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The Pomham Rocks Lighthouse sits on the east side of the Providence River, about 800 feet off the shoreline in Riverside. The solar panels (far left), which were installed in March, power the light. The storage shed was formerly used to hold whale oil or kerosene to heat the 1871 house.

Proud East Providence beacon shines again

Proud East Providence beacon shines again

EAST PROVIDENCE — “It’s very hot up here, but the view’s worth it,” promises Dave Kelleher, as he descends the ladder into the tight-fitting light tower atop the Pomham Rocks Lighthouse in East Providence last week. He’s right: It’s steamy up there, but the panoramic view of the Providence River dazzles. And if things go as

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