An amateur sailor, Brad Read is an eight-time world or North American champion helmsman and currently serves as the executive director of Sail Newport – a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing access to sailing opportunities for students, municipal organizations and the general public.
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The Newport Shipyard is seeking state permission to expand its capacity to accommodate larger yachts, according to an application before the R.I. Coastal Resources Management Council.
Quahog Week is back, and will run March 20-25. The R.I. Department of Environmental Management on Monday announced the schedule for the second annual six-day celebration, which aims to highlight the state’s shellfish industry.
State regulators on Thursday voted down two motions to dismiss Invenergy LLC’s request to build a controversial gas-fired power plant in Burrillville, and signaled a final decision isn't likely coming any time soon.
Mission: To protect birds, other wildlife and their habitat through conservation, education and advocacy for the benefit of people and all living things.
Year founded: 1897
Executive director: Lawrence J. F. Taft