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Boaters tend to have a camaraderie and watch out for each other, but your responsibility as a boater goes beyond your immediate anchorage. The Coast Guard watches out for everyone's safety, but they can't be everywhere. You are part of Homeland Security, more
Fluke regulations floundering. Summer flounder (fluke) regulations are still up in the air as a declining spawning stock biomass and a challenge to the Magnuson's Stevens Act and NOAA's authority to manage them is underway. If you more
This past week or so we've groaned over the weather reports, shoveled, scraped windshields and stocked up on bread and milk. I'm told, in Rhode Island, the third emergency necessity is potato chips. How many days until spring? Too many. This is the time more
On your travels around the bay it is likely you have passed the familiar orange-striped Coast Guard boats. Hopefully you haven't needed their services. They smile and wave, but who are they? Castle Hill Coast Guard Station is ready to serve and protect more
We all hope we never need a rescue, but if we are in trouble we hope help will arrive right away. The new Rescue 21 is helping achieve a faster response. Starting in the 70's, we relied on the National Distress and Response System (NDRS) and, in spite of more
Two meetings last week gave fishermen an idea of what some of the saltwater fishing regulations may be for 2017. First, a Department of Environmental Management (DEM) public workshop was held last Tuesday night at the Coastal more
Bishop Hendricken is the only Warwick team in the postseason this year as its bid for a seventh consecutive Super Bowl title continues. The Hawks mangled Barrington, 41-0, in their playoff opener on Friday night, removing most of their starters before more
The Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission's (ASMFC) 75th Annual Meeting wrapped up last week and meeting summaries are available on their website at www.asmfc.org. The ASMFC regulates migratory species on the east coast, many more
Cold nights remind us that fall is here even though many days are still sunny and warm. With the change of season, there are additional safe boating precautions, especially for small boats. With the spectacular foliage, fall is a beautiful time for more
I love it when a plan comes together. Last week I had that feeling at the Rhode Island Seafood Marketing Collaborative meeting chaired by Janet Coit, director of the Department of Environmental Management. Four years of meetings more
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