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Get The Point!

January 26, 2010 ”Get the Point” has gone public. The ProJo, Warwick Beacon (and sister newspapers in Cranston and Johnston), radio and television reported our coming out. Our press conference was held at Rocky Point on a beautiful sunny morning overlooking a sparkling Narragansett Bay and three bay bridges. Warwick Mayor Scott Avedisian, Joe Diaz, representing DEM director Michael Sullivan, and Foundation President John Howell spoke of the cooperation among the city, the state, Rocky Point Foundation, Save the Bay, The […]

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January 26, 2010 ”Get the Point” has gone public. The ProJo, Warwick Beacon (and sister newspapers in Cranston and Johnston), radio and television reported our coming out. Our press conference was held at Rocky Point on a beautiful sunny morning overlooking a sparkling Narragansett Bay and three bay bridges. Warwick Mayor Scott Avedisian, Joe Diaz, representing DEM director Michael Sullivan, and Foundation President John Howell spoke of the cooperation among the city, the state, Rocky Point Foundation, Save the Bay, The […]

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“I worked hard over the years to secure $2.25-million in federal funding that together with state and local funds made possible the acquisition of 41 acres at Rocky Point. We must continue doing everything we can to preserve this open space and ensure that future generations of Rhode Islanders have public access to the land, shore, and scenic views of Rocky Point.” U.S. Senator Jack Reed 

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“Rocky Point has a long and unique history here in Rhode Island. For over a century, it was a place where people gathered to enjoy nature’s beauty and the company of family and friends. Its sweeping views of Narragansett Bay make Rocky Point one of the jewels of the Ocean State. We are delighted to have secured 41 acres and a full mile of unobstructed coastline for current and future generations of Rhode Islanders. I am committed to preserving Rocky […]

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Rocky Point is a special place on this State’s landscape and in the memories of many Rhode Islanders. I look forward to a continued partnership with Warwick Mayor Avedisian, the city council, federal delegation and other partners in an effort to preserve this land for use and enjoyment by all.”  W. Michael Sullivan, former Director, RI Department of Environmental Management

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