Author Archives: Eric Dickervitz

Eilee Cameron, 5, plays with a kitten in a play room at the new Bristol Animal Shelter. Photos by Richard W. Dionne Jr.

Ribbon cut on Bristol’s ‘state-of-the-art’ new animal shelter

Ribbon cut on Bristol’s ‘state-of-the-art’ new animal shelter

A little rain did nothing to dampen the spirits of nearly 100 people who filled the humane education center inside Bristol’s new animal shelter Monday. After years in the planning and fundraising stages, volunteers and members of the capital project committee that ushered the project to fruition welcomed the public to tour the facility after

Barrington's Eli Salit is stopped short by Mt. Hope goalie Samantha Eddy.

Barrington, Mt. Hope girls finish locked at 1-1

The Mt. Hope and Barrington girls’ soccer teams entered Friday night’s showdown sitting at number one and two in the division, respectively. And after a full game, that’s where they ended, as the Huskies and Eagles battled to a 1-1 tie. The sole Eagles’ goal was booted into the net by senior Eli Salit on

A backhow tears down the old Bristol Animal Shelter on Minturn Road last week. The new shelter, pictured in the background, is scheduled to officially open Sept. 30. Photos by Eric Dickervitz.

New Bristol animal shelter finally rises from the rubble

After six years of planning, discussion, fundraising and patience on the part of the town’s capital project committee and the Friends of the Bristol Animal Shelter group, Bristol residents now have the $2 million animal shelter they approved in 2008, at an estimated cost of $2.6 million. Without any fanfare, shelter workers moved the dozen

Police help keep a vehicle from crushing a man's foot after the vehicle he was driving struck a parked car and rolled over on Washington Street near Guiteras School.

Rollover crash outside Guiteras School sends driver to hospital

Just minutes after Guiteras School dismissed its students at 3:25 p.m. on Tuesday, a driver of a late model Toyota crashed his car into a parked car on Washington Street, coming to rest on its driver’s side. The accident occurred around 3:40 p.m. while several students remained in the playground with their parents before going

Mt. Hope’s Lapre nets sole goal in soccer win

The Mt. Hope High School boys’ soccer team posted a 1-0 win over Smithfield on Monday, Sept. 22, holding the first half lead through the game-ending whistle. After taking possession from the Sentinels, junior midfielder Jordan Lapre staved off any steal attempts by Smithfield’s defensemen, working his way to a scoring opportunity. While Smithfield’s goalkeeper,