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Local Government

Bristol Borough Government
The main website of Bristol Borough contains information about Borough Council, the Mayor's Office, the Police, and all municipal departments and services.

Governor of Pennsylvania 
Tom Wolf

State Representative, Pennsylvania 140th District
John T. Galloway

State Senator, Pennsylvania 6th District
Robert M. Tomlinson

U.S. Representative, Pennsylvania 1st District
Brian Fitzpatrick

U.S. Senator for Pennsylvania
Bob Casey

U.S. Senator for Pennsylvania
Patrick Toomey

Votes PA
Register to vote and find your local polling place.

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Town Attractions

Delaware Canal State Park
The 60-mile long Delaware Canal towpath runs from Easton to Bristol and is a National Recreation Trail.

Landmark Towns of Bucks County
A regional revitalization initiative of four boroughs along the Delaware Canal and River—Bristol, Morrisville, New Hope and Yardley, PA.

Grundy Arena 
Ice skating lessons, ice hockey, figure skating, and more.

Margaret R. Grundy Memorial Museum
Come learn about the Grundy Family and what life was like in Bristol Borough during the late 1800s and early 1900s - Entrance is FREE.

Bristol Riverside Theatre
A professional regional theatre in the historic district of Bristol Borough.

Silver Lake Nature Center
235 acres of woods, lakes, marshes, and meadows on 4.5 miles of trails.

Bristol Borough First Fridays                                                                 
First Friday of the month (May through September), Historic Bristol Borough comes alive with music, games, promotions and more.

FREE Outdoor Concerts & Festivals in Bristol Borough
Contact the Grundy Library for details on:

  • Bristol Lions Summer Concert Series (June-September)
  • Sunday Strolls (1st Sunday, June-September)
  • Juneteeth Festival (June)
  • Celtic Day Festival (June)
  • Puerto Rican Day Festival (July)
  • Unity Day Festival (August)
  • Italian Day Festival (September)
  • Doo Wop Concert (Spetember)
  • Historic Bristol Day (October)

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Schools & Education

Bristol Borough School District
The school district includes Snyder - Girotti Elementary School and Bristol Middle - High School. 

Bucks County Community College, Lower Bucks Campus
The college offers associate degrees and certificate programs, continuing education, and transfer opportunities with three campuses plus online learning.

St. Mark Catholic School
This private school is the only parochial school located in Bristol Borough.

Pennco Tech
This career training school offers a wide variety of educational opportunities.

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Community Resources

Advisory and Oversight Committee (AOC): Bristol Borough Learning Centers
The purpose of the AOC is to provide year-round programs and services at Learning Centers established in Bristol for Borough youth attending public, parochial, private, and home schools.

Advocates for Homeless & Those in Need (AHTN)                         
A Bucks County interfaith nonprofit providing temporary help to the homeless and those in need by offering with dignity and compassion emergency shelter, food, clothing and other related services. 

African American Historical and Cultural Society of Bucks County
Incorporated in 1995, their primary objective has been to research, document, and share historical information that reflects African American participation not only in respectie Bucks County communities, but also internationally.

Artists of Bristol on the Delaware (AOB)
Promotes, grows, and nurtures resident artists and the arts and cultural communities of Bristol and surrounding areas.

Bristol Borough Business Association 
Promotes the town and its businesses and attracts consumers and new businesses to the Borough of Bristol.

Bristol Cultural and Historical Foundation
Dedicated to preserving Bristol's history and increasing cultural opportunities for all residents of the community.

Bristol Lions Club
Lions Club International has over 1.3 million members in 685 districts and 180 countries.  Our main goals are helping the blind, the deaf, and the needy. We also serve the community and surrounding areas with free summer concerts held in out Bristol Lions Park.

Bristol Spurline Park                                                                               
A residential trail that connects to local parks, fields, and communities. 

Bucks Local News 
Local newspaper reporting on Bristol and the surrounding areas.

Food Pantries                                                                                     
The Grundy Library maintains this list of local food pantries both for people who are in need as well as people who are able to give.

Grundy Foundation
The Grundy Foundation's endowment, which sustains the operations of both the Margaret R. Grundy Memorial Museum and the Margaret R. Grundy Memorial Library, may also provide for grantmaking.

Historic Bristol Day                                                                                     
Annual event promoting the history of Bristol Borough. Held on the third Saturday of October.

Kelly Family Center, a program of Family Service Association                         
Now located in the Canal's End Plaza, Kelly Family Center offers services and support for families in need.

PA Careerlink
The Careerlink office offers workforce development services including job search assistance and career training opportunities.

Puerto Rican Cultural Association of Bucks County
A not-for-profit organization dedicated to providing artistic, cultural, musical and historical events of which foster the preservation of the Puerto Rican culture.

Shared Meals Calendar
Free meals offered by local churches in Bucks County - assembled by Advocates for Homeless & Those in Need (AHTN).

United Way of Bucks County
Offering a wide array of human services for people looking for help with financial assistance, housing, health care, family problems, legal assistance and more. 

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