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Bristol Council Censures Mayor For Second Time

Bristol Council Censures Mayor For Second Time

For the second time in a little more than a year, the city council has censured Mayor Ken Cockayne, this time for alleged sexual harassment and dishonesty.

Five council members — including two Republicans running with Cockayne on the party slate this fall — voted to censure him after an executive session discussion Monday night.

The sixth member, Republican Jodi Zils-Gagne, recused herself because her dispute with Cockayne is at the heart of the case.

Republican Anthony D’Amato, who served as acting mayor for the session, introduced a resolution that passed unanimously. He said it was based on attorney Michael Rose report of his investigation into Cockayne’s...