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Bristol to continue to consider solutions to basement flooding

Bristol’s village engineer will be bringing back some preliminary projected costs for getting started on some alternatives aimed at diagnosing and relieving basement flooding experienced residents of 82nd Street near 198th Avenue. At Monday’s regular board meeting, Ben Wood of Strand Associates, the village’s consulting engineering firm, gave a presentation on the problem, village efforts […]

Agenda: Salem Lakes Village Board meeting Jan. 13, 2020

The Salem Lakes Village Board is scheduled to hold a regular monthly board meeting on Monday, Jan. 13 starting at 7 p.m. at Village Hall in Salem. Agenda items include: Consideration of an agreement between the village and Brighton for Salem Fire/Rescue to provide fire and rescue services to Brighton. Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue has been […]

Agenda: Bristol Village Board meeting Jan. 13, 2020

The Bristol Village Board is scheduled to hold a regular board meeting on Monday, Jan. 13 starting at 7 p.m. at the Municipal Building. The only agenda item outside of routine business and reports is “discuss and give direction to the Public Works director in regard to the 82nd Street Sewer Capacity Analysis Report dated […]

Units responding for fire in Bristol

At about 11:54 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue, Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue, Pleasant Prairie Fire and Rescue, Antioch Fire Department and Newport Fire Department and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a fire in the 15900 block of Horton Road (Highway CJ) in Bristol. Per dispatch: This started as a refrigerator fire and has spread. Building has […]

Units responding for crash in Bristol

At about 8:54 a.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash int eh 10900 block of Highway 45 in Bristol. Per dispatch: Unit on the scene reports one vehicle involved. Share34Tweet34 Shares

Spring election 2020: Bristol to have contested election for trustee

Bristol voters will have a contested election for village trustee on the spring election ballot. Three people filed candidacy papers by Tuesday’s deadline. They are: incumbents Ruth Atwood and Carolyn Owens and newcomer Chris Leker. The candidate with the top two vote totals will fill the two available seats. This year’s spring election is April […]

Units responding for fire in Bristol

At about 5:13 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue, Paris Fire and Rescue, Pleasant Prairie Fire and Rescue and Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units are responding to a report of a fire in the 8200 block of 198th Avenue in Bristol. Per dispatch: Caller reporting a fire inside an oven. UPDATE 5:20 p.m. — Bristol command calls […]

OakVue Farm live nativity for 2019 is Dec. 13 and 14

The local holiday tradition of the live nativity at OakVue Farm in Bristol continues in 2019. The live nativity — which includes live animals — will be presented Friday, Dec. 13, and Saturday, Dec. 14, evening. On Friday, the approximately 45-minute program will take place at 6:30 and 7:45 p.m. On Saturday, the program will […]

2019 Bristol Fire and Rescue Pancake Breakfast coverage (VIDEO & PHOTOS)

The Bristol Fire Department welcomed the community to its home for hearty food and some holiday fun Saturday morning at the department’s annual Pancake Breakfast. The event featured musical performances from the Bristol School jazz band and Jazz Central from Central High School, crafts, visits and photos with Santa and pancakes and sausage. Admission to […]

2019 Bristol Fire Dept. annual pancake breakfast is Dec. 7

The 5th Annual Pancake Breakfast at the Bristol Fire Department will take place Saturday, Dec. 7, from 8 to 11 a.m., at 19801 83rd St., Bristol. Admission is two non-perishable food items per person for The Sharing Center or one unwrapped toy per person for Toys for Tots. The event will include: 8:30 a.m. — […]

Units responding for crash in Bristol

At about 5:23 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a crash at Highway 45 and Highway CJ (121st Street) in Bristol. Per dispatch: Three vehicles involved. Heavy damage observed, say units arriving on the scene. Newport Fire Department already on the scene. Share25Tweet25 Shares

Local fire departments responding for mutual aid to Kenosha

Western Kenosha County fire departments are among those responding to requests for mutual aid from the Kenosha Fire Department, which is fighting a structure fire in the 1500 block of 54th Street. Bristol Fire and Rescue is requested to respond with a squad and a chief to cover a Kenosha station and Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue […]

Local fire departments responding for mutual aid to Gurnee, Ill.

At about 1:19 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue and Pleasant Prairie Fire and Rescue units are responding to a mutual aid request from the Gurnee (Ill.) Fire Department for a crash on I-94 at about the 1.25 mile marker. Per dispatch: Bristol is due to respond with an ambulance and a squad. Pleasant Prairie Fire […]

Trick or treat hours changed to Saturday in Bristol; staying on Thursday in Paddock Lake, Salem Lakes, Randall, Twin Lakes

An unpleasant weather forecast has prompted one local municipality to change trick or treat hours this year, but most Western Kenosha County municipalities have decided to stick with sending the youngsters out on Halloween on Thursday as originally planned. Bristol on Wednesday afternoon changed trick or treating hours in Bristol to Saturday, Nov. 2, from […]

Units responding for alarm in Bristol

At about 6:34 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue units are responding for an alarm in the 12000 block of Bristol Road (Highway 45) in Bristol. Per dispatch: This is a supervisory fire alarm at a business. UPDATE about 6:40 p.m. — Fire unit arriving on scene reports no signs of smoke or fire from exterior. […]

Bristol Deputy David Gomez honored with 2019 First Responder of the Year Award for 61st Assembly Dist.

