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...

One Block In: Rebuilding after Sandy

One Block In: Rebuilding after Sandy By Hugh Markey Title Photo by iStock/DepthofField “You’re gone; there’s nothing” John Bellone, owner of the Breezeway Resort, had just recently finished buttoning up his Misquamicut hotel and restaurant after the 2012 season. Water...

Mapping Out a Future

Mapping Out a Future North Kingstown and Newport Plan for Storms, Flooding In the wake of superstorm Sandy, coastal communities in Rhode Island are struggling to figure out how to protect their residents and businesses from future storm damages and losses. “Whether...