NARRAGANSETTâSenator Jack Reed met with local fishermen and researchers from the Commercial Fisheries Research Foundation (CFRF) on Monday to discuss recent efforts of fisheries data collection at Point Judith.
Officials met aboard the Darana R, a 90 foot trawler which is owned and operated by the Northeast Area Monitoring and Assessment Program (NEAMAP). The vessel is staffed by a team of researchers from the Virginia Institute of Marine Science (VIMS) and is conducting an extensive survey of the in-shore fisheries in Rhode Island and Block Island Sound.
RICHMOND -- Sections of the town are still reeling from the massive, historic floods that ripped through Rhode Island in March 2010.
NORTH KINGSTOWNâWhen Wickford Middle School teacher Nancy LaPosta-Frazier talks about the members of her Science Olympiad team this year, she canât help being impressed by their focus and dedication.
âIâve been blessed with the group I have,â she says. âThey come in, we have snack time from 2:30 p.m.-2:45 p.m., they eat their animal crackers and then we get down to business.â
And business, it appears, is about to pick up.