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August 21, 2017

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Coast Guard rescues 2 teenagers near Point Judith

The Coast Guard rescued two 15-year-old boys Saturday after their boat lost power in Harbor of Refuge, located in Point Judith. A commercial towing company called the watchstander at Coast Guard Station Point Judith reporting two teenagers had a disabled 21-foot recreational boat, and they were stranded on a nearby break wall. A 45-foot response boat

Tyler’s Two Cents: The Last Straw

Last March, Newport became the second community in Rhode Island to ban single-use plastic carryout bags. This initiative was well-received by the community and is an important step in the war against plastic pollution. Now it’s time to take a stance against another unnecessary single-use plastic item, straws. Each day, more than 500 million plastic