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Last week the National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administraion (NOAA) announced two public listening sessions to garner input on ways they can advance goals outlined in the  “Conserving and … more
This past weekend, a group of about 30 or so people held a celebration to honor retired coach Francis "Mickey" McGuire. McGuire, 94, spent decades coaching local youth sports including football, basketball and baseball and made countless friendships more
Last weekend I was covering some Little League All-Star action and had a funny exchange with the home plate umpire of one of the games I was at. I was stationed behind home plate, getting photos of the pitchers. In between innings, the umpire would walk more
Get a jump on the cod fishing season this fall and winter with some expert advice from anglers Bob Murray and Rich Hittinger at a Rhode Island Saltwater Anglers Association (RISAA) seminar Monday, July 26 at 7 p.m. Both Bob and Rich are RISAA board more
Brandon Hagopian and his girlfriend Jenna Lombardo, both of Cranston, caught a 1,000-pound, 124-inch bluefin tuna Sunday, October 17 fishing off Cape Cod. They caught the tuna not on a large sport fishing boar but on Brandon's 24-foot Cobia center more
The Bishop Hendricken football team edged Central 14-8 in a tightly-contested battle on Monday evening to stay undefeated in league play this fall. The Hawks have not lost a game to a public school in nine seasons and it looked like the visiting Knights more
With the playoffs coming up in most sports, I have begun rummaging through the various playoff schedules, formats and possibilities. One thing that excites me is how a handful of our girls soccer teams are ready to make a run toward a championship. The more
The summer always goes by fast. It's a cruel joke that Mother Nature always seems to play on us here in New England. The three months of actual warmth, where we can enjoy being outdoors without going numb, are always the quickest. That said, I can't more
By CAPT. DAVE MONTI The coastwide regulation for bluefish is three fish/person/day (this is for skipjacks too, which are immature bluefish). The three fish limit was imposed as the most recent … more
Last Friday was the start of the high school football season. Teams played in their Injury Fund exhibitions, so although the results did not count toward the standings, it was the first time that teams were able to compete against other squads in live more
Not many anglers targeted tautog this week as most are focusing on other species including fluke, black sea bass and striped bass. If you do plan to give this great eating fish a try in the near … more
It's my favorite time of year: football season. It is great to be back, especially during the fall. I know, it's still summer for a few more weeks, but the trees are starting to turn ever so slightly, the days are getting a wee bit shorter, and football more
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