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Above: Mt. Hope students Rhys Webb (left), Tori Nunez, Sam Collins and Annelise Boylan prepare to plant switch grass along the school parking lot to help slow and filter storm water runoff into Silver Creek. A partnership between Mt. Hope High … more
Bristol got a spring cleaning last week when dozens of volunteers scattered throughout the town picking up litter and debris that created an eyesore around town. About 100 volunteers, including scout troops, families and members of Save The Bay, … more
The art of working with natural fibers took center stage at the Rhode Island Wool and Fiber Festival at Coggeshall Farm Museum on Saturday, May 16. The living museum of a working 18-century farm welcomed artisans, vendors and producers of … more
Above: Melissa Carcone of Portsmouth takes the helm of the 65-foot Team SCA boat during a pro-am race in Newport Harbor last week. Skipper Sam Davies (at right) looks on. PORTSMOUTH — On Thursday, Melissa Carcone briefly took the helm … more
On Nov. 7, Team Alvimedica steamed into Cape Town, South Africa in fifth place after Leg 1 of the Volvo Ocean Race, an impressive start for a relatively young, inexperienced team sailing in the grueling race for the first time. But reality soon … more
Whether you have a bright green thumb or can't keep a houseplant alive, you can help feed those less fortunate at a local community farm. Magaziner Farm is in need of volunteers for the spring and summer season. The farm is a member of the Rhode … more
America's "most patriotic town" is about to be invaded by the British — again. This time should have a more peaceful outcome. At a time when Bristolians are preparing to honor America in the oldest Fourth of July celebration in the country, … more
PORTSMOUTH — Willy Wonka had his golden ticket, and the R.I. Department of Environmental Management (DEM) has its golden trout. You’ll be able to search for the elusive fish — actually rainbow trout that are yellow except for a red … more
By Colleen Miller Early Wednesday afternoon students from Mt. Hope High School gathered at Barrington Town Beach to work on a coastal adaptation project with Save The Bay. After being instructed by Save The Bay Restoration Coordinator Wenley … more
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