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Warren, RI, Grows Oysters for Public Harvest Warren, RI, Grows Oysters for Public Harvest

EastBayRI.com: They’re little more than tiny grains now. But in a year’s time, many of the 50,000 or more baby oysters bound soon for Warren will be big enough to harvest, waiting to be plucked by hungry seafood...

» June 3rd, 2016
Boating Skills & Seamanship Course Offered in Providence, RI Boating Skills & Seamanship Course Offered in Providence, RI

The U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary, Providence, RI, Flotilla 7-8 will offer a Boating Skills & Seamanship Course. Classes will meet from April 19 to May 19 on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 7 – 9 p.m. at the Foundry Building,...

» April 6th, 2016
RI’s Middlebridge Marina Fees to Remain Stable RI’s Middlebridge Marina Fees to Remain Stable

South County Independent: The Narragansett Land Conservancy Trust has voted to keep Middlebridge Marina fees at last year’s rates. During the Jan. 21 meeting, members also debated future landscaping of existing buildings located on the property. Vice Chairman...

» February 1st, 2016
Winter Frostbiters Sail on Frigid Bristol Harbor, RI Winter Frostbiters Sail on Frigid Bristol Harbor, RI

EastBayRI.com: For most season-respecting New Englanders, those all-weather sailors you see out on Bristol Harbor every Saturday must seem like a unique bunch. As you might expect, a lot of them are accomplished and competitive sailors in the...

» January 25th, 2016
Waterfront Park Planned for Portsmouth, RI Waterfront Park Planned for Portsmouth, RI

EastBayRI.com: By next year, residents may be enjoying a public waterfront park at the site of the former ferry landing thanks to a land acquisition closed Monday by the Town of Portsmouth and the Aquidneck Land Trust (ALT). “A...

» January 15th, 2016
Comments Sought on Dutch Harbor Aquaculture Proposal Comments Sought on Dutch Harbor Aquaculture Proposal

Jamestown Press: Deadlines are nearing for residents who want to protest the proposed aquaculture projects in Dutch Harbor . To request a hearing and provide testimony, the state coastal council must receive written notice prior to its...

» November 20th, 2015
Quahog Diver Dies in Narragansett Bay Incident Quahog Diver Dies in Narragansett Bay Incident

  EastBayRI reports that a quahog diver has died after being rushed to the hospital on Friday morning, Nov. 13. Kenneth Watkinson, 42, of Bristol, RI, was diving with a partner off the North Farm Condominium Complex in Bristol...

» November 18th, 2015
Portsmouth, RI, Creates Asst. Harbormaster Post Portsmouth, RI, Creates Asst. Harbormaster Post

EastBayRI.com reports that a request on Nov. 9 by Portsmouth, RI, Police Chief Thomas Lee spurred the Portsmouth Town Council to unanimously approve the creation of a position of a seasonal assistant to the harbormaster, starting in January 2016....

» November 13th, 2015
Giant Tautog Caught in Rhode Island Giant Tautog Caught in Rhode Island

  Joe Bleczinski of Narragansett, RI, landed an 18.9-pound tautog last week (Sept. 21-25) while fishing off Whale Rock at the mouth of Narragansett Bay. The Rhode Island state record for tautog is 21 pounds, 4 ounces, and was...

» October 1st, 2015
Galilee Bait & Tackle Shop to Close, Sell Inventory Galilee Bait & Tackle Shop to Close, Sell Inventory

As of October 4, Galilee Bait & Tackle in Narragansett, RI, will permanently close. “This Sunday, October 4 will be the last day we will be open,” writes owner Howard Reed. “After that we will be moving. We still...

» October 1st, 2015
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