The Bay

Public Street Right-Of-Way Restored

What part of “public” did you not understand? On Tuesday the Coastal Resources Management council (CRMC) voted unanimously to designate Public Street a shoreline right-of-way providing permanent protection. Much credit for re-establishing its status — it should have been open all along — and getting some fences removed is owed to various neighborhood advocates. From …

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Governor’s Bay Day

(7.30) Sunday Sunday Sunday! Free parking at state beaches! Free saltwater fishing! From the Narragansett Patch, Parking will be free at all state beaches: Charlestown Breachway, Charlestown East Beach, Charlestown East Matunuck State Beach, South Kingstown Misquamicut State Beach, Westerly Roger W. Wheeler State Beach, Narragansett Salty Brine State Beach, Narragansett Scarborough State Beaches (North …

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‘Ship Graveyard’ In Providence Harbor

Attention bad photographers: These pilings, and their reflections, will soon be gone. What follows was inspired by a piece in my URI alumni magazine, Quadangles — “The Graveyard in Providence Harbor.” A little background: Last year Middletown nonprofit Clean Bays pioneered a method for removing old pilings, docks, wrecked vessels, and marine debris using a …

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