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PORTSMOUTH — “Thank you, thank you, thank you,” exclaimed Town Planner Gary Crosby as he flashed two thumbs up after the Town Council approved a new harbor management plan and … more
PORTSMOUTH — Boaters in either of the two mooring fields proposed for Blue Bill Cove would be required to capture their greywater discharges under the town’s new Harbor Management … 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
PROVIDENCE — Frank Teixeira of Portsmouth, the operator of the 28-foot powerboat that was involved in an Aug. 11 collision that killed Tiverton’s Sandra Tartaglino, told … more
PROVIDENCE — A Portsmouth boater who was involved in a collision with a two-person catamaran that led to the death of Sandra G. Taraglino of Tiverton in August is being cited with four … more
PORTSMOUTH — Kailey Oliveira learned firsthand that the town beach isn’t nearly as clean as it looks. As part of her senior project at Portsmouth High School, Kailey organized a … more
PORTSMOUTH — The Naval Undersea Warfare Center (NUWC) in Newport will be conducting in-water exercises and technical demonstrations of unmanned surface, underwater, and aerial vehicles in … more
PORTSMOUTH — “I’m looking for Gen. Prescott,” announced Negeen Pegahi upon landing at Weaver Cove at about 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday. Ms. Pegahi, who along with four … 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
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