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Rescuers need to be rescued after their boat sinks

By   /  June 10, 2013  /  News, Police & Crime  /  2 Comments

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Two men from Warren who were trying to help a kayaker in distress on Sunday night, ended up needing a helping hand themselves after their boat took on water and sank off Rumstick Point in Barrington. At about 7 p.m., Barrington police received a 911 emergency call, alerting them to boaters who needed assistance. According […]

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East Providence Police alerted to body found in bay

By   /  December 9, 2012  /  News, Police & Crime  /  No Comments

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EAST PROVIDENCE — The East Providence Police Department were alerted to a body found floating the upper reaches of Narragansett Bay early Sunday morning, Dec. 8. According to a report on the Providence Journal website, EPPD Lieutenant Raymond Blinn said a walker on the East Bay Bike Path near the Squantum Association property discovered the […]

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Night fishing on Narragansett Bay has rewards

By   /  August 31, 2012  /  News  /  No Comments

Greg Vespe, an East Bay resident, has successfully completed 375 night striped bass fishing trips on Narragansett Bay. “I fish at night to catch quality fish. It’s not as dark as you think out there,” said Mr. Vespe, seen here with an appreciation plaque for being a guest speaker for the R.I. Saltwater Anglers Association.

EAST BAY — Greg Vespe has successfully completed 375 night fishing trips for striped bass on Narragansett Bay. He fishes for three types of striped bass: spring fish, transit bass and what he refers to as “resident grubbers.” He spoke last week at the R.I. Saltwater Anglers Association (RISAA) monthly seminar and shared tactics he […]

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Eat more of what Narragansett Bay has to offer

By   /  August 31, 2012  /  News  /  No Comments

Sarah Schumann, a part-time Warren resident who owns her own shellfishing skiff, founded Eating with the Ecosystem as a way to encourage people to eat a greater diversity of fish found in local waters.

EAST BAY — Five years ago, shortly after he moved to Bristol, Rizwan Ahmed took his wife for fish and chips at Quito’s along the Thames Street waterfront, then watched some nearby anglers cast for bass in the Bristol Harbor. What he saw next troubled him deeply. “I saw this guy reeling in a skate,” […]

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