The Graying of the Bay

The Graying of the Bay There’s a statue that stands in the courtyard of the Warwick Public Library. It’s an oversized depiction of a quahogger, rake in hand, two bulging bags of the shellfish by his side, and a Labrador Retriever for company. The statue is called “The...

Meet the Apprentices

Meet the Apprentices “I couldn’t feel my hands and they hurt to bend. I had never used my hands that way before,” says Evan Adams, describing how he felt after his first week as a deckhand on the fishing vessel Harvest Moon out of Point Judith. “I didn’t want to do it...

Help Wanted

Help Wanted In a place with nearly 400 miles of coastline, a place whose nickname is the Ocean State, you’d think filling jobs in the marine trades industry would be a snap. Think again. In Rhode Island in 2012, the marine trades cluster—from boatyards to...