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Units responding to crash in Bristol

At about 8:08 a.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue units and a sheriff’s deputy are responding to a report of a crash at Highways K and MB-south in Bristol. Per dispatch: Vehicle struck a pole. Pole is still upright. Share11Tweet11 Shares

Units responding for crash in Bristol

At about 10:44 a.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue units and a sheriff’s deputy are responding to a report of a crash in the 16800 block of Highway Q in Bristol. Per dispatch: Single vehicle involved. Vehicle is off the road on the south side of the highway against a tree. UPDATE 10:59 a.m. — Deputy […]

Agenda: Bristol Village Board regular meeting Feb. 10, 2020

The Bristol Village Board is scheduled to hold a regular semi-monthly meeting on Monday at 7 p.m., at the Bristol Municipal Building in Bristol. Among the agenda items are: Discuss and give direction to the Public Works Director regarding service backup issues causing basement flooding on 82nd Street. Here’s a story with some background on […]

Units responding to fire in Bristol

At about 3:03 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 possible fire at a business in the 19900 block of 83rd Street in Bristol. UPDATE 3:05 p.m. — Fire unit arriving on scene reports no signs […]

Bristol accepts grant for trees from ATC

Bristol has been awarded a $5,000 grant for trees for the Bristol Bay Passive Park. The grant comes from American Transmission Co.’s Community Planting Program. The grant was accepted by unanimous vote of the Village Board at Monday’s semi-monthly meeting with all members present. The village will have to match the $5,000, meaning the village […]

Agenda: Bristol Village Board regular meeting Jan. 27, 2020

The Bristol Village Board is scheduled to hold a regular semi-monthly meeting at 7 p.m. at the Bristol Municipal Building in Bristol. Among the agenda items are: Consideration of a raze order for the property at 11713 212th Ave., which is owned by Kenosha County. Consider for approval authorizing the village administrator to accept a […]

Units responding for fire in Bristol

At about 6:50 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue, Paris Fire and Rescue, Salem Lakes Fire and Rescue and Pleasant Prairie Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a possible fire in a church in the 13000 block of Highway C in Bristol. Kenosha County Scanner Facebook page is reporting […]

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 […]

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