Former Bristol Mayor Ken Cockayne at a 2016 public appearance during his final term in office. (Courant File Photo)

Bristol To Pay $250,000 In Sex Harassment Suit Against Former Mayor Ken Cockayne

Hartford Courant, Don Stacom October 3, 2018 The city has agreed to pay $250,000 to a female employee who accused former Mayor Ken Cockayne of sexually harassing her. The payout will settle a federal lawsuit by Noelle Bates, who also contended that Bristol’s former personnel director and city attorney tried to squelch her complaints. Bates alleged a pattern…