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2008-10-13 15:00:16

By Tom Mooney In May, as a handful of local archaeologists watched from the gunwales of four research ships, warfare scientists for the Navy and federal oceanographers lowered several high-tech robots into Narragansett Bay's waters between Portsmouth and Jamestown.

2008-10-11 15:00:26

By Katie Mulvaney A Narragansett Indian leader wants an inquiry into the treatment of the tribe by the state government and judicial system after comments from the state chief justice. Chief Sachem Matthew Thomas fumed this week about Chief Justice Frank J.

2008-10-05 15:00:11

For more than a decade, efforts have been under way to not only reduce pollution in Rhode Island, but to reverse its effects by restoring salt marshes, building fish ladders around dams and planting eelgrass along the bottom of Narragansett Bay.

2008-09-30 15:00:31

By Randal Edgar Narragansett, Hopkinton and Richmond benefit from $100,000 DEM grants.

2008-09-18 15:00:20

By Randal Edgar NARRAGANSETT -- The idea of dredging portions of the Narrow River has been studied and talked about for more than 50 years, but as plans for a long-awaited project move forward, the town and the Army Corps of Engineers have different ideas about what is needed.

2008-08-06 15:00:34

By Arline A Fleming NARRAGANSETT -- Patrick Bosworth, 21, and Jamie Dufault, 22, both of Narragansett, will premiere their movie Winner tonight at the 12th Annual Rhode Island International Film Festival, but only one of them will be able to attend the showing.

2008-08-05 15:00:32

By Arline A Fleming; Jamie Dufault NARRAGANSETT -- Patrick Bosworth, 21, and Jamie Dufault, 22, both of Narragansett, will premiere their movie Winner tomorrow night at the 12th Annual Rhode Island International Film Festival, but only one of them will be able to attend the showing.

2008-08-05 15:00:25

By Randal Edgar NARRAGANSETT -- In a perfect world, the long-awaited dredging of Narrow River would be good for the environment, good for boaters and good for the Town Beach.

2008-07-30 15:00:41

By Randal Edgar NARRAGANSETT -- A long-awaited extension of the South County bike path from Wakefield into Narragansett is about to get back on track and could be finished within a year, state and local officials say.


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  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
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