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2 Arrested on Portsmouth, RI, Dock 2 Arrested on Portsmouth, RI, Dock

EastBayRI.com: Two 20-year-old local men who were originally mistaken for being dead last week were charged with disorderly conduct. Just before 8:00 a.m. on Thursday, August 7, Police Lt. Anthony Cambrola investigated a report of “two dead bodies” on...

» August 14th, 2014
Low Oxygen Blamed for RI Fish Kill Low Oxygen Blamed for RI Fish Kill

Low oxygen levels are being blamed for an unusual fish kill along the Seekonk River near Narragansett Bay, according to an article on ProvidenceJournal.com. Marine biologists discovered the fish kill Tuesday, August 5, 2014, during a routine boat trip...

» August 11th, 2014
4 Rescued from Sinking Boat in Nantucket Harbor 4 Rescued from Sinking Boat in Nantucket Harbor

A Coast Guard Station Brant Point crew rescued 4 sailors from the water after their 40′ sailing vessel sank in Nantucket Harbor, Massachusetts, on Friday, August 8. The sailors notified the Nantucket harbormaster via VHF radio that they had...

» August 9th, 2014
Adult Sailing Program a Hit in RI Adult Sailing Program a Hit in RI

For boaters who want to experience both sailing and sailing history, crossing Rhode Island’s Bristol Harbor is an education in both seamanship and turn-of-the-18th century craftsmanship. This summer, an adult sailing program run by the Herreshoff Marine Museum Sailing...

» August 7th, 2014
RI Students Design Undersea Robots RI Students Design Undersea Robots

High school students in Rhode Island are getting a chance to build undersea robots thanks to an engineering program at the Naval Undersea Warfare Center in Middletown, Rhode Island, according to an article on EastBayRI.com. The Undersea Technology Apprentice...

» August 7th, 2014
Rhode Island Environmental Police Log-July 2014 Rhode Island Environmental Police Log-July 2014

The following arrest report for July, 2014, was provided by the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management. *Arrest= Individual charged criminally with violation under the jurisdiction of the Rhode Island District or Superior Court or charged through administrative civil...

» August 7th, 2014
Teens Seen Entering RI Boats Teens Seen Entering RI Boats

According to police in Barrington, Rhode Island, two teenage boys spent their Friday night (August 1, 2014) motoring around Barrington Harbor boarding sailboats and other vessels without permission, according to an article on EastBayRI.com. The police were alerted to...

» August 5th, 2014
Exploring West Island off Little Compton, RI Exploring West Island off Little Compton, RI

If you’ve ever boated past West Island at the mouth of the Sakonnet River in Rhode Island, you might have noticed 3 stone pillars standing in a field of weeds. Believe it or not, these are the remains of...

» August 4th, 2014
Hurt RI Cormorant Seeks Rescuers’ Help Hurt RI Cormorant Seeks Rescuers’ Help

  With a fishhook lodged in its wing and possibly unable to fly, a cormorant in Tiverton, Rhode Island, walked perhaps half a mile inland to the Tiverton South Fire Station to receive help, according to an article on...

» August 3rd, 2014
Crew Completes Transatlantic Crossing from RI Crew Completes Transatlantic Crossing from RI

About one month and 3,200 miles since leaving the Bristol Yacht Club in Bristol, Rhode Island, the Mouligne family of four — and two French cousins — stepped ashore at 7 p.m. Tuesday, July 29, 2014, from their boat...

» August 2nd, 2014
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