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Save The Bay’s two-hour Seal and Lighthouse Tours set to begin on Nov. 19 in Newport

NEWPORT, R.I. – Nov. 8, 2016 – While the first of this season’s Save The Bay’s Newport Seal Tours will begin on Friday, November 11, the organization’s two-hour Seal-Lighthouse tours will launch a week later, on Saturday, November 19, combining the best of the Newport Seal Tours with a tour of one of Rhode Island’s most beloved historic lighthouses. The first Seal-Lighthouse Tour departs from Bowen’s Ferry Landing at 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 19. As the two-hour tour cruises through historic Newport Harbor, guests will take in 360° views of seals resting on Citing Rock off of Rose Island and enjoy an off-boat tour of the beautiful and historic Rose Island Lighthouse. Seal tours are held most Saturdays and Sundays from November 11 through April 31, plus some public school vacation days, while Seal-Lighthouse Tours will be held on select weekends each month from November 2016 to April 2017, beginning on Nov. 19 and 20.

“These tours are longer than our typical one-hour seal tours, in that we add another hour to enjoy beautiful Rose Island Light. Passengers will get a guided tour of both grounds as well as the lighthouse, where they will have the amazing opportunity to climb up to the top of the light,” said Dan Blount, education spet and boat captain.

Save The Bay has offered seal tours for more than 15 years throughout the months of October through April, when harbor seals come into the harbor to feed. Unlike visits to a zoo or aquarium, these boat tours offer guests the exclusive experience of catching winter seals in their natural habitat. And unlike Save The Bay’s shorter seal tours, these two-hour cruises include the lighthouse tour component. Save The Bay marine experts will provide an educational overview of harbor seals, Rhode Island’s recently-named official state marine mammal, and an historical perspective on Rose Island Light.

The two-hour Seal and Lighthouse Tours are $42 for non-members, $32 for members, seniors and children ages 3-12 and $5 for children under the age of three. These tours depart from Bowen’s Ferry Landing, 18 Market Square, Newport, RI. Tour tickets can be purchased online at Save The Bay’s Seal Tour website,, or through the Bowen’s Wharf kiosk in downtown Newport. For additional information call 401-203-7325.

Rob Levine Returns to Host Another Summer of Waves Baseball Camps

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The Heavy Hitter, Attorney Rob Levine of Rob Levine & Associates is partnering again with the Ocean State Waves as this summer’s camp sponsor. Rob Levine is also providing ten scholarships that can be applied for online. Scholarships are available for any player that can provide transportation to and from camp.

“I am really looking forward to sponsoring the Waves Rob Levine Summer Camp,” said Levine. “We continue to find ways to integrate ourselves into the community and help children in every way we can.”

This summer, young baseball lovers 8 to 14 years old will have the opportunity to hit, throw, and run like a Wave. Wave players come from competitive collegiate Division I programs around the country and will hold the camps at Old Mountain Field and Cimalore Field.

“With the Waves partnership, we are able to afford the opportunity to inner city kids to get out of their environment and work with a group of professional, highly motivated baseball players.”

The South Kingstown camps are run in conjunction with South Kingstown Parks & Recreation and the Westerly camp is run in conjunction with Westerly High School Baseball. The camp fee for all camps is $120 (for both residents and non-residents).

Stay tuned to the Rob Levine & Associates Facebook page as they will continue to share upcoming events:

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For information on summer camps, visit the Ocean State Waves website at:

To apply for a scholarship, visit:


About Rob Levine & Associates

Rob Levine & Associates specializes in Personal Injury throughout Rhode Island, Connecticut and Massachusetts, as well as Social Security Disability and Veterans Disability throughout the country.  As “The Heavy Hitter” Rob Levine not only works hard on your case, but also believes in making a positive impact in the communities he serves. Through internal resources, education and volunteerism, Rob Levine & Associates strives to help prevent accidents, as well as raise awareness around the needs of our elderly and returning veterans. For more information visit, call 401.529.1222 or toll-free at 800.529.1222.

Did You Know?

RHODE ISLAND – Family Service of Rhode Island promotes school attendance through The Walking School Bus.


The Walking School Bus was created to address chronic absenteeism. Our dedicated volunteers ensure that each child, living within a mile of school and needing to walk, arrives on time and returns home safely, even when a family member is unable to walk with him or her.  The Walking School Bus serves a growing list of schools, and needs your help!


Please volunteer! Click here to email for more information on how you can make a difference in a child’s education! Or call 401-331-1350 and ask for The Walking School Bus (ext. 3457).


Thank you!

Lt. Governor McKee and Congressman Langevin Honor Eagle Scouts at the Rhode Island State House

NARRAGANSETT, RI – This year’s Eagle Scouts from the Narragansett Council, Boy Scouts of America joined Lt. Governor Daniel J. McKee and Congressman James Langevin at the Rhode Island State House on October 5 for this year’s “Gathering of Eagles.”  The annual event recognizes all Scouts who have received the Eagle Award throughout the history of the Council, highlighting those who earned the award in 2014 – 2015.

Lt. Governor McKee, who hosted the event, welcomed the Eagle Scouts and their families saying, “It’s my pleasure to welcome these young men to the Rhode Island State House. So many of the qualities that go into achieving the Scouts’ highest rank are the same ones that will ensure continued success: dedication, preparation, strong leadership and a call to service. I congratulate each of you, and applaud your families for the support they’ve given you. What you have already accomplished is impressive – what you have yet to accomplish is what we will keep our eyes on.”

Each Eagle Scout was presented with a citation to honor them for their hard work over the years.

This year’s master of ceremony, Benjamin Matthews, Eagle Scout from Troop 44 East Providence, introduced the elected leaders who congratulated the local Scouts for their achievement.

As a Boy Scout himself, Congressman Langevin attributes much of his success to the skills he learned in Scouting as a young man. “Boy Scouts of America is a character-building organization that educates young men and turns them into hardworking, compassionate and civic-minded individuals,” he said. “The Narragansett Council has likewise made an indelible mark on Rhode Island, and I am so grateful that this program continues to thrive and be available for our future leaders. Congratulations to all of the committed Scouts who have reached the rank of Eagle, and I encourage current and future Scouts to follow in that noble path.”

Eagle Scouts were accompanied by their families, friends and local volunteer Scout leaders who had the opportunity to take pictures and speak with the Lieutenant Governor and the Congressman.

“The Gathering of the Eagles is just one of the ways our Council celebrates the future leaders of our community,” added John H. Mosby, Narragansett Council, Scout Executive/CEO.  “I look forward to seeing what these young men achieve in years to come.”

About the Narragansett Council: The Narragansett Council, Boy Scouts of America’s mission is to serve others by helping to instill values in young people and, in other ways, prepare them to make ethical choices over their lifetime in achieving their full potential. The Narragansett Council offers a program for boys and young men ages 6 to 21 and young women ages 14 to 21, serving nearly 14,000 young people in Rhode Island, Southeastern Massachusetts, and Pawcatuck, Connecticut. For more information, please log on to



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