BOSTON – Attorney General Martha Coakley last week filed suit against the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration for ignoring the “devastating economic impact” of the federal government’s recent enforcement and regulation of the fish stock, as well as the alleged use of “flawed” science to over-restrict the state’s fishing industry.
As the American team for the Volvo Ocean Race prepares to share its plans Thursday night at a presentation at the Jane Pickens Theater, economic activity connected with the race is already beginning to pick up, according to Sail Newport.
Bill Casey, pictured above at Newport’s Casey’s Marina, runs a host of marine-related businesses. There’s Casey’s, the signature business, which he started in 1986 at an old fish dock. He also operates two other Newport marinas, hauls and repairs boats, has a fresh fish and lobster store and leases space to several marine-related companies. Casey docks mega-yachts from around the world at the three marinas. And he runs a fuel business. So, how does he do it all? “You just keep putting one foot in front of the other and make it happen,” he said.
PBN is now accepting applications for its newest award program and event for RI & Bristol County to celebrate the Manufacturing Renaissance that is evolving regionally and across the country. The deadline for applications is March 20th.
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