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Mt. Hope students Rhys Webb (left), Tori Nunez, Sam Collins and Annelise Boylan prepare to plant switch grass along the school parking lot to help slow and filter storm water runoff into Silver Creek.

Mt. Hope, Save the Bay project to curb flooding, pollution

Mt. Hope, Save the Bay project to curb flooding, pollution

Above: Mt. Hope students Rhys Webb (left), Tori Nunez, Sam Collins and Annelise Boylan prepare to plant switch grass along the school parking lot to help slow and filter storm water runoff into Silver Creek. A partnership between Mt. Hope High School and Save the Bay is helping curb pollution and control flooding, while giving students

Melissa Carcone takes the helm of the 65-foot Team SCA boat during a pro-am race in Newport Harbor last week. Skipper Sam Davies (at right) looks on.

A little wind beneath Portsmouth girl’s dreams

Above: Melissa Carcone of Portsmouth takes the helm of the 65-foot Team SCA boat during a pro-am race in Newport Harbor last week. Skipper Sam Davies (at right) looks on. PORTSMOUTH — On Thursday, Melissa Carcone briefly took the helm of a 65-foot monohull in Newport Harbor as she competed in a pro-am race with Team SCA,

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Adventures on the high seas: Alvimedica crew tells tales from worldwide race

On Nov. 7, Team Alvimedica steamed into Cape Town, South Africa in fifth place after Leg 1 of the Volvo Ocean Race, an impressive start for a relatively young, inexperienced team sailing in the grueling race for the first time. But reality soon set in. “It was really a feeling of accomplishment, and we felt

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