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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
PORTSMOUTH — “Just got a few stragglers at the bottom now,” said Charlie Lacki, as he plunged his net into the big tank atop his truck Friday morning and tossed the remaining few … more
The National Weather Service has issued winter weather and small craft advisories as heavy wind gusts and bitter cold are expected to last through much of the day Friday. Sustained winds of 10-14 … more
Temperatures will approach record lows Thursday night into Friday morning as an arctic blast heads toward the region. Temperatures will begin plummeting late Thursday afternoon and continue … more
PORTSMOUTH — A 19-foot powerboat that started taking on water in East Passage late Monday morning was safely towed to Carnegie Abbey Marina by Portsmouth firefighters. The three men … more
PORTSMOUTH/TIVERTON — A shellfish harvesting closure is in effect for lower Sakonnet River, Harvester Tagging Area 5C, until further notice, the R.I. Department of Environmental Management … more
Rhode Island is under a tropical storm warning as Tropical Storm Hermine is expected to turn to the west Monday, bring it closer to Rhode Island's shore. Tropical storm conditions could begin late … more
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