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Construction on the Prudence Island Ferry dock is entering its final stages and should wrap up in a week or two, music to the ears of Prudence residents and visitors who have been losing patience … more
A partial collapse of the southern side of the Prudence Island Ferry dock has caused a delay in the project, pushing construction back as much as a week. A&R Marine announced the delay in the … more
PORTSMOUTH — A second public workshop on the development of Mt. Hope Park will be held from 7-9 p.m. on Thursday, May 11, at Portsmouth Middle School. more
Demolition is wrapping up as workers pull up the concrete ramp at the Prudence Island Ferry dock in anticipation of next week’s construction. Workers from SumCo Eco Contracting are expected … more
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
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
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