New Pumpout Boat to Service Pawcatuck River

TheDay.com: The Rosie II, the town’s second pump-out boat, will be christened by Town Manager Steven Hartford in a ceremony at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, August 16, at the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management boat launch on Main Street. The public is welcome to attend.

The boat will service vessels on both the Connecticut and Rhode Island sides of the Pawcatuck River and Little Narragansett Bay. Grants administered by the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection are helping to fund the boat.

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