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The Fox Point Hurricane Barrier

2014 Water Resources Bill allows WaterFire to Request Hurricane Barrier Closures

WaterFire Providence would like to thank U.S. Senators Sheldon Whitehouse and Jack Reed for their critical support in getting legislation passed that will permit better navigation conditions  on the river to help with events like WaterFire.  Due to increased siltation the three downtown rivers are increasing impassable to all boat… Read More »2014 Water Resources Bill allows WaterFire to Request Hurricane Barrier Closures

Flames of Hope: A Celebration of Life at WaterFire on October 12th

In collaboration with the Gloria Gemma Breast Cancer Resource Foundation, the bonfires in the basin will be lit at 8:15pm with a special 150 person torch salute in honor of those living with breast cancer and those lost to the disease. This event will be preceded by the lighting of the rest of… Read More »Flames of Hope: A Celebration of Life at WaterFire on October 12th

WaterFire: Art & Soul of City on Rhode Island PBS

In case you missed the live broadcast of WaterFire: Art & Soul of a City this past weekend, Rhode Island PBS will be re-broadcasting the documentary along with the appearances by WaterFire executive artistic director Barnaby Evans, the documentary’s executive producer Joe Rocco and director of photography/editor Jim Karpeichik. Eric Auger and… Read More »WaterFire: Art & Soul of City on Rhode Island PBS

WaterFire Receives EPA Cleanup Grant for New Home

WaterFire would like to thank all of our guests who attended Monday’s joint press conference to announce our and the West Broadway Neighborhood Association’s 2013 U.S. Environmental Protection Agency brownfields cleanup grants. It was a great event and we were pleased to welcome special guests, board members, sponsors, and volunteers to… Read More »WaterFire Receives EPA Cleanup Grant for New Home