Court Rejects Brief That Expressed Concern About Controversial Expansion of Block Island Marina

Rhode Island Supreme Court recently denied a request by four organizations to file a “friend of the court” brief in the long-standing controversy surrounding the proposed Champlin’s Marina & Resort […]

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Work Planned to Make Popular Quonochontaug Pond and Breachway More Climate Resilient

CHARLESTOWN, R.I. — A recent assessment of the breachway that connects Quonochontaug Pond to Block Island Sound found the channel, stabilized with rock jetties, and the salt pond are in relatively good shape but are showing signs of deterioration.

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East Providence Erosion Project Brings Shoreline to Life

EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Like most of the state’s coastline, the city’s shoreline is vulnerable to accelerated erosion driven by the climate crisis and growing development pressures. Like much of Rhode Island’s urban shoreline, the health of this stretch of Rose Larisa Memorial Park beach is better but hardly pristine. It is littered with chunks of asphalt and broken glass, most of its sharp edges dulled by tumbling in the sea. Swimming isn’t advised.

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