Cemetery Association will be held on Wednesday, June 17 at the Paris Town Hall, 16607 Burlington Road. The meeting is scheduled to begin at 3 p.m. All interested parties are welcome.

Bristol Village Board endorses concept of moving old town hall building to Firemen’s Park

The Bristol Village Board unanimously endorsed the concept of moving the old town hall building to Firemen’s Park, across 198th Avenue from the current Village Hall/Municipal Building. The old town hall currently is located inside Bristol Woods County Park along Highway C. That is the building’s original location. The Village Board’s concept of moving the […]

Local fire depts. responding for mutual aid to Tichigan FD

At about 7:20 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue and Paris Fire and Rescue are responding to a request for mutual aid to the Tichigan Fire Department. Per dispatch: Tichigan is working a fire in the 28400 block of Wood Road. Tichiganhas activates a MABAS box alarm to the fourth level. Bristol FD and Paris FD […]

June BloodCenter drives includes one in Bristol

Blood donors in Kenosha County can do their part for patients at BloodCenter of Wisconsin’s upcoming June blood drives. Bristol — Kenosha County Fire Explorers drive on Wednesday, June 17 from 3:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.  at Kenosha County Center, 19600 75th St., Bristol. Kenosha —  Saturday, June 13 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. […]

Highway 45 reconstruction project no longer includes roundabout at Highway 142

A roundabout at Highway 142 and Highway 45 that the Wisconsin Department of Transportation had been saying was its preferred option for when the intersection is reconstructed has been dropped from the state’s plans. However, two businesses on the west end of the intersection are still in the way of improvements and will be removed by WisDOT […]

Pringle Nature Center to host concert and bat program on Saturday

The Pringle Nature Center, 9800 160th Ave., Bristol will be hosting two events Saturday, May 30. First, the center will be holding a Stage Opening Concert on Saturday, at 2 p.m. The newest addition to the nature center will be dedicated. Included in the festivities will be a concert by Joan Hammel, who is an award winning […]

Units responding for smoke from vehicle in Bristol

At about 3:10 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue units and a sheriff’s deputy are responding to Highway 50 and Highway MB south. Per dispatch: Response is for a vehicle with smoke coming from it. UPDATE 3:14 p.m. — Dispatch advises that deputy on scene says smoke has stopped. Bristol FD will respond with an engine […]

Local FD departments responding for mutual aid to Antioch

At about 8:06 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue and Town of Salem Fire/Rescue are responding for mutual aid to the Antioch Fire Department, which has a water emergency. Bristol is being asked to respond with an engine and Salem with a chief for a change of quarters to staff Station 1.

WisDOT to host informational meeting in Highway 45 project on May 27

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) Southeast Region is announcing a public involvement meeting to discuss improvements planned for Highway 45 in Kenosha and Racine counties. The meeting is scheduled to take place on Wednesday, May 27, from 4 to 6 p.m., at the Kenosha County Center (Hearing Room), 19600 75th St. (Highways 50 and 45), […]

Units responding to crash along Bristol, Paris border

At about 2:42 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue is responding to a report of a crash at Highways 50 and 45 at the Bristol-Paris border. UPDATE 2:43 p.m. — Paris Fire and Rescue being toned out. Bristol Fire and Rescue standing down. UPDATE 3:10 p.m. — Paris ambulance transporting a patient to a local hospital.

Bristol Village Board approves site plan for new market on Highway 50

A proposal for an outdoor mixed-market won site plan approval from the Bristol Village Board Monday night. The plan was developed by Kenosha Common Markets, Inc., which operates Kenosha HarborMarket in Kenosha. The market is to operate this year from July through August on the site of the former Farmer Brown’s Nursery and Haunted Barn property […]

Bristol bark and barks

Bristol combined its Arbor Day celebration with the opening of a Bristol dog park. The dog park is at the corner of 81st St. and 195th Ave.

Bristol Arbor Day celebration and dog park opening is Saturday

Bristol’s annual Arbor Day Celebration will be held on Saturday, May 9. This year’s Arbor Day celebration will be held concurrently with the grand opening of the village’s new dog park. Both events will be held at the southwest corner of 81st Street and 195th Avenue at starting at 10 a.m.

Units responding for crash on I-94

At about 9:48 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue and Pleasant Prairie Fire and Rescue and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a crash in the 8000 block of the southbound lanes of I-94.

Units responding to crash in Bristol

At about 1:16 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue and Newport Fire Department units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a crash in the 12400 block of Highway MB in Bristol.

Units responding for fire alarm at Bristol School

At 10:37 a.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue and a sheriff’s deputy are responding to a fire alarm at Bristol School. Per dispatch: Alarm is showing as a pulled alarm. UPDATE 10:39 a.m. — Per dispatch: Alarm company says this is a false alarm.

Units responding for investigation in Bristol

At about 1:39 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue units and a sheriff’s deputy are responding for an investigation in the 8500 block of 198th Avenue. Per dispatch: Caller reporting a gas odor.

Units responding for burning in Bristol

At about 7:42 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue units and a sheriff’s deputy are responding to a report of burning in the 17600 block of Winfield Road in Bristol. UPDATE 7:46 p.m. — Dispatch reports that the subject address does have a burn permit.

Technical Rescue Unit responding to Bristol Fire Department

At about 9:37 a.m., members of the Kenosha County Technical Rescue Team are responding to the Bristol Fire Department Station in Bristol. UPDATE 9:41 a.m. — Per dispatch: Incident apparently involves a grain truck. UPDATE 9:45 a.m. — Deputy on scene reports that a grain truck has been involved in an accident in the parking […]

Bristol Village Board adds security deposit to hall rental

In reaction to some incidents that have left the village facility dirty or damaged, the Bristol Village Board Monday approved adding a security deposit to the requirements for renting the Village Hall meeting room. Renting the hall will now cost $100 with a $200 security deposit. That deposit will be returned to renters that leave the […]

Invasive Species Workday set for Pringle Nature Center on April 25

Pringle Nature Center, 9800 160th Ave., Bristol will be holding an Invasive Species Workday on Saturday, April 25, at 9 a.m. to noon. Want to help with parkland restoration or use cool tools? Students or Scouts, do you need to earn some community service hours? With the help of volunteers, undesirable non-native, invasive plants are removed […]

Low Vision Support Group to meet at Westosha Senior Center starting April 9

A new Low Vision Support Group led by Arneetrice Ellderman, Rehabilitation Specialist, Office for the Blind and Visually Impaired, will meet for the first time Thursday, April 9, from  1 to 2:30 p.m., at the Westosha Senior Center, 19200 93rd St. (Highway C) in Bristol. The meeting will offer tips on working with various visual impairments. Marilyn […]

Police, fire departments conducting exercise in Bristol this morning

If you see a large amount of emergency vehicle response Wednesday around the Kenosha County Center and/or Bristol School it may be part of a full-scale exercise that local police and fire agencies, under the coordination of Kenosha County Emergency Management, are conducting. This exercise is funded by a Federal Homeland Security Grant administered by the state […]

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