Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Waterfront

Waterfront

PORTSMOUTH — By next year, residents may be enjoying a public waterfront park at the site of the former ferry landing thanks to a land acquisition closed Monday by the Town of Portsmouth and the...

PORTSMOUTH — Clean Ocean Access (COA), an Aquidneck Island environmental nonprofit group, held its first beach cleanup of 2016 at Weaver Cove Saturday. Eleven volunteers removed 1,248 pounds of small- to medium-sized marine debris as...

PORTSMOUTH — Clean Ocean Access (COA), an Aquidneck Island environmental nonprofit group, has released its 2016 list of monthly beach cleanups in Portsmouth. The first one is set for this Saturday, Jan. 9, from noon to...

PORTSMOUTH — Families of two Portsmouth residents who are both battling a rare form of bone cancer were overwhelmed by the support that greeted them at the New Year’s Day polar plunge. “I have no idea...

PORTSMOUTH — The R.I. Department of Environmental Management (DEM) has awarded a $23,400 grant to the Town of Portsmouth to fund removal of an abandoned vessel in Blue Bill Cove. The Watch Hill Fire District received...

Dressed as Spider Man, Joseph Scavo takes off from the starting line for the 7.5 mile paddle board race on Saturday, Nov. 14. Paddlers battled a powerful and chilly west northwest wind at Osprey...

Long delay, higher costs ahead for Stonebridge fix TIVERTON — The Stonebridge Abutment is not going to get repaired anytime soon. Tiverton is being asked by the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) to wait —...

It was another good year for Barrington's Diamondback terrapin population. This year, volunteers reported that 458 terrapin hatchlings were released (plus two more that survived the winter in the care of Barrington's Amy O'Donnell). That's...

Topher Hamblett brought his camera to Mathewson Road on Wednesday, Sept. 30, hoping to catch a glimpse of the future. And the future looks wet. The longtime Barrington resident was volunteering as part of a...
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