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TO THE POINT: Point Judith fishing boat Karen Elizabeth steams out of Galilee on its way to the squid fishing grounds. / PBN PHOTO/JOHN P. LEE

Time to rethink fishery management?

Fishery management traditionally has focused on fishing pressure, the removal of animals from a population with nets, lines and traps, as the only statistic...
FIRST OF ITS KIND: A $750,000 project could bring artificial reef modules, similar to the one shown above, near Antigua, to Narragansett Bay as soon as next spring. / COURTESY REEF BALL FOUNDATION

Artificial reefs proposed for Narragansett Bay

As soon as this coming spring, the R.I. Department of Environmental Management could oversee the construction and deployment of three artificial reefs in Narragansett...

Point Judith gets out-of-town boost

The port of Point Judith, which has seen a steady reduction in the size of its local fishing fleet since the 1990s, received a...

El Rancho Grande eatery is a true family affair

Earlier this month, on Cinco de Mayo, there was an all-day party at El Rancho Grande. It was a celebration not only of the...
BAGELS APLENTY are found at this Wakefield shop managed by Scott Lieberman. His mother, Nancy, co-manages another Bagelz, located at URI. /

Serving up bagels and extras at two locations

The two bagel shops are six miles apart, close enough for the Liebermans to start their day together. “All three of us start ... at...

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