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Workers are expected to begin preparations for significant repairs to the Prudence Island Ferry Dock on Thames Street this week, causing travel and parking disruptions around the Bristol … more
An oyster farm on Hog Island off Bristol’s coast has the best tasting oysters in Rhode Island, at least according to voters at the Bristol Oyster Bar Tuesday night. Chessawanock Island … more
When voters approved a $17 million bond referendum last November, it included $2 million to build a new public marina to help curtail the long waiting list of boaters seeking a public place to tie up … more
Non-profit sailing schools that educate the next generation of sailors in boating-centric Bristol may soon be paying more than double the price to moor their small crafts in Bristol Harbor, after the … more
It hasn’t arrived yet — snow postponed that last week — but Brad Read says he already knows a few things about the latest addition to the Sail Newport fleet. It’s seaworthy, it is in … more
Passersby at the Herreshoff Marine Museum were treated recently to a sight not seen in nearly 80 years — the historic catamaran Amaryllis II outdoors, fully rigged and looking ready for a … more
A trip across the bay from Prudence Island may soon cost a bit more as the Bristol Town Council considers charging passengers a landing fee while seeking to renegotiate a lease agreement with ferry … more
PORTSMOUTH — The Town Council won’t agree to chip in on repairs to the ferry dock in Bristol until it receives assurances from the Town of Bristol that longterm ferry service from … more
A gale warning and flood watch has been issued for the region as a nor'easter bears down on Rhode Island Monday. Rain is expected to begin late Monday morning, building through the day and … more
Town officials continue to negotiate with private property owners and plan to begin construction on the Tanyard Brook rehabilitation project in Spring 2018. Engineers have been working for years … more
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