Monday, December 31, 2012
If you're open for business tomorrow, post your hours in the comments section.
Tomorrow is Jan. 1, 2013, New Year's Day. It's a national holiday, meaning federal and state government offices, as well as Bristol Town Hall and Warren Town Hall and other local offices [except for emergency services] are closed. The Bristol-Warren School District is also closed. Classes are scheduled to resume Jan. 2, 2013. Some businesses may be closed, or open for limited hours — use the Bristol-Warren Patch Directory to find information and links to their websites. If your business is open on New Year's Eve and Day, post your hours in the comments below.
Saturday, December 29, 2012
We're inviting bars, pubs, and restaurants in Bristol and Warren to announce their New Year's Eve schedules.
New Year's Eve is a big night for restaurants, bars, and pubs — the sense of anticipation awaiting the strike of midnight is that much more festive with a big crowd. We've got a list of local nightlife spots on our Directory — and our readers are sure to be checking it when making their New Year's Eve plans. If your Bristol or Warren establishment is planning something special for the last night of 2012, post it on Bristol-Warren Patch for our readers to find! Add your New Year's Eve party to the comment section below — or add it directly to our Calendar by clicking here.
Wednesday, December 28, 2011
The East Bay Icebreakers will host the first annual Winter Wish Swim for Children's Wishes on New Year's day.
This year the East Bay Icebreakers have put a good-will twist on a New Year's day tradition. Starting off as just a group of swimmers from the Mt. Hope High School swim team, the East Bay Icebreakers have been diving into the frigid waters at the Bristol Town Beach on New Year's day for years. But this year, the group of swimmers, friends and families ask others to join and take part in a fundraiser for the Children's Wish Group of Rhode Island. The Rhode Island group aims to grant wishes for children who suffer from illnesses. "Anyone can come or jump in but this year we are happy to parner up with Children's Wishes to see how it would work as a fundraiser," said Ben DeCastro of the Icebreakers. For a $20 donation, participants will …