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Laying Low

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By Meredith Haas An old church converted into two townhomes sits 60 feet above Newport Harbor, safely away from the encroaching sea. It is here that long-time Newport [Read More]

The Landscape of the Sea

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By Elaine Lembo Have you ever stopped to consider that in the pantheon of historic milestones of Rhode Island, there is one event that rises above all others? Moreover, that [Read More]

Geology in Motion

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by Meredith Haas Surfing in New England often means donning thick, hooded wetsuits, navigating the occasional snow-covered beach, and avoiding rocks—conditions that explain [Read More]

Providence: City on a Fill

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By Maury Klein Water was the lifeline for every settlement in early America. However, as villages grew into towns and then cities, some found themselves squeezed into a space [Read More]

Beach Birds

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By Todd McLeish One of the rarest breeding birds in the Northeast finds the beaches of Rhode Island particularly appealing in summer—not for swimming and sunbathing, of [Read More]

A Military History of Narragansett Bay

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By Brian L. Wallin Narragansett Bay is a gift of the glaciers, which over millions of years left behind a 30-mile long, 102 square-mile navigable waterway, one of the finest [Read More]

We are the Landscape

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by Hugh Markey “We’re interrelated with the landscape; the name ‘Nahiganseck’ (later corrupted to Narragansett by Europeans) means ‘the people of the small [Read More]

Ice and Oysters

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by Kate Masury An oyster may seem like a simple food; plucked straight from the water, it can be enjoyed on the spot, without any extra ingredients or cooking necessary. [Read More]

Between Land and Sea

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by Hugh Markey A 1777 map of Narragansett bay described the area as home to “one of the finest Harbours in the World … fish of all kinds … in the greatest plenty and [Read More]
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