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A man who fell nearly 30 feet while working on the Prudence Island Ferry Dock on Thames Street last Wednesday afternoon has died, Bristol Police have confirmed. The man, a private contractor hired … more
A man working at the Prudence Island Ferry dock on Thames Street was rushed to the hospital after reportedly being thrown from a bucket truck on the dock. The man, a private contractor hired by … more
Despite a ban on pedestrians on the Mt. Hope Bridge, local residents and visitors routinely trudge up to the top of the bridge to take in the breath-taking view, only to be escorted off by the police … more
A flash flood warning has been issued for most of the East Bay as strong thunderstorms roll into the area Wednesday afternoon. Heavy — at times, torrential — rain is expected to … more
The Prudence Island Ferry is expected to resume full service this weekend as work on the dock in Bristol wraps up. Contractors working for ferry operator A&R Marine are finishing up installing … more
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
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