URI Rowing Team May Lease Land on Narrow River

Exposed sandbars on the lower river serve as great spots to beach the 'yak and eat lunch. Photo by Tom Richardson
Exposed sandbar on the lower Narrow River. Photo by Tom Richardson

IndependentRI.com: The University of Rhode Island women’s rowing team has expressed interest in leasing town-owned property at 95 Middlebridge Road, Screen Shot 2015-04-06 at 3.06.09 PMthe site of the former Duke’s and Wiley’s restaurants. If approved, the proposal would bring revenue to the town [of Narragansett] for land that had been expected to remain vacant this year. In 2012, the town paid $1.4 million for the 9.51 acres along Middlebridge Road, which included buildings that house Narrow River Kayaks, and the former restaurant, along with a marina.

Read more about the University of RI women’s rowing team and its interest in leasing land on the Narrow River.

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Read more about paddling and fishing on the Narrow River.