Bristol is a city located in Hartford County, Connecticut. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 60,062. It is a relatively small city in central Connecticut, often considered to be the birthplace of the American spring industry. The spring manufacturing industry is still a large employer in the town. However, Bristol is better known today as the home of ESPN, whose central studios are in the town. Bristol's nickname is Mum City because of its chrysanthemum production. The name of the local daily newspaper is the Bristol Press.
Web Sites and Links
BristolCT.netContaining news articles from area newspapers, editorials, an event calendar, and classifieds.
Brownfields Assessment Demonstration PilotOverview of project that assesses, and safely cleans up brownfields to promote their sustainable reuse.
ESPNInformation about all college and professional sports.
The Bristol ObserverWeekly paper containing news, sports, obituaries, police blotter, and classifieds.
The Bristol PressNewspaper featuring news, classifieds, obituaries and weather.
The TattooA page in the Bristol Press written by high school students on a weekly basis. Includes news, opinions, and reviews.