The Ponds of Roger Williams Park

An excess of civilization threatens the classic beauty of the ponds at this historic urban park. This story was first published in Rhode Island Monthly Magazine in April 2012. The topic was my idea, inspired by the work being done by the Park and its partners to clean up the ponds. It was a real...

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Photography by Michael Cevoli

Secrets of the Bay

by Mary Grady Do we really know what lives below the surface of Narragansett Bay? And can history teach us to protect our most valuable treasure? Cupped in the palm of my right hand lies a windowpane flounder, barely as wide as a silver dollar, and not as thick. I can feel the tender dampness...

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