Loading...
You are here:  Home  >  Articles by Rich Dionne  -  Page 5
Latest

Bristol Fourth concert series is off and running

By   /  June 24, 2013  /  News  /  No Comments

Photos by Rich Dionne
The Navy Band Northeast director Lieutenant Commander Carl Gerhard directs the audience in the National Anthem.

BRISTOL—The sun set over Bristol harbor when the Navy Band Northeast took the stage at Independence Park on Saturday night during the second night of the Bristol Fourth of July Concert Series. In a patriotic gesture, the band’s director Lieutenant Commander Carl Gerhard turned to the large crowd that covered the park to sing the […]

Read More →
Latest

Supermoon peeks out of the clouds

By   /  June 24, 2013  /  News  /  No Comments

supermoon1

Clouds rolled in and put a bit of a damper on seeing the “supermoon” for space enthusiasts on Sunday night. The so-called “supermoon” occurs when the moon arrives at perigee, the point in its orbit when it’s closest to the Earth, during its full phase, according to space.com. Despite the cloud cover, these photos were […]

Read More →
Latest

Student fulfills dream of becoming a ballerina

By   /  June 3, 2013  /  News  /  No Comments

ballerina25

Every little girl dreams of becoming a ballerina, the pink tutus and ballet slippers draw them in as they dance around the kitchen in their home with tiara in place. But not all of them have the discipline, ambition and natural talent to dance at a professional level. Brittany Cavaco, 17, of East Providence has […]

Read More →
Latest

Photos: State Golf Championship at Cranston Country Club

By   /  May 29, 2013  /  Sports  /  No Comments

Photos by Rich Dionne
Portsmouth's Jake Bauer cringes after hitting his tee shot left into a bunker at the par 3 15th hole at Cranston Country Club on Wednesday. He later chipped to within two feet and salvaged his three.

High School golfers from around the state teed it up and battled for the right to become Rhode Island’s top team and player at Cranston Country Club during the RIIL State Golf Championship on May 28 and May 29. Many spectacular shots were made. Most in difficult situations. But it was consistency that counted this […]

Read More →
Latest

Portsmouth girls lacrosse outlasts Cranston East 14-10

By   /  May 28, 2013  /  Sports  /  No Comments

The Patriots celebrate their win over Cranston East.

PORTSMOUTH—The Portsmouth High School girls lacrosse team defeated Cranston East 14-10 in the Division II semifinal match at Portsmouth on Tuesday night. Freshman Lindsey Volk scored back to back goals after Cranston East had tied the score 9-9 with seven minutes to go in the match. The Lady Patriots move on to the Division II […]

Read More →
Latest

Lopes and Sarnowski crowned Miss Fourth and Little Miss Fourth

By   /  May 25, 2013  /  News  /  No Comments

miss4th2

BRISTOL—Lily Sarnowski was crowned 2013 Little Miss Fourth of July and moments later Daniela Lopes was named 2013 Miss Fourth of July during the Miss and Little Miss Fourth of July Pageant at Mt. Hope High School’s auditorium on Saturday night.

Read More →
Latest

BHS students strut recycled fashions

By   /  May 10, 2013  /  News  /  No Comments

Alex Portugal and the girls walk the run way together at the end of the night.

Barrington High School students created their own clothing out of recycled materials and then took to the runway to raise money for Relay for Life during a project for a high school business class. Many of the students spent hours figuring out how they were going to get their clothing concepts into reality, according to […]

Read More →
Latest

Great start to Barrington baseball season

By   /  May 2, 2013  /  News  /  No Comments

Sea Dogs player Mitch Ivatts catches grounders during practice.

BARRINGTON—Warm weather and bright sunny skies greeted players, coaches and family members at Barrington Little League’s Opening Day ceremony on Saturday at Sherwood Park. Hundreds turned out to the festivities, which included Barrington Town Manager Peter DeAngelis throwing out the first pitch, members of the high school baseball team offering pointers to youngsters, and a […]

Read More →
Latest

‘Beast of the East’ invades Glen Farm in Portsmouth

By   /  April 24, 2013  /  News  /  No Comments

rugby32

      by Jim McGaw jmcgaw@eastbaynewspapers.com PORTSMOUTH—It’s one of the only places where you’ll hear a guy complain about his teammate having better crutches than him. This is the “Beast of the East,” the collegiate rugby tournament that returned to Glen Farm for two days of bruises, rescue runs, muddy jerseys and intense competition […]

Read More →
Latest

Audubon adventure walk turns batty

By   /  April 18, 2013  /  News  /  No Comments

The half-drowned brown bat dries off on the board walk in the care of Audubon instructor Chloe Fandel after being rescued from a swamp.

BRISTOL—”It swooped at my grandmother, ducked down under the bridge and landed in the mucky water,” said Sarah Coutu, 9, of Pawtucket, who was standing on board walk behind the Audubon Society in Bristol during a “Choose your own adventure” walk on Wednesday morning. Audubon instructor Chloe Fandel and her adventurers, consisting of children, parents […]

Read More →