A River Runs Through It

A River Runs Through It A CHANGING CLIMATE, INCREASING DEVELOPMENT, AND AGING, ANTIQUATED DAMS ARE PUTTING RHODE ISLAND CITIES AND TOWNS IN PERIL By Bob Gulla | Photographs by Monica Allard Cox THE DAME AT THE SOUTHERN END OF THE  John L. Curran Lower Reservoir in...

Mapping the Road to Resilience

Mapping the Road to Resilience If you live in one of the 21 communities that abut Rhode Island’s coastline, you probably know the place. There’s a road in the neighborhood that pretty much leads to nowhere. At one point it might have led to a beach, but now the end of...

Unsafe Harbor

Unsafe Harbor “I DON’T THINK ANYTHING WILL HAPPEN UNTIL THERE’S A MAJOR ISSUE.”  By Cathy Shufro Photographs by Michael Salerno A yellow-and-gray crane towers above a hill of salt on the ProvPort pier. This late-March delivery from Egypt constitutes...

Ice and Oysters

Ice and Oysters An oyster may seem like a simple food; plucked straight from the water, it can be enjoyed on the spot, without any extra ingredients or cooking necessary. While its preparation may seem simple, its consumption reveals a complex story of glaciers and...