Author Archives: Eric Dickervitz

Mike Mizrahi, owner of Bar 31 on State Street, draws one of the dozen beers on tap at his family owned tapas bar.

Bar 31 brings taps and tapas together in Bristol

Bar 31 brings taps and tapas together in Bristol

Don’t let the name fool you. The owners of Bar 31, a family owned and operated tapas bar on State Street, didn’t forget their address. It’s just that the numbers three and one are significant to the Mizrahi family who opened Bristol’s newest dining and drinking establishment at 29 State St. “I actually asked Champ

Sonya Whipp

Bristol principal is Audubon’s Educator of the Year

In her efforts to enhance her students’ educational experience, Guiteras School Principal Sonya Whipp tries to enhance the classroom environment. Sometimes, she said, that requires bringing the classroom into the environment. For her efforts, last month, Ms. Whipp was recognized as the Audubon Society’s Educator of the Year, in part, for taking the initiative to

Huskies freshman winger Jenna Cimbron heads a corner kick in the second half against East Greenwich.

Lady Huskies to face Portsmouth in soccer semifinals

The Lady Huskies (6 seed) advanced to the semifinal game in girls’ soccer after defeating East Greenwich (3 seed) 3-2 in quarterfinal play on Saturday, Nov. 1. The Lady Huskies were scoreless in the first half, allowing the Avengers to take a 1-0 advantage going into the second half of the game. But East Greenwich’s

Fire Chief Bob Martin, left, gets assistance from rescue department staff member Courtney Lancaster as the department learns the precautionary protocols used to prevent the spread of infectious diseases.

Ebola fears prompt new Bristol EMS protocol

With the heightened attention the deadly Ebola virus has received in the national media lately, local rescue workers are taking extra precautions, which means more questions for patients seeking help. “Since (Ebola) has raised its ugly head, we’ve started preparing over the last couple of months,” said Chief Martin. Patients with flu-like symptoms who call