Saturday, April 27, 2013
Save the Bay and Indie Cycle are accepting unwanted electronic equipment from 10 am to 2 pm at the Bay Center.
Save The Bay and Indie Cycle will be accepting unwanted electronic equipment today from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. at at Save The Bay's Bay Center, 100 Save The Bay Drive, Providence. Items that will be accepted include: Residential computer equipment, all televisions, networking equipment, all telephone and cellphones, iPods, chargers, console gaming systems and peripherals, audio/visual equipment, all types of stereo equipment, remote controls, all types of office equipment, vacuum cleaners, rug steamers, floor buffers, power tools, and small appliances. Basically, anything with a wire will be collected, said Peter Hanney, communications director for Save the Bay. Also accepted are lead batteries of any size, type or shape, including auto/…
Monday, September 17, 2012
The second annual fundraiser for Save the Bay took place Sunday afternoon, Sept. 16, at Tillinghast Farm in Barrington.
Save the Bay's second annual "Beach Slam" fundraiser drew plenty of families to the Narragansett Bay shoreline and meadows of Tillinghast Farm in Barrington on Sunday afternoon, Sept. 16. Rhode Island's best known environmental organization staged a family friendly event that included music, games, food, exhibits and activities in the fields and on the beach, including kayaking, seine fishing, rock climbing, inflatable bouncers, and some outstanding performers. Among the performers were the Brian McKenzie Group and Barrington's own children's singer, Mark Whitaker, known as "Mr. Whit." Sunny skies, temperatures in the low 70s and a breeze off the bay created an ideal late summer atmosphere. The only thing missing was a large crowd. See the…
Friday, September 14, 2012
Save the Bay's second annual 'Beach Slam' roars into Barrington's Tillinghast Farm on Narragansett Bay on Sunday afternoon, Sept. 16.
Enjoy Narragansett Bay and the fields of Tillinghast Farm in Barrington on Sunday afternoon, Sept. 16. It's Save The Bay’s second annual "Beach Slam" with a host of family-friendly events from noon to 5 pm. Tillinghast Farm, operated by the Rhode Island School of Design, sits between Nayatt Road and Narragansett Bay. But on Sunday, it will be taken over by "Beach Slam" and its beach seining, wind surfing, rock climbing, canoeing, arts and crafts, food vendors, and live entertainment. And admission and parking are free. Local recording artist, Brian McKenzie, known for his country/roots blend of Americana, joins this year’s entertainment lineup. McKenzie recently signed with Cloverdale Music and is currently touring throughout the …
Sunday, September 9, 2012
What's coming up in Barrington this week that you should know about for your calendar?
What’s coming up in Barrington this week, Sept. 10-16, that you should know about for your calendar. The Barrington Town Council holds its monthly meeting on Monday, Sept. 10, in the Council Chamber in Town Hall at 7 pm; on the agenda is the introduction of the ordinance that bans plastic grocery and takeout bags in Barrington. The Barrington Business Association meets on Tuesday, Sept. 11, at 7 pm at Chiazza Trattoria & Bar on County Road; it's the first meeting after a summer hiatus with the October fall festival heading the agenda. The Barrington Council of Republican Women invite you to an evening dessert on Wednesday, Sept. 12, at which Margaret Kane of Barrington, president of Operation Clean Government, will discuss the mission, …
Tuesday, March 22, 2011
The bay that gives the Ocean State its nickname was named one of America's Great Waterways Tuesday.
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Tuesday, March 22, 2011
Narragansett Bay has been named one of America’s Great Waters, recognizing its ecological, economic and cultural importance to the region, announced Save the Bay and America's Great Waters Coalition on Tuesday. Today’s announcement adds Narragansett Bay and its connected rivers and coastal waters to 10 original “Great Waters” established in 2010. The designation is part of a nationwide effort to build support for the nation’s most valuable and threatened waterways through regional ecosystem-based environmental management, coordination and collaboration across state lines and traditional boundaries. Narragansett Bay and the coastal waters of Southern New England now bridge a gap between Long Island Sound and the Gulf of Maine, which …