River-herring restoration booming

RUNNING DEEP: The upper Pawcatuck River in Richmond and Charlestown has seen, over the last three years, the removal of two dams and the installation of a fish ladder. / PBN PHOTO/JOHN LEE
RUNNING DEEP: The upper Pawcatuck River in Richmond and Charlestown has seen, over the last three years, the removal of two dams and the installation of a fish ladder. / PBN PHOTO/JOHN LEE
(Corrected, Jan. 3, 4 p.m.) Millions of dollars in federal, state and private money have created a small boom in state-of-the-art, fishway construction projects on many Rhode Island rivers and streams. Fish ladders are being put in, dams are coming down. And on the coast, in the port of Galilee in Narragansett, fishermen are working…

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