Author Archives: Eric Dickervitz

Sack races and old fashioned fun was in order for Bristol's Old Fashion Days events as part of the Fourth of July celebration.

Old fashioned fun always in style in Bristol

Old fashioned fun always in style in Bristol

From sack races to hoola-hoop contests, dozens of area children enjoyed some old fashioned fun on Town Common on Saturday morning. Old Fashioned Days continues to be a popular Fourth of July event where kid power replaces electronic devices, and high scores are rewarded with prizes and, in some cases, coveted ride tickets for the

Residents of Franklin Court Assisted Living in Bristol get ready to enjoy a movie on the large screen inside the facility’s new media room.

Pass the popcorn at Franklin Court

Residents of Franklin Court Assisted Living have a new media room in which to enjoy their favorite TV show or movie. The room, complete with nine leather reclining chairs and a 60-inch, wall-mounted, flat screen television was unveiled recently thanks to an outpouring of support from area businesses and donors. “Last October, we had a


Townies revel in school’s first ever baseball title

PAWTUCKET — For the first time in school history, the East Providence High baseball program claimed a championship, beating North Smithfield for the Division II title on Wednesday, June 18, at McCoy Stadium. The Townies’ secured the 3-1 victory in Game 2 of the teams’ best-of-three series despite a late surge by the Northmen in


Townie pride shines at McCoy in D-II championship series

PAWTUCKET — The East Providence High School baseball squad moved one game away from winning the Division II championship after beating North Smithfield 5-2 in Game 1 of the best-of-three series. The top-seeded Townies met the 10th-seeded Northmen at McCoy Stadium on Tuesday afternoon, June 17, where East Providence pitching ace C.J. Woods used his

The 2014 KMS baseball team hopes to retain its title as state champs when they play Ponaganset in the finals.

KMS to defend championship title in middle school baseball

The Kickemuit Middle School baseball team has, once again, made it into the state championships. On Wednesday, June 11, the Kickemuit Middle School baseball team defeated North Cumberland Middle School 2-1, advancing them into the finals where they hope to retain their title. North Cumberland entered Wednesday’s game as the top ranked team in the

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Nicholas Murgo throws the discus during competition at the State Track meet at Brown University on Saturday.

Huskies leave their mark on track season

For several members of the Mt. Hope High School outdoor track team who participated in Saturday’s Rhode Island Interscholastic League Track Championship, before they could cross the finish line, they would first have to cross the stage. This year’s state meet coincided with Mt. Hope’s graduation, challenging several seniors to attend commencement exercises before arriving