Author Archives: Eric Dickervitz

Photos by Richard W. Dionne, Jr.

For sail in Bristol: Part history, part seamanship

For sail in Bristol: Part history, part seamanship

For sailing enthusiasts, the name “Herreshoff” is often the topic of conversation in reference to the high quality wooden yachts crossing oceans and finish lines. But for local boaters who want to experience both sailing and sailing history, crossing Bristol Harbor is an education in both seamanship and turn-of-the-18th century craftsmanship. Built for the children

John Leidecker (right) consults with his attorney, Robert Mann, during his trial in September 2011.

Court overturns cyberstalking conviction

Adding insult to injury to former State Rep. Douglas Gablinske, the Superior Court last week overturned former NEARI official John Leidecker’s conviction of cyberstalking the representative in 2010. Superior Court Judge Susan E. McGuirl decided to dismiss the case on Wednesday, July 30, after an appeal was sent to the higher court. In September 2011,

From left, Henry Cabral, Jim Gervais, Joe Simeone and Mark DeFelice work the scorer's booth during the RI State Little Championship hosted by Bristol. Photos by Rich Dionne

Bristol’s KPLL showcased during state tournament

While Thursday, July 24 was a great day for the Cumberland American Little League team of 11 and 12 year-olds after defeating Cranston Western, 8 to 7, the week-long Rhode Island State Championship Tournament was also a win for King Philip Little League, the organization selected to host this year’s event. From the team dinner

Jodi "Hollywood" Davock lets a long pass fly. Photos by Tim Marshall

Alum clash on gridiron for fun, Huskies’ sports

The Bristol Warren Gridiron Club hosted the first of its semi-annual alumni games on Saturday, July 26, pitting teams from the former Warren and Bristol High Schools against each other in an event to help raise money for those playing on Mt. Hope’s gridiron. Event organizer Mark Rynhard said Saturday’s event was “the best event

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