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PORTSMOUTH — You can drop a line in the two ponds at Melville Park as long as you adhere to social distancing rules due to COVID-19. The R.I. Department of Environmental Management … more
WASHINGTON, D.C. — In a noteworthy move for many residents of the East Bay and southeastern Massachusetts, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has extended its deadline for … more
Westport River Watershed Alliance 2020 photo calendars are now available. The calendars feature local tide graphs and photos of Westport scenes.  This year’s photos are the winners … more
PORTSMOUTH/TIVERTON — What’s a big boat like you doing in a river like this? That may have been the question on the minds of many local residents today, Oct. 24, when they saw the … more
EAST PROVIDENCE — The city’s coastline will enjoy a first among attempts to help the continued regeneration of Narragansett Bay as a whole and the waters off East Providence … more
In its years as the main Prudence Island ferry, the Herbert C. Bonner has carried countless passengers back and forth to Prudence Island. But few sails were as memorable as its two and a half-hour … more
TIVERTON —A discussion at last Thursday's Tiverton budget committee meeting about the seawall along Riverside Drive triggered a confrontation between budget committee member Joe Sousa and Town Administrator Jan Reitsma, that caused Mr. Reitsma briefly to leave the table and stride away from the meeting in anger, briefing materials in hand. more
The immense new catamaran Skylark will battle storms and circle the globe, but few of the challenges to come will compare to those posed by the first couple miles. At 4 a.m. on a recent October … more
Scott Brown shot this video of a large waterspout over the Sakonnet River and harbor Tuesday. more
Three days before, the as-yet unnamed lobster had been patrolling the way-offshore ocean bottom out near the continental shelf drop-off. But Wednesday afternoon, the brilliant blue creature found … more
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