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Riptide Warnings Issued In Mass. And RI As Tropical Storm Bertha Passes

The Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation has closed Horseneck Beach in Westport to swimming due to the threat of rip currents that will continue into Wednesday evening for Cape Cod, Martha’s Vineyard, Nantucket, the south coast of Rhode Island and Block Island.

08/06/2014

High speed ferry Islander. (Photo from BlockIslandFerry.com)

Fast Ferry To Link Block Island, Fall River

The ferry operator that runs service between Narragansett and Block Island plans to launch new high-speed service to the island from Fall River, Mass., officials said Monday.

09/09/2013

Flooding, Disaster

How To Plan For Natural Disasters

Living here in New England, we are at times smug about disasters for they always seem to happen somewhere else. But we have had our share.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–08/27/2012

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Plane Towing ‘Will You Marry Me?’ Banner Crashes Off RI

A plane towing a “Will You Marry Me?” banner crashed into the water off Rhode Island on Monday.

07/23/2012

Point Judith Light WBZ

Road Trip: Point Judith, Rhode Island

Those who make the mistake of passing straight through without pausing in this picturesque, bustling peninsula don’t know what they are missing.

CBS Boston–06/14/2012

(credit: Block Island Tourism Council/Michael Melford )

Road Trip: Block Island, Rhode Island

Spend some of your days just off the coast of Rhode Island on an island oasis surrounded by 17 miles of beaches, beautiful scenery and an amazing landscape unique to the area.

CBS Boston–10/27/2010

Offshore wind firm to be based in Providence

A company seeking to build a wind farm off the coast of Block Island is establishing its corporate headquarters in Providence.

09/13/2010

RI leaders voice support for wind farm deal

Rhode Island Gov. Don Carcieri and the state’s legislative leaders have written a letter in support of a wind farm project off the coast of Block Island.

08/02/2010

Group challenges law on RI wind farm proposal

An environmental advocacy group is challenging a state law aimed at speeding the regulatory process for the construction of a wind farm off the coast of Block Island. The law, passed this year by the […]

07/06/2010

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