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An excavator moves a 5 to 8 ton armor rock into position on March 27, the first day of breakwater repairs. Photo by Tom Killin Dalglish

Crews rebuild battered Sakonnet breakwater

Crews rebuild battered Sakonnet breakwater

  LITTLE COMPTON — Fierce storms have weakened Sakonnet Harbor’s breakwater but last week crews began rebuilding the structure, one giant stone at a time.  Repairs began Thursday, March 27, on the Sakonnet Point Breakwater, damaged by hurricanes Irene in August of 2011 and Sandy in October of 2012. Under a $594,500 contract awarded by

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