Prudence Ferry eyes expanded public cruise service

Fund-raiser Saturday for Clean Ocean Access featured musicians, drinks and ice cream

By Ted Hayes
Posted 7/24/19

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 …

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