State Rep. Samantha Kerkman (R-Salem Lakes) presented the First Responder of the Year Award for the 61st Assembly District to Kenosha County Sheriff’s Deputy David Gomez at a ceremony in Madison on Thursday. Gomez joined 79 other first responders at the State Capitol to receive this award and be honored by the Wisconsin State Assembly.  Deputy […]

Job’s Daughters hosting open house Sunday, Oct. 6

Job’s Daughters Bethel 79 is hosting an open house from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 6, at Washburn Masonic Center, 8102 199th Ave., Bristol. The event will have an informational session, a fun activity for girls and light refreshments. Job’s Daughters is an organization for girls and young women ages 10 to 20. Members […]

2019 Growing with Bristol Fall Fest is Sept. 21

The Growing with Bristol 2019 Fall Fest will be held Sept. 21. The family oriented, free event will offer a variety of activities and contests. Most of the activities will take place at Hansen Park, 86th Place and 198th Avenue in Bristol. Activities are scheduled from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. More information including a […]

Local fire departments responding for mutual aid to Burlington for fire

Local fire departments are responding for mutual aid to the Burlington Fire Department for a structure fire in the 500 block of State Street. Due to respond are: Town of Wheatland Fire Department with an engine, Randall Fire Department with a tender (water tanker) and Paris Fire and Rescue with an ambulance. Requested to respond […]

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

This is a photo of a 9-11 Memorial display in the Bristol front yard of retired Kenosha Fire Department Battalion Chief Richard “BO” Bosanko. About 9-11 Bosanko said: I was on duty at the fire station on 9-11-2001 when the planes hit the towers.  We watched the horror unfolding on television like the rest of the […]

Units responding for crash in Bristol

At about 9:03 a.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding for a report of a crash at Highways 45 and C in Bristol. Share17Tweet17 Shares

Units responding for alarm in Bristol

At about 9:20 a.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue units are responding for an alarm at a business in the 12700 block of 60th Street (Highway K) in Bristol. Per dispatch: Alarms are registering from multiple points in the building. Share2Tweet2 Shares

Bristol finds dams on canal with Sheriff’s Department drone

Bristol recently uncovered two dams obstructing drainage on the Dutch Gap canal with an assist from the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department surveillance drone. Removing such obstructions is key to getting the canal to drain better, which affects areas of the village from Lake George south. The drone was flown over an area of the canal […]

Rainy Monday; dry rest of the work week

It’s rainy on Monday morning and it should rain the rest of the day, but that should be it for precipitation through Friday, says the latest, local National Weather Service forecast. Rain is expected to fall much of the day on Monday. There will be a lesser chance of rain starting at about 4 p.m. […]

Identity released of motorcyclist who died in Salem Lakes crash

The identity of a motorcyclist who died in a crash in Salem Lakes on Monday has been released by the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department. Jonathan G. Wynn, 30, of Bristol, died at the scene, a sheriff’s department news release said. A Sheriff’s Department news release said Wynn was in about the 21900 block of Highway […]

Bristol effort to clean out canal my get an eye in the sky assist from Sheriff’s Dept.

Bristol has an ongoing problem with keeping the Dutch Gap Canal clear so it can properly drain the many acres of Bristol land that flow into it. Despite the village’s efforts to keep the canal free of obstructions from tree branches to beaver dams, the channel seems to not stay free flowing for long. But […]

Western Kenosha County not escaping opioid crisis, says DA

Western Kenosha County may have largely escaped other drug death crises, but opioids — prescription and illegal — are killing West of the I residents at about the same rate as east of the I residents, District Attorney Michael Graveley told the Bristol Village Board Monday. “I’ve never seen a drug crisis that had this […]

Units responding for crash in Bristol

At about 4:06 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to the 13600 block of 104th Street in Bristol for a crash. Per dispatch: Two vehicles involved, one of which is a motorcycle. Share16Tweet16 Shares

Bristol Firemen’s Association 2019 Bristol Fire & Rescue Recognition Ceremony coverage (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

The Bristol Firemen’s Association celebrated the 50th year of the Bristol Rescue Squad at this year’s recognition ceremony on July 14 at the fire station. Former Chief Don Wienke was a featured speaker. Wienke received his emergency medical technician certification in 1966. He was the first EMT on the department. Last year Bristol Fire and […]

Deputies responding for crash in Bristol

At about 9:58 a.m., sheriff’s deputies are responding to a crash at Highways Q and U in Bristol. Per dispatch: Crash involves two vehicles. Scene is not blocking the roadway. No injuries being reported at this time. Share10Tweet10 Shares

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