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Three men are lucky to be unharmed after their boat sunk in Bristol Harbor in the dark Tuesday night, thanks largely to a local resident who heard their screams and jumped into his boat to … more
The Rhode Island Turnpike and Bridge Authority is scheduled to attend both the Bristol and Portsmouth Town Council meetings in late August to present a briefing on the upcoming maintenance projects … more
EAST BAY — Save The Bay is recruiting volunteers for Rhode Island’s International Coastal Cleanup, scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 17 at more than 80 sites throughout the … more
Paying homage to the bay and harbor so many local residents use for work and play, the Bristol Harbormaster’s Office celebrated the third annual Harborfest at Rockwell Park Saturday. The … more
EAST PROVIDENCE — At the heart of developing the coastline of East Providence is a belief by those in charge that the process will only enhance and strengthen the city's financial fortunes in the … more
Paying tribute to a local legend of the sport of swimming and hoping to encourage more Bristolians to get in the water, local organizers and the Bristol Parks & Recreation Department hosted … more
PROVIDENCE — The so-called "missing link" connecting the East Side of Providence with the main portion of the East Bay Bike Path with East Providence and beyond is about to be remedied. The … more
Boats, beer and bikinis. There was plenty of all three on the water off Prudence Island Saturday afternoon for the annual “Aquapalooza,” all types of watercraft tied together for a … more
PORTSMOUTH — Customers of Clements’ Marketplace and other local stores would no longer be able to use single-use plastic bags to carry out their groceries if a local environmental … more
Bristol Parks and Recreation is scheduled to hold its fifth annual William J. McCarthy Memorial Swim next weekend The swim — the proceeds of which support the new Bristol Aquatic Center … more
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