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Welcome to the Preserve Bristol Website

Check out Lindsey's Preserve Bristol blog:

Kevin and Samantha Faria also have a blog:

The Bristol Bull Raker hopes to follow in a long tradition of muckraking, from people such as Thomas W. Lawson, who spoke out against the evils of corporate greed in the age of the robber barons, to Amy Goodman, independent journalist and co-host of the largest community media collaboration in the world known as Democracy Now!

The Last Child Left Inside

Last Child Left InsideBelow is a link to a short video link regarding The Last Child Left Inside. Legislation on this was recently passed in the House in Washington DC thanks to RI Senator Reed. Also are links to two related pages.

Get 'em Outside - YouTube Video

Save the Bay article on legistation

No Child Left Inside

Bristol Comprehensive Plan 2008 Update: Copies of the plan are available on the Town website, or can be picked up from Susan Francis at Town Hall for $20.

Preserve Bristol is a pro-active community based organization concerned with the accelerated pace of Bristol's development and the need for managed growth.

Our Accomplishments

"The world is run by people who show up."

Our Mission

Our mission is to maintain and protect the unique social, environmental and economic character of Bristol to ensure the quality of life for its residents.

Donations to Preserve Bristol are used to provide experts and consultants to inform the community on issues relating to its mission.


Talking Points

Talking Points for the Town Council Workshop regarding Bristol's future growth and development... link


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How to get involved

Archived Preserve Bristol Website
January 2003 - May 2005

State Street Fair '08
Bristol State Street Fair, September 20, 2008.

News and Events  

Bristol's own Dr. Phil - Help spread the word. If you are having or know of any conflict in need of mediation, please be aware that RWU Law School has students on the case who are working for low or no-cost under the guidance of Bruce Kogan, Bristol resident, RWU Law Professor and Bristol Zoning Board member. Services include: Landlord/Tenant problems, neighborhood Disputes, Workplace and employment conflicts, Child custody and visitation, Special Education/IEP appeals, Parent-Teen conflict and more. Please contact Bruce Kogan at 254 4605 or email or go to: for more info.

Book of interest - Big-Box Swindle: The True Cost of Mega-Retailers and the Fight for America's Independent Businesses by Stacy Mitchell (our mentor and speaker from our nascent Dunkin' Donut days), published by Beacon Press for $24.95 and only available through independent booksellers.

  WQRI Radio

Talk Bristol Radio Show (88.3 FM), Saturday mornings, 10am, hosted by Vicky White, David Barboza, and Jane Howlett.

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