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2008-10-07 15:00:20

Nature is slowly reclaiming these former runways at Ninigret Park and Refuge, once the Charlestown Naval Auxiliary Landing Field, where former President George H.W. Bush trained as a pilot during World War II. More than a decade ago, the U.S.

2008-09-03 18:00:16

The Audubon Society of Rhode Island has listed the results of the fifth annual North American Butterfly Association Butterfly Count for Rhode Island on the Audubon Web site, www.asri.org.

2008-07-01 15:00:25

Storyteller and filmmaker Marc Joel Levitt is collecting oral histories from Navy pilots, local farmers and fishermen, members of the Narragansett Tribe, nuclear plant protesters, and former Hunter Island residents and biologists as part of a U.S.

2007-10-02 18:00:16

By Katie Mulvaney; Journal Staff Writer CHARLESTOWN - Del Barber remembers shellfishing in Foster Cove in the 1970s, when the waters were rich with oysters and blue crabs, and The Willows restaurant and resort had the only buildings along the shore.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.