Connecticut Mayor Seeks a University for His Town

August 14, 2015

The Mayor of Bristol, Conn., is writing to college and university presidents throughout the state, letting them know that if they're looking to expand their reach, his town is open for business.

Mayor Ken Cockayne says 13 of the state's 15 largest cities have colleges or universities in town -- a boon to their citizens, who have easy access to college.

​“Unfortunately, Bristol is not one of those lucky 13,” Cockayne told The Bristol Press. But he's hoping his letters spark some interest: "In the end, you’ll never know unless you ask.”

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