Hundreds gather in Bristol to denounce police killing

Hundreds of people marched in downtown Bristol Tuesday afternoon to denounce the police killing of an unarmed Black man, George Floyd, in Minneapolis on May 25, and to express solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement. It was the second day in a row that people have gathered at the town green for a vigil. Independent photos/Christopher Ross.

BRISTOL — More than 350 people attended a peaceful vigil on the Bristol town green Tuesday afternoon to express solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement and to mourn the dea

Bristol sixth-graders put stamp on school, from home

Deb Rickner
For 27 years Bristol Elementary art teacher Deb Rickner has helped each of her sixth-grade students paint one cinderblock of the school's walls. This spring, because of the pandemic, she found a way for students to participate in the project from home. Independent photo/Christopher Ross.

BRISTOL — For nearly three decades, under the guidance of art teacher Deb Rickner, each graduating sixth-grader at Bristol Elementary School (BES) has created a personal design and painted it onto


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