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Eat more of what Narragansett Bay has to offer

Eat more of what Narragansett Bay has to offer | Rhode Island Magazine | Scoop.it
Eating with the Ecosystem encourages people to take a break from the usual fare to eat a greater variety of seafood that’s readily available in local waters.
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RI Marine Trades Association brings skills training to Bristol

RI Marine Trades Association brings skills training to Bristol | Rhode Island Magazine | Scoop.it
As part of the summer work and learn program offered through the Rhode Island Marine Trades Association, 11 teens spent Tuesday at Bristol Town Beach.
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Assistant's Facebook post contradicts Rhode Island College president | Breaking News | providencejournal.com

PROVIDENCE -- Michael Smith, assistant to the president of Rhode Island College, has contradicted the official position of his boss, Nancy Carriuolo, in a posting on his personal Facebook page over the weekend.
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For sale: Liberty Street School

For sale: Liberty Street School | Rhode Island Magazine | Scoop.it
Warren has put the landmark school building back on the market, after a plan to partner with a Tiverton developer and turn the landmark building into condominiums failed to materialize.
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Providence Performing Arts Center :: The Addams Family

Providence Performing Arts Center :: The Addams Family | Rhode Island Magazine | Scoop.it

Providence Performing Arts Center... March 20-25

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John Mayer's spring 2012 tour cancellation

John Mayer's spring 2012 tour cancellation | Rhode Island Magazine | Scoop.it

“Nothing feels worse than having to break the stage down before the performance, and I mean nothing. I love this band you were going to hear, I love the guys and girls I work with, and the only thing that stops me from devolving into a puddle of tears is knowing that it’s a long life, and the greatest gift in the world is being able to create music no matter what the circumstances,” wrote Mayer to fans via his tumblr blog earlier today.

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Horseneck — Kiteboarders' heaven

Horseneck — Kiteboarders' heaven | Rhode Island Magazine | Scoop.it
The recent February Friday dawned clear, not too cold, with west-southwest wind starting in the teens and building well into the twenties.
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Twin Sisters Recall Radio Days

Twin Sisters Recall Radio Days | Rhode Island Magazine | Scoop.it

In March of 1948, a program debuted that would remain on the air for more than 30 years. Called the “Voice of the Azores,” the Portuguese program started by Luis Raposo was a lifeline for the Portuguese population of Aquidneck Island, allowing them to hear both local news and news from their homeland nearly 2,400 miles away.

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Grants would boost recreational shellfishing

Grants would boost recreational shellfishing | Rhode Island Magazine | Scoop.it
WESTPORT —Shellfish Constable Gary Sherman has applied for seven grants for Westport’s recreational shellfishers that would make a recreation-only shellfishing area self-sustaining.
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RI Center for the Book 10th Annual Reading Across RI

RI Center for the Book 10th Annual Reading Across RI | Rhode Island Magazine | Scoop.it

RI Center for the Book celebrates reading, writing, making, and sharing books. May Breakfeast with Author Geraldine Brooks..Saturday May 5, 2012

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Sea ducks daily moves being tracked | WPRI.com

Sea ducks daily moves being tracked | WPRI.com | Rhode Island Magazine | Scoop.it
Biologists from the University of Rhode Island, Department of Environmental Management Agency, and other agencies are tracking the daily movements of sea ducks to inform offshore wind turbine siting decisions.
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Landmark Newport restaurant sold | Business | providencejournal.com

Landmark Newport restaurant sold | Business | providencejournal.com | Rhode Island Magazine | Scoop.it

Salas' Dining Room on Thames Street, one of the longest-running family restaurants in Newport, was recently sold for $2 million, including the liquor license, equipment, and memorabilia, according to Gustave White Sotheby's International Realty.  photo by scott gitlin/flickr

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2012 NEWPORT WATERFRONT REGGAE FESTIVAL | Newport Waterfront Events | Concert & Special Event Venue in Newport, Rhode Island

2012 NEWPORT WATERFRONT REGGAE FESTIVAL | Newport Waterfront Events | Concert & Special Event Venue in Newport, Rhode Island | Rhode Island Magazine | Scoop.it
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Sakonnet Bridge toll vote set for Thursday

Sakonnet Bridge toll vote set for Thursday | Rhode Island Magazine | Scoop.it
SAKONNET AREA — Legislators will vote this Thursday whether to impose tolls on the Sakonnet Bridge, said Rep. John G. (Jay) Edwards (D. - Dist 70).
He is not optimistic that the toll proposal will be defeated.
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For first time, a Miss Rhode Island wears the Miss USA crown / Video, photos | Breaking News | providencejournal.com

For first time, a Miss Rhode Island wears the Miss USA crown / Video, photos | Breaking News | providencejournal.com | Rhode Island Magazine | Scoop.it

LAS VEGAS (AP) -- The nation's newest Miss USA winner is a Rhode Island cellist who describes herself as a nerd and aspires to be more like Hollywood icon Audrey Hepburn.

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Newport's Historic Connection to April 14

Newport's Historic Connection to April 14 | Rhode Island Magazine | Scoop.it
Did you know: Two historically monumental tragedies that both occurred on April 14 have a Newport connection?
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Willie Nelson at VMA Tuesday, May 15 ,2012

Willie Nelson at VMA  Tuesday, May 15 ,2012 | Rhode Island Magazine | Scoop.it

Legendary Willie Nelson to perform at Vets Memorial Auditorium...

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Support Two Projects Created by Printshop Monitor Members - AS220 Print Shop

Support Two Projects Created by Printshop Monitor Members - AS220 Print Shop | Rhode Island Magazine | Scoop.it

The AS220 Printshop is excited to help spread the word about two projects created by Monitor Members! Using Kickstarter as a funding platform, members Erik Ruin and Beck Lane are working towards producing two great projects.

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Barrington resident taking the plunge for Special Olympics

Barrington resident taking the plunge for Special Olympics | Rhode Island Magazine | Scoop.it
Barrington's Michael Walter has been participating in Special Olympics Rhode Island for more than 24 years, and is working hard this year to give back to the program that has given him so much.
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Illegal docks (not the ones you think) spotted in Kicky

Illegal docks (not the ones you think) spotted in Kicky | Rhode Island Magazine | Scoop.it
Harbormaster Matt Calouro said docks illegally left at the high water mark have been a problem for the past several winters. He’s trying to get the word out that it’s against the law to beach docks on others’ property over the winter months.
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Music Hall of Fame unveiled

Music Hall of Fame unveiled | Rhode Island Magazine | Scoop.it

The Ocean State now has a musical shrine to call its own. On Sunday night, a ribbon-cutting was held at the Hope Artiste Village at 999 Main Street  Pawtucket to debut the new Rhode Island Music Hall of Fame.

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Eco-friendly dinners coming to 6 RI restaurants

Six Rhode Island restaurants are participating in a fish dinner series aimed at protecting marine life stocks and introducing diners to a wider variety of seafood choices.Organizers of the “Eating...
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State calls for bids for Galilee parking garage - The Block Island Times

State calls for bids for Galilee parking garage - The Block Island Times | Rhode Island Magazine | Scoop.it

Getting ready for summer on "The Block" 

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