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A small Barrington boat containing six teenagers radioed for help last week after it began taking on water off Rumstick Point. Barrington Harbormaster Ray Sousa said the teenagers told responding harbor patrol and Coast Guard officials that … more
Barrington Harbormaster Ray Sousa said the start of the summer boating season has already witnessed a surprising number of rescue calls, including one for a blind kayaker needing assistance off Barrington Beach. Mr. Sousa said an older … more
Realtor Carolyn Nolan has always been a bit camera-shy so when she got a call from the producers for a popular cable home show to possibly be the featured agent for an episode, her first reaction was to decline the offer. It was her three children … more
PORTSMOUTH — Why settle for one Fourth of July fireworks display? On Saturday night, we counted no fewer than a dozen different displays from a vantage point on a deserted Common Fence Point Beach in the north end of Portsmouth. (Not all … more
A widespread search for a missing boater was underway early Thursday evening, July 2, in the water south of Barrington Beach. According to Barrington Fire Chief Gerald Bessette, the department received a phone call at about 5:30 p.m. for … more
Above: William "BT" Hathaway stands at McCorrie Point Beach last week wearing a T-shirt he plans on selling as part of a sea level rise awareness initiative that he hopes will go viral. PORTSMOUTH — McCorrie Point Beach is a special … more
A boat that was moored near Walker's Cove off Ferry Road broke from its mooring during a storm Tuesday afternoon. The boat drifted toward land during high tide, coming to rest on a rock, where it remained during low tide Wednesday morning. The … more
Above: More than 100 people turned out for the Golden Pheasant, a farm to table event at Mt. Hope Farm Sunday evening. The dinner benefits the farm and its plans to build a community garden. Surrounded by historic buildings and … more
Learning to sail is a local tradition in Bristol, but the pricey sport can be out of reach for some. This summer, the Herreshoff Marine Museum is opening its sailing classes to all. The museum is offering scholarships to children who want … more
Above: Anglers pose with their catch at the VFW Post 5390 in Portsmouth Sunday following the Stars and Stripers Tournament. PORTSMOUTH — Anglers took to the waters this weekend for a good cause: feeding homeless veterans. The seventh … more
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